China ‘could cut energy use in metal sector by recycling scrap’

The best opportunity for China to cut energy usage in the metal sector is by producing it from scrap. That’s according to a new report by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). In 2012 the Chinese iron and steel industry used 16 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) of energy and the nonferrous metals industry used 2.1 quadrillion […]