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Scrap Industry Professional

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Scrap Industry Professional

Welcome to Scrap Industry Professional - the site specifically aimed at those involved with scrap secondary materials. We cover all aspects of collecting, merchanting and processing of scrap. Ferrous, non-ferrous, electronic and precious metals, paper, plastics, tyres or any other commercially traded secondary material. 

Material Handler

Doosan adds new DX230WMH-5 to Material Handler Range.

Doosan expand its Material Handler range with the launch of the new 23 tonne DX230WMH-5 model. This new model joins the recently introduced DX250WMH-5 25 tonne machine. Both models are aimed at material handling duties in recycling, demolition, .... More

Metal Fires

Scrap fires happen more often than you may think.

Fires in Daventry, Kidderminster, Swansea, Rochdale, Nottingham, Birmingham, Bury, Sidcup, Lancing are just a few of the scrap yard fires that have taken place in the first six months of 2020. ....More

Flexible Plastic Packaging Sorting

Cromwell Plastic Recycling increase polythene recycling capacity.

Following on from investment in new machinery and an expansion of their Polythene Recovery Service; Cromwell Plastic Recycling, part of the Cromwell Group since January of this year, has extended its capacity to recover and reprocess waste polythene.  .....More

Electronic Scrap

New refinery using bacteria to recover precious metals planned for Cheshire.

New Zealand based Mint Innovation, plans to open the UK’s first commercial refinery for extraction precious metals from WEEE. The refinery will use a bacteria-based process for recover the metal. .... More

Partition Builder
Charging Electric Cars

Electric cars are no longer the future. 

Electric cars are no longer the future, they are the present. The UK Government has also announced it is fast tracking the ban on petrol and diesel cars and bringing the ban forward to 2035. .....More

Recycling Exhibitions

RWM Exhibition Postponed.

Roar Techmedia the event organiser for the RWM exhibition have taken the decision to postpone RWM until September 2021. Likewise the Environment Media Group, organisers of the MRE and CARS exhibition....More

Cathode ray Tubes

The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations. 

The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations set out recovery and recycling targets for waste electrical equipment. 


Sims announce a 25 percent decrease in revenue for its fiscal year 2020.

Sims Limited a global leader in metal and electronics recycling, and an emerging leader in the municipal recycling and the renewable energy  ....More

Chris Sheppard

A first for EMR as they commit to zero emissions.

EMR have become the recycling company to sign up to three of the Climate Groups initiatives EV100, EP100and RE100. EMR are one of only eight companies globally who have signed to these initiatives. ...More

L 509 Liebherr telescopic wheel loader

The L 509 Tele is Liebherr’s first telescopic wheel loader.

The new L 509 Liebherr telescopic wheel loader combines the lifting height of a regular telescopic loader with the handling performance of a classic wheel loader. ....More

Ken Mills Team

Ken Mills Engineering Team Take On The Three Peak Challenge For Charity

13 people from Ken Mills Engineering are took on the 3 Peaks Challenge on the 17th of July to raise money for Bliss a charity that help premature and sick babies in the uk. Please donate if you can, thank you! ....More

Jeremy Blake

Enval appoints Jeremy Blake to accelerate further growth.

Enval has appointed Jeremy Blake as part of its senior management team, in charge of operations and accelerating the business’ strong growth.

Macpresse 111/2 Baler

New tax checks on licence renewal applications.

Tax checks are to be introduce for renewed applications in England and Wales for licences to:
• carry on the business of a scrap metal dealer on a site
• carry on business as a mobile collector of scrap metal ...More

Plastic Bottles

EU Plastic Tax approved by European Council.

The European Council has also approved the implementation of the so-called plastic tax as of the 1st of January 2021. The plan foresees a €0.80/kg levy on non-recycled plastic packaging waste to be ....More

Redwave Mate

Redwave Mate - your “Artificial Intelligent Friend”!

In order to support you in operating and optimising your recycling system in the future, another step in the direction of artificial intelligence has been taken in the recycling industry. ....More

Ward deep-sea dock at Immingham.

Metal recycling firm Ward receives Lloyd’s quality accreditation.

Derbyshire-based metal and waste recycling specialist, Ward, has achieved approval of the ISO 9001:2015 quality standard from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for its deep-sea dock at Immingham. ....More

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Konti J series baler

The new KONTI J-series bigger, stronger, heavier.

Possibly the best known and most successful European, fully automatic channel baling press - the KONTI - has been updated and the result is the KONTI J series. ....More

Aldi Store

Aldi UK operations plan to reduce use of plastic packaging.

Aldi UK has announced a new commitment to reduce the volume of plastic packaging used by 50 percent by 2025 in the U.K.

The U.K. arm of the Germany-based  ....More

Sennebogen 817 E series

New engine for the Sennebogen 817 E-Series.

Since its successful market launch at IFAT 2018, the 817 E series impresses customers with its compact dimensions and fast working cycles in recycling applications worldwide. ....More

Overband Magnet

Bunting Electro Overband Magnet Protects Gold Mine.

The largest Electro Overband Magnet ever built at the Bunting manufacturing plant in Redditch, UK is destined for installation in a gold mine in Northern Finland. ....More.

Rautomead Casting

Could UK Export Finance help your business?

UK Export Finance are the UK’s export credit agency and a government department, working alongside the Department for International Trade
They help UK companies access export finance  ....More

Kleenoil oil cleaner

The Kleenoil system reduces wear by keeping oil clean.

The Kleenoil Bypass Filter System passes only a small portion of the total oil flow through the highest density of filter cartridge. At a slow speed, it is possible to remove particles down to 1 micron (3 absolute), ....More


NFDC Demolition Expo event will be
co-locating with Letsrecycle Live in 2021.

Environment Media Group and the National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC) are delighted to announce that the UK’s Demolition Expo event will be co-locating with Letsrecycle Live in 2021.

China Flag

Chinese quotas for waste & scrap imports announced and they've increased.

According to the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) report July 9th, China’s Solid Waste & Chemicals Management Centre has published details of its ninth batch of scrap import quotas for 2020. ....More

Eriez_Eddy Current Separator

New Eriez® Videos Guide Operators Through Eddy Current Separator Set Up and Maintenance.

Eriez® has released three new video tutorials to assist in setting up and maintaining RevX-E® Eccentric Eddy Current Separators. ....Video

Scrap Metal

IAEA Launches Online Tools on the Control of Radioactive Material in Scrap Metal.

To assist the metal industry and regulatory bodies with the control and safety of the people from radioactive materials, the IAEA has launched online tools –   ....More

GDT tyre recycling plant

Green Distillation Technologies seeks to expand into Europe.

 Australian tyre recycler Green Distillation Technologies, which has developed technology that turns end-of-life tyres (ELTs) into refinery-ready oil, carbon and steel, seeks to expand ....More

New Start Video

Major new campaign to prepare UK for end of the Brexit transition period.

The government has launched a new campaign to help businesses and individuals prepare for the end of the transition period.  ....More

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