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


Metals prices from a different angle

We talk constantly about scrap prices and it’s often easy to overlook that they are purely a reflection of what is happening in the broader economic and financial markets. The commodity bear market is now in its fifth year so we thought we would take a look at it from a different angle.
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Richard & Jerrom Scrap engine buyers

Latest handheld analyser is 10 times faster


Oxford Instruments has launched mPulse to its range of ultra fast metal alloy sorters. The difference is that this model is a handheld and they claim will measure light and heavy elements up to 10 times faster than any handheld XRF instrument on the market.
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Cracking Golf Day for Non Ferrous Club

The Non ferrous Club held its annual Golf Day recently and a great day’s golf was had by all.
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New show planned for the industry

MRE Metals Recycl;ing Event

It seems like a long time since scrap processors and merchants had a trade show that covered their business. Once upon a time, RWM filled this role, but for many years now the focus has been towards the waste industry. We are pleased to report that things are about to change for the better!
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New fire prevention guidelines from the EA

The Environment Agency recently published a Fire Prevention Plan Guidance for permitted waste sites. Although not specific to scrap yards, the guidance covers all the waste industry, including materials recycling.
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H Ripley

Mark your diary for the 15th International Electronics Recycling Congress

The 15th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2016 will take place from January 20 – 22, 2016 in Salzburg, Austria.
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