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  • Niagara Metals planning to open feeder scrapyard Dec 30, 2009

    Niagara Metals LLC plans to open a feeder yard to serve its primary scrap operation in Niagara Falls, N.Y.

  • Two try to steal scrapyard ATM Dec 30, 2009

    Two masked bandits tied up a half dozen employees at a Sims Metal Management scrapyard in Chicago but failed in their efforts to carry away the yard’s ATM because it was too heavy.

  • Vermont cracking down on salvage yards Dec 30, 2009

    A Vermont agency is asking residents to assist in identifying unlicensed salvage yards in the state as it believes more than half of such sites are operating illegally.

  • Union’s e-scrap solution: city picks up, manufacturers pay Dec 30, 2009

    The solution to New York City’s electronic scrap dilemma is for city garbage collectors to make curbside pickups of discarded equipment but with television and computer makers bearing the cost, according to a Teamsters union local.

  • EPA stiffens hazardous waste rules Dec 30, 2009

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has strengthened its rules governing international shipments of hazardous waste for recycling.

  • Two try to steal scrapyard ATM Dec 30, 2009

    Two masked bandits tied up a half dozen employees at a Sims Metal Management scrapyard in Chicago but failed in their efforts to carry away the yard’s ATM because it was too heavy.

  • Union’s New York e-scrap solution: city picks up, manufacturers pay Dec 30, 2009

    The solution to New York City’s electronic scrap dilemma is for city garbage collectors to make curbside pickups of discarded equipment but with television and computer makers bearing the cost, according to a Teamsters union local.

  • EPA stiffens hazardous waste rules Dec 30, 2009

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has strengthened its rules governing international shipments of hazardous waste for recycling.

  • Vermont cracking down on salvage yards Dec 30, 2009

    A Vermont agency is asking residents to assist in identifying unlicensed salvage yards in the state as it believes more than half of such sites are operating illegally.

  • Rail scrap shipments rise 6.3% Dec 29, 2009

    U.S. non-intermodal railcar loadings of scrap totaled 7,788 in the week ended Dec. 19, up 6.3 percent from the previous week and 8.6 percent higher than a year earlier, according to the Association of American Railroads.

  • Rail scrap shipments rise 6.3% Dec 29, 2009

    U.S. non-intermodal railcar loadings of scrap totaled 7,788 in the week ended Dec. 19, up 6.3 percent from the previous week and 8.6 percent higher than a year earlier.

  • Auto recyclers seeking second ‘Clunkers’ extension Dec 29, 2009

    Not all recyclers are satisfied with the “Cash for Clunkers” program, calling the effort a missed opportunity to keep the program environmentally friendly. And they are asking the government to extend the deadline a second time, stating that some auto recyclers have a year’s worth of inventory or more to be processed.

  • Proposed shipping hikes could hit scrap exports Dec 22, 2009

    A move by major shipping lines to boost rates to Asia next year would raise the cost of exporting containerized ferrous scrap from the United States, although it appears unlikely to wipe out its overall competitiveness with bulk shipments.

  • Niagara Metals seeks to open feeder yard Dec 22, 2009

    Niagara Metals LLC plans to open a feeder yard in New York state to serve its primary scrap operation.

  • Northeast Metal Traders’ suit claims trademark violations Dec 22, 2009

    A Philadelphia scrap company is suing a Jersey City, N.J.-based competitor for allegedly infringing on its trademark and common law rights by using its name to attract customers.

  • Offshore mills trim heavy melt scrap buys Dec 22, 2009

    Exports of No. 1 heavy melting steel scrap plunged by nearly 30 percent in October compared with the previous month as several key Asian importers trimmed their purchases.

  • CMC sees scrap prices heading north Dec 22, 2009

    Commercial Metals Co.’s Americas Recycling division posted operating income of $94,000 during the fiscal first quarter ended Nov. 30, a vast improvement from the $28-million operating loss registered in the same quarter last year, on shipments that improved 4.4 percent to 588,000 short tons and revenue that grew 11.2 percent to $289.5 million.

  • Offshore mills trim heavy melting steel scrap buys Dec 22, 2009

    Exports of No. 1 heavy melting steel scrap plunged by nearly 30 percent in October compared with the previous month as several key Asian importers trimmed their purchases.

  • Northeast Metal Traders’ suit claims trademark violations Dec 22, 2009

    A Philadelphia scrap company is suing a Jersey City, N.J.-based competitor for allegedly infringing on its trademark and common law rights by using its name to attract customers.

  • China’s copper scrap duty waiver irks brass mills in US Dec 21, 2009

    U.S. brass mills have attacked China’s decision to extend its policy of duty-free copper scrap imports paired with export taxes totaling 32 percent.

  • Illinois recycler Mervis Industries opts to expand downstream Dec 21, 2009

    Scrap metals recycler Mervis Industries Inc. is expanding its footprint to include finished products for the railroad industry.

  • US aluminum scrap exports rebound in Oct. Dec 21, 2009

    U.S. aluminum scrap exports bounced back in October to near its August peak, with China’s share of shipments holding steady.

  • US aluminum scrap exports rebound in Oct. Dec 21, 2009

    U.S. aluminum scrap exports bounced back in October to near its August peak, with China’s share of shipments holding steady.

  • China’s copper scrap duty waiver irks US brass mills Dec 21, 2009

    U.S. brass mills have attacked China’s decision to extend its policy of duty-free copper scrap imports paired with export taxes totaling 32 percent.

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