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Olympus releases ‘future-proof’ light element analyser

Olympus has added to its line of handheld X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) analysers for fast light element detection with the new…

Hazardous cement waste no problem for Untha shredders

Geocycle, a subsidiary of Swiss cement manufacturer Lafarge Holcim, has turned to Untha’s shredding technology to tackle hazardous solid waste…

Virus alerts danger of unsustainable supply chains

A growing awareness of the risks of depending on other countries for key products or materials is one result of…

Vietnamese ferrous scrap imports in April free-fall

Vietnam’s April ferrous scrap imports shrank by 38% to 400 000 tonnes compared to the same month last year because…

Coming soon: new tech by Tomra inspired by music

Today’s global waste recycling problems aren’t going away just because worries over a pandemic fade, cautions German sorting specialist Tomra….

Ferrous market stutters after Spring freeze

Ferrous scrap prices in the US have recovered after the initial shock of the coronavirus pandemic but, with much lower…

UAE bans exports of ferrous and paper scrap

The Ministry of Economy of the United Arab Emirates has announced a four month ban on exports of ferrous scrap…

US monthly scrap exports down on 2019

Latest trade data released by the US Commerce Department shows total US scrap exports in March were close to three…

Can used batteries power plants?

Lithium Australia is conducting trials to see if mixed metal dust from used batteries can be used as fertiliser with…

Sorting non-ferrous metals and creating top qualities – right down to a 5 mm grain size

The new Steinert Chutec chute sorter completes the company’s portfolio of sensor-based sorting equipment for non-ferrous metals and allows heavy…

International used clothing markets stifled

International markets for used clothing are closed because of the direct ban on imports, lockdown measures or through other extraneous…