IMCO Recycling are to construct a new magnesium recycling plant in Germany. This comes after the company won a conatrct from BMW.
Under the agreement, IMCO will recycle a new kind of engine block from BMW’s, and then BMW will re-use the the metal.
The plant, due to start work in mid 2005, will be constructed in Toeging, next to IMCO’s existing aluminium recycling plant. It is estimated that the plant will cost about 4 million Euros to build and it will produce 5,000 tonnes of magnesium alloy annually, although it would have a capacity of 15,000 tonnes.
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