Scrap

  • Wise Metals sees no obstacles in InBev-Novelis deal, logs loss Nov 16, 2009

    Wise Metals Group LLC, which announced a deal in September to supply Belgium’s Anheuser-Busch InBev with can sheet for the first time, doesn’t see any significant setback with InBev’s October decision to revive a similar deal with traditional supplier Novelis Inc.

  • Offshore buying binge to pinch ferrous scrap mart Nov 16, 2009

    Offshore demand for ferrous scrap remains strong, threatening to dry up what little supplies might be left in the U.S. market for the domestic steelmakers.

  • Calif. recycler facing lawsuit for alleged payment default Nov 16, 2009

    A Connecticut financing company has filed a breach-of-contract lawsuit against a California recycler for allegedly defaulting on payments for equipment it financed.

  • Nonferrous scrap exports drop 5.4% Nov 16, 2009

    Nonferrous scrap exports declined 5.4 percent month on month in September, though the copper and brass group, like zinc, bucked the trend to post gains.

  • Nonferrous scrap exports drop 5.4% Nov 16, 2009

    Nonferrous scrap exports declined 5.4 percent month on month in September, though the copper and brass group, like zinc, bucked the trend to post gains.

  • Calif. recycler Central Metal facing lawsuit for alleged payment default Nov 16, 2009

    A Connecticut financing company has filed a breach-of-contract lawsuit against a California recycler for allegedly defaulting on payments for equipment it financed.

  • Suit against Mass. Recycler Allied claims water pollution Nov 16, 2009

    A non-profit group has filed a Clean Water Act lawsuit against a Massachusetts recycler over the discharge of stormwater runoff.

  • Lawsuit against Mass. recycler Allied alleges water pollution Nov 16, 2009

    A non-profit group has filed a Clean Water Act lawsuit against a Massachusetts recycler over the discharge of stormwater runoff.

  • Shutdown of Toyota plant to mark end for Calif. recycler Nov 13, 2009

    The planned shutdown of Toyota’s New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. (NUMMI) automaking facility in Fremont, Calif., also spells the end of a nearby company that has been recycling parts for the Japanese automaker.

  • Mercury Waste set to pay $54,000 penalty Nov 13, 2009

    Mercury Waste Solutions LLC has agreed to pay a $54,000 penalty in connection with equipment malfunction incidents in 2003 and 2006 and an allegation involving storage arrangements for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).

  • China, Korea buyers push Japan scrap prices higher Nov 13, 2009

    Japanese scrap export prices have risen for the first time in three months amid increased buying from China and South Korea.

  • Fla. lead smelter to upgrade, expand Nov 13, 2009

    EnviroFocus Technologies LLC plans to quadruple the capacity of its 1960s-vintage lead smelter in Tampa, Fla., to 260 million pounds per year.

  • Fla. lead smelter EnviroFocus to upgrade, expand Nov 13, 2009

    EnviroFocus Technologies LLC plans to quadruple the capacity of its 1960s-vintage lead smelter in Tampa, Fla., to 260 million pounds per year.

  • Shutdown of Toyota plant to mark end for Calif. recycler Nov 13, 2009

    The planned shutdown of Toyota’s New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. (NUMMI) automaking facility in Fremont, Calif., also spells the end of a nearby company that has been recycling parts for the Japanese automaker.

  • Turkish buyers’ return creates havoc in US ferrous scrap market Nov 12, 2009

    Turkish steelmakers have returned to the international scrap market and bought eight cargoes of ferrous scrap, some at prices as much as $25 per tonne higher than the previous sales, industry sources said.

  • Scrap moved by rail plummets Nov 12, 2009

    U.S. non-intermodal car loadings of scrap slumped to 5,974 for the week ended Nov. 7, down 24.9 percent from the previous week but still up 1.6 percent from the equivalent year-ago period.

  • LG, Waste Management in e-cycling pact Nov 12, 2009

    LG Electronics USA Inc., which manufactures televisions, and Waste Management Inc. are teaming up to dispose of outdated television sets and computer monitors for the lodging industry.

  • Secondary aluminum ingot tags inch up in tight market Nov 12, 2009

    Secondary aluminum ingot has shown some upward movement on the spot market, ending for now the modest decline in scrap prices that occurred at the start of the month as A380.1, A360.1 and A413.1 material all inch higher.

  • Arca quarterly earnings tumble 63.5% Nov 12, 2009

    Fewer sales of dinged and dented appliances and less revenue from its recycling operations dropped Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc.’s (Arca’s) third-quarter net income almost two-thirds below the total posted for the year-earlier period.

  • Mercury Waste Solutions set to pay $54,000 penalty Nov 12, 2009

    Mercury Waste Solutions LLC has agreed to pay a $54,000 penalty in connection with equipment malfunction incidents in 2003 and 2006 and an allegation involving storage arrangements for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).

  • Scrap moved by rail plummets Nov 12, 2009

    U.S. non-intermodal car loadings of scrap slumped to 5,974 for the week ended Nov. 7, down 24.9 percent from the previous week but still up 1.6 percent from the equivalent year-ago period.

  • LG unit, Waste Management in lodging e-cycling contract Nov 12, 2009

    LG Electronics USA Inc., which manufactures televisions, and Waste Management Inc. are teaming up to dispose of outdated television sets and computer monitors for the lodging industry.

  • Arca quarterly earnings tumble 63.5% Nov 12, 2009

    Fewer sales of dinged and dented appliances and less revenue from its recycling operations dropped Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc.’s (Arca’s) third-quarter net income almost two-thirds below the total posted for the year-earlier period.

  • Secondary aluminum ingot tags inch up in tight market Nov 12, 2009

    Secondary aluminum ingot has shown some upward movement on the spot market, ending for now the modest decline in scrap prices that occurred at the start of the month as A380.1, A360.1 and A413.1 material all inch higher.

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