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.
A combination of an ElectroStatic Separator and a Metal Separation Module is enabling the recovery of fine copper and other metals from a waste product at a UK metal recycling company.
The Bunting ElectroStatic Separator, launched earlier in 2020, ....More
There was excitement at the BIR Tyres & Rubber Committee webinar on October 15 following a guest presentation on the recycling of end-of-life tyres (ELTs). The presentation covered using secondary raw materials for tyres and other product applications. ...More
Liberty Steel Group, part of sustainable industry leader GFG Alliance, has announced that it has made a non-binding indicative offer (NBIO) to acquire the steel activities of Thyssenkrupp.
A brass box stuffed with cash and an important note turned up at Taroni’s of Birmingham. The locked box was found in a 15 tonne pile of scrap brass as it was being sorted at the yard in Aston.
Manager Richard Taroni said: "There was a note inside the box, it said 'for the sick kids'. ....More
Recycling Technologies, a specialist plastic recycling technology provider; Neste, the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel, sustainable aviation fuel, and a forerunner in drop-in renewable and circular chemical solutions; and Unilever, the consumer goods manufacturer of leading global brands, .....More
Portland Scrap Metal Ltd has been told to pay more than £15,000 for illegally storing end-of-life vehicles.
Weymouth Magistrates Court fined the Dorset firm £9,000 for ignoring several warnings from the Environment Agency telling it to stop the practice and clear all scrap cars from the site. ....More
The returned shipment was supposed to be mattresses, rugs and carpets which were ready to be recycled. Instead the shipment allegedly included plastic, polythene and some hospital waste. These containers, each of which holds 260 tonnes, were part of a shipment by a private firm .....More
Apple is suing a company in Canada it claims resold more than 100,000 devices it sent to be recycled.
The technology giant sent more than 500,000 old iPhones, Watches and iPads to Geep Canada from 2015 to 2017.
But after carrying out an audit in 2018 ....More
Vietnam, will ban the import of mixed paper from 1st January 2022, This does not appear to affect OCC The country’s prime minister issued a statement Sept. 24 that details new import guidelines for recovered materials. The statement identifies mixed paper by its harmonised commodity code ....More
Remet have purchase Universal Recycling after they appointed administrators. The administrators Grant Thornton UK said a sale had been agreed and the business and assets of Portbond Limited and London Wiper Company Limited, trading as Universal Recycling, were purchased as a going concern ....More
Liberty Steel UK, part of the GFG Alliance, welcomed Shadow Business Secretary Ed Miliband MP and Shadow Defence Secretary John Healey MP to the company’s Rotherham mill to see how Liberty’s new GREENSTEEL infrastructure products ....More.
The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end this year. So what will you need to do from 1 January 2021 when Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) will regulate fluorinated greenhouse gases. ......More
The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) recently reported that China published it’s standards for non ferrous metals as: GB/T38470-2019 - for brass; GB/T38471-2019 - for copper; GB/T38472-2019 - for aluminium alloys.
Commercial Recycling (Southern) Ltd have updated their mobile plant fleet with new Volvo machines including, for the first time, an EW240E material handler, as part of the company’s ongoing fleet and machinery replenishment ....More
Liebherr-France SAS, which has been manufacturing demolition excavators since 1961 for many different applications, such as earthmoving and tunnel construction, have announced the global launch of the R 940 crawler excavator.....More
With three days remaining for SMEs to provide redundancy notices due to the furlough scheme ending on the 31st October – MP and Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, Anneliese Dodds, discusses with Weightron Bilanciai, ....More
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
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
TNew 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
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
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