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 October 20th, 2011 No comments
Fimic screen changer installed at ABC Polymers, shown with face open. The equipment company ADG Solutions, Fairfield, Conn., has installed imported plastics screening systems from the Italian firm Fimic to two recycling companies
Posted on April 13th, 2011 No comments
Cronimet Poland, headquartered in Onowroclaw, Poland, has announced plans to open a new facility at the port of Szczecin, Poland. The new site will be used to purchase, process and trade alloyed scrap, primarily stainless steel scrap. Cronimet Poland expects the start-up of the new plant by the second half of 2012.
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Cronimet Poland Opening New Plant
Posted on April 5th, 2011 No comments
After the Lantern Festival, the conditions for processors of scrap zinc in the market in general did not return to normal, mainly due to manpower problems. The majority of manufacturers had fewer workers than before the Lantern Festival compared to previous years. Subject to inflationary pressures and increased salaries of workers themselves, more workers stayed home, so even if the orders were normal, operating rates were also affected.
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Nonferrous Scrap, China, Asia
Posted on January 6th, 2011 No comments
The container manufacturer Busch Systems is introducing its Bermuda Series from Fin Bin to its product line.
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Busch Systems Adds to its Product Line
Posted on September 4th, 2009 No comments
New product features piston-operated diverters designed for the recovery of stainless steel and other metals.
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Kodiak Introduces Metal-Miner Separation System