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Surge in LME Aluminum Price Lifted Rusal’s Revenue by 3.1% in 2018

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Rusal- the leading global aluminum producer announced results for the full year ended 31 December, 2018. According to company press release, the profits for the year surged higher by 39% over the prior year in 2018 to total $1.698 billion. The company’s profit in 2017 was $1.222 billion. Also, the revenue reported growth of 3.1% […]

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World Scrap Import Trade Displayed Mixed Trend in 2018

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The scrap imports by various countries displayed mixed trend in 2018. While India, Taiwan and South Korea reported increased imports, other countries such as Turkey and Japan saw scrap import volumes declining during the year. India imported nearly 5.3 million tons of scrap in 2018, which is notably higher by 16% when compared with 2017. […]

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Dell Recycles 2 Billion Pounds of E-Waste

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Dell is one of the leading computer manufacturers that are doing good for the environment, as it has recycled 2 billion pounds of said e-waste ahead of a planned 2020 goal. The original proposals for Dell’s e-waste management goals were highlighted in a document from 2013. Appropriately named the “Legacy of Good Plan,” it set […]

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Crude Steel Production Surged 2.5% in South America

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The crude steel production by South American countries rose by 2.5% year-on-year in January 2019, says the latest monthly crude steel statistics published by the World Steel Association (worldsteel). The production by the region totaled 3.647 million tonnes (Mt) during the month, as compared with the production of 3.558 Mt in the same month a […]

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Wastequip to Acquire Garbage Truck, Hoist Manufacturer Amrep

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Under terms of the deal, Amrep will continue to operate as its own entity with the existing leadership team reporting directly to Wastequip CEO Marty Bryant. The deal is not expected to result in a reduction in force for either company. The addition of Amrep’s front load and automated side load refuse trucks fulfills Wastequip’s […]

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Total Reclaim Fined Over $500K for Illegal Toxic E-Waste Exports

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Total Reclaim, Inc. (TRI) has announced a $553,750 settlement with Oregon Attorney General and the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). $470,000 of the settlement amount will be distributed to the Oregon DEQ in support of their recycling efforts. The remainder will cover the cover the costs of DOJ investigation and legal fees. The above […]

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Scrap Gold, Silver and Platinum Prices Stay Muted on Index

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The daily scrap gold prices – hallmarked and non- hallmarked remained flat on Friday, 22nd February, 2019 on the ScrapMonster Price Index. The prices of scrap silver and Platinum too held steady on Index. In the Hallmarked category, the 14 carat gold scrap prices remained unchanged at $ 747.07 per Oz. The prices of 18 […]

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The Significance of Recycling Used Circuit Boards

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Waste circuit boards contain a large amount of valuable resources such as ordinary metals and precious metals, organic resins, and glass fibers. They have huge economic benefits for recycling. Because they contain a large amount of toxic and harmful substances, they can be directly landfilled or used without treatment. Improper process technology and equipment handling […]

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Gold Bar Imports Leap by 60%: GJEPC

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The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) in India has released the provisional figures of imports of raw materials for gems and jewellery for the month of January 2019. The figures suggest significant surge in monthly imports over the same month in 2018. Also, the combined gold bar imports during April ’18-Jan ’19 were […]

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Scrap Gold Prices Surged, Platinum Unchanged, Silver Dropped on Index

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The daily scrap gold prices – hallmarked and non- hallmarked edged higher marginally on Monday, 18th February, 2019 on the ScrapMonster Price Index. However, the prices of Platinum remained unchanged. Silver scrap fell over the day. In the Hallmarked category, the 14 carat gold scrap prices went higher by $ 2.13 per Oz. The prices […]

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