Copper Recycling News

  • TOMRA Sorting is showcasing its frontline metal applications at ISRI Convention

    This spring heralds the ISRI Convention & Exposition 2017, which will be held in New Orleans, USA, on 22 – 27 April, 2017. TOMRA Sorting will attend this six-day event, and will be highlighting its major metal-sorting applications. Sharing a platform in the Ernest Morial Convention Center with its US distributor Wendt, ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • ANDRITZ MeWa successfully starts up new QZ 2500 cross-flow shredder at UFH RE-cycling

    ANDRITZ MeWa, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has successfully commissioned the QZ 2500 cross-flow shredder supplied to UFH RE-cycling in Kematen, Ybbs, Austria. This unit was installed in the existing recycling plant for refrigerators in record time within just a few weeks and replaces the old QZ 2000 cross-flow shredder supplied in 2009 – also by ANDRITZ MeWa – and ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • Eldan customer a-line featured in Recycling Today

    Electrical equipment decommissioning firm A-Line, Waterloo, Iowa, turned to Eldan for an upgrade of its wire and cable processing system. America’s electrical grid is an underappreciated asset, taken for granted by many people who simply assume that when they flip a switch, power will flow into a light bulb, appliance or entertainment device. The ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • GUIDETTI SRL, as synonymous of innovation, easy-to-use technology

    GUIDETTI SRL, as synonymous of innovation, easy-to-use technology, solutions for different needs, electric cables’ recycling, radiators’ recycling, WEEE solutions, aluminum processing, separation between materials having different specific weight, has never disappointed market’s expectations. Every year, GUIDETTI ...


    By Guidetti Recycling S.r.l.

  • 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

  • Redoma Recycling AB launches a cost-efficient Electrostatic Separation System (ESS)

    Redoma Recycling AB has expanded its product range with a cost-efficient Electrostatic Separation System (ESS), available at present in six different sizes depending on capacity requirement. The ESS can separate residual fine copper (less than 0.1mm) in the plastic with close to 100% purity. The capacity of the ESS plants ranges from 150 to 1350 kg/h. This corresponds to an infeed capacity of ...


    By Redoma Recycling AB

  • Redoma Recycling AB launches a cost-efficient Electrostatic Separation System (ESS)

    Redoma Recycling AB has expanded its product range with a cost-efficient Electrostatic Separation System (ESS), available at present in six different sizes depending on capacity requirement. The ESS can separate residual fine copper (less than 0.1mm) in the plastic with close to 100% purity. The capacity of the ESS plants ranges from 150 to 1350 kg/h. This ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • E-waste Recycling in Australia

    A report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) shows that, despite the large strides in the past decade, the Australia’s e-waste system is still in its infancy, compared to the developed markets of Japan, Germany and Finland. The report, entitled Global e-waste systems-Insights for Australia from other developed countries, was commissioned by the Australia and New Zealand ...

  • Redoma Recycling AB is launching new product line at IFAT 2016

    Redoma Recycling AB has expanded its product range with a cost-efficient Electrostatic Separation System (ESS), available at present in six different sizes.  The ESS can separate residual fine copper in the plastic with close to 100% purity. The capacity of the ESS plants ranges from 150 to 1350 kg/h. This corresponds to an infeed capacity of mixed copper cable of 250 – 2200 kg/h, ...


    By Redoma Recycling AB

  • Copper Recovery Proudly Announces Its Improved Cable Recycling Plant, Phoenix

    Today, Copper Recovery, Inc. proudly announces its improved cable recycling plant, Phoenix. Phoenix will become the premier wire chopper in its class. Copper Recovery is excited by the news. “With over a decade of running a wire chopper, as well as selling and servicing them, we are uniquely positioned to make the best-in-class product for our customers,” says CEO Christopher Carlson. ...


    By Copper Recovery, Inc.

  • EPA Report Shows Progress on E-Recycling and Identifies Opportunity to Advance G7’s Recognition of Circular Economy

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released the Advancing Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Facts and Figures report showing progress in consumer electronics recycling in the United States. Consumer electronics recycling went up from 30.6 percent in 2012 to 40.4 percent in 2013, the same year EPA launched the SMM Electronics Challenge to promote responsible donation and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Amec Foster Wheeler awarded contract by Codelco for mineral processing facility in Chile

    Engineering services for new secondary ore grinding processing facility at copper concentrator facility Amec Foster Wheeler announces today the award of an engineering services contract by Codelco, the Chilean Copper Corporation, for a new secondary ore grinding processing facility at the Chuquicamata copper concentrator facility in northern Chile. Codelco is the biggest copper producer ...


  • Carbon Trust awards funding to cut offshore wind costs by up to £100m per year

    Following an international competition the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has awarded contracts to three cable manufacturers to help commercialise the development of 66kV offshore wind farm intra-array cables. It is providing funding of £400k (£133k to each cable ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Reinventing copper extraction with electricity

    Original story at MIT News Copper is so valuable that its theft from worksites and power substations has become a national problem. Replacing the lost copper with new metal produced by the traditional method of cooking copper sulfide ores requires a multistep process to extract the copper and produces troublesome ...

  • WENDT CORPORATION Announces Commissioning of Upgraded Non-Ferrous System at Interstate Shredding, LLC

    WENDT CORPORATION announced the commissioning of an upgraded non-ferrous separation system at Interstate Shredding, LLC. This upgrade represents Interstate’s goal to expand their plant and help maximize the value of the products they are already producing, as well as create new products from their automobile shredder residue (ASR). Interstate Shredding, located in Girard, OH, operates a ...


    By WENDT CORPORATION

  • Novelis Expands Finishing Capacity for Beverage Can Sheet in Europe

    Novelis, the world leader in aluminium rolling and recycling, today announced the commissioning of a new aluminium slitting and packing line at Aluminium Norf GmbH (Alunorf), its joint-venture facility in Neuss, Germany. With an investment of approximately 15 million Euros, it will increase the plant’s finishing capacity for beverage can sheet. “This investment reflects the solid ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • WENDT CORPORATION Announces Commissioning of MTB Wire Chopping Line at Upstate Shredding

    WENDT CORPORATION has announced the commissioning of an MTB wire chopping line to Upstate Shredding. The high-volume chopping line has been installed at the company’s headquarters in Owego, NY and represents the first equipment purchase of its kind for the company. In business since 1996, Upstate Shredding is the East Coast’s largest privately held scrap metal processor with 15 ...


    By WENDT CORPORATION

  • TOMRA Sorting set to share its expertise at RWM 2013

    TOMRA Sorting will return to the NEC this September to take part in the biggest event in the UK’s recycling calendar, RWM 2013 (10 – 12 September, NEC Birmingham).  TOMRA Sorting will highlight the very latest innovations in sensor-based sorting technology and share industry-leading expertise on commercial and industrial (C&I) waste management. Visitors ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Copper Wire Granulator’s Contribution to Environment

    Copper is used as pure metal and as alloying element with other metals in component manufacturing, where semi-finished products such as shapes or ingots (known as ‘semis’) are produced. It has never been more important for the sustainable growth of modern society. Economic efficiency and environmental performance have been improved by copper based products of multiple applications ...

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