Print edition

EUWID Recycling and Waste Management Issue 18/2013


  • Sims Metal Management again posts annual loss in the hundreds of millions
  • EU clears Metallum take-over by TowerBrook Capital
  • Sims expects to end search for new CEO soon
  • Sims reaches settlement on fine with Californian authorities
  • Schnitzer Steel anticipates net loss in final quarter
  • Aurubis inaugurates plant for reclaiming precious metals
  • Accurec planning to build new recycling plant for batteries
  • Aurubis slides deep into the red in the third quarter
  • Andritz acquires insolvent plant builder Mewa Recycling
  • Anti-trust application made for Interseroh NRW sale to TSR
  • Sale of AVR to Cheung Kong Infrastructure has closed
  • Covanta lands New York contract and acquires plant in New Jersey
  • EBRA wants transition period for EU NiCd battery ban
  • Energos plant in Northern Ireland gets green light
  • Revenues and profit from FCC’s environmental services division fall
  • UK waste organisations warn of “infrastructure shortfall”
  • Austrian cement industry raised secondary raw materials use
  • Plastic Omnium’s environment division with lower margin


  • Recovered paper in France
  • Recovered paper in the UK
  • PET bottles in Germany
  • Recovered paper in Germany
  • Waste plastics in Germany
  • Primary plastics in Germany
  • Global crude steel production up 3 per cent in July
  • Expert reports on NF metals
  • NF scrap metals in Germany
  • LME and Comex prices


  • EEA publishes overview of EU environmental policy targets
  • WRAP records lower prices for MRF input in the UK
  • Commission still reviewing Hungarian waste law
  • Italy’s waste tracking system Sistri to start in October


  • Events

  • News in brief