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International Recycling & Recovery Trade Fair

It is the best business tool for demonstrating the strength of the recycling and recovery industry, in the ideal space…

Like the real thing: 3000 tonnes of scrap processed at German trade show

The bi-annual Recycling Aktiv trade show is known as Europe’s biggest open air recycling event. Again, live demonstrations of shears,…

E-Scrap Conference and Trade Show

‘Garbage is traded under the pretext of recycling’

It has been all over the news this week: Malaysia’s announcement to send back 3 000 tonnes of low quality…

Basel Convention update bad for scrap trade?

The Basel Convention Conference adopted amendments to reduce ocean plastics debris last Friday. This move will likely impair the trade…

Traders giving away OCC as prices plumet

Diverting fibre from China to its Asian neighbours is no longer making business sense for Western exporters struggling to find…

4th Steel Scrap, Billet and DRI Trade Summit – Emerging Markets

Bauma trade show crushes previous records

With more than 620 000 visitors from over 200 countries, the Bauma expo in Germany is more popular than ever…

Ferrous steady in face of trade disputes

Ferrous scrap markets around the world are holding up despite the uncertainty caused by trade disputes involving the US, China…

Ferrous scrap market to witness an ‘all-out trade war’?

‘Over the last couple of weeks, we have seen a gradual cooling in prices as Turkey has stepped back, buying…

For scrap traders 2018 is ‘really a crucial year’

2018 is ‘a very challenging year’ for the scrap industry, said BIR Non-Ferrous Metals Division President David Chiao of the…