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Iron Ore Imports by EU-28 Member Countries Declined 13%
The largest source of import was Brazil, with total supplies of 2.929 million tons in Feb ‘19.
Iron OreMay 20, 2019
Fresh Scrap Metal Import Restrictions to Impact Global Scrap Trade Flows
It is anticipated that Category 6 restrictions are likely to lead to increased disruptions in trade flows.
Metal Recycling NewsMay 20, 2019
Plastic Bag Use Witnessed Drastic Decline in Germany
It must be noted that per person average consumption has reduced to almost half when compared with the average consumption of 45 bags per person in 2016.
Plastic RecyclingMay 20, 2019
ICFPA Announces Launch of 2019 Sustainability Progress Report
The global forest products industry employs 13.2 million people directly and another 41 million people indirectly.
Rubber and WoodMay 20, 2019
New Alliance Gives Big Boost to Plastic Recycling in Sub-Saharan Africa
Various multinational companies including Nestle, Unilever, The Coca Cola Company and Diageo are part of the newly formed alliance.
Plastic RecyclingMay 20, 2019
Venezuela Sold 14 Tons From Gold Reserves in May
According to sources, the country sold nearly 9.7 tons of gold on May 10 and an additional 4 tons on May 14.
GoldMay 20, 2019
U.S. Removal of Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum from Canada and Mexico to Propel USMCA Ratification
The leading aluminum associations in North America have welcomed the U.S. decision.
Steel NewsMay 20, 2019
Federal Judge Ratifies Lawsuit Against WestRock Mill in West Point
The nearby residents, who filed the suit, had pleaded for a jury trial and not less than $25,000 each in damages and legal fees.
Rubber and WoodMay 20, 2019
China’s Ban on Scrap Imports a Boon to U.S. Recycling Plants
Hong Kong-based Nine Dragons, one of the world’s largest producers of cardboard boxes, has invested $500 million over the past year to buy and expand or restart production at paper mills in Maine, Wisconsin and West Virginia.
Waste & RecyclingMay 20, 2019
Confidence in Heemskirk Resource Grows
Currently, Heemskirk mineral resource sits at 6.6 Mt of ore at a grade of 1.1% Sn.
TinMay 20, 2019
Online Shipping Boom Creates Massive ‘Cardboard Footprint’ from Boxes
One company that sells reusable packaging said the growth of the shipping industry by 2021 will be equal to 1 billion trees consumed.
Waste & RecyclingMay 20, 2019
17th May, 2019-North American Copper Scrap Prices Dropped Marginally
The price of Alternator scrap remained unchanged over the previous day.
Scrap PricesMay 20, 2019
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