Precious Metal Recycling News

  • Successful plasma trials recover precious metals from electronic waste

    Tetronics International and Innovate UK have successfully completed plasma trials to recover precious metals from e-waste. Jerome Trefalt, the Project Manager for Tetronics gives an overview of the results and his learnings from the project. Electronic waste is a growing problem in not just the UK, but all over the world. In 2016, 44.7 million metric tonnes of e-waste were generated across ...

  • Saving on electroplating costs

    Montblanc is a company based in Hamburg, Germany, that is well-known for manufacturing handcrafted, high-quality writing instruments. Perhaps the best known Montblanc product is the classic masterpiece, a fountain pen. The pen’s cap features the white star emblem, which is a stylised nod to Mont Blanc’s snowy peak. All Montblanc writing instruments are characterised by their ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • VIDEO: Mining the e-waste mountain & recovering precious metals

    Tetronics’ plasma recovery technology provides a global, yet localised solution for recovering valuable precious metals from the World’s fasted growing waste stream – e Waste. Tetronics are a world leader in providing solutions for electronics recycling. Click ...

  • Macrotek Wins Additional Contract in Precious Metal Recovery Industry

    International air pollution control provider, Macrotek Inc., has announced the securement of a contract for phase one, engineering from one of the world’s most recognized precious metal refineries. The contract marks Macrotek’s sixth major project in the precious metal recovery industry. Macrotek will provide a complete gas cleanup system for the U.S. based refinery. The scope ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Version 2.0

    The versatile shredder with its hydraulic swiveling mounting frame is even easier to maintain and clean. By sliding windows on the funnel and the machine frame a more accurate monitoring of the filling levels is possible. Moreover, the additional retainers allow for easier transport. Due to its easy handling and its small required space, the M400/1 is a compact solution for shredding in ...

  • Tetronics supplies world-leading technology to US waste management firm

    Tetronics International, a global leader in environmentally friendly resource recovery solutions, has today announced the signing of a deal to provide its plasma arc technology to Duncan Recycling & Refining (DR2), USA to recover precious metals from catalytic converters found in cars. The deal represents continued export success for Tetronics which has been firmly established in ...

  • Tetronics to supply BlueOak recovery technology to reclaim precious metals from electronic waste across the USA

    Tetronics has secured its first contract with BlueOak Resources, USA to provide Plasma refining technology for the recovery of precious metals from e-waste in a plant located in Osceola, Arkansas.  This launch project will cement the strategic relationship formed between the two companies to exploit the US e-waste market. London, 22 July 2014 – Tetronics ...

  • Dragflow`s ready for its roadshow in Latin America

    In the next weeks Dragflow, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience, will take part to four exhibition and convention in Southern America: Perumin, Exposibram, Colombia Minera and the International mining congress of Mexico. Dragflow will present its dredge mining equipments, used in several projects all around the world: its products distinguish from ...


    By Dragflow S.r.l.

  • Making alternative fuels cheaper

    Original story at MIT News MIT chemical engineers have devised a cheaper way to synthesize a key biofuel component, which could make its industrial production much more cost-effective. The compound, known as gamma-valerolactone (GVL), is attractive because of its ...

  • Balances worth their weight in gold

    Balances play a central role in refining precious metals. They are used to ensure that the gold and silver content is measured with the highest possible accuracy. Argor-Heraeus relies on balances to meet the stringent regulations issued by the London Gold Bullion Association and the Jewelry and Watch industries. The Argor-Heraeus gold refinery processes precious metals and produces ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • World Leader in Precious Metal Recovery and Processing Selects Macrotek

    A world leader in precious metal recovery and processing is building a pilot demonstration for a new proprietary technology. Part of the scope for this project includes a comprehensive gas clean-up system which will remove arsenic, acids, and particulate. Macrotek's integrated gas clean-up system was selected. Hot gases from the furnace will be quenched and treated in an impingement tray scrubber ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Oxygen detection in heat treating/annealing furnace atmosphere in manufacturing of precious and non-precious metal coins

    Based in Idaho, U.S.A., Sunshine Minting Inc. (SMI) is a leading supplier of precious metal and base metal mint products. Customers include governments, financial institutions and major corporations around the world. Well known by industry leaders, SMI sets the standard for purity and quality in the production of silver and gold blanks, coins and medallions. SMI have chosen the ...


    By Systech Instruments Ltd

  • Aristo raises the bar in catalyst technologies

    Aristo® Intelligent Catalyst Technology continues to exceed the needs and requirements of the catalyst industry through innovative advancements in material science and processes.Aristo’s advanced manufacturing system couples MISOTM,, a precision catalyst coating process with proprietary BON-X® technology to deliver highly engineered “intelligent catalyst” products.Each INTELLIGENT CATALYST™ ...


    By Aristo Catalyst

  • Demag Holding sells Argillon to Johnson Matthey

    Demag Holding S.à r.l., Luxembourg, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell – via its subsidiary Ceramics Luxembourg 2(f) S.à r.l. – Argillon Group, a diversified company in advanced ceramic materials headquartered in Redwitz/Germany, to London/ UK based Johnson Matthey plc, a speciality chemicals company focused on catalysts, precious metals, fine chemicals and process ...


  • NEW! Mobile High Performance XRF Unit with 50kV Power

    Woburn, Mass., March 12, 2006 – Innov-X Systems, Inc. announces the introduction of the first Mobile High Performance XRF Unit with 50kV Power at the Pittsburgh Conference in Orlando, FL, from March 13-16, 2006. The Innov-X Systems Mobile XRF Unit features a self-contained radiation enclosure and flexible analysis chamber with simple touch-screen industrial computer operation. This rugged, ...


    By Olympus

  • Larger Facilities to Better Serve You

    Progressive Environmental Services and it's sister company, Precious Metal Refining Services have moved to a larger and brand new office suite located in Barrington, Illinois. The current address is 1531 South Grove, Suite 104, Barrington, IL 60010 847-756-2700 and the fax is 847-756-4116. Sheldon Goldner, the president , stated that the newer and larger facility will better serve are ...

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