Scrap influx expected as Sandy cleanup proceeds

Nov 08, 2012 | 03:10 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  Hurricane Sandy, scrap metal flows, Brick Recycling, State Metal, Giordano's Recycling, Anbakam Metals, Daniel Fitzgerald

NEW YORK — New Jersey scrap traders are expecting an influx of scrap metal generated by the cleanup from Hurricane Sandy, with one shore-area recycler having already doubled its outbound shipments.

Brick Recycling Co. Inc. manager Mike Shalton told AMM that his company has been inundated with metal debris from the Jersey Shore in the past week.

"We were directing traffic in the parking lot. It was like a Saturday in spring," he said. "We’ve doubled our shipments in the last week, and some shredders are picking up a couple of loads a day."....

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