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  • EPA endorses standards for electronics recycling Oct 31, 2008

    A set of standards for electronics recycling has been issued by a stakeholder panel and endorsed by the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

  • China contract woes percolate at BIR meeting Oct 30, 2008

    Tensions over Chinese contracts and concerns over an increasing number of defaults by scrap buyers were much in evidence at the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) conference in Germany this week.

  • New Metech e-recycling plant opens in N. Carolina Oct 30, 2008

    Metech International Inc. has opened a new e-scrap recycling facility at Research Tri-Center South II, in Durham, N.C.

  • New Metech e-recycling plant opens in N. Carolina Oct 30, 2008

    Metech International Inc. has opened a new e-scrap recycling facility at Research Tri-Center South II, in Durham, N.C.

  • LME’s Nasaac holdings rise 2% Oct 30, 2008

    About $7.1 million worth of A380.1 aluminum alloy, warranted for settling London Metal Exchange transactions, arrived into U.S. warehouses on Wednesday.

  • Hayes Iron grows reach via Sturgeon buy Oct 30, 2008

    Hayes Iron & Metal Inc. has acquired Sturgeon & Sons Recycling LLC, a small nonferrous scrap processor in Elizabeth City, N.C.

  • Schnitzer, Paragon clash on ‘norms’ Oct 30, 2008

    The court fight over whether Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. exaggerated its recycling prowess to get an 80-percent discount on Hawaiian landfill access is turning into a debate on recycling technology norms for shredder fluff.

  • Schnitzer, Paragon clash on ‘norms’ Oct 30, 2008

    The court fight over whether Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. exaggerated its recycling prowess to get an 80-percent discount on Hawaiian landfill access is turning into a debate on recycling technology norms for shredder fluff.

  • Hayes Iron grows reach via Sturgeon buy Oct 30, 2008

    Hayes Iron & Metal Inc. has acquired Sturgeon & Sons Recycling LLC, a small nonferrous scrap processor in Elizabeth City, N.C.

  • Processors feel pinch as UBC prices tumble Oct 30, 2008

    Processing yards are beginning to see the effects of a large price drop in aluminum used beverage can (UBC) scrap, which has begun curtailing receipts, but the full impact will be muffled for a month or two by large inventories at recyclers and sheet mills, market participants said.

  • LME’s Nasaac holdings rise 2% Oct 30, 2008

    About $7.1 million worth of A380.1 aluminum alloy, warranted for settling London Metal Exchange transactions, arrived into U.S. warehouses on Wednesday.

  • Stainless exports slide 2.6% in Aug. Oct 29, 2008

    Gains in exports of stainless steel scrap to Europe and Japan weren’t enough to offset a steep drop in the tonnage bought by market leader Taiwan in August.

  • Stainless exports slide 2.6% in Aug. Oct 29, 2008

    Gains in exports of stainless steel scrap to Europe and Japan weren’t enough to offset a steep drop in the tonnage bought by market leader Taiwan in August.

  • Horsehead starts zinc dust recycling plant construction Oct 29, 2008

    Zinc recycler Horsehead Corp., a wholly owned unit of Horsehead Holding Corp., has begun construction of a zinc recycling facility in Barnwell County, S.C.

  • Horsehead starts zinc dust recycling plant construction Oct 29, 2008

    Zinc recycler Horsehead Corp., a wholly owned unit of Horsehead Holding Corp., has begun construction of a zinc recycling facility in Barnwell County, S.C.

  • Aluminum alloy prices fall, defying last week’s LME rally Oct 29, 2008

    The latest price slide in scrap-based aluminum alloy defied a slight gain a week earlier in the equivalent contract on the London Metal Exchange—perhaps a portent of hitting bottom.

  • Aluminum alloy prices fall, defying LME rally Oct 29, 2008

    The latest price slide in scrap-based aluminum alloy defied a slight gain a week earlier in the equivalent contract on the London Metal Exchange—perhaps a portent of hitting bottom.

  • Ferrous scrap’s fall to ‘silly’ level ignites concern Oct 29, 2008

    Ferrous scrap prices in the United States and Europe continue to plunge to what are being described as ridiculous levels that have driven market activity to a standstill, sparking concern.

  • Ferrous scrap’s fall to ‘silly’ level ignites concern Oct 29, 2008

    Ferrous scrap prices in the United States and Europe continue to plunge to what are being described as ridiculous levels that have driven market activity to a standstill, sparking concern.

  • Brass scrap takes big hit in military auction Oct 28, 2008

    Brass scrap values lost further ground in an auction of military discards, attracting a top bid of just 94 cents a pound for material from a repair shop at Hill Air Force Base near Ogden, Utah.

  • China’s scrap yield expected to rise by 50 million tonnes by 2012 Oct 28, 2008

    China could generate an additional 50 million tonnes of ferrous scrap in the five years to 2012, with potentially huge ramifications for the world market, according to CRU Research analyst Calum Baker.

  • Smelters’ scrap tags still sliding; floor seen near Oct 28, 2008

    The pace of dropping aluminum scrap values at smelters might have left some heads spinning, but some market participants believe a market bottom might have finally been reached.

  • Credit woes delay ferrous deliveries, but no orders nixed Carter Oct 28, 2008

    Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. hasn’t faced any order cancellations from offshore ferrous scrap customers, but is delaying some shipments while customers work to resolve credit availability issues.

  • Schnitzer net soars on higher scrap tags, shipments Oct 28, 2008

    Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc.’s net income more than tripled in its fiscal fourth quarter compared with a year earlier on higher scrap prices and shipments. But the outlook for an improvement in current scrap market conditions remains “uncertain.”

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