Scrap

  • Walter Roth, former Erman Howell president, dies Dec 08, 2010

    Walter L. Roth, past president of the former Erman Howell Division of Luria Steel & Trading Co. and owner of the Walter Erman Cos., has died.

  • Scrap veteran calls it a day—sort of Dec 08, 2010

    Los Angeles scrap veteran Arnold Berkovics has opted to retire after 37 years in the business, certain he will find distractions elsewhere.

  • EPA seeks recovery of costs for salvage yard cleanup Dec 08, 2010

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will try to recover the cost of an emergency cleanup of abandoned materials at a defunct auto salvage operation.

  • Scrap prices ride wave; stormy seas lie ahead Dec 07, 2010

    There is no denying that the overheating scrap market is causing waves throughout the industry, with Nucor Corp.’s unprecedented decision to raise flat-rolled prices for the third time in as many weeks.

  • Sims division to open NJ electronics recycling site Dec 07, 2010

    Sims Recycling Solutions will establish an electronics recycling plant in Edison, N.J., with operations scheduled to begin in January.

  • Kentucky expansion to grow RMR metals recovery operations Dec 07, 2010

    River Metals Recycling LLC (RMR) plans to expand its Louisville, Ky., operation with the addition of a 60,000-square-foot metal recovery operation.

  • Scrap tags ride wave; stormy seas lie ahead Dec 07, 2010

    There is no denying that the overheating scrap market is causing waves throughout the industry, with Nucor Corp.’s unprecedented decision to raise flat-rolled prices for the third time in as many weeks.

  • RMR growing metals recovery operations Dec 07, 2010

    The plant will use a combination of processes to extract ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal from automobile shredder byproducts, according to RMR parent David J. Joseph Co. (DJJ).

  • Defense scrap sales surpass 310M lbs. Dec 07, 2010

    Ferrous and nonferrous scrap sales for Defense Department contractor Government Liquidation LLC grew 2.5 percent to more than 310 million pounds in fiscal 2010 from a little more than 302.5 million pounds in the prior fiscal year.

  • China agrees to extend scrap license deadline Dec 06, 2010

    China’s General Administration for Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) has agreed to extend the timetable for foreign scrap exporters to file license renewal applications by 90 days beyond the Dec. 31 deadline, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) and the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) said Monday in separate statements.

  • Pacific Steel plans first export scrapyard Dec 06, 2010

    Metals recycler Pacific Steel & Recycling Inc. plans to open a scrap export facility in the Pacific Northwest within a couple of months after getting clearance to take over an existing property lease. The site will be its first facility serving the export market.

  • Auto recycler looks to add a second operation in NJ Dec 06, 2010

    American Auto Salvage Recycling Inc. plans to expand its New Jersey footprint with the addition of a second operation at the former Kane Steel operation in Millville.

  • Pacific Steel plans first export yard Dec 06, 2010

    Metals recycler Pacific Steel & Recycling Inc. plans to open a scrap export facility in the Pacific Northwest within a couple of months after getting clearance to take over an existing property lease. The site will be its first facility serving the export market.

  • China agrees to extend scrap licence deadline Dec 06, 2010

    China’s General Administration for Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) has agreed to extend the timetable for foreign scrap exporters to file licence renewal applications by 90 days beyond the Dec. 31 deadline, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) and the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) said Monday in separate statements.

  • Metalico, two others to pay $75,355 in environment fines Dec 03, 2010

    Metalico Inc. and two Ohio companies have agreed to pay $75,355 in environmental penalties to resolve alleged solid waste and air pollution violations at a Youngstown scrapyard.

  • High ferrous scrap demand affirms Schnitzer ‘buy’ rating Dec 03, 2010

    Canaccord Genuity Inc. has reaffirmed its “buy” rating on Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc.’s common stock.

  • Stainless scrap exports tumble 21.1% Dec 03, 2010

    Offshore demand for stainless scrap turned in a dull performance in September as exports sank 21.1 percent from the prior month’s year-high pace.

  • Auto recycler plans second NJ location Dec 03, 2010

    American Auto Salvage Recycling Inc. plans to expand its New Jersey footprint with the addition of a second operation at the former Kane Steel operation in Millville.

  • Stainless scrap exports tumble 21.1% Dec 03, 2010

    Offshore demand for stainless scrap turned in a dull performance in September as exports sank 21.1 percent from the prior month’s year-high pace.

  • Nucor, SDI set 2d $20/T Dec. rebar hike Dec 03, 2010

    With scrap prices very much a moving target, producers of steel bar products are wasting no time in implementing a second round of hikes for December that, if fully absorbed, would amount to a $40-per-ton increase for the month.

  • Metalico, two others to pay $75,355 in environment fines Dec 03, 2010

    Metalico Inc. and two Ohio companies have agreed to pay $75,355 in environmental penalties to resolve alleged solid waste and air pollution violations at a Youngstown scrapyard.

  • Steel analyst reaffirms 'buy' rating on Schnitzer Dec 03, 2010

    The San Francisco-based company’s analysts pointed to rising ferrous scrap prices and continued strong overseas demand for ferrous scrap, along with the Portland Ore.-based scrap processor’s improved access to scrap following recently announced acquisitions.

  • Railroads file suit vs. ship scrapper Acme Dec 02, 2010

    Conrail Inc. and the Norfolk Southern Railway Co. have filed suit against an Akron, Ohio, scrap processor in an effort to recover funds the two rail companies had to pay to clean up a site along the Ashtabula River where the scrap company dismantled ships.

  • Auto recyclers sue AK Steel, Tube City Dec 02, 2010

    Three Middletown, Ohio, auto salvagers are suing AK Steel Corp. and Tube City IMS LLC, alleging that the producer and the mill service provider are violating the federal Clean Air Act and damaging their facilities.

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