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TFR Group trials ‘automatic’ pocket spring mattress recycling

EXCLUSIVE: A prototype machine designed to recover pocket springs from mattresses has been unveiled by The Furniture Recycling Group in a bid to automate and speed up the recycling process. The system, which is already in ...


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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. Fire broke out at the site at around 6.15am on Saturday (13 August) morning...

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 ...

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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 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.

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