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When will battery metals rebalance?

‘Prices for lithium, cobalt and nickel underscore the likely skepticism about the timing and magnitude of the new energy revolution,’…

Aurubis and Metallo deal gets green light

Copper smelter Aurubis has won European Union approval for its planned EUR 380 million acquisition of metal recycling group Metallo….

Metal recycling sector to make ‘fairly rapid’ recovery

The global metal recycling sector is forecast to reach US$ 86.1 billion by 2027, according to a new figures by research firm…

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…

Fraunhofer recovers up to 98% of valuable e-scrap metals

A consortium of recycling players has developed a fully automated method to disassemble electronic devices and recover a high percentage…

Platinum group metals suffer from low car sales and idle mines

Record prices for palladium and rhodium have gone into reverse as car sales continue to plunge in the wake of…

Li-Cycle ready to tap into ‘robust’ battery metals niche

Canadian battery recycler Li-Cycle Corp. reports it recently completed its first shipment of commercially recycled lithium-ion battery material. The shipped…

Finnish initiative to solve critical metals scarcity

Chemical giant BASF, energy supplier Fortum and mining group Nornickel plan to establish a battery recycling network to serve the…

China accepts scrap metal is not solid waste

An announcement from the Chinese Government setting out plans to implement a new standards regime for imports of recycled copper,…

Recovering vital metals by recycling more car batteries

‘Battery costs are falling by half every five years as the scale of manufacturing increases,’ Berenberg bank analyst Asad Farid…

UK metals recycling body marks 100th birthday

Hundreds of UK metal recyclers have gathered in London to celebrate the 100th anniversary of their association. In 1919, a…