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Sims’ e-scrap profits drop nearly 17%

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Sims noted that lower commodity prices were a factor leading to smaller profits. | create jobs 51/Shutterstock

Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) pulled in smaller profits during the 2019 fiscal year. But the company also pointed to stronger numbers in the second half of the year, attributing gains in part to data center recycling efforts.

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Federal grant to fund e-scrap metals recovery research

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University of Pennsylvania research chemists studying e-scrap metal recovery.

Using a state-of-the-art laser facility, University of Pennsylvania chemists will research how they can use kinetics in e-scrap metal separation strategies. | Photo courtesy University of Pennsylvania.

A $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation will support research into better separation of metals in consumer electronics.

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