Recent Examples of nonferrous from the Web
In 2015, China imported nearly 60 percent of all plastic scrap around the globe; 31 percent of all nonferrous metal scrap (metal that was neither iron nor steel); and 51 percent of all paper scrap, according Global Trade Magazine.
Steel Dynamics, which has facilities located in the U.S. and in Mexico, produces steel products, liquid pig iron, and processes and sells ferrous and nonferrous scrap.
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