steel recycling News

  • 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 ...

  • New Video | SaphyGATE G: Smart radiation portal monitor for vehicle control

    Designed for the control of trucks, trains and cargo loads, SaphyGATE G is Bertin Instruments’ new radiation portal monitor. Thanks to its advanced technology of high volume plastic scintillation detectors, it detects artificial and natural radioactive sources, even weak. The SaphyGATE G compensates the attenuation of the background noise due to the passage of the vehicle thanks to its ...


    By Bertin Instruments

  • Capture Recycling’s Energy – October 27 & 28, 2009

    The Northeast Recycling Council will be discussing recycling and energy at its Fall Conference at the Hotel Northampton in Northampton, Massachusetts. Come join us in hearing industry and public leaders’ perspectives on recycling’s role in energy conservation and the latest trends in e-waste recycling: Eric Harris, Associate Counsel & Director Government and International Affairs, Institute ...


    By Resource Recycling Inc.

  • Mastermag drum refurbished after 20 years in operation

    At Master Magnets, separation equipment supplied to customers is always of the highest manufacturing quality. This ensures that the units will provide not only the best possible levels of separation but will also ensure a very long operational life. Recently, Master Magnets were contacted by a steel recycling company based in Israel. The company had an Electromagnetic Drum Separator that was ...


    By Bunting - Redditch

  • HSM founds Pühler-HSM GmbH + Co. KG

    HSM, the South German manufacturer of document shredders and baling presses, founds Pühler-HSM GmbH + Co. KG and takes over part of the assets of former Pühler GmbH in Bergneustadt/Germany. The equipment which will be marketed in future under the Pühler-HSM brand includes drainage presses for plastic, paper and mixed bulk goods, label presses, ice unpacking machines ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • 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 ...

  • AshBritt gets `Cool` for the Enviornment, October 2009

    Global warming is a serious problem that “Cool Globes,” an international non-profit organization, works to combat by spreading knowledge about simple solutions to reduce carbon footprints. Fifty super-sized “cool globes,” spanning 5-feet in diameter and reaching 7-feet in height, were brought to Houston in 2009 for a public art exhibit, “Cool Globes: Hot Ideas for a Cooler Planet.” Each globe ...


    By ASHBRITT, INC.

  • Coca Cola GB creates UK`s first city centre Recycle Zone in Southampton

    Working in partnership with Southampton City Council, 15 double stainless steel recycling bins will create the UK’s first city-centre Recycle Zone to encourage residents to recycle-on-the-go. A further 35 black dual bins for recycling and general waste will be situated around in parks and other central locations in the city. Southampton City Council’s waste management team have also been ...

  • 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 capacity ...


    By Abengoa

  • HSM founds Pühler-HSM GmbH + Co. KG: Drainage and packaging presses supplement the product portfolio in the Environment Technology business sector

    HSM, the South German manufacturer of document shredders and baling presses, founds Pühler-HSM GmbH + Co. KG and takes over part of the assets of former Pühler GmbH in Bergneustadt/Germany. The equipment which will be marketed in future under the Pühler-HSM brand includes drainage presses for plastic, paper and mixed bulk goods, label presses, ice unpacking machines and presses ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • US program removes one million mercury switches from scrap cars

    A US program that has cut more than one ton of mercury has reached a major milestone: 1 million switches have been removed from scrapped vehicles. The millionth mercury switch was removed through the National Vehicle Mercury Switch Recovery Program, a collaboration among the US Environemtnal Protection Agency, automobile manufacturers, steel makers, scrap recyclers, automotive recyclers, states ...

  • EDDY GOES TO CHINA

    One of the main steel recyclers in China, Ghangzhou Asia Steel Ltd, has welcomed our Eddy Current Separator plant – which comes with a vibratory feeder and drum magnet – as the ideal solution for sorting fine particles. Based in the region of Whampoa, the company operate an ELV (End of Life Vehicle) plant and needed to efficiently recycle the finer scrap materials. Particles that measure ...


    By Bunting - Redditch

  • Abengoa enters the South Korean market with industrial waste recycling business

    Abengoa, the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, has reached an agreement through its industrial waste recycling division, Befesa, to acquire 55% of the South Korean company Hankook R&M, valued at €60 million. The firm specializes in recycling steel dusts and is constructing a plant in the ...


    By Abengoa

  • BIR Ferrous World Mirror May 2014

    Global: The following article is based on the latest Ferrous World Mirror produced by the BIR world recycling organisation for the benefit of its members. The steel scrap recycling industry 'seems to be in the process of restructuring' - which is 'good news', according to Christian Rubach, president of the BIR Ferrous Division. He bases his assertion on merger and acquisition activity that has ...

  • BIR Ferrous World Mirror May 2014

    Global: The following article is based on the latest Ferrous World Mirror produced by the BIR world recycling organisation for the benefit of its members. The steel scrap recycling industry 'seems to be in the process of restructuring' - which is 'good news', according to Christian Rubach, president of the BIR Ferrous Division. He bases his assertion on merger and acquisition activity that has ...

  • Barge-transported construction waste reduced carbon footprint by 75%

    A development that is using river barges to remove construction waste for recycling has estimated this has reduced its carbon footprint by 75 per cent. The Chambers Wharf development in Southwark is using Green Barge Company barges to transport more than 50,000 tonnes of crushed concrete and steel. This will be recycled at the Tilbury docks recycling depot, in the Thurrock Thames Gateway ...

  • UK firm exports a complete recycling plant to China

    The UK company, Master Magnets Ltd, have recently designed, manufactured and delivered an Eddy Current Separator plant complete with a vibratory feeder and drum magnet to a major steel recycler in China. Ghangzhou Asia Steel Ltd are one of the main steel recyclers in China, based in the region of Whampoa. They have had great success in the metal recycling market, and a few years ago they ...


    By Bunting - Redditch

  • EMR recovers as Sunday Times rich list shows winners and losers

    Recycling and steel companies have had a more profitable year from their financial crashes in 2009, while packaging giants have fallen further, according to results in the Sunday Times Rich List 2010. One of the biggest winners in the industry this year are Phillip Sheppard and family, owners of European Metal Recycling (EMR). Having experienced profits halve to £63m in 2008, Sheppard and family ...

  • Garb Oil & Power Corp. announces creation of new recycling division

    Garb Oil & Power Corporation (USOTC: GARB). Garb Oil & Power Corporation announces the creation of Resource Protection Systems LLC, our new consulting division. This division will specialize on offering up to date, expert advice in the following fields: wood, paper, plastic and steel recycling, Waste to Energy, Car Recycling, Aircraft Recycling and Soil Remediation. With our personal ...

  • Further UK expansion for Sims Group

    Sims Group UK, part of the massive Australia-based scrap group, has acquired West Midlands ferrous metal recycler ER Coley (Steel). The purchase is part of Sims’ strategy to expand its metals business into new regions. Managing Director Tom Bird of Sims Group UK says: ‘The West Midlands region is an area of the country where Sims Group has been keen to strengthen its foothold for some time and ...

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