PITTSBURGH City officials
in Lakeland, Fla., have approved Automotive Core Supply
Inc.s request to open a metals recycling facility in the
The Lakeland City Commission
voted May 20 to amend existing land development regulations and
issue a conditional-use permit to allow the company to open a
metals recycling facility at the site.
City planners noted that the
planned scope of the business didnt involve hazardous
materials and much of the work will be done indoors.
The proposed use is for the
reclamation and recycling of automotive parts, as well the
purchase and resale of other types of scrap metal. The company
plans to capture platinum, palladium and rhodium from
Metals will be sorted and
shipped in bulk to other facilities for processing.
Wade Hamlin, who is affiliated
with Automotive Core Supply, Sylvester, Ga., will run the
21-acre facility, according to documents filed with the city.
The company couldnt be reached for comment.