Our rugged scrap metal balers can handle the demands of a scrap metal baler and also non-ferrous metal recycling Maren's Two Ram and Closed Door Manual Tie Balers have extra power needed to safely bale high volumes of large and bulky scrap and non ferrous metals Recycling Product News recently had the opportunity to ask a series of questions about the factors behind scrap glass market prices and the nature of scrap glass as a recycled commodity to Pierre-Andr Mongeon Machinex's glass recycling solution specialist and an active member of


and extraction activities in countries such as Zambia (copper) Democratic Republic of Congo (copper cobalt) South Africa (iron ore) Zimbabwe (platinum) and Gabon Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon (timber) The supply situation is further affected by an increased concentration at the level of producing

Most of the world's cobalt comes from mineral-rich regions in Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Two years ago Amnesty International released a report that raised awareness of child labor in cobalt mines in the DRC Despite efforts at due diligence industry experts concede that questionably-sourced cobalt likely finds its

'The conventional mining industry takes time to ramp up to supply demand ' To this day tantalum remains at the heart of fierce conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo together with tin tungsten and gold Tantalum is difficult to replace in phones In fact all of the metals in a phone have a particular functional use 'There

Circular economy Introduction In a circular economy products and the materials they contain are highly valued This contrasts with the traditional linear economic model which is based on a 'take-make-consume-throw away' pattern In practice a circular economy minimises waste through reusing repairing refurbishing and recycling existing


Waste recycling: Solutions for sorting waste to recover

Waste Recycling Waste sorting: solutions for diverse requirements Efficient recovery of recyclable materials from various waste streams like commercial industrial or even domestic collections is one of the greatest challenges in the recycling industry for ensuring a sustainable circular economy

New Materials Innovations Technologies Circular Economy Solutions To End Waste Plastic Plastic Free World Conference Expo returns in 2020 with another two-day conference and exhibition for businesses looking to reduce their plastic consumption find and source highly sustainable alternative bio-based materials and create a more circular economy throughout

Winner of the International Solid Waste Association's 2014 Publication Award Handbook of Recycling is an authoritative review of the current state-of-the-art of recycling reuse and reclamation processes commonly implemented today and how they interact with one another The book addresses several material flows including iron steel aluminum and other metals pulp

The Working Party on Shipbuilding (WP6) provides an international platform for the exchange of information as well as the elaboration of economic and policy analysis on several aspects of the shipbuilding sector WP6 aims to establish normal competitive conditions in the shipbuilding industry notably by encouraging transparency and consulting widely with both non-OECD

The particularly high rate of urbanization in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo) is associated with environmental degradation Outdoor and indoor air pollution as well as water pollution and waste accumulation are issues of major concern However little documented information exists on the nature and extent of this pollution A biomonitoring study was

More than half of the world's cobalt comes form the Democratic Republic of Congo First cobalt is mainly a byproduct of nickel and copper mining there are very few pure cobalt mines with Bou Azzer in Morocco being the largest Therefore cobalt production is bound closely to demand for copper and nickel 'The worst thing that could happen for the battery industry is for the economy

Half the current reserves of cobalt for example come from the Democratic Republic of Congo where there is an uncertain legal framework corruption and a lack of transparency Tesla expects to source an increasing amount of the material for their batteries from on-site recycling at their Gigafactory The lithium content is very small by

Recycling mobile phones helps reduce the need to mine coltan a mineral used in mobile phones Money raised from donated mobile phones also helps to employ rangers to protect gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo You can mail your mobile phones free of charge or for larger quantities organise a free courier pick up

2000s commodities boom

A commodity price bubble known as the 2000s commodities boom was created following the collapse of the mid-2000s housing bubble Commodities were seen as a safe bet after the bubble economy surrounding housing prices had gone from boom to bust in several western nations including the UK USA Ireland Greece and Spain

Structured as a multi-donor trust the so-called Climate-Smart Mining Facility will finance mineral recycling across the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the other key global sources for these commodities The scheme will promote renewable-powered mines across developing states an approach already witnessed in South Africa and others

Similarly blockchain technology will reportedly be used to track cobalt mined in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as many consumer conscious technology firms look to ensure their material is conflict-free and not sourced from child labour

Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) is a leading diversified natural resources group with integrated mining processing energy logistics and marketing operations The Group operates in 15 countries and is a major employer in the industry In 2019 Eurasian Resources Group celebrates its five-year anniversary and the Group also marks 25 years of

Cobalt and lithium supplies/prices present a potential bottleneck for EV producers as the global industry relies mostly on several countries (China the Democratic Republic of Congo Chile) Lithium-nickel-cobalt-aluminium oxide option competes with nickel-manganese-cobalt oxide and lithium-nickel-manganese-cobalt oxide

In the streets of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo scrap men make a meager living from discarded car parts Stay safe and healthy Please practice hand-washing and social distancing and check out our resources for adapting to these times

Recycling in Australia is a widespread but not comprehensive part of waste management in Australia Various paper recycling and appliance recycling services are available recycling is encouraged through the use of recycling bins Sampling of the contents of recycling bin in Victoria shows around 10% of the material should not have been disposed by bin

Tantalum from coltan is used to manufacture tantalum capacitors which are used for portable telephones personal computers automotive electronics and cameras Coltan mining has financed serious conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo including the Ituri conflict and the Second Congo War