recycled aluminium

European Aluminium Can Recycling Rates Set Record High Of 74.5 Percent In 2017

European Aluminium Can Recycling Rates Set Record High Of 74.5 Percent In 2017

Aluminium recycling rates in Europe rose again in 2017 to 74.5 percent, a 2.3-percent bump from the year prior and good for another record high for the continent. Such was the story told by statistics released by the European Aluminium Association on...

Events

Novelis To Collect Aluminium Beverage Cans At Kentucky Derby For Habitat For Humanity

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. will be on hand this weekend at Churchill Downs to help promote recycling among the attendees of this year’s Kentucky Derby. Novelis announced yesterday its appointment as the Derby’s recycling partner as well as its plan to provide recycling bins on the infield of Churchill Downs. The […]

Trimet Inaugurates New Rotary Furnace At Gelsenkirchen Plant

German recycling firm TRIMET Aluminium SE announced last week the installation of a new rotary furnace at its plant in Western Germany. Per the company, the new furnace’s 40-ton capacity will be more than sufficient for replacing a pair of the three older furnaces on the site. In addition to the new furnace, Trimet upgraded […]

China To Restrict Imports Of Scrap Aluminium And Steel Beginning On July 1

Commencing on July 1, the People’s Republic of China will begin limiting imports of scrap aluminium and steel, ostensibly in an effort at increasing domestic recycling rates. In a statement released by China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment, scrap aluminium and steel will be reclassified, effective in July, from the unrestricted import list of solid […]

Indian Professor Develops New Process For Small-Scale Production Of Aluminium Ingot Using Recycled Scrap

A researcher in India has developed a method for recycling scrap aluminium that allows small plants to produce graded-quality aluminium ingots with enhanced metallurgical and mechanical properties. Though details are sparse, the method, which was developed in a project entitled “Technology System Development of recycling of aluminum alloys for Industrial Applications” and headed up by […]