* Tire-derived fuel (TDF)--TDF is the leading use of scrap
tires, especially as a supplemental fuel for cement kilns, electric utilities, and pulp and paper mills.
On the European side, Peter Mathews with Black Country Metals, a United Kingdom-based scrap
metal company, said there appears to be some foundry activity in Eastern Europe, with a number of Western European countries investing money in either building or expanding foundry capacity in Eastern Europe.
Information on Italian-built systems for scrap
reclaiming and reprocessing.
* A dispute has erupted between scrap
handlers and scrap
users as to whether there should be export controls on ferrous scrap
In addition to running within Aerospace Manufacturing and Design, the Scrap
Management publication will also run four times within the pages of Today's Medical Developments.
Includes granulators, shredders, densifiers, pulverizers, and systems for both in-plant scrap
reclaim and post-consumer or post-industrial recycling.
Most observers would probably agree that a long-lasting market balance between scrap
supplies and scrap
demand remains as elusive as the Holy Grail of Arthurian legend.
Most aluminum foundries have good scrap
As his business at that location grew and stabilized throughout the 1990s, Randy was also keeping his eyes and ears open for a location that would allow him to expand into ferrous scrap
and wider operations than he could undertake at his original site.
As for scrap
, Applebaum says her research firm sees "a continued metallics price push" as new steel production already in place in China and being added in India will strain supplies of iron ore, coke and ferrous scrap
The report shows that 80%, or about 233 million of the 290 million scrap
tires generated in 2003, went to an end use market, compared to just 11% in 1990.
Prime grades of steel scrap
have seen price increases of more than 20% since the beginning of 2002.