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  • Ore. eyeing escape clause on recyclables’ landfill ban Oct 26, 2009

    Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality has proposed softening a ban on sending recyclables to landfill when “extraordinary circumstances” make other outlets unavailable.

  • ‘Substandard’ scrap sparks lawsuits Oct 26, 2009

    Exporter Integra Metals LLC has filed a third-party breach-of-contract claim against scrap metal processor William F. Sullivan & Co. Inc., which provided scrap that it shipped to India. The importer of the goods had filed suit vs. Integra, alleging the scrap is substandard and doesn’t meet contracted chemistry requirements.

  • 'Guarded optimism' in nonferrous scrap market Oct 26, 2009

    The nonferrous scrap industry is over the worst of the turmoil created by the global economic recession, with a “guarded optimism” pervading the market, according to Robert Stein, president of the Bureau of International Recycling’s nonferrous metals division.

  • Integra Metals files breach-of-contract suit vs. William F. Sullivan & Co. Oct 26, 2009

    New York exporter Integra Metals LLC has filed a third-party breach-of-contract claim against scrap metal processor William F. Sullivan & Co. Inc., which provided scrap that it shipped to India. The importer of the goods had filed suit against Integra, alleging the scrap provided is substandard and doesn’t meet the chemistry requirements of the contract.

  • Redesigned Piranha baler unveiled by Harris Equipment Oct 26, 2009

    Harris Equipment has unveiled its newly redesigned Piranha closed-door horizontal baler.

  • Bids of $150 yield jackpots in military scrap auction Oct 26, 2009

    A recent military scrap auction, restricted to bidders with deep pockets, included two successful offers of $150—one winning 2,500 pounds of high-temperature alloys at 7 cents per pound in California and the other getting 500,000 pounds of steel scrap at 74 cents per long ton in Portsmouth, Va.

  • Harris Waste Management’s Berkoben retiring at year-end Oct 26, 2009

    Edd Berkoben will step down as president of Harris Waste Management Group Inc. on Dec. 31.

  • Oregon eyeing landfill ban escape clause Oct 26, 2009

    Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality has proposed softening a ban on sending recyclables to landfill when other outlets are unavailable due to “extraordinary circumstances.”

  • Arca signs utility recycling deal Oct 23, 2009

    Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc. (Arca) has been named the official turnkey provider for a refrigerator rebate program run by South Carolina electric and water utility Santee Cooper.

  • Bookkeeper at N.C. scrapyard said embezzling Oct 23, 2009

    The bookkeeper at a North Carolina metals recycler is facing charges of allegedly embezzling more than $207,000 from the company over a seven-month period last year.

  • China buys lift copper scrap exports 21.5% in Aug. Oct 23, 2009

    U.S. copper scrap exports logged a 21.5-percent gain in August, the thrust of which came from renewed Chinese buying interest.

  • Padnos gets OK for Mich. scrapyard Oct 23, 2009

    City Commissioners in Benton Harbor, Mich., have approved a special-use permit allowing Louis Padnos Iron & Metal Co. to open a scrapyard in the city.

  • Padnos gets nod to open Benton Harbor scrapyard Oct 23, 2009

    City Commissioners in Benton Harbor, Mich., have approved a special-use permit allowing Louis Padnos Iron & Metal Co. to open a scrapyard in the city.

  • US nabs Turkish ferrous scrap orders; prices fall Oct 23, 2009

    Turkish steelmakers have booked orders for five cargoes of ferrous scrap, all from U.S. exporters and at prices that are down from prior sales levels, industry sources said.

  • China buys lift US copper scrap exports Oct 23, 2009

    U.S. copper scrap exports logged a 21.5-percent gain in August, the thrust of which came from renewed Chinese buying interest.

  • Bookkeeper at N.C. recycler arrested for alleged embezzling Oct 23, 2009

    The bookkeeper at a North Carolina metals recycler is facing charges of allegedly embezzling more than $207,000 from the company over a seven-month period last year.

  • Rail scrap shipments rebound Oct 22, 2009

    The volume of U.S. scrap moving via non-intermodal railcars has rebounded slightly after three consecutive weekly declines.

  • Secondary ingot poised to rise Oct 22, 2009

    Secondary aluminum ingot prices seem poised to rise, although buyers currently seem able to find material at the same level as last week.

  • Brothers accused of stealing scrap metal Oct 22, 2009

    Police have arrested two brothers for allegedly stealing scrap metal destined for an Alter Metal Recycling yard in Lincoln, Neb., where one of the brothers worked.

  • Seven Ohio, Wis. dealers reach EPA consent deals Oct 22, 2009

    Seven scrap metal dealers in Ohio and Wisconsin have made separate arrangements with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s regional office in Chicago to comply with federal rules to protect the stratospheric ozone layer.

  • Scrapyard owner looks to oust local DA Oct 22, 2009

    A Durham, Calif., scrap dealer, outraged that he has had to pay more than $1.5 million in fines and attorney fees, is retaliating with a large-scale attempt to unseat the local district attorney.

  • Calif. scrapyard owner looks to oust local DA Oct 22, 2009

    A Durham, Calif., scrap dealer, outraged that he has had to pay more than $1.5 million in fines and attorney fees, is retaliating with a large-scale attempt to unseat the local district attorney.

  • Secondary aluminum ingot tags poised to rise Oct 22, 2009

    Secondary aluminum ingot prices seem poised to rise, although buyers currently seem able to find material at the same level as last week.

  • Brothers accused of stealing scrap metal Oct 22, 2009

    Police have arrested two brothers for allegedly stealing scrap metal destined for an Alter Metal Recycling yard in Lincoln, Neb., where one of the brothers worked.

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