Stelco Signs MoU with Primobius to Construct a Plant for Recycling of Li-Ion Battery Metals

The goal is recovering lithium, nickel, cobalt and other materials from expended lithium-ion batteries in North America. Primobius GmbH is a 50:50 joint venture company owned by Australian Neometals Ltd., and German-based SMS group ( to commercialize an environmentally friendly recycling solution for end-of-life and scrap lithium-ion battery (LiB) cells. The company has recently signed […]

Global E-Commerce Packaging Market

The rise of the e-commerce shopping market is connected to a rising e-commerce packaging sector. As per this recently issued market research report by Facts & Factors, the global e-commerce packaging market was about 27 billion US-Dollar in 2020, with sales value projected to hit around 62 billion US-Dollar by the end of 2026. The […]

Textiles: Sorting For Circularity

Netherland-based organization Fashion for Good – a global platform for innovation, made possible through collaboration and community with partners – has launched a new project to drive textile recycling. The number of discarded textiles is increasing annually, with projections of further acceleration. Although some of this waste is reused, a significant proportion is diverted for […]

Finland: Future Flagship Plant for Textile Fiber Regeneration

Circular fashion and textile technology group Infinited Fiber Company intends to build a flagship factory in Finland to produce regenerated textile fibers for the global market. According to the company, its patented technology transforms any cellulose-rich raw material – including discarded textiles, used cardboard or rice or wheat straw – into cellulose carbamate fibers with […]

Stadler: Enhanced Efficiency and Increased Uptime

German-based plant builder Stadler has developed in-house the Service Data Cloud (SDC) platform, which captures operating and sensor data from the equipment at the customer’s sorting plant. According to the company, the solution provides a complete overview of the sorting plant’s operation with data captured from the facility’s equipment, unlocking opportunities to optimize its efficiency, […]

New CAT 953 Track Loader

A track loader is the one machine that can do it all – clear, load, dig, carry, fill and more. As underlined by the American manufacturer Caterpillar, the new Cat 953 Track Loader combines versatility with up to ten percent better fuel efficiency, more productivity, and cab and controllability improvements. The new model would meet […]

BIR World Recycling Convention: Launch of new Survey on Shredder Safety

During the latest World Recycling Convention (online) organized by the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR), the Shredder Committee focused on safety issues. Sharing information is regarded as one of the most effective ways to improve safety around shredder installations. Therefore, Christopher J. Bedell (Senior Vice President and General Counsel for The David J. Joseph Company, […]

Joint Venture for Energy from Waste Projects

Aim is to develop energy from waste projects in Australia to provide solutions for some of the 27 million tons of waste landfilled each year. Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company Masdar and Tribe Infrastructure Group, an independent infrastructure project finance firm headquartered in United Arab Emirates (UAE), intend to strengthen their collaboration in the deployment […]

United Kingdom: Recycling of Rare Earth Magnetic Materials for Luxury Cars

The University of Birmingham and Bentley Motors have agreed to a three-year research project called “Rare-earth Recycling for E-machines” (RaRE), which intends to deliver a sustainable source of rare earth magnets for electric and hybrid vehicles. Rare earth magnets play a vital role in almost every appliance that uses electricity to generate motion. In the […]

Goal: Rare Earth Recycling For Loudspeakers

Canada-based Mkango Resources Ltd. informed that HyProMag Limited and partners, European Metal Recycling Limited (EMR) and University of Birmingham, have been awarded a grant (256,144 British Pound) from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund – delivered by UK Research and Innovation – for a new project entitled “Rare-Earth Extraction from Audio Products” (REAP). The project “will […]