aluminium can recycling News

  • Aluminium recycling

    Aluminium recycling is one of the most interesting topics at the moment, as aluminium is a highly sought-after raw material, just like steel. If it is processed properly, there is no limit to the reuse of aluminium. Recycled aluminium will not lose its quality through recycling as long as material of the highest possible purity is used. Currently, aluminium is shredded by means of shear balers to ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • EU aluminium beverage can recycling hits 63%

    Aluminium drinks can recycling has increased to 63% across the EU27, data from the European Aluminium Association (EAA) has found. During the past two years, the recycling rate for aluminium cans has risen by 5.4%, going from 57.7% in 2006, to 61.8% in 2007 and reaching 63.1% in 2009. Germany recycles the most cans, with a rate of 96% by using the Green Dot scheme, which means the product ...

  • Aluminium can recycler Novelis drops prices

    Price reductions in the wider aluminium market have led aluminium can recycler Novelis to reduce its used beverage can prices by £50 per tonne as of Monday (23 February). Novelis suppliers were notified today that new prices would be £350 p/t for loose and whole and loose and flatten cans and £400 p/t for baled cans. Company national manager Andy Doran told MRW: “We monitor London Metal Exchange ...

  • UK recycles 52% of its aluminium beverage cans

    The UK recycled 52 per cent of its aluminium beverage cans in 2007, according to new research from the European Aluminium Association. Overall, the recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in Western Europe is now 61.8 per cent, an increase by 10 per cent compared to the year 2005. The EAA reviewed the aluminium beverage can recycling rates of 27 European Union countries. The UK features low ...

  • Aluminium can price drops back

    Novelis has changed the price of aluminium cans for the second time in two weeks. Last week the company upped can prices by £75, sending loose and flattened cans from £800 per tonne to £875 per tonne, while baled cans rose from £850 per tonne to £925 per tonne. However, today Novelis has announced that from tomorrow loose aluminium cans will drop back to £800 per tonne and baled or ...

  • US aluminium industry to recycle 75% of all cans by 2015

    The Aluminum Association has announced an industry wide effort to increase the industry’s recycling rate for used aluminum beverage containers to 75% by 2015.  Today, the aluminum industry recovers approximately 54% of the aluminum containers produced in the US. While aluminum cans are already the most widely recycled beverage container in the country, each year Americans still discard ...


    By The Aluminum Association

  • Good news: price of aluminium cans goes up

    Novelis Recycling has announced that it is to increase the price it pays for aluminium cans from 13 April. It will pay £500 for a tonne of baled and densified cans from UK sources and £450 per tonne for loose whole or flattened cans. This represents a £100 per tonne increase across both grades. Novelis Recycling national manager Andy Doran told MRW: “We are reflecting the market as we see it and ...

  • New aluminium can baler also handles swarf

    JMC has launched a range of balers for handling steel and aluminium drinks cans, aluminium foil, swarf and turnings - materials which are notoriously difficult to process. The new Alpack 5000 RDI is a fully automated system which is able to condense aluminium or steel drinks cans down to 280mm cubes, with no need for strapping or banding. The machine has been enhanced with wear plates to ...


    By JMC Recycling Systems Ltd

  • Enval demonstrates aluminium recovery technology in recycling trials

    Enval's pioneering technology will provide the recycling solution for a project to assess the feasibility of including flexible laminate packaging, such as food and drink pouches, pet food pouches and toothpaste tubes, in existing household recycling schemes. The project is being conducted in partnership with Anthesis LRS, SUEZ environnement, Nestlé UK & Ireland, Coca-Cola Enterprises. ...


    By Enval Limited

  • Novelis ups aluminium can price for third time this month

    Novelis has upped the price of aluminium cans for the third time this month. Currently a tonne of loose cans is valued at £850 and a tonne of baled cans is £800. This came into effect on 25 January. Before January the price of loose and flattened cans stood at £550 per tonne and baled cans were worth £600 per tonne. But on 4 January Novelis rose prices by £50 and then the following week, an ...

  • Innovative sorting of Aluminium and Zorba

    REDWAVE XRF new sorting possibillities for the aluminium recycling industry Introduction There are no limits set to the recycling of metals, they can be reused without limitation and to one hundred percent. Of course, metals have to be separated from non-metal impurities and different metals have to be sorted in pure fractions to be able to use them as secondary ...

  • Novelis Casts First Ingot at New Aluminium Recycling Center in Nachterstedt

    Novelis, the world leader in aluminium rolling and recycling, announced today that it successfully cast the first production-sized ingot – almost 10 meters long – at its 200 million Euro aluminium recycling and casting center in Nachterstedt, Germany. Located adjacent to the company’s existing aluminium rolling mill, the new plant will produce up to 400,000 metric tons of ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • REDWAVE XRF - new sorting possibilities for the Metal and Aluminium Recycling Industry

    The sorting system REDWAVE XRF was initially used in the field of glass sorting, more precisely for the separation of heat-resistant and leaded glass from the waste glass cullet. Soon it became apparent that the fields of application go far beyond the glass sector. The use of this innovative technology together with the development of a new machine design set new standards in the metal sorting, ...

  • Novelis recycles record 39 billion cans

    Aluminium giant Novelis has broken a company record by recycling an estimated 39 billion aluminium drink cans in the past year. Through recycling the company has reduced the need for 530,000 tonnes of primary aluminium avoiding five million tonnes of greenhouse gases. Novelis president of global procurement and metal management Nick Madden said: “The GHGs avoided through our can recycling ...

  • Aluminium and copper balls made of highly sensitive data

    Today, these data are recorded digitally on computers, hard drives, digital recordings, floppy disks, USB flash drives, etc. When they have been used, they are often just thrown away. However the sensitive data that may be located on it could be reproduced at any time again. Only the destruction of the storage media can prevent this. Erdwich has developed a machine technology that simultaneously ...

  • Up to 30% of aluminium and steel could be reused

    Globally, up to 27% of all steel and 33% of all aluminium could potentially be reused, according to research. Significant barriers to reuse, such as component incompatibility between products and metal corrosion, must first be addressed if these reuse figures are to be achieved. Aluminium or steel can be recycled by melting it down and recasting into new products. Currently, 60% of steel ...

  • Briquetting of aluminium chips - more profitable then ever

    Companies which manufacture aluminium are under a rising cost pressure. In the recent past this industry has had to face the higher costs for coolants and also the increasing prices for the metal, while the sales prices are still under the same pressure as before. Briquetting is an economical and ecological addition to the recycling process. The value enhancement with aluminium briquettes ...

  • TOMRA´s latest automated LIBS sorting technology is making aluminium recycling worthwhile

    Coupled with its market-leading X-TRACT, TOMRA Sorting will launch its LIBS technology, at ALUMINIUM 2016, in Düsseldorf, Germany, between 29 November and 01 December, 2016. Conveniently situated in the exhibition’s Recycling Pavilion (Hall 11), TOMRA Sorting can be found at Stand 54 where its ALUMINIUM 2016 team will be on hand each day ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Redwave Metal Days! The best opportunity to stay on top of new developments in the field of metal/aluminium recycling!

    Metal and aluminium recycling is moving ever more into the spotlight as companies around the world seek to incorporate more secondary material into their materials flow sheet and product lines. Metal scrap offers many economic benefits over prime metal. This event features international speeches of different sectors in the metal and aluminium recycling industry and latest innovations. ...

  • Radiators Recycling

    Using its experience in the electric cables recycling field, Guidetti Company has created a line for recycling of the radiators coming from cars, household appliances and air/liquid industrial coolers with the capacity ranging from 400 up to 1.200 kg/h. 3 models are available, according to the radiator’s composition that can be made up of: copper/aluminium, copper/aluminium/plastic, ...


    By Guidetti S.r.l.

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