Waste & Recycling


  • Microscope confirms success of new aluminum recycling technique

    September 1, 2020 by SWR Staff

    BIRMINGHAM, U.K. – An innovative method for aluminum recycling has been boosted by research showing the microscopic changes that take place when molten alloys cool. Researcher Dr Biao Cai from the University of Birmingham’s School of Metallurgy and Materials used

  • Product Metals Separation

    Magnesium removal

    August 7, 2020 by SWR Staff

    TOMRA has further enhanced X-TRACT units for magnesium removal, an x-ray-based solution which can separate magnesium from aluminum in products such as Zorba and Twitch. With consistently high purity rates of up to 99% being achieved in field tests, the

  • Geomega looks to recycle rare earths from new U.S. plant

    July 16, 2020 by SWR Staff

    MONTREAL – Quebec-based Geomega Resources Inc. has been designated the recycler for rare earth-containing production waste from USA Rare Earth’s future production of sintered neodymium iron boron (NdFeB) permanent magnets (sintered neo magnets) in the United States. Based in Boucherville

  • Rare earth recycler pivots to make sanitizer

    May 15, 2020 by SWR Staff

    MONTREAL – Geomega Resources Inc., a rare earths clean technologies developer for mining and recycling, has retrofitted its pilot plant and has begun the production of hand sanitizer for the Québec market. The Rare Earth Pilot Plant facility, located at

  • Four generations of salvage

    May 7, 2020 by SWR Staff

    Allied Salvage Metals grows with savvy equipment acquisitions

  • Product Metals Sorting

    Aluminum sorting technology

    April 7, 2020 by SWR Staff

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling’s X-Ray Transmission (XRT) technology with its X-TRACT and X-TRACT X6 FINES units efficiently separates aluminum and aluminum alloys from heavy metals. The XRT technology facilitates the classification process and optimizes the efficiency of sorting secondary aluminum raw

  • Industrial Magnetics launches metal separation test facility

    February 17, 2020 by SWR Staff

    BOYNE CITY, Michigan – Industrial Magnetics, Inc., owner of the Javelin brand, is building a new, 6,000 square foot application testing facility for customers who are interested in the recovery or separation of ferrous and non-ferrous metals in recycling-related industries.

  • Lefebvre Industri-AL perfecting dross recovery

    January 16, 2020 by SWR Staff

    BAIE-COMEAU, QC – Since 2014, Lefebvre Industri-AL’s team has been developing an innovative, non-polluting process to recover 100 percent of aluminum dross, while eliminating the production of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and use of polluting salts. In concrete terms, this process

  • Mississauga company ships recovered battery metals

    January 7, 2020 by SWR Staff

    MISSISSAUGA –In December 2019 Li-Cycle Corp., a Mississauga, Ontario-based lithium-ion battery resource recovery company, completed its first shipment of commercially recycled battery material, containing energy metals concentrate. The shipped product was processed at Li-Cycle’s facility and contained key metals –

  • American Zinc Recycling to restart facility in early 2020

    September 20, 2019 by SWR Staff

    PITTSBURGH – American Zinc Recycling LLC (AZR) has updated the repair and restart status of its Rutherford County, North Carolina zinc refining facility owned by its subsidiary American Zinc Recycling Corp. (AZR Corp.). The rebuilding project is proceeding according to