DJJ shutting WMR unit’s New Mexico scrapyard

Dec 11, 2012 | 03:05 PM | Sean Davidson

Tags  scrap, David J. Joseph, DJJ, Western Metals Recycling, WMR, U-Pull-&-Pay, River Metal Recycling, Sean Davidson

NEW YORK — David J. Joseph Co. (DJJ) will shut down a scrap recycling facility in New Mexico this week in response to difficult market conditions, a DJJ spokeswoman confirmed.

The facility in Albuquerque, N.M., part of DJJ-owned Western Metals Recycling LLC (WMR), opened in late January last year.

WMR suspended operations at its Albuquerque scrap recycling facility Nov. 16, according to the spokeswoman for DJJ, a wholly owned subsidiary of Charlotte, N.C.-based steelmaker Nucor Corp. "Nov. 16 was the last day WMR accepted scrap at the 4550 Broadway Blvd. SE recycling facility. The target date for the....

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