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  • Scrap dealers feel the benefit of the car scrappage scheme

    Just three weeks after the launch of the Government’s car scrappage scheme the authorised treatment facilities involved with the system are already seeing the benefits. Metal processors Ampthill Metal Company business and development manager Mick Leech said: “The scheme has been a very good thing for our industry, even though it was actually meant to primarily boost the car manufacturing industry ...

  • Scrap dealers concerned the scrappage scheme will fail them

    Concerned scrap dealers believe the car scrappage scheme confirmed in the Budget on 22 April may have overlooked their dwindling industry. The Government, which announced the scheme in the pre-Budget report, has put aside £300m in order to entice car owners with a £2000 incentive towards a new car if a person has a car older than 10-years old. This grant will be equally split between the ...

  • TANA Shark attacks ragger wire in France

    To process a stock of strands coming from the paper industry, the Suez RV Grand-Ouest plant situated at Isigny-le-Buat, France was looking for a slow, robust and efficient shredder. Tana's dealer in the area Smart Equipmenttogether with Smet Rental provided them with the right solution: TANA Shark 440DT. The plant has previously processed electrical cables and has three fast speed shredders ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Roll off Trailers for Sale-In Stock BENLEE- Manufacturer-Dealer

    Roll off trailers are in stock at BENLEE.  We are the #1 Manufacturer of roll off trailers in the U.S., so we sell trailers for California, Texas, Chicago, Atlanta, Florida and more!  Our trailers are built with the safest designs possible and with the highest possible up-time.  If you grease them as needed, the spare parts you ever need are almost slim and none, so we sell direct ...


    By Benlee, Inc.

  • Peel Scrap Metal Recycling Opens Oakville Location

    Peel Scrap Metal Recycling Ltd. is pleased to announce the opening of its newest facility in Oakville, Ontario. The facility, which is unique to the Oakville community, is located at 1150 South Service Road West and will be open for business with the public, the trades and industry on July 18th. Company President, Gary Dvorkin, says "We are looking forward to serving the ...


    By Marketwire

  • £25,000 worth of Suffolk road signs `stolen for scrap`

    Thieves have stolen Suffolk road signs worth up to £25,000, to possibly sell as scrap. Since mid-June the police have counted 291 missing road signs around the West Suffolk area and the figure is expected to rise as more are reported to have disappeared. Signs along either side of the A14, near Bury-St-Edmunds, are currently being targeted, causing a huge safety risk for drivers. Suffolk County ...

  • Barnsley council caught dropping off scrap at an illegally-run transfer yard

    Members of staff from Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council have been caught dropping off scrap metal at an illegally-run transfer yard. Electrical recycling firm C Soar and Sons operations manager Dale Evans told MRW that his staff had witnessed council workers dropping off scrap metal and beer kegs in a council van at a travellers site on Tank Row, Stairfoot, Barnsley. Members of staff from C ...

  • Buckinghamshire man fined for breaching permit of vehicle scrapping business

    A Buckinghamshire scrap car dealer who put the environment at risk has been ordered to pay £9,379 after a prosecution brought by the Environment Agency. Reginald Hyde, who operates the facility on land at Cotherne, Oxford Road, Oakley, Bucks, appeared before Aylesbury Magistrates’ Court on Monday 2 September 2013. Mr Hyde pleaded guilty to one offence of breaching the terms of an ...

  • Hey, Doc! Sewage, Beer and Food Scraps Can Power Chevrolet’s Bi-fuel Impala

    Trash to fuel, the stuff of the 1980s sci-fi comedy movie trilogy “Back to the Future,” is now a reality. The 2015 Bi-fuel Chevrolet Impala – not a tricked-out DeLorean – really can run on leftovers, table scraps and, oh, yeah, grains from brewing beer. Cleveland-based quasar energy group uses organic waste to produce a renewable energy source known as biogas, which ...


    By General Motors Corp

  • Campaign for recovery of end-of-life vehicles

    In Finland, about 100,000-140,000 scrap cars are dismantled every year, of which only 20 per cent pass through the official ELV (End of Life Vehicle) recovery system. So car dealers are now repeating their campaign from last autumn in order to collect old end-of-life vehicles to be recycled in licensed scrap yards. During the campaign, the last owner of the car will receive a 500-euro voucher ...

  • BIR Stainless Steel World Mirror February 2014

    Global: The following article is based on the latest Stainless Steel & Special Alloys World Mirror produced by the BIR world recycling organisation for the benefit of its members. Global demand for stainless steel climbed more than 4.5% last year and is expected to record approximately the same increase in 2014. However, 2013 has been dubbed 'a very challenging year' for the ...


    By Recycling International

  • Teesside ship recyclers wait for snow-delayed vessel

    UK snowstorms have delayed the arrival of a French aircraft carrier due to be recycled at a northeast dockyard. The 32,700-tonne ship, Clemenceau, is currently docked in Brest, France waiting to make its way to ship recycler Able UK’s yard on Teesside. According to the company the contract to process the ship, at its specialist Teesside Environmental Reclamation and Recycling Centre, is the ...

  • 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 ...

  • Granutech-Saturn Systems joins two other industry leaders to form 3TEK Global

    To serve the needs of a changing scrap metal industry, three market leading suppliers of scrap recycling equipment are announcing the formation of a joint venture, and launching a new company to serve the changing needs of the market. The new company, 3TEK GlobalTM incorporates product engineering, manufacturing, and product support from three industry leaders: Granutech-Saturn Systems, Peninsula ...


    By Granutech-Saturn Systems

  • 3TEK Global formed by consortium of leading recycling industry manufacturers

    To serve the needs of a changing scrap metal industry, three market leading suppliers of scrap recycling equipment are announcing the formation of a joint venture, and launching a new company to serve the changing needs of the market. The new company, 3TEK GlobalTM incorporates product engineering, manufacturing, and product support from three industry leaders: Granutech-Saturn Systems, Peninsula ...


    By Granutech-Saturn Systems

  • Wendt Corporation Announces Installation of Modular Model 60 Shredder at Rochester Iron & Metal

    Wendt Corporation announced another installation of their newly designed Model 60 shredder at Rochester Iron & Metal in Rochester, IN. The Model 60 is Rochester’s first automobile shredder and is part of their overall strategy to aid the company’s growth and expand their presence in the industry. Rochester Iron & Metal is a fourth generation, family owned ...


    By WENDT CORPORATION

  • India`s Exide Industries to recycle more lead for storage batteries

    Exide Industries Ltd of India, the largest automotive and industrial battery manufacturer in South Asia, is venturing into lead smelting and recycling to reduce its dependence on lead imports. To this end, the Kolkata-based company is entering into strategic alliances with local smelters, and has decided to acquire a smelter at a cost of up to US$ 6.4 million (Euro 4.5 million). The proposed ...


    By Recycling International

  • Luminaire manufacturers, producers and distributors to join WEEE compliance schemes

    In order to achieve higher waste luminaire recycling rates throughout the UK, requests have been made for luminaire producers to join WEEE producer compliance schemes. Due to the waste management of luminaire products being largely unregulated, calls to join WEEE compliance schemes have been made ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Gaps in WEEE Directive laid bare

    The introduction of a national or European Union register to hold all organisations handling waste electrical and electronic equipment in the EU will help Member States to capture more WEEE tonnages, according to an industry expert. Speaking to MRW, WEEE compliance scheme Ireland European Recycling Platform general manager Martin Tobin said: “All organisations handling WEEE should be registered ...

  • Non-ferrous materials report

    This week MRW spoke to 14 businesses to produce this report. The market remains pretty scary with violent swings between peaks and troughs, but still remains remarkably buoyant.  Some metals, most notably aluminium, have managed to detach themselves from the shackles of currency movements, and have been in very bullish mood, but not all prices have been dragged along with them.  Dealers are keen ...

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