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Mining precious metals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Japan has collected 2.7 tonnes of bronze from e-scrap to create all bronze medals for the 2020 Olympic Games in…

Ore mining technology the answer for battery recyclers?

Recycling lithium-ion batteries is possible, yes, but the practice has yet to be perfected. What’s missing is a low-energy and…

Forget about metal ores, ‘urban mining’ is 13 times cheaper

GLOBAL – Recovering gold, copper and other metals from discarded electronics is 13 times cheaper than mining for virgin metals,…

Veolia mining pharmaceuticals’ hidden treasures

United Kingdom – Recycling group Veolia has taken decisive steps in the UK to recover precious metals from obsolete medicines…

USRE to pursue ‘Last Chance’ rare earth mining

United States – Rare earths exploration company US Rare Earths Inc (USRE) has announced that it is to focus its…

China cuts rare earth mining rights

China – China, currently the supplier of 90% of the world’€™s rare earth metals, is cutting mining rights on these…

Münster University wins Urban Mining Award

Germany – A cutting-edge pilot concept for the recovery of raw materials, conceived by Münster University Professors Bernhard Gallenkemper and…

Nippon Mining & Metals to start recycling of Lithium-Ion batteries

Archiv – Nippon Mining & Metals (NMM)of Japan has scheduled to start operating its scale plant aimed at the development…

Metals recycling major to move into mining

Archiv – Belgian metals company Nyrstar has announced in a Strategic Review that it is to expand into mining. The…

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,’…

Sorting technology expert’s know-how backs landfill project

An EU-backed project to investigate the recovery of materials from landfill sites is being hailed as a ‘missing link’ for…

Share your shear stories and win a GoPro!

It’s safe to say that scrap shears are the pillars of the recycling industry. But which configurations are the future? Take part in our tech survey and get a shot at winning a cool GoPro camera!

Thousands of scrap shears are driving recycling businesses all over the world. When it comes to different types, an operator may opt for maximum tonnage or flexibility, such as a mobile set-up. An integrated baling system is also gaining popularity. Ultimately, there is no wrong or right shear; it comes down to how you’re going to use it.

Our survey is meant to map the wants and needs of today’s dynamic recycling industry. Voice your opinion here and, who knows, you may be able to capture your recycling facility in action in HD.

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