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  • Share of primary and recycled aluminum through 2050, based on 2019 collection rates for end-of-life products. Source: IAI.)

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    Worldwide Post-Consumer Aluminum Scrap Intake Surpasses 20 Million Tonnes

    The International Aluminium Institute (IAI) released an update of its Material Flow Model, which reveals new data on global scrap usage within the aluminum industry. The new data shows a record 20 million tonnes of post-consumer scrap intake in 2019 — representing about 60% of total scrap intake. This increased usage of post-consumer scrap avoids […]

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    China Certifies Second Batch of Nonferrous Scrap Metal Importers

    The China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association (CMRA), based in Beijing, China, released a list of 26 foreign companies that have been approved by the government of China to import aluminum and copper scrap into the country. This is the second batch of approved suppliers that has been issued since China banned imports of solid waste […]

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    Latem Aluminium Starts Up Rotary Furnace for Aluminum Recycling

    Latem Aluminium started operation of a new rotary furnace for recycling of aluminum scrap at its new facility in Villadangos, Spain. The new 30 ton furnace replaces an existing 12 ton furnace, enabling the company to produce 30,000 tons per year of secondary aluminum. The new 30 ton tilting rotary furnace from GHI Smart Furnaces […]

  • Hertwich Ecomelt-PS200 with rail-guided skimming machine at Hydro Ghlin

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    Hydro Extrusion Lichtervelde Starts Operation of a New Melting Furnace

    The recycling of manufacturing and turnaround scrap is becoming more and more important within the extrusion industry. Hydro Extruded Solutions currently processes aluminum scrap at a number of facilities, with more than half of their extrusion production coming from recycled material. The company aims to have a total of 20 of its extrusion plants achieve Aluminium Stewardship […]

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    Fonderie Pandolfo Orders Aluminum Recycling Furnace

    Fonderie Pandolfo in Italy ordered a twin-chamber melting furnace for the recycling of contaminated aluminum scrap. The new furnace will double the company’s production rate, enabling it to satisfy continuous market requests. The TCF® melting furnace will be delivered and installed by Tenova LOI Thermprocess in Germany. Fonderie Pandolfo was founded in 2009 as a modern casthouse primarily […]

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    Century Aluminum to Expand Its Sebree Casthouse with Scrap Recycling

    Century Aluminum Sebree LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Century Aluminum Company, is investing in two new expansion programs at its Sebree, Kentucky, smelter, which will increase its production of both value-added and secondary aluminum. The programs will improve the smelter’s product mix by adding approximately 90,000 tonnes of additional billet capacity to the Sebree casthouse and to increase the […]

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    TOMRA Installs Equipment at Wendt’s Technology Center

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling installed multiple scrap sorting technologies in the new metal sorting plant at Wendt Corporation’s Technology Center in Buffalo, NY. The new Wendt plant provides demonstrations of the company’s latest technologies and processes for cleaning, sorting, and upgrading shredded non-ferrous metals, such as zorba and zurik. The center also supports the company’s research […]

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    Aludium Orders Multi-Chamber Furnace for Recycling Painted Scrap

    Aludium is investing €20 million in an Ecomelt PS-275 multi-chamber melting furnace for its facility in Amorebieta, Spain, which includes hot and cold rolling capacities, as well as strip processing and a casthouse for rolling slabs. The site produces sheet primarily serving the building and construction, distribution, and specialities sectors. The new furnace, supplied by […]

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    August 2015 Issue Published – Worldwide Recycling and Remelt in Review

    The August 2015 issue of Light Metal Age has launched! The digital edition has been released to subscribers and the print edition will be shipped next week. On the cover: View inside Air Products’ Combustion Lab test furnace during adjustable heat release oxyfuel burner firing. Oxyfuel burner modeling at various set points helped determine the […]