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Global Copper Market Ended in Marginal Deficit
The global consumption dropped marginally from 13.78 million tonnes in Jan-July ’18 to 13.29 million tonnes during the similar seven-month period this year.
CopperSeptember 20, 2019
Traders, Manufacturers Protest Against Blanket Ban on Single-use Plastics
The ban, if implemented, is likely to affect nearly 10,000 plastic manufacturing units in the country. Also, jobs of approximately 400,000 people may be impacted.
Plastic RecyclingSeptember 20, 2019
ITAD Major EPC Proposes Massive U.S. Expansion Plans
The closure of Colorado-based Arrow Electronics Inc. has opened up immense opportunities for competitors including EPC.
E-waste RecyclingSeptember 20, 2019
Sims Metal Management Earnings to Nosedive as Commodity Prices Fall
It expects the results to remain materially lower when compared with the previous fiscal.
Metal Recycling NewsSeptember 20, 2019
e-Stewards Announces Launch of New e-Recycling Certification Standard
The draft of the new version of the certification standard will undergo two comment periods.
E-waste RecyclingSeptember 20, 2019
ArcelorMittal Point Lisas Steel Mill Revival Plan Fails at the First Hurdle
The Point Lisas steel plant was idled in March 2016, citing increased competition from low-costs imports originating from China and Turkey. The winding up of the plant operations had resulted in 644 job losses.
Steel NewsSeptember 20, 2019
Indian Steel Ministry Posted 28% Surge in Steel Imports
In third place was Japan, who exported 137,800t of steel products to India. The Japanese supplies to India skyrocketed by 43% from the year before.
Steel NewsSeptember 20, 2019
U.S. Containerboard Output Dipped, Says AF&PA
The shipments of packaging papers fell drastically by 10.1% from August 2018, whereas the year-to-date shipments plunged by 5.3%.
Paper RecyclingSeptember 20, 2019
Ecomaine Manager Under Investigation for Alleged $300K Theft
Police are investigating whether ecomaine was overbilled by a staffing agency and whether Morin violated employee policies. No charges have been filed.
Metal Recycling NewsSeptember 20, 2019
Covanta Hempstead Celebrates 30 Years of Service
Located on 15 acres in Westbury, N.Y., Covanta Hempstead processes more than 1 million tons of waste each year and generates enough electricity to power 75,000 local homes and businesses.
Waste & RecyclingSeptember 20, 2019
19th September, 2019: North American Scrap Metal Prices Remain Flat on Index
The prices of Copper Radiator scrap witnessed no change from previous day’s levels.
Scrap PricesSeptember 20, 2019
Indonesia to Send Back 547 Containers of Contaminated Materials
Back in June, Indonesia returned a shipment of waste paper from Canada—imported via the U.S.—because it was contaminated with plastic, rubber and diapers.
Waste & RecyclingSeptember 20, 2019
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