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ITRI Announces Results of New Annual Tin Market Survey

Post By: Organic Development on Tuesday, 09 February 2010

ITRI today released the results of its 5th Annual Tin Use and Recycling Survey which was carried out over the past few months and which generates final tin use figures for 2008 and initial data on changes since that time. Information from this unique and comprehensive study is based on the combination of published statistics, expert estimates, as well as a direct large scale survey of individual downstream users.

The scope of the annual survey, carried out as...

US tin recycling rate on upward trend

Post By: Organic Development on Monday, 24 August 2009

The proportion of tin being recycled in the USA has risen in recent years, according to a US Geological Survey report quoted by American Metal Market. The recycling rate for tin rose to 34% in 2007, compared to rates ranging between 16% and 30% in the previous four years.

The USGS calculations for 2007 put the tin rate ahead of copper and zinc but behind steel and the other LME metals. The government agency's tin specialist, James Carlin Jr., said recycling...

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