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US-UK merger: aircraft recycling ready for lift off

US recycler North American Aerospace Industries (NAAI) has merged with UK firm Aircraft Interior Recycling Association (AIRA). The business deal…

Partners target ‘new class’ of aircraft waste

ELG Carbon Fibre and Aerocircular NV have joined forces to establish a closed-loop recycling scheme for end-of-life aircraft carbon fibre…

US builds one of the world’s largest aircraft recycling hubs

Aircraft Solutions USA is setting up a subsidiary in North Carolina to recycle more aircraft parts and materials. The expansion…

Multi-million growth for global aircraft recycling

The worldwide aircraft dismantling industry is currently worth US$ 97 million (EUR 85 million). It is expected to grow by…

China soars to new heights with XL aircraft recycling hub

Aircraft Recycling International has launched the China Aircraft Recycling Remanufacturing Base in Heilongjiang this summer. The doors to ‘the first…

Deal brings together aircraft recycling specialists

Asia – Aircraft Recycling International (ARI) of Hong Kong, part of value-chain aircraft solutions provider China Aircraft Leasing Group (CALC),…

Soon-to-be-scrapped aircraft carrier too big for Panama Canal

United States – International Shipbreaking, a recycling company that specialises in maritime projects, has been awarded the contract to transport,…

Safer aircraft landings – thanks to recycled glass

Sweden – Swedish firm Runway Safe has produced what it describes as the world’s most sustainable aircraft arresting bed, made…

Aircraft fibres in soccer boots of the future?

Global – Sport Infinity is the name of a new generation of sporting products to be launched by Adidas which…

New process can help ‘make aircraft recycling a reality’

Australia – Researchers at Australia’s Deakin University have developed a technology ‘that should open the way to recycling the bulk…

EMR captures mighty aircraft carrier recycling contract

United States – The US Navy has awarded metal recycling major EMR the contract to dismantle and recycle the 323-metre-long…