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June 2015 issue - if you are having trouble viewing this email,click here.

Howler UK Fire alarms

Metals prices - where are they going?

The World Bank’s quarterly update for commodities last month indicated a further 11% decline in metal prices for the first quarter of 2015, where will it go from here?
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Automet

Recycling for pleasure - and profit...

Lefort Shear Baler

Fancy yourself as a bit creative then get the welder out. Metal prices may not be brilliant but scrap metal art is booming!
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Soaring polymer prices - a perfect storm

The current price of polymers, after a period of stable or falling prices last year and into early 2015, has suddenly turned sharply.
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Duesmann CAT buyers

Cost of separating mixed non ferrous set to get cheaper

Rapid Granulator

Many processors sell on or export their mixed material streams such as Zorba. American company, O2M Technologies plans to change all that by drastically reducing the cost of separation.
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Small electrical and electronic items still going to waste

A report from the United Nations University indicates that worldwide in 2014, the weight of end-of-life electronic, electrical equipment totalled 41.8 million tonnes. Further to this, the report estimates that e-waste last year contained US$52 billion in resources and that most of this was not collected for recovery or treatment.
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JMC

Who’s holding the baby?

You may not be aware that shared Parental Leave rules changed with effect from 1st October 2014. Since that date women are able to split all but the first 2 compulsory weeks of maternity Leave with their partner. Prospective fathers and partners of pregnant women will also have the right to take time off to attend two antenatal appointments.
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H Ripley

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