Scrap

  • Kansas recycler’s expansion plans stymied Aug 25, 2014

    A metal recycler’s plans to open an operation in Hays, Kan., have been stymied

  • Calif. recycler looking to expand Aug 25, 2014

    A North Hollywood, Calif., recycler is seeking to expand its scope of services.

  • Sims Metal Management trims losses Aug 23, 2014

    Sims Metal Management Ltd. narrowed its losses in its fiscal year ended June 30 on strong performances in Australia and Europe, which offset a weaker performance in North America and by its electronics recycling division.

  • Sponge iron crimp spurs Indian scrap tags Aug 22, 2014

    Tight sponge iron supply in India helped lift some ferrous scrap prices this past week as large producers continued to book supply, although smaller operators remained absent from the marketplace.

  • Salvage yard owner pleads guilty in toxic dumping case Aug 22, 2014

    The owner of a Long Island, N.Y., salvage yard had admitted dumping thousands of gallons of toxic automotive fluids into the ground.

  • Calif. recycler denied permit, must scale back operations Aug 22, 2014

    Basik Recycling Inc. is being forced to scale back the scope of its operations after officials in Chico, Calif., denied its request for a permit to operate a recycling, scrap and dismantling yard.

  • Ferrous scrap export prices to Asia mixed Aug 21, 2014

    Export prices for containerized ferrous scrap to Taiwan and South Korea inched marginally higher this week due to improving sentiment in the United States and Japan.

  • Georgia recycler loses bid to rezone property Aug 21, 2014

    A Georgia scrap metal processing company that recently started operations has been told the business cannot continue to operate.

  • Zorba pricing steady after August rise Aug 20, 2014

    Export prices for zorba, a nonferrous auto shred comprised mostly of aluminum, could maintain the higher levels achieved earlier this month after demand from China boosted domestic and export markets.

  • Scrap price sentiment said improving for Sept. Aug 20, 2014

    Strengthening steel mill order books, finished steel prices and ferrous scrap export prices, combined with tighter scrap supply and transportation issues, have boosted market sentiment for domestic scrap prices in September.

  • Recycler awaits ok to relocate Aug 20, 2014

    A metal recycler in Grand Rapids, Mich., will have to wait another month to learn if it will be permitted to move its operations to a larger location.

  • Metro Alloys promotes Fish, Darnell to executive team Aug 20, 2014

    Metro Alloys Inc. has promoted two employees to its executive team as part of a strategy to focus on customer service, safety and long-term growth.

  • IAA expands Neb. location to service growing demand Aug 20, 2014

    Insurance Auto Auctions Inc. (IAA) has expanded its Springfield, Neb., location, allowing the auto salvager and recycler to increase its inventory due to growing volume.

  • Barstow aluminum project unlikely to proceed Aug 19, 2014

    A proposed $1.5-billion secondary aluminum manufacturing facility in Barstow, Calif., is unlikely to reach the development stage, according to Barstow city manager Charles C. Mitchell.

  • US books three scrap cargoes to Turkey Aug 19, 2014

    U.S. ferrous scrap exporters have sold at least three new bulk cargoes to Turkey amid a push by mills to lower prices.

  • Evermetal sued for allegedly failing to pay fees Aug 19, 2014

    A California freight forwarding company has sued a major containerized scrap exporter for allegedly failing to pay overdue fees.

  • Stainless scrap prices continue to slide Aug 19, 2014

    Stainless steel scrap prices continued to slide this week in step with lower nickel prices, and industry sources said there is "little sign of an upside."

  • Judge rules against ASR in patent lawsuit Aug 19, 2014

    A manufacturer of a scrap metal container loading system has prevailed in a court case after a judge determined that the company did not infringe on a patent.

  • Turks turn to Baltic Sea as US scrap offers rise Aug 18, 2014

    Higher offer prices from U.S. bulk ferrous scrap exporters are meeting resistance from Turkish steel producers, who are instead turning their attention to Baltic Sea suppliers.

  • Indian buyers squeezing scrap prices Aug 18, 2014

    Strengthening ferrous scrap prices have adversely impacted margins for Indian long product mills, which have struggled to raise product prices in a weak demand environment.

  • Scrap recycler jailed, fined for cash structuring Aug 18, 2014

    A recycler has been sentenced to six months in prison, fined $20,000 and ordered to forfeit $119,400 for structuring cash transactions.

  • Exide to lay off 64 workers at its Calif. facility Aug 16, 2014

    Exide Technologies Ltd. will lay off 64 employees at its Vernon, Calif., facility, including three salaried workers and 61 hourly employees who are members of United Steelworkers union Local No. 675, the company said Aug. 14.

  • Arca taps Eisenschenk to succeed Cameron Aug 15, 2014

    Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc. (Arca) has named Mark Eisenschenk to take the company’s helm, replacing founder, president and chief executive officer Edward R. Cameron, who is retiring.

  • China a drag on US nonferrous scrap exports Aug 15, 2014

    Weaker demand from China for aluminum and copper scrap adversely impacted U.S. nonferrous scrap exports during the first half of the year.

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