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  • Clean steel from tyres with Eldan Recycling

    Tyre recycling plants from Eldan Recycling A/S are all of modular design. Using the modular approach a large number of combinations can be supplied both with regard to plant capacity as well as output sizes of the various products. Since the tyre plants are “Multi-Size” the customer has total control of the production of a wide range of output sizes. This is achieved by the simple and ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Abengoa starts operations at the steel dust recycling plant in Gyeongju, South Korea

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, has started operations at the steel dust recycling plant in the city of Gyeongju, in the southeastern region of South Korea. The plant has a capacity to recycle 110,000 tons of steel dusts annually, which will increase Abengoa's ...


    By Abengoa

  • Europe now recycles two-thirds of its steel packaging, says APEAL

    Over 2.5 million tonnes of food/drinks cans and other steel containers were recycled in Europe during 2006. This equates to a recycling rate of 66% - an increase of five percentage points compared to 2005, according to latest figures from the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL). The statistics show that top performers were Belgium and Germany on 93% and 89% of steel ...


    By Recycling International

  • New machine processes steel wire from tyre recycling

    Tyre wire cleaner made by MeWa separates steel and rubber. Around 3.5 million old tyres are returned for recycling every year in the European Union. A large proportion of these tyres are used to make rubber granulates. However, tyres also contain a substantial amount of steel wire. For this content, MeWa Recycling Maschinen und Anlagenbau GmbH from Gechingen has now developed the UNI-CUT® SP tyre ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • Choosing a Stainless Steel Fabricator

    Stainless steel can be applied to many fields of work, which is why you see it quite frequently. There are many advantages when choosing stainless steel. A primary reason that people choose stainless is the fact that it contains at least 10.5% chromium, making it corrosion resistant. At the point when presented to air, a film of chromium oxide forms over the surface. This film is latent and ...

  • Recycling cellphones

    The Federation of Information, Communication and Organisational Technology Companies (SWICO) believes the return rate for old mobile phones is unacceptable. For PCs, the recycling rate is about 85%, but only 15% for mobile phones, according to SWICO. This means that in Switzerland about 1,000 tonnes of recyclable materials are wasted [each year]. SWICO wants recycling of cellphones to become as ...


  • 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

  • The economics of recycling

    Aluminum has always played a large role in the recycling game. If we were to recover 75 percent of the aluminum cans we throw away, recycling them instead, we would save 11.8 million metric tons of carbon generated to produce new cans. Though steel and iron were recycled before aluminum, this infinitely recyclable metal, was the source of a 1968 Reynolds pilot can-recycling program which was a ...

  • The economics of recycling

    Aluminum has always played a large role in the recycling game. If we were to recover 75 percent of the aluminum cans we throw away, recycling them instead, we would save 11.8 million metric tons of carbon generated to produce new cans. Though steel and iron were recycled before aluminum, this infinitely recyclable metal, was the source of a 1968 Reynolds pilot can-recycling program which was 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 ...


  • Harsco Corporation and Hydro Industries Enter Joint Agreement for Waste Recycling Solutions to the Steel and Metals Industries

    Global industrial company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) and Hydro Industries, a UK-based leader in water treatment technologies, announced today a joint agreement to expand the use of Hydro’s unique technology across Harsco’s industry-leading footprint at more than 140 steel-producing sites across the globe. The new ...


    By Harsco Metals & Minerals

  • Wheatway and Costwold Recycling Use Bunting Magnets to Remove Steel from Old Landfill

    Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd has supplied one Cross Belt Overband Magnet and five Magnetic Pulleys to Wheatway of Gloucester for installation on mobile screens owned and used by Cotswold Recycling Company Limited, based near Bristol. Cotswold Recycling has a two-year project for re-processing landfill on an old site near Reading, Berkshire. The landfill originated from industrial and commercial ...


  • Industry positivity after steel summit

    Steel industry bosses were positive last week after a summit with Peter Mandelson and All Party Parliamentary Steel and Metal Related Industry Group. Focusing on the industry’s long and short-term difficulties, industry representatives pushed urgent action to stimulate steel demand, assistance with trade credit insurance, security for energy purchases and prices, and the retention of skills ...

  • ARCA Recycling Successfully Adapting to Changing Recycling Landscape

    ARCA Recycling, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCI), is successfully adapting to trends impacting the recycling of appliances and consumer electronics by negotiating contracts with utilities and manufacturers that reflect the industry’s changing landscape, notably the sharp decline in scrap metal prices. Scrap steel prices have ...

  • Recycle Now reveals new household recycling ‘hotspots’

    Research undertaken by WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) to mark the celebration of Recycle Week (2nd- 6th June 2008) has highlighted a series of  ‘hotspots’ in the home of ‘forgotten’ items of recyclable household waste. 62% of consumers recycle household items from their kitchen; only 36% and 34% respectively remember to recycle items from their bathroom and bedroom; ...

  • Miller Recycling Corporation Recycles Electronic Scrap

    Miller Recycling's E-Waste Recycling Program has been in effect for about a year, and to date has recycled approximately 75-80 Tons of electronic scrap. Mansfield, Massachusetts (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 Miller Recycling’s E-Waste Recycling Program has been in effect for about a year, and to date has recycling approximately 75-80 Tons of electronic scrap. It ...


    By PRWeb

  • Jamaica bans steel scrap exports

    In response to sky-rocketing thefts of, for example, manhole covers, the government of Jamaica has banned the export of scrap metals. ‘We are receiving reports of unprecedented levels of theft of scrap metals in the country,’ Industry Minister Karl Samuda told the country’s parliament, ‘The order will stop all exports of scrap metal until a complete assessment of the trade is undertaken.’ The ...


    By Recycling International

  • 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

  • How to recycle tyres

    In the UK we dispose of 48 million tyres per year which causes a major problem but also creates a very big oppurtunity. Since 2003 tyres have been banned from lanfill so alternative uses and recycling methods have had to be used and the technology involved has improved greatly over the past few years. Using shredders and pyrolisis system old tyres can be turned back into new rubber or the ...


    By British Balers

  • All about tire recycling

    Modern civilization cannot live without rubber goods, and only waste rubber, in particular tires, we seem to be iniquity. Meanwhile, they can also be very useful to humanity as a source of energy. The tire laid in a landfill (often bypassing environmental laws), is decomposed in a natural way more than 100 years. Contact of the tire with water (rainfall) leads to leaching of toxic organic ...


    By IPEC

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