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  • Mill-grade aluminum scrap prices dip slightly Oct 04, 2013

    Prices for mill-grade aluminum scrap weakened Oct. 3 in step with declines on the London Metal Exchange.

  • Aluminum scrap prices hold firm in Europe despite UK fall Oct 04, 2013

    Aluminum scrap prices in Europe remained flat Oct. 4, despite falling in the United Kingdom, as secondary aluminum producer margins remained under pressure.

  • Exporter accuses recycler of shorting shipments Oct 04, 2013

    Nonferrous scrap exporter Longyu International Inc. is suing a New York recycler for allegedly shorting loads of copper scrap that Longyu had paid it to export to China.

  • Scrap markets settle on cues from Detroit mills Oct 03, 2013

    Scrap dealers and steel mills in Chicago and Indiana continued to look for direction on prime scrap prices for October, but other markets were quick to follow trends established by Detroit in another busy day of trading.

  • Exide again cited for lead emissions Oct 03, 2013

    Troubled battery maker Exide Technologies Ltd. has again been cited by California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) for alleged air quality violations at its Vernon, Calif., battery recycling facility.

  • Detroit pushes sideways, boosts scrap views Oct 02, 2013

    Ferrous scrap trading in the Midwest picked up momentum late afternoon Oct. 2 after steel mills in the Detroit region entered the market with bids unchanged from a month ago on all grades of scrap.

  • Michigan scrap law requires payment delay Oct 02, 2013

    A three-day waiting period for payment for certain scrap metal items has been added to legislation that is now before the Michigan House of Representatives.

  • United Milwaukee and Schulz's merge Oct 02, 2013

    Wisconsin recyclers United Milwaukee Scrap LLC and Schulz’s Recycling Inc. have merged their operations to create a stronger presence in the region, the companies said Oct. 2.

  • Nucor calls for infrastructure spending Oct 02, 2013

    Nucor Corp. supports raising the user fee that provides revenue to the Inland Waterways Trust Fund, Rob Roberson, materials and logistics manager for Nucor Steel Berkeley in South Carolina, told a U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on freight transportation.

  • Pull-A-Part adds 2d Texas location Oct 02, 2013

    Pull-A-Part LLC has continued its acquisition spree, purchasing El Paso, Texas-based Mega U Pull, a self-service yard, for undisclosed terms.

  • Alabama court sides with Schnitzer Oct 02, 2013

    The Alabama Supreme Court has sided with Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. regarding a post-accident investigation report at one of its subsidiaries.

  • Indian steel scrap market divided Oct 02, 2013

    The Indian steel scrap market appears to be divided, with larger producers marking a gradual return and smaller producers still waiting on the sidelines.

  • Stainless steel scrap prices slide Oct 02, 2013

    Stainless steel scrap broker/processor buying prices have weakened as flat nickel tags continue to weigh on the market.

  • Scrap sentiment flips, obsolete prices seen flat Oct 01, 2013

    Uncertainty over scrap supply and a push by producers toward higher steel prices have reversed sentiment in the Midwest, with market participants now speculating that October scrap prices will likely stay unchanged for obsolete grades.

  • Aluminum alloy prices remain mostly steady Oct 01, 2013

    Secondary aluminum alloy prices remained unchanged Sept. 30, with market participants saying producers were attempting to hold the line on prices and fend off lower quotes from consumers.

  • Zorba export prices decline slightly Oct 01, 2013

    Export prices for zorba, a nonferrous auto shred, have dipped slightly over the past week, with shippers noting that a recent uptick in U.S. supply had weakened the market.

  • Spain recycled 3B steel drink cans last year, up 3.4% vs. ‘11 Oct 01, 2013

    Spain collected 3 billion steel drink cans in 2012, up 3.4 percent from 2011 levels, according to national association for drink can producers Latas de Bebidas.

  • Japan's ferrous scrap exports fall year on year in August Oct 01, 2013

    Japanese ferrous scrap exports totaled 643,000 tonnes in August, down 11.6 percent year on year but up 7.5 percent compared with a month earlier.

  • Mid-Atlantic ferrous scrap price dip expected Sep 30, 2013

    Mid-Atlantic ferrous scrap market participants are speculating that prices will fall in October, with some attributing the possible dip to steady scrap flows and weak demand.

  • US scrap exports pick up, but pricing slips Sep 30, 2013

    Four ferrous scrap bulk sales to Turkey and one to South Korea kept U.S. exporters busy last week as demand picked up on marginally softer prices.

  • PSC Metals expanding to boost shredder feed Sep 30, 2013

    PSC Metals Inc. is expanding its St. Charles, Mo., scrapyard and adding services to generate another source of shredder feed and maximize the facility’s potential.

  • Japan’s scrap prices resume upward trek Sep 30, 2013

    Japan’s domestic scrap prices rallied in the last week of September after falling the previous week.

  • US scrap export prices to Turkey decline again Sep 27, 2013

    U.S. export prices for bulk shipments to Turkey slipped a few dollars this past week after almost two weeks of inactivity as Turkish mills push for lower prices.

  • Alter Trading grows reach with Nebraska buy Sep 27, 2013

    Alter Trading Corp. will purchase recycler Columbus Metal Industries LLC, the scrap metal processor and broker said.

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