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Recovering precious metals from the urban mine

‘Approximately 350 000 mobile phones are disposed of in the US every day — that is worth US$ 200 million…

Can battery giants recycle half of all precious battery metals?

Swedish firm Northvolt says it plans to combine mass production of battery cells with recycling. The company, managed by former…

Krestin: precious metals play crucial role

Oliver Krestin, one of the managing directors of Germany’s Hensel Recycling, has become president of the international precious metals association….

Metallix takes precious metals expertise overseas

US precious metals recycling firm Metallix Refining Inc. has launched a European division: Metallix Refining Europe. The new operation will…

Hydrometallurgy method recovers almost 100% of precious metals

The Chinese-Taiwanese company UWin Nanotech has established Japan’s first full-process hydrometallurgy electronics recycling line in Tokyo. The innovative e-scrap recycling…

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…

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…

Heraeus investing in precious metals recycling centres

German technology group Heraeus has invested almost US$ 100 million (EUR 86 million) in a precious metals refining and recycling plant in China. The…

Precious metals prices ‘between two extremes’ in 2018?

Global – Prices for gold may be as high as US$ 1510 or as low as US$ 1120 this year,…

Metallix’s new precious metals lab ‘exceeds expectations’

United States – US precious metals recycler Metallix Refining Inc. has unveiled a new 4000-square-foot metals analysis laboratory in Greenville,…

Stena Recycling opens ‘ultramodern’ site for precious metals

Sweden – Today marks the grand opening of Stena Nordic Recycling Center in the Swedish city of Halmstad. The brand-new…

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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