Metals Friday 26 August 2016
The fire at Glazewing's West Dereham on site, as pictured this week 16 August 2016

Fire burns into fourth day at Norfolk recycling site

Firefighters are still at the scene of a major fire at a waste transfer facility run by Glazewing in West Dereham, Norfolk, which began this weekend.

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Emergency crews and lifting equipment at the Hawkesood site 9 August 2016

‘Long term’ investigation likely over Nechells scrap site deaths

 

West Midlands Police and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are leading an investigation into five deaths at the Hawkeswood Metal Recycling plant in Birmingham, a coroner has heard. The investigation – which Police have ...

MARKET REPORT: Steel and aluminium cans 25 July 2016

Steel recycling soars in latest packaging data

 

The amount of steel packaging recycled in the second quarter of 2016 has spiked according to provisional data released by the Environment Agency on Friday (22 July). And, nearly all other materials look on track to meet the ...

(l-r) Jane Waldron, Chris Rodriguez and Peter Mathews 19 July 2016

Metals recycler warns of Brexit export impact

 

The fallout from the UK’s decision to leave the European Union could lead to “anti-British” sentiment in the international scrap metals market in the short-term, according to Peter Mathews chairman of Black Country Metals. ...

British Metals Recycling Association chief executive Robert Fell 18 July 2016

Fell highlights steel progress and calls for cash-ban action

 

The metals recycling sector should be doing more to celebrate its successes in terms of sustainability says Robert Fell, chief executive of the British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA). Mr Fell was speaking at the Metals ...

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Metals and CARS events loom at Donington Park

 

Donington Park race circuit near Derby is the venue this week for the first ever Metals Recycling Event, which will feature both a conference and exhibition with free pre-registration still available.

Detective Superintendent Mark Payne told letsrecycle.com police were looking at the "structural integrity" of the wall 8 July 2016

Wall under scrutiny after scrap site deaths

 

VIDEO REPORT: Police are investigating a potential link between the height of scrap metal and the partial collapse of a wall, which killed five people at a Birmingham recycling plant yesterday (7 July). But, the wall had been in ...

A concrete wall storing metal was involved in the accident, according to WMFS 7 July 2016

Five killed in wall collapse at metals recycling plant

 

A wall has collapsed killing five men at a metals recycling site in the Nechells district of Birmingham, West Midlands Police have confirmed. Tonnes of concrete are involved and the fire service described the scene as "unstable". ...

Cory Riverside Malaysian visit 4 July 2016

News in Brief (04/07/2016)

 

With news on: Riverside hosts Malaysian delegation; Grundon on cycle safety; FCC service landmark; Cromwell bags boost, and; J Denham scrap export.

Metal recycling company S Norton & Co has announced a restructuring 24 June 2016

S Norton & Co restructures board

 

Liverpool-headquartered metal recycling company S Norton & Co has announced a restructuring to allow the owners, John, Charlie and Matt Norton, to devote more time to strategy and longer-term direction of the business. ...

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