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Ranjit Baxi new BIR president

21.05.2015 - The British Indian businessman Ranjit Singh Baxi is the new president of the Bureau of International Recycling, having been elected to the post on Tuesday. He succeeds Björn Grufman of the Swedish company Metallvärden, who led the BIR since 2011 and served the maximum two terms. more

New Indian import regulations beginning in July

19.05.2015 - The Indian Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) published stricter pre-shipment inspection (PSI) requirements for ferrous and non-ferrous scrap shipments on Monday of this week. The new rules go into effect on 1 July 2015, Ikbal Nathani, president of the Metal Recycling Association of India ( Mrai) told attendees at the BIR (Bureau of International Recycling) Spring Convention on Tuesday. more

EQT completes acquisition of EEW from Eon

04.05.2015 - The Swedish investment firm EQT has acquired the remaining 49 per cent stake in EEW Energy from Waste from the German power utility Eon on behalf of its Infrastructure II fund. The purchase and Eon's withdrawal from the waste to energy company were announced last week by both the investment firm and EEW. EQT has been the majority stakeholder since purchasing 51 per cent of the company in March 2013. more

Europeans with highest per capita e-waste arisings worldwide

22.04.2015 - An estimated 41.8 million tonnes of e-scrap were generated around the globe last year, according to the United Nations University (UNU). more

Steel scrap prices on the rise in Germany

20.04.2015 - Ferrous scrap became more expensive in Germany in April, although mark-ups varied from grade to grade and region to region. more

Alba SE posts loss again in 2014

16.04.2015 - The German environmental services provider and raw materials trader Alba SE reported a loss in the millions for 2014. According to a Wednesday earnings statement, Alba closed the year with a pre-tax loss of €34.4m. more

HeidelbergCement extends SRF supply contract for Icopower pellets

16.04.2015 - The Dutch waste management company Icova will supply HeidelbergCement with its Icopower SRF fuel pellets for a further six years. The construction materials concern will accept delivery of 54,000 tonnes of the fuel materials per year, Icova announced on Tuesday. more

Stainless steel recycler ELG Haniel achieves strong revenue and profit increases in 2014

15.04.2015 - After seeing revenues and profits stumble in 2013, stainless steel recycler ELG Haniel returned to growth in the past calendar year. The Duisburg-based company had been able to raise both revenues and profits substantially in 2014, according to the annual report published by its parent group Franz Haniel & Cie GmbH on Monday. more

Mood lifts on German waste plastics market

02.04.2015 - Following some considerable increases in primary plastics prices in March, the mood among plastics recyclers has improved somewhat. The market had “definitely bottomed out”, according to many companies that experienced two “very difficult” months in January and February. Nonetheless, prices for recyclate and regrind could only be raised in a few cases in March. more

Aylesford closure dominates UK recovered paper market in March

24.03.2015 - The sudden closure of Aylesford Newsprint overshadowed all other events in the British recovered paper market. Overnight, alternative buyers had to be found for volumes that had previously been absorbed by Aylesford, leading to price erosion for sorted graphic paper for deinking and mixed paper. more


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  • Ranjit Baxi new BIR president
    The British Indian businessman Ranjit Singh Baxi is the new president of... more
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    New Indian import regulations beginning in July
    The Indian Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) published stricter pre-shipment... more
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    EQT completes acquisition of EEW from Eon
    The Swedish investment firm EQT has acquired the remaining 49 per cent stake in EEW Energy from... more

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