Alaskan port ships its first scrap to Asia

Nov 21, 2012 | 01:31 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  scrap metal export, Tri Metal International, Port MacKenzie, Syed Hussain, scrap exports, Alaska port, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — The first load of scrap metal out of an Alaskan port has left for Asia, demonstrating that the material doesn’t have to be rerouted through the continental United States.

Tri Metal International LLC shipped the 8,000 tonnes of scrap from Port MacKenzie, near Anchorage, on a vessel bound for South Korea, according to Alaska’s Matanuska-Susitna Borough. ....

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