LME Launches Sustainability Register For Aluminium And Other Metals

The London Metal Exchange (LME) announced the launch of LME passports, a digital register that stores electronic Certificates of Analysis (CoAs) and sustainability credentials for LME-listed metals. Aluminium will be the first to be issued these passports.

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Q2, 2021 Report Released — Record Prices And Furnace Upgrades See Record Revenue For Romco

The Romco Q2, 2021 Report was released today, boasting record revenue and production for the group. Romco CEO, Raymond Onovwigun, hailed the results as "confirmation we have the opportunity to be a leader of processing and trading of secondary materials from our region."

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VIDEO — Gearing Up For COP 26 & Why We’re Building In Ghana

As the international community gears up for the COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference to discuss climate change, we know we need to focus on one of the biggest gaps in sustainable infrastructure — Africa. It's a massive problem, and we have solutions.

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The plumber from Clapham who built a £40M turnover Greentech business from landfill — Maddyness

Maddyness, 'the go-to magazine for entrepreneurs and innovators', has described Romco CEO, Raymond Onovwigun, as a "great mix of South London and Statesman in his demeanour but when you get him talking he is all business" in their latest profile piece by writer Darren Rebeiro. 

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Company Announcement: Romco Are Now Members Of The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI)

We are pleased to announce that Romco Group Ltd has joined as a Production and Transformation Member of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), the only comprehensive voluntary sustainability standard initiative for the aluminium value chain, bringing the total number of ASI Members to 169.

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Romcos Q1 Results | 2021 Starts Strong

Romco officially opened a new facility in Ghana, added two new furnaces to the Nigerian operation, joined the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative for sustainability assessment, and earned a record USD $5.8 million over Q1, 2021. That makes this quarter the biggest in the history of Romco, but in the words of Romco Group CEO, Raymond Onovwigun, "There is still so much to come."

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Copper hits $10,000/tonne on global economic recovery hopes [REUTERS]

Copper prices surpassed the key psychological level of $10,000 a tonne on Wednesday on hopes for further global economic recovery, but trading volume was tepid due to China market holidays. Due to recent upgrades at the facility in Nigeria and expansion into Ghana, Romco is well placed to service the growing demand.

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Company Announcement: Romco Have Signed The UN Global Compact

The Romco Group has become a signatory of the UN Global Compact, as of April 19, 2021, committing to the UN Global Compact corporate responsibility initiative and its principles in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption.

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Growing Low-Carbon Aluminium Market Needs More Transparency – Natixis [Fastmarkets]

Interest in low-carbon aluminium grew after global governments, particularly in Europe, responded to Covid-19 by incentivizing ‘green’ projects to stimulate economies after lockdowns in 2020. Integrity and sustainability are key values at Romco, therefore we believe radical transparency in the industry is vital to creating sustainability and reduction of GHG emissions globally.

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We’ve Got A Mining Problem

And it's getting worse. Without ambitious investment in sustainable businesses, Africa's economic growth will be marked by loss of biodiversity, soil erosion, fauna displacement, deforestation, contamination of water and soil; The negative effects of mining without any mitigations.

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Romco Metals Ltd., Ghana Officially Opened!

February 12, 2021 — The ribbon on Romco's Ghanaian recycling facility was officially cut by Romco Group CEO, Raymond Onovwigun, accompanied by Head of Physical Planning Dept., Ningo Prampram District Assembly, Aaron Aboagye, opening a brand new recycling facility that will grow Romco's secondary metals capacity in the region.

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Video: Ghana Update With Head Of Operations, Luke Anyasi

Our new site in Ghana (second in the portfolio) is just about ready to start producing recycled materials for the first time. Our skilled Project Manager, Luke Anyasi, gives us a tour of what it will look like once completed — along with an explanation of our recycling process.

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Over USD$1 trillion needed for energy transition metals, study finds.

An investment of over $1 trillion will be needed in key energy transition metals – aluminium, cobalt, copper, nickel and lithium – over the next 15 years just to meet the growing demands of decarbonisation, enabling the shift away from fossil fuels and into renewables and other green sources of energy.

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Romco On Course To Be The Biggest Reducers Of All, New ESG Report Shows

Who says a company should only focus on becoming bigger? Romco are flipping the script by evaluating their growth and success by how much they’ve shrunk... Environmentally speaking. Romco’s 2020 Environmental, Social, and Governance Report has been released and they’ve got very little to be proud of.

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New Logo, New Era

We’ve grown… So too how we report, communicate, and relate to our stakeholders. Some things won’t change, like the personal service we pride ourselves on, but that’s what this is about; personal service. We want you, our customers, stakeholders, and onlookers to be more informed about where we are as a company.

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Excitement for ‘The Romco Mission’ catches investors’ eye.

One of Romco’s strategic goals of 2019, to raise £3million for the commissioning of new smelters and additional recycling facilities, achieved a significant landmark over the weekend; Romco has announced their first public investment raise achieved an over-subscription totalling near 150% of the investment target.

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Romco COVID-19 Announcement

The current disruption pales in insignificance against the need for our families and communities to be safe. The wellness of our communities is top priority. The Coronavirus pandemic has caused disruption to movement, jobs, and markets. Naturally, this can be alarming. To put minds at ease I’d like to make the ROMCO Group position clear.

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An Update From The Invest In Romco Team

Romco Metals launched a mini-bond investment opportunity in 2019, and along with our wonderfully dedicated staff, it has helped the organisation fulfil our mission — growing our capacity to reduce global dependence on landfills by way of recycling and smart waste management.

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Greta Thunberg Takeaways

Key Lessons Learnt From the UN Speech of Greta ThunbergSo, what do you expect a 16-year-old girl to be doing in her life? Your answer would probably be something like going to school, hanging out with her friends, and just being her happy and carefree self. Well, in that case, you need to know more about young Greta Thunberg and her work!

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Sell Your Copper Scrap

Sell Your Scrap MetalThe best way to get a good deal when selling your copper scrap is to sell to a scrapyard. We recommend that you do thorough research to find the scrapyards offering the best deals. It is your duty as the seller to discover the yard with the best price, and recent technological advancements have made that easy. 

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Tips on how to Monetise Your Scrap Metal

The easiest way to start making money from scrap metal is to keep your eyes open and be aware of everything around you. There is a well-known saying that states that ‘one person's waste is another person's treasure’. However, have you ever thought that you can also make money from recycling or by selling scrap that you think is no longer useful? You should sit down and analyze which metals are in high demand in your country or state and how they can be used to make money.

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How Does Metal Recycling Work?

In general, the recycling of scrap metals is less energy-intensive and more effective than processing and refining raw metals using conventional mining methods. Mining creates a variety of environmental hazards including toxic runoff, contamination of groundwater, degradation of ecosystems, and fragile geological conditions. Moreover, most types of mining require large fossil fuel inputs.

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How is Radioactive Metal Recycled?

While beneficial, metal recycling comes with its share of hazards. During the recycling process, a component such as an aerosol can create harmful reactions if it is not properly treated. Similarly, metal recycling can be influenced by radioactive materials. This situation occurs especially when the item is quite old. So, during the metal recycling process, the professional must check all the items to determine whether there are any radioactive metal. Special metal detectors are used during the process that alerts the expert when they come in contact with radioactive metal or material.

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List of Different Types of Metals

Metals and technological advancements in manufacturing procedures provided humans with the industrial revolution. This prompted an exponential development of human civilization leading us to where we are today. There are now different types of metals all around us.

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Tips for an Effective Site Clearance

Site clearance for foundation construction requires excavation and setting out. As well as health and safety measures to ensure that the site is ready for construction and no one is injured. To construct an excellent project, the site needs to be prepared for construction. Hence, the condition of the project site, including its surface and subsurface condition. This must be assessed and investigated thoroughly.

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Discover The Best Metal Detector In The Market

If you are developing an interest in metal detecting as a hobby, your most important buy will be your metal detector. You will also need accessories, such as digging tools, headphones, and different sized search coils. These are secondary; first, you will need to look for the best metal detector for you.

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How is Aluminium Recycled?

Aluminium has been recycled for almost 100 years and a striking 75% of all the metal ever produced is still in use today. Since recycled aluminium has the same characteristics of new as well as taking only 5% of the energy to make, it commands a high value as scrap or on the secondary market.

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Commercial Waste Management from Beginning to End

Commercial waste, trade waste, or sometimes referred to as business waste, every business firm has refuse that must be disposed of. While commercial waste management isn't typically the first thing on any business owner’s mind, it is highly important due to the increasing pollution of all types.

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Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

First of all, something I want to make clear is the fact that we only have one planet and it is our collective duty to do whatever we can to make sure the Earth is inhabitable not only for us and our families but for our future generations. One small step we can take immediately is to grasp the concept of reduce, reuse and recycle.

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What You Should Know About Lead-Acid Battery Recycling

Lead-acid batteries are used to power various vehicles, including trucks, trains, cars, buses, boats, etc., across the globe. These batteries provide a stable electricity supply to the electrical system of the vehicles. Moreover, during power outages, lead-acid batteries offer pollution-free power to cities. Today, they are used in almost every organisation and home around the world.

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How is Metal Recycled?

Lead-acid batteries are used to power various vehicles, including trucks, trains, cars, buses, boats, etc., across the globe. These batteries provide a stable electricity supply to the electrical system of the vehicles. Moreover, during power outages, lead-acid batteries offer pollution-free power to cities. Today, they are used in almost every organisation and home around the world.

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American Steel Stocks Plummet

According to US President Donald Trump, the steel industry of America became the topic for a conversation all around the world when he imposed tariffs. He further added that the industry was provided with a new life and worked hard.

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