european elv directive News

  • European Presidential candidate officially opens Axion Polymers’ SWAPP ELV laboratory

    New laboratory testing facilities at Axion Polymers’ Manchester-based end-of-life (ELV) vehicle recycling facility have been officially opened by the Liberal candidate for European Commission President and former Prime Minister of Belgium Guy Verhofstadt MEP. Mr Verhofstadt praised Axion’s progress at its advanced multi-million pound Shredder Waste Advanced Processing Plant ...

  • Axion Polymers launches Axpoly PP51 from ELV

    Axion Polymers has added Axpoly PP51, derived from end-of-life vehicles (ELV), to its range of 100% recycled polymer materials after months of detailed research and significant investment. The Salford-based recycling specialist claims its new high performance grade of black polypropylene (PP) has great potential for closed-loop applications in new automotive-related ...


    By Axion Group

  • Further £1 million investment optimises Axion Polymers’ ELV plant

    Plastics recycler Axion Polymers has invested a further £1 million this year to optimise materials recovery from end-of-life vehicles at its purpose-built plant at Trafford Park, Manchester, UK – one of the most advanced of its type in Europe. Axion’s in-house engineering team designed, built and now operates the highly-specialised, multi-million pound Shredder Waste Advanced ...


    By Axion Group

  • 11th international automobile recycling congress IARC 2011

    After the big success of the 10th International Automobile Recycling Congress in Basel, the Swiss organizer ICM AG will move its 11th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2011 to the beautiful city Budapest in Hungary. The IARC 2011 will take place from March 23 – 25, 2011 in the Hotel Intercontinental. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present ...


    By ICM AG

  • 15th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2015

    DRIVING INNOVATION The 15th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2015 organised by ICM AG will be held from March 25 – 27, 2015 in the Hotel Palace in beautiful Berlin, Germany. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. The conference will bring ...


    By ICM AG

  • DVLA still has work to do to improve vehicle recycling

    Standards in the vehicle recycling industry are improving but the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) can still do more to ensure that end of life vehicles (ELVs) do not escape official recycling statistics. That’s the message from vehicle recycling specialist Remove My Car, which cites the recent Scottish Cash Ban and revised European ELV recycling targets as significant ...


    By Remove My Car

  • 13th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2013

    After the big success of the 12th International Automobile Recycling Congress in Budapest, the Swiss organizer ICM AG will held its 13th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2013 from March 13 – 15, 2013 in the Hotel Dolce in charming Brussels, Belgium. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and ...


    By ICM AG

  • Call for Papers: 13th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2013

    The 13th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2013 organised by ICM AG will be held from March 13 – 15, 2013 in the Hotel Dolce la Hulpe Brussels in charming Brussels, Belgium. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. The congress will bring together the various ...


    By ICM AG

  • Call for Papers: 14th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2014

    The 14th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2014 organised by ICM AG will be held from March 19 – 21, 2014 in the Hotel Dolce la Hulpe Brussels in charming Brussels, Belgium. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. The ...


    By ICM AG

  • 14th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2014

    The 14th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2014 organised by ICM AG will be held from March 19 – 21, 2014 in the Hotel Dolce la Hulpe Brussels in charming Brussels, Belgium. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. The congress will bring ...


    By ICM AG

  • 15th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2015

    The 15th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2015 organised by ICM AG will be held from March 25 – 27, 2015 in the Hotel Palace in Berlin, Germany. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. The conference will bring together the various links in ...


    By ICM AG

  • Environmentally friendly recycling of cars in the EU

    Recycling scrapped cars plays an important role in reducing pollution by decreasing the amount of waste that ends up in landfills. A new study has investigated advanced technologies to increase the recovery rate from end-of-life vehicles, which can help EU Member States achieve EU targets for resource and energy recovery. Approximately 9 million end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) are scrapped every year ...

  • Environment: Commission takes Poland to Court over failings in end-of-life vehicles legislation

    The European Commission is taking Poland to the EU Court of Justice for failing to properly implement EU legislation on end-of-life vehicles (ELV). The Commission has concerns about Poland's implementation of the collection and recycling system ...

  • Motor sector collaboration will drive growth, says recycler

    Greater collaboration between motor vehicle manufacturers and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) recyclers is essential to maximising future opportunities for technology, jobs and sustainability in both sectors, claims a leading UK-based plastics recycler. Welcoming the European ELV Directive’s 2015 target to recycle or recover 95% ...


    By Axion Group

  • Shimadzu Scientific Instruments Offers Complete RoHS and WEEE Compliance Testing Systems - Producers exporting to Europe and China can assess, attain, and maintain compliance with new environmental regulations

    Untitled Document Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, Inc., one of the leading developers of analytical instrumentation in the U.S., announces the availability of a complete range of analytical instruments to ...

  • New world record for mercury emissions monitor

    Gasmet Technologies is delighted to announce that its Continuous Mercury Monitoring system (CMM) is the first instrument to be certified for monitoring at the low levels required by industry and regulators. “This is extremely important news,” says Matti Haapala, Gasmet’s Application Development Manager. “In the past the low concentration levels in industrial emissions have ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Thermo Electron Adds Additional Features to its market-leading NITON Portable RoHS Analyzer

    Billerica, MA. Responding once again to the needs of the electronic industry, Thermo Electron Corporation’s NITON Analyzers business unit has released new software with additional features and benefits that will further assist this industry in dealing with the pending RoHS compliance deadline. As most in the industry are aware, beginning in July 2006, EU Directive 2002/95/EC, 'Restriction of ...

  • Thermo Adds Revolutionary Small-Spot Focus Capabilities to its Industry-Leading NITON Portable XRF Analyzer for RoHS Compliance

    Billerica, MA (October 9 2006) - Thermo Electron Corporation, world leader in analytical instrumentation, announces the release of its new NITON XLt 797X portable analyzer. Achieving revolutionary small sample analysis capability, this XLt 797X portable analyzer has been designed to meet the increasingly challenging needs of customers in the electronics industry. Featuring a significantly ...

  • The Control of Noise at Work Regulations: 8 years on

    The Control of Noise at Work We live in strange times! The Control of Noise at Work regulations, came into effect in April 2006 following the adoption of the European Directive 2003/10/EC. The initiative was developed over time to protect workers' hearing. Indeed the HSE ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Automobile recycling industry calls for tackling of illegal activities

    The recycling of end-of-life vehicles in Europe has taken great steps forward in recent years. However, there are still a number of challenges that need to be faced going into the future. These include in particular the illegal treatment and exporting of end-of-life vehicles, stated Artemis Hatzi-Hull, who works on waste management at the Directorate ...


    By ICM AG

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