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Traders benefit while the sun shines

Sustained strong demand for scrap from rejuvenated economies should continue this year – but cannot be assumed to last forever….

Improving prospects for stainless steel and nickel markets

Outlook is bright despite fears of inflationary pressures on raw materials. As global demand for metals continues to ramp up…

Strong raw material demand sustains markets

Record-high prices for metals – and particularly copper – ease as stocks grow but recovering economies boost trader confidence. The…

Metso meets growing demand for recycled scrap metal

Global demand for steel is on the rise, as is the demand for secondary raw materials such as scrap steel…

Global steel production up 16.5%

World crude steel production in May was 174.4 million tonnes (Mt), a 16.5% increase compared to May 2020. This is…

Russia to tax metal exports from August

Russia is introducing export duties on ferrous and non-ferrous metals from 1 August 1 until the end of the year…

Consumer awareness the focus of International E-Waste Day

International E-Waste Day 2021 will be focussing on the role consumers can play in boosting circularity for electrical and electronic…

Chemical recycling appeals to Koreans

South Korea is backing the benefits of pyrolysis and is looking to achieve 10% of the nation’s plastic waste converted…

Bangladesh cotton waste worth US$ 100 million

New research suggests that cotton waste produced by the major clothing sector in Bangladesh could be worth up to US$…

PET scrap is converted into vanilla flavouring

Researchers have discovered that a common bacteria can be used in a sustainable way to convert post-consumer plastic into vanilla flavouring….

Global steel production nudges up despite pandemic

Crude steel production grew in Asia and the Middle East last year despite the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the World…