Scrap

  • Copper scrap demand said lagging Sep 25, 2014

    Copper scrap discounts rose this week despite a drop in terminal market prices due to a lack of demand from domestic mills and Chinese consumers, market participants told AMM.

  • Auto aluminum demand driving Aleris Sep 25, 2014

    Aleris Corp.’s $350-million investment to upgrade production capabilities at its aluminum rolling mill in Lewisport, Ky., was spurred by explosive growth estimates in the North American automotive market, according to the company’s top executive.

  • Boeing still seeks titanium scrap closed loop Sep 25, 2014

    Boeing Co. continues to emphasize a "closed loop" on titanium scrap, although complete success in this effort still eludes the aerospace giant, according to a company executive.

  • Allied Alloys buys stainless recycler Sep 25, 2014

    Allied Alloys LP has acquired stainless steel and specialty alloys recycler Blue Alloys LLC from Freedom Metals Inc., Allied Alloys said Sept. 23.

  • SA Recycling wins EPA grant Sep 24, 2014

    SA Recycling LLC has been awarded federal funding to reduce diesel emissions at its port through a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency program.

  • Michigan bill seeks quarterly tonnage reports Sep 24, 2014

    A new bill in Michigan is seeking to require all recyclers in the state to submit quarterly reports disclosing their tonnage.

  • Anderson Industries buys Dakota Foundry Sep 24, 2014

    Anderson Industries LLC has acquired employee-owned gray and ductile iron castings manufacturer Dakota Foundry Inc. for an undisclosed price.

  • LME, soft demand sap stainless scrap prices Sep 23, 2014

    Stainless steel scrap prices have plummeted this week in the wake of primary nickel’s slide, with market participants noting widespread pessimism of end-user demand that also has driven numbers down.

  • Fla. recycler gets scrapyard OK Sep 23, 2014

    A metal recycler is set to open a new operation in Palm Beach County, Fla., after county commissioners voted to rezone a parcel of land and issue the necessary permits.

  • Recycler expects lawsuit, delays relocation Sep 23, 2014

    A Grand Rapids, Mich., metal recycler will hold off on its plan to move to a larger location as it expects a neighboring food processing company will take the matter to court.

  • Nonferrous scrap exports slip through July Sep 23, 2014

    U.S. nonferrous scrap exports fell during the first seven months of the year, with only nickel bucking the trend.

  • US bulk ferrous scrap export prices slide Sep 22, 2014

    East Coast bulk export prices have shed nearly $20 per tonne since the start of September amid a stronger dollar, higher freight costs and cheaper Chinese billet prices into Turkey.

  • US refined zinc output falls in 1st half: USGS Sep 22, 2014

    U.S. refined zinc production totaled 105,000 tonnes in the first half of 2014, down 8.7 percent from 115,000 tonnes in the same period last year, according to the latest U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) data.

  • Recycler defers permit request in Va. Sep 22, 2014

    Joseph Smith & Sons Inc. has temporarily deferred its plans to construct a metals recycling facility in Alexandria, Va.

  • PSC investing in auto shredder residue plant Sep 22, 2014

    PSC Metals Inc. is planning to invest in additional nonferrous separation and recovery systems to increase yields from its auto shredding operations.

  • Ecology’s auto parts unit said purchased by LKQ Sep 19, 2014

    LKQ Corp. has acquired the auto parts division of Ecology Auto Parts Inc., according to some market participants.

  • Ferrous scrap exports through July fall 20.6% Sep 19, 2014

    U.S. exports of ferrous scrap totaled just under 8.83 million tonnes in the first seven months of the year, down 20.6 percent from the same period last year.

  • NJ scrap metals theft bill advances Sep 19, 2014

    A proposed revision to a bill aimed at preventing the theft of scrap metals advanced in the New Jersey legislature this past week.

  • EMR’s earnings stumble Sep 19, 2014

    European Metal Recycling Ltd.’s (EMR’s) earnings fell 11.7 percent in 2013 as the company continued to combat difficult sale and supply issues that have faced the industry.

  • Sims to pay $189,500 to settle EPA claim Sep 19, 2014

    Sims Metal Management Ltd. has agreed to pay a civil penalty stemming from a previously resolved environmental issue at an off-site ship-loading conveyer area near its Redwood City, Calif., facility.

  • SoRec buys property in Louisiana Sep 19, 2014

    Southern Recycling LLC (SoRec) has acquired its third property in Baton Rouge, La.

  • Ferrous scrap export tags into Taiwan plunge Sep 18, 2014

    Chinese steel billet sales into Taiwan sent containerized ferrous scrap export prices plummeting this week as Taiwan’s mill buyers switched their focus to cheaper semifinished products from China.

  • Copper scrap mart said brightening on demand Sep 18, 2014

    The copper scrap industry is slowly coming out of its summer doldrums amid higher demand from mills and ingot makers.

  • Port Manatee Scrap Metal exports first cargo from Fla. Sep 18, 2014

    Port Manatee Scrap Metal Inc. has shipped its inaugural load of raw material from Florida.

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