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Snapshot: steel production 2021

The share of steel produced globally from electric furnaces grew significantly in 2021 according to data from the World Steel…

Steady growth in Ennepetal

Henning Reuter and Dirk Wittman lead Siegfried Jacob Metallwerke, together with shareholder and son of the founder Dr. Hans-Eckhard Jacob….

Global scrap scene gathers in Barcelona

The Spring convention of the BIR world recycling organisation has attracted 1 300 registered participants, the highest number in a…

Getting ready for the EV-battery wave

The Ore Mountains along the German-Czech border are home to Nickelhütte Aue (NHA), a EUR 200- plus million turnover multi…

Dhawal Shah: ‘Recycling is good karma’

Recycling International regularly spotlights individual scrap traders from around the globe. Here we give the floor to Dhawal Shah of…

Scrap recyclers in the fast lane

The Recycling International team was met by a chorus of ‘It’s good to be back!’ from exhibitors and visitors alike…

Partners claim German first in packaging recycling

Stadler and Krones have collaborated in the design and installation of a new sorting and washing plant for Kunststoff Recycling…

Apple takes serious steps in recycled materials use

Close to 20% of all material used in Apple products in 2021 was recycled, the company claims, saying it is…

‘Our new colleague eats iron for breakfast’

A new Taurus mobile shear baler costing EUR 1 million is the latest investment in recycling technology at Finland’s metal…

Ellin: Small amounts of waste dumped abroad ‘do not make the export industry rotten’

The UK Recycling Association has criticised what it calls ‘dangerous language’ used by the chief executive of the Environment Agency,…

Recycling industry responds to Ukraine crisis

The war in Ukraine and resulting sanctions continue to affect many recycling businesses with a major German metal concern telling…