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ARN recycles over 98% of Dutch cars

Dutch car recycling organisation ARN managed to reuse almost 98.5% (by weight) of end-of-life vehicles last year. ‘This is an…

Mitsubishi invests in carbon fibres

Mitsubishi Corporation has announced the acquisition of 25% of shares in UK recycler ELG Carbon Fibre. The arrangement was effective…

Car recyclers in Argentina battle bureaucracy

An estimated 90 000 cars are deregistered in Argentina every year, according to Maximilano Marques of Nuevo Horizonte. ‘But our…

Car recycling outlook in Europe ‘remains good’

More than 70 million cars were produced worldwide last year. Although global production is down somewhat lately (-1.5%), over 6…

Umicore recycles Formula E race car batteries

We’ve all heard of the Formula 1 racing games. Anticipating the e-mobility boom, an electric car racing series called ‘Formula…

Eldan reveals ‘optimal’ shredder for car and truck tyres

Eldan Recycling has developed a brand-new Twin Shaft Clean-Cut Shredder for production of clean-cut tyre chips from end-of-life car and…

Wastecare invests millions in ‘vanguard’ incineration technology

UK-based hazardous waste recycling specialist Wastecare has acquired the East Kent High Temperature Incinerator from Augean for almost £3.5 million…

Copper scrap a ‘wild card’ for China in 2019

China set a new record last year in terms of how much copper it sucked in from the rest of…

How to tap into the growing world of carbon fibres?

Worldwide production of carbon fibre is expected to reach 140 000 tonnes in the early 2020s, up from less than…

Japanese specialists find answer to recovering precious metals from cars

Researchers at Kyoto University in Japan are investigating the selective dismantling of certain components from used vehicles to increase the…

ELG Carbon Fibre teams up with Boeing to take composite recycling to new heights

Boeing and ELG Carbon Fibre have joined forces to recycle aerospace-grade composite material into products such as electronic accessories and…