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Green light for UK nuclear recycling plant

Nuclear energy specialist Urenco has given approval for the design of a recycling facility at a subsidiary in the north-west…

Kenyan reuse market for second-hand clothing ‘an example to the world’

Representatives of textile recyclers around the world have made an impassioned plea for countries to follow the example of economies…

Think green and create 450 000 jobs

A fresh approach in the UK to the repair, reuse, recycling and remanufacture of products could create more than 450…

China has 320 shredders

After seven decades and 144 physical events, the 145th convention of the Bureau of International Recycling from 31 May until…

Double-digit growth in steel output for June

World crude steel production in June was 167.9 million tonnes (Mt), an 11.6% rise compared to June 2020, according to…

August uncertainty over US scrap trading

The recent resilience of the US ferrous scrap market will be tested by less favourable market conditions in August, according…

Plastics trade boosted by global economic uplift

The recovery of the global economy during 2021 has been stronger than expected and has helped the plastics recycling industry…

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…