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[United Kingdom]
Posted on : Jan 13, 2009
Greenstar UK has been awarded accreditation by China’s recycling quality inspection agency for its new materials recycling facility in Aldridge, UK. The company notes that the accreditation demonstrates the support for the sorting of commingled materials. CCIC’s inspection team verified that Aldridge’s entire recy....
[United States]
Posted on : Jan 13, 2009
MetalTech Systems announced plans to open a manufacturing facility in Georgetown County, S.C. The company will invest around $4 million to open the 48,000 square foot facility in Andrews, S.C. The company is expected to create 60 new jobs with the new facility. The company will manufacture conveyor systems for the recyc....
[United States]
Posted on : Jan 06, 2009
The US-based aluminum giant Alcoa is laying off 13,500 staff and 1700 contractors worldwide, as it battles back from a $1.3 billion loss in the last three months of 2008. Half of the overall staff cuts will be from its US and European operations. Alcoa operates in 34 countries. The Pittsburgh-based company also said th....
[United Kingdom]
Posted on : Dec 29, 2008
United Kingdom / Netherlands | Coolrec UK, part of the integrated waste management company Van Gansewinkel Groep, closes down its fridge and CRT recycling factory in Basildon, United Kingdom. Strong price competition in the UK recycling markets has significantly diminished prospects for the company. In addition, prices f....
[United Kingdom]
Posted on : Dec 23, 2008
Master Magnets Ltd. of Redditch, Worcestershire, UK, has recently won the contract to supply Kiverco Recycling Systems Ltd with all of their Magnetic Separation Equipment. Kiverco is one of the leading European manufacturers of waste recycling systems and frequently require magnetic separation equipment such as eddy cu....
[United States]
Posted on : Dec 16, 2008
Riviera Beach developing standards for scrap metal recycling firms looking to open facilities in the city. Following significant opposition from residents earlier this month, the Riviera Beach, Fla., Planning and Zoning Board has tabled proposed regulations for metal recycling firms looking to open yards in the city. ....
[India]
Posted on : Dec 14, 2008
The sharp decline in demand for aluminum, copper, zinc and a host of other nonferrous metals has created significant challenges for smelters throughout the world. Many of these companies had announced ambitious expansion plans when markets were soaring. However now, as prices have sharply declined, many of these same com....
[Germany]
Posted on : Dec 09, 2008
German zinc oxide producer Harz-Metall GmbH is temporarily stopping production because of the poor economic climate, its French parent Recylex says to news agency Reuters. Harz-Metall, based in Goslar in central Germany, produces waelz oxides (zinc oxide) by recycling steel residue collected after steel production. ....
[United Kingdom]
Posted on : Dec 03, 2008
Waste recycling company AnaeCo has entered into a partnership with a UK-based firm to expand its DiCOM waste processing system through India, China and South East Asia. United States-based AnaeCo has signed a memorandum of understanding with Sindicatum Carbon Capital International with a view to forming an equal joint ve....
[France]
Posted on : Nov 27, 2008
Hazardous waste management specialist and battery recycler Recupyl S.A.S., which is headquartered in Grenoble, France, has received a commitment for a Euro 14.5 million (US$ 18.7 million) capital injection. Recupyl currently has recycling plants in Singapore, France, Spain and the UK (under license) and is developing....
[Australia]
Posted on : Nov 27, 2008
Intec, Metals processing group has entered a A$20 million agreement for the purchase of a fellow Australian metals processing plant in Newcastle, which will position the company as a major metals producer in Australia using the company’s Intec Process technology. The plant features a hydrometallurgical unit suited ....
[United States]
Posted on : Nov 21, 2008
Sonoco has named Jim Bowen senior vice president, Sonoco Recycling and Internal Supply, according to Jack Sanders, executive vice president, Industrial. The move is effective immediately. In this new assignment, Bowen will focus on expanding Sonoco Recycling’s business through market development, acquisitions and n....
[United States]
Posted on : Nov 18, 2008
eMax Worldwide, Inc., previously named eMax Holdings Corporation (Pink Sheets: EMXC), signed an investment agreement with Hubbard Iron and Metal Salvage to buy twenty five percent interest in all the operation business, assets and revenues and sales. eMax Worldwide will invest $1,000,000 to purchase twenty five percen....
[United States]
Posted on : Nov 18, 2008
Aluminum industry recovers approximately 54% of the aluminum containers produced in the US. While aluminum cans are already the most widely recycled beverage container in the country, each year Americans still discard over 50 billion aluminum cans which end up in landfills. Recycling plays a critical role in ma....
[Malaysia]
Posted on : Nov 16, 2008
Malaysia’s trade minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has lifted the export ban on scrap metal to enable scrap dealers to clear their stock that has piled up over the months. The Malaysian Iron and Steel Industry Federation says retraction of the export ban is to help dealers find export markets for scrap metal and tie ....
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