Posted on November 3rd, 2011 No comments
The scale of China’s stainless steel scrap usage will remain dependent on the LME (London Metals Exchange) nickel price, according to the guest speaker at the Bureau of International Recycling’s (BIR) Stainless Steel & Special Alloys Round-Table in Munich held in late October. Sven Tollin, chief statistician at the Portugal-based International Nickel Study Group (INSG), charted the steep rise in China’s nickel pig iron (NPI) production – from zero in 2005 to around 170,000 metric tons in 2010 – and also the “enormous” decline in the country’s stainless scrap imports from approaching 380,000 metric tons in 2009 to nearer 80,000 metric tons last year. NPI became a preferred option in China when LME nickel prices were higher than, typically, around $20,000 per metric ton, it was suggested
Posted on April 12th, 2011 No comments
The China National Resource Recycling Association (CRRA) is hosting the 6th annual China International Recycling Conference and Exhibition. There are two forums that comprise event, according to the CRRA. The Metal Forum will take place May 12-14 in Foshan, Guangdong province and the Plastics Forum will be May 14-16 in Guangzhou, Guangdong province.
Chinese Scrap Industry to Gather in Foshan in May
Posted on April 5th, 2011 No comments
The Norwegian Industry and off-shore sector generate scrap material as normal.
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Nonferrous Scrap, Europe