aluminium recycling system 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Economic downturn forces aluminium rolling mill closure

    A “significant decline in orders” has forced the closure of Novelis’ aluminium sheet mill in Rogerstone, South Wales. Operations will cease by the end of April and mean the loss of 440 jobs. In a statement the company said it was stopping operations because there had been a “significant decline in orders”. The news follows a 90-day consultation, which started in October 2008, which was designed ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Recycling Polystyrene

    Enough waste Polystyrene to fill 15,000 Olympic sized swimming pools is currently land filled in the UK every year. Purex International has developed a new system to thermally densify this waste into a form that can be recycled into new products and fuels. Polystyrene is a very effective packaging material but disposing of or recycling it can be problematic and expensive. Purex International ...


  • Paper and Aluminium industries have hit back at reports that they import high quality materials in place of inadequate UK materials

    UK Aluminium and paper industries have spoken out against the Waste & Resources Action Plan’s suggestion that high quality recovered materials are being imported to make up for inadequate UK materials. WRAP’s recent report Choosing the right recycling ...

  • Nederman receives order for over SEK 30 million (€3.3’’) from Stena Aluminium

    The order is for new investments in Stena Aluminium’s smelter in Älmhult, Sweden. Nederman will supply the plant with solutions for the filtration of the fumes generated in the smelting of returned aluminium products. “Our operations are important especially for the environment, but there is also a growing ...


    By Nederman

  • Outotec wins over EUR 100 million aluminum smelter technology contract for Emirates Aluminium

    OUTOTEC OYJ  PRESS RELEASE, AUGUST 4, 2011 AT 11.00 AM Outotec wins over EUR 100 million aluminum smelter technology contract for Emirates Aluminium Outotec and Emirates Aluminium PJSC (EMAL) have agreed to ...


    By Outotec Oyj

  • Cable recycling from Cogelme

    Magnetic & Eddy Current separators manufacture today announce an expansion of it’s separators line and presents a complete separation system also for cables, wires and computer boards recycling.The cables separation system recover pure copper, aluminium or other valuable metals granules from plastics, rubber and paper. Compact and comfortable design combines granulation, aspiration and ...

  • Recycling industry in Poland is blooming

    The steady economic growth and large investments in construction projects has opened up new opportunities for the recycling industry in Poland. Inquiries to Eldan Recycling show that an increasing number of companies want a piece of the valuable recycling cake. “The past 5 years we have noticed a steady increase in requests from Poland” says Toni Reftman ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Tesco cuts Clubcard points for recycling

    Tesco has stopped issuing Clubcard points for materials such as plastic and glass put into its recycling machines after people were cutting items such as plastic bottles to get more points. The machines are installed at about 40 stores in England and one in Scotland. Most machines awarded one point for every four recycled items.  Now Green Clubcard points will only be issued for aluminium ...

  • New incinerator for waste recycling opens

    Six years after planning permission was granted, the Isséane waste recycling centre on the southern edge of Paris has opened for business. This month, the incinerator started producing heat from household waste. For recycling, the rotary screens are currently being run in on the first deliveries of waste, and the system for processing bulky waste is starting trials. Although construction works ...


  • Bollegraaf Recycling Machinery has built largest material recycling facility in UK

    Bollegraaf Recycling Machinery has built for Greenstar the largest co-mingled material recycling facility of the UK in Aldridge. The plant  has been fully operational since April 2008. After the facility for Cardiff County Council, this is the second large facility Bollegraaf has completed in 1.5 year. Since the government of England “buckled” down to the European legislation of waste ...

  • Non-ferrous separator for recycled wood

    The recently initiated project cooperation between Goudsmit Magnetic Systems B.V. in Waalre and Van Bemmel Machine Import B.V. in IJsselstein with Hector van Moer in Melsele/Beveren in Belgium, ensures that all non-ferrous metals located in the wood chips are completely removed from the processed B-wood fraction. It involves mainly shredded aluminium components but also non-ferrous metals such as ...

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