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From hazardous steel waste to clean premium raw material

Purified Metal Company is het eerste bedrijf ter wereld dat op een verantwoorde wijze verontreinigd staalschroot verwerkt tot een hoogwaardige grondstof. Daardoor hoeft er geen vervuild materiaal (ondergronds) gestort te worden. Deze oplossing is niet alleen duurzaam, maar ook kostenefficiënt, omdat er geen kostbaar schoonmaakproces meer nodig is.

From hazardous steel waste
to clean premium raw material

No more steel dumping into landfills!
Worldwide, millions of tons of contaminated steel scrap are released every year, from buildings, trains, ships and industrial installations, to cite a few. For example, the steel is contaminated with asbestos and/or Chromium 6. Cleaning contaminated steel scrap for reuse is difficult and costly. If the steel cannot be cleaned, it will be dumped in landfills and a valuable raw material will be lost. This can be done differently from now on!

PMC recycles steel in a sustainable and cost-efficient way
Purified Metal Company is the first company in the world to responsibly process contaminated steel scrap into a high-quality raw material. The process is patented and developed to separate the contaminants from the steel in a 100 percent safe way. This solution is not only sustainable, but also cost-efficient. There is no need for a costly cleaning process anymore.

Landfill ban in force from 01-01-2021!
PMC’s process competes with the Dutch landfill tariffs. In the Netherlands there is an irrevocable landfill ban on steel mixed asbestost (Official Gazette).

Clean product
The hazardous steel scrap is processed into steel blocks, the so-called Purified Metal Blocks™ (PMBs), which serve as a high-quality raw material for the steel and foundry industry.


PMC At a Glance


Steel scrap contaminated with asbestos, or various hazardous components like mercury, PCB’s or chrome VI can be found in all aspects of our society. Thanks to PMC's unique, circular process, this contaminated steel scrap can now be recycled to clean premium raw materials for steel plants.Read more
PMC patented technology forms the heart of a truly circular process that solves a long term environmental problem and social hazard. With PMC’s truly innovative technology, for the first time in history it is now possible to convert hazardous steel waste in a clean premium raw material in an economically sound way.  Read more
The end product of the unique and circular process of PMC is a clean, premium raw material for steel mills. The PMB’s are produced in a batch of 20 tons with a known chemical composition and can be delivered to the customer per container. The PMB’s have no dirt and a high density. For these reasons the process of steel mills is much more efficient.Read more
In fact, every kilogram of PMB’s produced saves 1 kg of CO2 because steel is not produced by iron ore.Read more

PMC At a Glance


Steel scrap contaminated with asbestos, or various hazardous components like mercury, PCB’s or chrome VI can be found in all aspects of our society. Thanks to PMC's unique, circular process, this contaminated steel scrap can now be recycled to clean premium raw materials for steel plants.Read more
PMC patented technology forms the heart of a truly circular process that solves a long term environmental problem and social hazard. With PMC’s truly innovative technology, for the first time in history it is now possible to convert hazardous steel waste in a clean premium raw material in an economically sound way.  Read more
The end product of the unique and circular process of PMC is a clean, premium raw material for steel mills. The PMB’s are produced in a batch of 20 tons with a known chemical composition and can be delivered to the customer per container. The PMB’s have no dirt and a high density. For these reasons the process of steel mills is much more efficient.Read more
In fact, every kilogram of PMB’s produced saves 1 kg of CO2 because steel is not produced by iron ore.Read more

Latest news

New Recycling Plant for Contaminated Steel Scrap
New Recycling Plant for Contaminated Steel Scrap
Dutch Purified Metal Company (PMC) starts the construction of the plant in Delfzijl, The Netherlands. In July this year, Purified Metal Company has completed the…