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  • Demand for ferrous scrap is there, but not the ships Dec 14, 2007

    Demand for U.S. ferrous scrap by offshore steelmakers is strong, industry sources said, but the ongoing shortage of ships and record high freight rates have driven shippers to rely more heavily on containers to carry the metal overseas.

  • Hazards alleged at prison e-cycling workshop Dec 14, 2007

    The electronics recycling workshop at a federal prison in Elkton, Ohio, releases dangerous levels of lead and cadmium whenever air filters are replaced in ventilation equipment, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

  • PDA extends Grimmel’s waterfront lease by another year Dec 14, 2007

    Grimmel Industries Inc. has gained another extension on its lease at the waterfront scrapyard in Portsmouth, N.H., although this time it’s for one year with an option for another year.

  • Hazards alleged at prison e-cycling workshop Dec 14, 2007

    The electronics recycling workshop at a federal prison in Elkton, Ohio, releases dangerous levels of lead and cadmium whenever air filters are replaced in ventilation equipment, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

  • PDA extends Grimmel Industries’ waterfront lease by another year Dec 14, 2007

    Grimmel Industries Inc. has gained another extension on its lease at the waterfront scrapyard in Portsmouth, N.H., although this time it’s for one year with an option for another year.

  • Copper scrap follows Comex prices lower Dec 14, 2007

    U.S. copper scrap prices have come under downward pressure as copper on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange continues to fall on a rising dollar.

  • Ex-Schnitzer exec makes deal to settle SEC bribery charges Dec 13, 2007

    Robert W. Philip, former chairman and chief executive officer of Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc., has agreed to pay more than $260,000 to settle allegations that he bribed officials overseas to do business with the Portland, Ore.-based scrap exporter.

  • Scrap facing LA port woes; freight rate hike, levy loom Dec 13, 2007

    West Coast scrap metal exporters who use containers to carry metals overseas face a double whammy at the port of Los Angeles this month higher container freight rates and an anti-pollution levy from the port authority.

  • Boeing’s aluminum puck auction results mixed Dec 13, 2007

    The latest auction of aircraft aluminum scrap to be generated at Chicago-based Boeing Co.’s two Washington state aircraft plants during the first quarter produced mixed results.

  • Sharp-eyed Vermont yard manager keeps stolen artwork from furnace Dec 13, 2007

    A Vermont scrapyard is being lauded for saving several stolen bronze sculptures valued at hundreds of thousands of dollars from being turned into ingot.

  • Boeing’s aluminum puck auction results mixed Dec 13, 2007

    The latest auction of aircraft aluminum scrap to be generated at Chicago-based Boeing Co.’s two Washington state aircraft plants during the first quarter produced mixed results.

  • Sharp-eyed yard manager keeps stolen artwork from furnace Dec 13, 2007

    A Vermont scrapyard is being lauded for saving several stolen bronze sculptures valued at hundreds of thousands of dollars from being turned into ingot.

  • Scrap facing LA port woes as freight rate hike, levy loom Dec 13, 2007

    West Coast scrap metal exporters who use containers to carry their metals overseas face a double whammy at the port of Los Angeles this month—higher container freight rates and an anti-pollution levy from the port authority.

  • Scrap exporters in dark over ’08 China licenses Dec 12, 2007

    Several hundred U.S. scrap companies are still waiting to receive confirmation that applications to renew Chinese export licenses have been accepted as the end-of-year expiration of their old licenses looms.

  • Scrap exporters in dark over ’08 China licenses Dec 12, 2007

    Several hundred U.S. scrap companies are still waiting to receive confirmation that applications to renew Chinese export licenses have been accepted as the end-of-year expiration of their old licenses looms.

  • Maser boosts e-scrap intake capacity by 25% Dec 12, 2007

    Maser Corp.’s Barrie, Ontario, electronics recycling facility has boosted its intake capacity by 25 percent to more than 1,000 short tons a month from 800 tons previously after a brief period of holding off new customers.

  • Secondary ingot prices hold steady Dec 12, 2007

    The spot market for secondary aluminum ingot shows hints of inching upward, but not enough to move the quotes out of currently listed price ranges.

  • Shredded aircraft titanium fetches $1.72/lb. in military sale Dec 12, 2007

    Shredded aircraft titanium, mixed with other materials, sold for $1.72 a pound in a military auction that closed Tuesday. Potential bidders were given a chance to view the material ahead of time at a civilian warehouse in Tucson, Ariz.

  • Scrap export values hit record $1.16B in October Dec 12, 2007

    The value of U.S. scrap metal exports totaled a record $1.16 billion in October, inching above the $1.15-billion record set in June and well above the $965-million total in September and $888 million in October last year.

  • Secondary ingot tags hold steady Dec 12, 2007

    The spot market for secondary aluminum ingot shows hints of inching upward, but not enough to move the quotes out of currently listed price ranges.

  • Maser boosts e-scrap intake capacity by 25% Dec 12, 2007

    Maser Corp.’s Barrie, Ontario, electronics recycling facility has boosted its intake capacity by 25 percent to more than 1,000 short tons a month from 800 tons previously after a brief period of holding off new customers.

  • Scrap exports hit record $1.16B in October Dec 12, 2007

    The value of U.S. scrap metal exports totaled a record $1.16 billion in October, inching above the $1.15-billion record set in June and well above the $965-million total in September and $888 million in October last year.

  • E-cycling bill gets NJ senate committee OK Dec 11, 2007

    The New Jersey Senate’s Appropriations Committee has passed an electronics recycling bill that would require computer manufacturers to accept returns of discarded equipment without charge, but would finance television recycling with a $10 fee on new sets sold.

  • E-cycling bill gets NJ senate committee OK Dec 11, 2007

    The New Jersey Senate’s Appropriations Committee has passed an electronics recycling bill that would require computer manufacturers to accept returns of discarded equipment without charge, but would finance television recycling with a $10 fee on new sets sold.

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