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Platinum Recoveries

'Roller coaster' ride for ferrous

The recent surge in ferrous scrap prices “did not last long enough to adequately repair the collection system”, the latest meeting of the BIR Ferrous Division was told by its President, William Schmiedel of Sims Metal Management in the USA. As a result, he added, there was little evidence of supply overhang in the market.
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Metals Recycling Event

Ready for a great show

Frogeye Sprite

MRE is only a few weeks away now and here at SCRAPpro we’re getting quite excited about it, and here’s why.
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Questions marks over Indian and Chinese scrap plastics imports

India’s decision to ban plastic scrap imports has left the market “in limbo” and was likely to result in substantial job losses, not least among those of the country’s recycling units which relied on supplies from overseas.
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65% of fire prevention plans rejected

PDM eventr

The Environment Agency has rejected 65% of Fire Prevention Plans submitted by waste operators since July 2015, the regulatory body has revealed; adding that many waste operators are not submitting adequate fire prevention plans.
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Stainless Steel - supply tight but margins even tighter!

India had proved to be a particularly strong market for stainless steel scrap over recent months but mills’ buying interest had waned owing to difficulties in selling their finished stainless products against a backdrop of weak global demand.
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E-waste market raises some big isues

Describing India as the world’s fifth-largest producer of e-waste, BIR E-Scrap Committee member Surendra Patawari Borad explained to the body’s latest meeting in Berlin on June 1 that the government had introduced an extended producer responsibility system for e-waste earlier this year which proposed a 30% collection target for the first two years, rising to 70% after seven years.
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