aluminium recovery News

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Mitsubishi and Tetronics to tackle hazardous waste from aluminium industry

    A new collaboration partnership will see Mitsubishi Corporation and Tetronics working together to treat the problematic Spent PotLiner (SPL) hazardous waste that is routinely generated during the manufacturing of aluminium. Tetronics Ltd., a leader in the supply of Direct Current (DC) plasma waste recovery plants for the treatment of hazardous waste and metal recovery, announced the signing of a ...

  • 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 ...

  • Rössl & Duso launches its new line of shredders for Aluminium scrap

    Rössl & Duso S.p.a. has a long tradition on mechanical machining of large industrial parts in forged, cast or sheet steel, like turbine casings, naval shafts, rings, etc. for the power, oil/chemical, nuclear and naval industries. The works are carried out exclusively with CNC machines. The company was created in 1970 and is part of the medium-size manufacturing industries of the Veneto region ...


    By Rossl & Duso Group S.p.A

  • Solar panel silicon recovery methods tested

    A three-step chemical process could successfully recover high-purity silicon from recycled photovoltaic (PV) solar panels, new tests show. The scientists behind the research say that recycling not only helps the PV industry meet regulatory requirements, but also reduces pressure on demand for raw materials. Since 2014, the WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Directive1 has required ...

  • Recyclers voice caution over `signs` of market recovery

    Predictions from Credit Suisse analysts that March commodity price increases signal a market recovery have been met with caution by some in the metals industry. Analysts suggest that the commodities market has already reached its low and could now be recovering. Credit Suisse referenced indicators showing strong market performances in March by metals such as copper. The asset management company ...

  • UK meets packaging recycling and recovery targets

    The UK has met its packaging recycling and recovery targets, new figures show. The Environment Agency has published the targets on the National Packaging Waste Database for quarter four of 2009. More than 1.86 million tonnes of packaging was recovered and recycled in Q4, meaning that the UK has met its targets. Packaging Recovery Note (PRN) trading platform Environment Exchange managing ...

  • Metals recovery JV targets waste-to-energy process

    The Netherlands: Dutch metals recovery technology specialist Inashco has established a joint venture with US firm Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. aimed at recycling ferrous and non-ferrous metals from the waste-to-energy process. The new North American business will rely on Inashco's patented and proprietary advanced dry recovery method. The partners say the non-ferrous recovery ...


    By Recycling International

  • Alum Sludge: From waste to valuable product With AquaCritox® recovery process

    Alum and iron salts are generally used to promote coagulation in the production of clean drinking water which results in the generation of significant quantities of drinking water sludge. The Alum sludge is typically mechanically dewatered and is currently treated as a waste which cannot be processed through traditional sewage sludge disposal methods and in many cases goes to landfill. This ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • Packaging recovery note prices set to rise unless Defra changes targets

    Prices for steel Packaging Recovery Notes are set to rocket unless the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs changes its targets for 2009, according to Corus Steel Packaging Recycling manager David Williams. He told MRW that following a meeting last week of the Advisory Committee on Packaging, many of the larger issuers of steel and aluminium were “concerned” that Defra won’t amend ...

  • TITECH solutions for quality fractions in organics, metals and wire recovery at EcoCity 2009

    The recovery of high quality end fractions from a range of waste streams is showcased by TITECH at this year’s EcoCity exhibition.  TITECH, widely recognised as the industry leader in sensor-based sorting solutions, is unveiling new configurations of its systems that have been designed to provide effective solutions to common problems encountered in a number of market applications. These ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • More Magnetic Separation to Achieve EU Targets?

    The UK recycling publication MRW featured a news article entitled ‘Metal targets matter’ in the 11 October 2014 issue. The article stated that Alupro, the UK’s aluminium packaging industry association, expressed concerns at suggested EU packaging recycling targets for 2030. Alupro quoted recycling rates for aluminium packaging as now being over 43% but also added “we ...


  • Stockpiling alu cans risks 2009 targets, says Alupro

    Alupro has called on aluminium can collectors to stop stockpiling the material amid concerns it could affect 2009 recycling targets. As a result of the global economic slowdown, “recycling targets in 2009 are going to be tough to hit anyway,” Alupro executive director Rick Hindley said. Such stockpiling disrupts the generation of Packaging Recovery Notes (PRNs), and material that has not been ...

  • Series of oil skimming vessels built

    Kvichak Marine Industries is currently constructing a run of approximately 30 each 30" Rapid Response Oil Skimmers fitted with Marco Pollution Control CL-1 Filterbelt oil recovery modules for customers who are responding to the current Gulf spill. The Kvichak/Marco Filterbelt is proving to be one of the most effective oil recovery systems now operating in the Gulf, and is ideally ...

  • Material sectors criticise Government`s unachievable packaging recycling targets

    Key figures across the recycled plastics, aluminium and wood industries have expressed their concerns over the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs proposed packaging recycling targets for 2020. Some sectors believe the Government’s targets are over-ambitious and need to be revised. They say more infrastructure and work on increasing the recovery rates of materials needs to be put ...

  • PRN market faces hard year

    Key industry figures involved in the market for Packaging (Waste) Recovery Notes are “cautiously optimistic” about the year ahead but have acknowledged that it will be a difficult year. There has been a strong demand for aluminium beverage cans in recent months and last month aluminium can recycler Novelis increased the price it paid for the material by £100 a tonne. Aluminium Packaging Recycling ...

  • New technique developed to recycle indium from waste LCD screens

    The EU has identified 20 critical raw materials, including indium, with economic importance and a high supply risk. Indium is mainly used for the production of LCD screens and is predominantly sourced from Chinese mines. This study, funded by the European Commission1 , details the development of a process to recycle indium from waste LCD panels, where indium is found as indium tin oxide (ITO). ...


    By European Commission

  • Eriez® President and CEO to present at 15th International Automobile Recycling Congress (IARC 2015)

    Tim Shuttleworth, Eriez® President and CEO, will present a paper titled “Profitability Clearing the Chinese ‘Green Fence’” at the 15th International Automobile Recycling Congress (IARC 2015). The event will be held March 25-27 in Berlin, Germany. Eriez-Europe will be a featured exhibitor. Shuttleworth’s presentation will focus on Eriez’ ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • RUF expands programme of the Briquette Formats

    Well-known for high-quality briquetting systems, RUF GmbH & Co. KG of Zaisertshofen has expanded their programme of the briquette formats. New in the programme: a machine especially designed for aluminium chips, which produces round briquettes with a diameter of 150mm and a length of maximum 150 mm. In the metal-works industry, large quantities of chips are produced, whose value can be ...

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