Posted on 17/04/2019 in category Convention

BIR World Recycling Convention & Exhibition in Singapore (20 - 22 May 2019)

Non-Ferrous Metals Division: Regional experts to address Singapore meeting

The upcoming meeting of BIR’s Non-Ferrous Metals Division on Monday, 20 May 2019 at 11:00 AM in Singapore will feature guest speakers from two renowned organisations, Dillon Gage and CRU.

Non Ferrous ThomasMcMahonCurrently CEO of Dillon Gage Asia, Thomas McMahon has a combined 30 years of experience across U.S. and Asian Exchange and Regulatory frameworks. He has led the development of exchange traded cleared futures and OTC products including exchange architecture development. Former CEO of the Singapore Mercantile Exchange (SMX), Mr McMahon has served as the President, Deputy Chairman of Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange (HKMEx), Director – Asia at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) based out of Tokyo as well as Member, Board of Directors and Chairman of Petroleum Advisory Committee at NYMEX based in New York.

Dillon Gage Inc. was founded in 1976 and includes the following companies:
•    Dillon Gage Metals (, one of the world’s largest precious metals wholesale trading firms. The firm is an authorized purchaser for all major world mints and maintains inventory in over 20 countries around the world. Additionally, the company provides advanced tools and technologies that enable market participants to be more successful in their businesses, allowing electronic trading and offering cloud-based solutions for the physical precious metals marketplace. 800-375-4653
•    FizTrade Online Trading ( offers real-time bid/ask trading platform for gold, silver, platinum and palladium. 800-375-4653
1.    Dillon Gage Refining (, professional assayers and refiners of precious metal scrap, from low grade to karat scrap. Stone removal services and diamond experts on staff. 888-436-3489
•    International Depository Services Group with locations in Delaware, USA (; 888-322-2431); Texas, USA (; 888-322-2431); and Ontario, Canada (; 855-362-2431), offers secure, efficient and insured precious metals and certified coin depositories that focus of custom business logistics solutions including storage, fulfillment, inventory managements and many other value-added services.

Non Ferrous Henry VanHenry Van is a Senior Analyst on the aluminium team and joined CRU in 2017. He provides analysis on primary aluminium and downstream products.

Prior to joining CRU, Henry worked at S&P Global Platts as an aluminium pricing specialist. Henry holds an MSc in Energy, Trade and Finance from Cass Business School and a BSc in Financial Management from the University of Warwick.

CRU Group provides market analysis and consulting services to steel, base metals and more, fertilizers, and aluminum industries in the United Kingdom and internationally. It provides market analysis in the areas of industry news, market statistics, price movements, and cost reports in commodities. The company also provides economic and industrial analysis and forecasts, market/price services, long-run/COMPASS services, and supporting forecasts and analysis for cost services; and provides coverage of the latest news and statistical releases online. In addition, it offers advisory services to metals, mining, and fertilizer companies; and suppliers to industries, governments, and financial institutions. CRU Group was formerly known as Commodities Research Unit. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in London, United Kingdom with additional offices in Beijing, China; Santiago, Chile; Mumbai, India; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Sydney, Australia; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Singapore.

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