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Car recycling experts to meet up next year instead

Swiss event organiser ICM has decided to postpone next month’s International Automobile Recycling Congress (IARC) in Geneva to a ‘safer’…

ARA to showcase US car recycling sector ‘at its best’

The US Automotive Recyclers Association’s upcoming annual convention and expo, initially scheduled to take place in Reno, Nevada will be…

Careful consumers will see fewer cars being scrapped

The world’s automotive market has experienced a rocky time recently. The question is: what’s on the horizon for recyclers? Dr…

Gold, cash and luxury cars found at Dutch scrap yard

Hundreds of kilos of precious metals, including gold, have been confiscated during a police investigation at a recycling company in…

Car recyclers kick off ‘post Covid-19’ conference season

While many recycling conferences have been cancelled or postponed because of the pandemic, the leading international congress for automotive recycling…

Swiss car shredders ‘working overtime’

While Europe’s scrap recycling industry in general has been hit hard by the coronavirus crisis, surprisingly enough, some in the…

Platinum group metals suffer from low car sales and idle mines

Record prices for palladium and rhodium have gone into reverse as car sales continue to plunge in the wake of…

Finnish initiative to solve critical metals scarcity

Chemical giant BASF, energy supplier Fortum and mining group Nornickel plan to establish a battery recycling network to serve the…

Plastics outlook: New Year optimism stalled by virus scare

Strong trading in Europe in January was blown away by the coronavirus bringing Chinese industry and transport to a standstill….

Germany pumps millions into robotic car battery hub

The German ministry of the environment is investing EUR 13 million in a car battery and electric vehicle motor dismantling…