Trade Customers

Kaug Refinery Services specialise in the recovery and refining of precious metals from all types of waste, including hazardous and toxic materials from industrial processes. Our refinery is fully licensed and provides an efficient, cost effective and COSHH compliant service. We would welcome trade enquiries for the processing of any precious metal bearing waste.

Listed below are some of the main industries we deal with, and examples of the types of materials we treat.

Printed circuit scrap and edge connectors
Connectors, switches and pins
Assembled electronic scrap
Reel to reel
Webbing & stamping scrap
Gold rags, wipes, bottles etc.
Screen printing waste
Lithographic waste
Gold colour
Gold plating solutions and dragouts
Gold stripping solutions
Silver solutions
Platinum, Palladium and Rhodium solutions
Ion exchange resins
Carbon packs
Polishings and sweeps
Lemels and cuttings
Bombing (stripping) solutions
Fan dust
Polishing grain
Casting scrap
Clean scrap



Our acid processing line

Every producer of waste has a legal duty of care responsibility to dispose of their materials in a proper manner, whether they are hazardous or not. This applies to all materials, even those sent for precious metal recovery. The Environment Agency regards these as waste under their regulations despite their value.

We handle hazardous wastes including cyanide solutions and acids.
We will advise you on the best way to treat your materials, and complete all the necessary Environment Agency documentation on your behalf.
Our fully trained staff will collect from you, and you can be secure in the knowledge that your goods are fully insured both whilst in transit and at our premises.

Kaug Refinery Services Ltd is licensed as a waste disposal site; we are also accredited carriers of waste, and our drivers hold ADR training certificates to carry dangerous goods.

Waste disposal site licence SL1093 issued by Birmingham City Council Environmental Services.?Waste carriers licence BUT/773445 issued by Environment Agency.

Copies of our licences are available on request.