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Steel packaging raises the bar with record recycling rate of 84%

APEAL (The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging)  have recently announced that the recycling of steel packaging in Europe has hit a new all-time high of 84%.  It is an increase of 1,5% and is the ninth consecutive year in which the overall...

ArcelorMittal Italia to be renamed Acciaierie d’Italia

ArcelorMittal has announced that it has completed an investment agreement (the ‘Investment Agreement’) with Invitalia, an Italian state-owned company, forming a public-private partnership between the parties. Invitalia has injected €400 million new equity into AM...

APEAL announces 2025 vision for recycling

APEAL has announced its 2025 vision for recycling – Zero steel packaging to landfill – as part of Steel for Packaging Week, a virtual event designed to showcase steel as the model material for a 21st century circular economy. The 2025 Vision is set to be supported by...

Miory Steel produces first batch of Belarusian-tinplate

Miory Steel has announced the production of its first batch of tinplate from its new electrolytic tinning unit. Deputy General director for production Vladimir Dyakonov said "The first batch of white tinplate was produced in the amount of 150 tons. And we have...

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...

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