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Tinplate packaging recycling rate reaches 90.4% in Germany

Gesellschaft für Verpackungsmarktforschung (GVM) in its recently published annual recycling report states that 90.4% of tinplate packaging used in Germany was recycled in 2018. The recycling rate from private end use sources was as high as 92.2%, making tinplate the...

Liberty Liège-Dudelange joins APEAL

APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, has welcomed a fifth member, uniting all of the European producers of steel for packaging. The new member, Liberty Liège-Dudelange, which operates three production sites in two countries, is a...

U.S. Steel to idle East Chicago Tin facility

U.S. Steel has said that it plans to idle the East Chicago tin plant in Indiana by mid-November as part of the consolidation of its till mill operations in the United States, a move which could result in lay-offs for nearly 150 employees. Reports have indicated that...

thyssenkrupp files complaint against EU Commission decision

thyssenkrupp has filed a complaint with the General Court of the European Union (EGC) against the European Commission's decision to prohibit the formation of a European flat steel joint venture with Tata Steel. The Commission had justified its merger control decision...

JSW Steel plans additional tinplate capacity

JSW Steel plans additional tinplate capacity in India.  In the last year it has installed and commissioned a tinplate mill of 250,000 tonnes per annum and related facilities at its Tarapur unit.  In its 2019 annual report JSW Steel has reported that it has decided to...

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