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India to Become World’s Second Largest Steel Consumer by end-2019

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The World Steel Association (worldsteel) projects India as one of the few bright spots for the global steel industry. The country is likely to witness fast growth in steel demand, which in turn will boost domestic steel production. The Indian steel industry has recovered from the twin shocks of demonetization and GST-the unified tax system, […]

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Turning Plastic Waste into Floating Parks Prevents Plastic Pollution

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Rotterdam, Netherlands-based Recycled Island Foundation in partnership with the Whim Architecture firm has successfully tested an innovative solution to convert plastic waste into floating parks. The ‘Recycled Park Project’ was originally launched in 2014 by Ramon Knoester, with the aim of creating floating parks by recycling plastics into platform. Following five long years of hard […]

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Tech Dump Announces Acquisition of Mail-In Electronics Recycling Program

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Minnesota-based electronics waste recycler Tech Dump has expanded its national footprint with the acquisition of Scrubb.IT-a mail-in electronics recycling program. This is Tech Dump’s first acquisition ever. The terms of the deal remain undisclosed, sources said. The acquisition also marks the national launch of ‘Scrubb’ service. Customers can now purchase a customized postage label for […]

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AISI: U.S Steel Shipments Surged 5.6% in November

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The latest trade data published by the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) suggests notable surge in steel shipments by the U.S. mills during November 2018, when compared with the same month a year before. On the contrary, the shipments during Nov ’18 declined upon comparison with the prior month. AISI figures indicate that the […]

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Circuit Board Recycling Equipment Considerations

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The circuit board recycling equipment adopts dry crushing and pulverization, so that raw materials such as waste circuit boards, waste circuit boards, scrapped circuit boards, and waste circuit boards become a mixture of metal and resin fiber powder, and then metal and resin are replaced by a high-voltage electrostatic separator. The process route of metal […]

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Copper Smelter Capacity to Expand by 3.5% Per Annum: ICSG

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The International Copper Study Group (ICSG) announced publication of the new edition of its Directory of Copper Mines and Plants. The directory provides facility-by-facility production capacities across the globe and country wise capacity summary through 2021. It also provides information with regards to new projects and expansions that are likely to come up over the […]

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The Future Development Trend of Electronic Waste Disposal

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The development of circuit board recycling equipment not only improves the quality of copper recycling, but also avoids secondary pollution. The production line adopts secondary pulverization of waste circuit board regeneration processing to make it a mixture of metal and resin fiber powder, and then separates the metal from the resin by wind and electrostatic […]

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Wide Application of Aluminum-plastic Separation and Recycling Equipment

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There are too many aluminum foils inside the food packaging bags. However, aluminum plastic packaging bags and aluminum-plastic composites can be recycled. For such aluminum-plastic raw materials, we still exist in our lives. There are still many places, such as: medicine board, Wahaha bottle seal and Tetra Pak, as well as toothpaste and even the […]

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More to Come From China in 2019

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Since China announced its import ban on certain materials, recycling all that leftover holiday wrapping paper and packaging will be much more difficult this season. And more changes are on the way from China heading into 2019. Due to China’s stringent regulations, some jurisdictions in the U.S. have stopped accepting curbside recycling altogether, though many […]

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Addressing the Global Plastic Waste Crisis

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Over the years, plastic waste has become a hot topic of discussion. More recently, that conversation has heated up as companies make commitments to use less plastic or recycled plastic in their products, groups try to remove the ample amount of plastic in the waterways and China enforces its National Sword policy. These topics, along […]

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