- Aurubis and SMS sign a contract regarding the planning, delivery, and assembly of the main facilities for the new Aurubis plant in the US Construction of Aurubis Richmond to start in summer 2022, commissioning planned for first half of 2024
- Aurubis and SMS sign an additional cooperation agreement for collaboration in the longer term
Aurubis AG and the SMS group, based in Düsseldorf, signed a contract today for the construction of a multimetal recycling plant in the United States. As Aurubis announced on November 10, construction of the new Aurubis recycling plant will start in mid-2022 in Augusta (Richmond County) in the state of Georgia. Upon commissioning (scheduled for the first half of 2024), the plant will process about 90,000 tons of complex recycling materials annually. Aurubis is creating over 100 jobs in the region as well.