Scrap Metal Inc.s plan to install an auto shredder in
Melvindale, Mich., was unanimously approved by the Melvindale
City Council at a Sept. 18 public hearing to reconsider its
prior approval of the proposal.
Mich.-based scrap metals recycler will pour the concrete and
lay the foundation for the 2,500-horsepower auto shredder in
the spring, GLE president Nathan Zack told AMM.
The shredder, which
will be capable of producing 8,000 gross tons of shredded scrap
per month, is expected to be commissioned in June 2014, he
Plans to install the
equipment hit a snag after the council decided to reconsider
its approval of a special use permit for the project (
amm.com, Sept. 16).