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Japan's imports of unwrought aluminium and scrap drop in Jan-Sept 2019; semi-finished imports up

10 December 2019 - 18:12
Japan, a key producer of aluminium semi-finished products, which procures its aluminium through import and secondary recovery produced 67,000 tonnes of secondary aluminium in the month of September, Japan Aluminium Association data shows.

Turkish mills retain suitable scrap-rebar margin

6 December 2019 - 20:43
Turkish steelmakers have maintained real term spreads between scrap purchases and rebar sales at around $170/t throughout November and December, despite the spread between current scrap and rebar prices dropping to below $150/t this week.

Alliance gets air permit for Arizona Al smelter

4 December 2019 - 17:09
Arizona has granted prospective secondary aluminum smelter Alliance Metals an air permit, paving the way for the next steps in the project that is expected to break ground in mid/late 2020.

Erdwich presents fully-automated Solution for Material Recovery

4 December 2019 - 16:39
Reprocessing is the first production step: Integration of shredding machines into foundry plants

EU HRC: Italian mills drive EU-wide increases

3 December 2019 - 16:36
More European hot-rolled coil (HRC) producers have lifted offers, but increases are expected to solidify after Christmas as most buyers have covered their requirements for January.

Trailblazers Life Choices collects and sells aluminium pull tabs to buy wheelchairs for donation

2 December 2019 - 20:31
Trailblazers Life Choices has been saving pull tabs from beverage cans for various charities to aid in the purchase of wheelchairs. The organization has been already successful in its efforts. Trailblazers is a non-profit agency dedicated to supporting adults living with disabilities operating since 2005.

Hydro's aluminium recycling plant wins sustainability award

29 November 2019 - 17:50
Hydro has received the sustainability award from the Luxembourg business federation FEDIL. Hydro aluminium recycling facility in Clervaux, Luxembourg has won a national business and industry award for outstanding performance in environment and climate protection.

Sims sells European e-recycling operations to TSR

25 November 2019 - 18:05
Global recycling group Sims Metal Management has agreed to sell its European compliance scheme-oriented recycling operations to Germany-based TSR Recycling, it said today.

Global Ferrous Scrap Market Overview: Week 47, 2019

23 November 2019 - 16:02
Turkey: Imported scrap prices to Turkey have remained stable after inching up towards the beginning of the week, after a couple of deep-sea cargo bookings completed this week.

Nespresso fund helps Sims recycle aluminium coffee capsules and other small aluminium scraps in New York

22 November 2019 - 16:44
A fund from Nespresso has helped New York City residents to recycle aluminium coffee capsules and other small pieces of aluminium, which were not considered as recyclable earlier. Such lightweight items included alongside plastics, glass and other metals in curbside bins were not sortable for value before Nespresso’s initiative.
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