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US metal thieves get away with US$ 300 000 haul

Scrap thieves recently stole US$ 300 000 worth of precious metal from the 3V chemical plant in Georgetown, South Carolina….

Unique NZ-Aussie recycling partnership worth millions

Australian company Pact Group has received a grant of NZ$ 3 million (EUR 1.7 million) from the New Zealand government…

Recology returns thousands of dollars that got dumped by mistake

Crew members of the Recology sorting facility in Humboldt County, California made an unusual discovery this week. They found an…

Hopes rise on warmer US-Chinese sentiment

Traders hope that negotiations between China and the US proposed for September will hold the key to punitive trade tariffs…

Turkish status quo as iron ore climbs

Sharp price movements returned in May, June and July with switchbacks of US$ 20 not uncommon. Cargo rates to Turkey…

African markets seek higher quality used clothing

In recent months, we have seen a slight easing of values of original unsorted used clothing, although some might say…

US chemists receive US$ 1.8 million grant to maximise metals recovery

America’s National Science Foundation has awarded a US $1.8 million grant to establish the Center for Sustainable Separations of Metals (CSSM)….

Arrest brings US crime wave to a halt

The owner of US scrap metal business SAB Recycling LLC is suspected of running a ‘crew of thieves’ targeting catalytic…

Indonesia rejects eight ‘dirty’ containers from Australia

Indonesia is returning 210 tonnes of waste to Australia. Local authorities in Jakarta and Surabaya say the material is ‘too…

Krestin: precious metals play crucial role

Oliver Krestin, one of the managing directors of Germany’s Hensel Recycling, has become president of the international precious metals association….

Vecoplan to deliver plastics-to-fuel line at new US facility

US firm Brightmark Energy has commissioned a plastics-to-fuel plant in Ashley, Indiana, that will run on a system developed by…