November 2013

MB 21st RECYCLED ALUMINIUM CONF: Ma'aden prepared to operate under low prices for the long term

Saudi Arabia’s Ma'aden is prepared to operate under very low aluminium prices over the long term, vp Elias Sarkis said at the 21st Metal Bulletin Recycled Aluminium conference in Dubai.

Novelis commissions UK plant, will boost processing by 60,000 tpy

Aluminium recycler and rolled products producer Novelis has commissioned its expanded recycling plant in Latchford, Warrington, in the northwest of England, the company said on Monday November 4.

Brussels puts $12.6m into non-ferrous recycling research

The European Commission has announced €9.37 million ($12.6 million) of funding for three major research projects into the recycling of non-ferrous metals.

HOTLINE: Time for an image makeover for secondary Al

The secondary aluminium industry needs a new name, and so does aluminium scrap, delegates told Hotline at Metal Bulletin's 21st Recycled Aluminium conference in Dubai.

MB 21st RECYCLED AL CONF: Europe needs 600,000 tpy of new recycling capacity by 2020 – Norsk Hydro

Europe needs to add 600,000 tpy of aluminium recycling capacity by 2020, Norsk Hydro head of recycling Roland Scharf-Bergmann said.

MB 21st RECYCLED AL CONF: Scrap exports hamper downstream industry in Middle East

Secondary aluminium production and the downstream industry in the Middle East are being limited by large-scale export of aluminium scrap, a result of relatively low downstream activity, according to delegates at Metal Bulletin’s 21st recycled aluminium conference in Dubai.

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES

The following MB non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday:

Brazilian aluminium scrap prices up again in October

Brazil’s domestic aluminium scrap market continued to strengthen in October with most prices recording monthly rises, while all were up from levels a year earlier, according to a survey released by the Brazilian aluminium association, Abal.