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Russia shows how to recycle military batteries

Submarines and military fighters are powered by large alkaline batteries weighing almost 14 tonnes. Although such batteries last for up…

US army recycles plastics to repair military equipment

The US Army Research Laboratory has found a way to convert post-consumer plastics into 3D printing materials. This allows trained…

Sims to close military scrap recycling plant

United States – Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) is to close its Elkridge recycling facility near the US city of Baltimore…

US military recycling sees explosive growth

United States – More than 400 tonnes of spent munition and remnants from target practice were collected at a single…

Granutech helping US military’s recycling efforts

Global – Major recycling equipment manufacturer Granutech-Saturn has sold three mobile shredders to the US military. The dual-shaft shredders will…

Gold, cash and luxury cars found at Dutch scrap yard

Hundreds of kilos of precious metals, including gold, have been confiscated during a police investigation at a recycling company in…

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…

Whistleblower David Mayeske: ‘They chose to shoot the messenger’

For many years, the US Navy has been buying printer toner cartridges containing almost 100% virgin material when the law…

Brighter prospects as freight rates pick up

Markets were rattled by Turkey’s military engagement in Syria but that wasn’t enough to deny higher cargo prices Turkey continues…

British Steel goes to Chinese owners

Chinese steelmaker Jingye Group is set to buy British Steel in a deal said to be worth £70 million (EUR…

Shred-Tech driven by people power

Formed four decades ago, Canada-based Shred-Tech has maintained a trajectory of constant evolution and innovation in order to keep pace…