aluminium scrap

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certifies Pair Of OETINGER Scrap Recycling Plants

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Certifies Pair Of OETINGER Scrap Recycling Plants

Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative announced the provisional certification of OETINGER Aluminium’s Weißenhorn and Neu-Ulm plants in Germany against its Performance Standard for sustainable aluminium production. Based in Germany, OETINGER Aluminium recycles scrap and remelts it into liquid and solid aluminium alloys...

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United States Scrap Aluminium Recovery Falls In May

Recycled aluminium collected from secondary producers in the United States saw a steep decline in May, recovering 19 percent less of it than the previous year. According to numbers from the United States Geological Survey, secondary producers recovered 231 thousand metric tons of scrap aluminium, which was also down from April’s total by 9 percent. […]

China Releases New Standards For Imported Aluminium Scrap

The long-awaited new standards on imported scrap aluminium and copper were published by the government of the People’s Republic of China on Sunday. The new standards, which will go into effect on July 1, place the minimum aluminium and aluminium alloy content at 100 percent for recycled aluminium ingot, 98 percent for aluminium castings, and […]

India’s Aluminium Industry Calls Upon Government To Cut Duties On Raw Materials

Last week India’s aluminium industry called upon New Delhi to cut basic customs duties on aluminium fluoride and other raw materials necessary for aluminium production, as such duties make it all but impossible for domestic producers to compete in the global marketplace. In comments regarding the proposed Union Budget for the next fiscal year, the […]

China Issues First Set Of Scrap Aluminium Import Quotas For 2020

Beijing released the first set of imported metal scrap quotas for 2020 earlier this week, establishing a maximum of 550 thousand metric tons of imported metal scrap for use by importers starting next month. On Monday, China’s Solid Waste and Chemicals Management Bureau gave permission for 275,465 metric tons of aluminium scrap and 270,885 metric […]