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Worlds largest shredder at Newport Docks

The giant metal shredding plant can process 350 tonnes of metal – or around 450 unwanted vehicles – an hour. Once shredded, the ferrous and non-ferrous metals, as well as plastics and glass, are separated before being sold on for reuse or disposal.

The gantry crane also installed at the site will ensure one of the fastest shiploading rates for a metals recycling facility anywhere in Europe, Sims Group claimed.

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