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  • Copper scrap draws few takers at 80¢/lb. Dec 17, 2008

    Copper scrap offered by the U.S. Defense Department drew a few takers above the 80-cent-a-pound mark on Tuesday, but most transactions were below 70 cents a pound.

  • ‘Notice and consent’ won’t end export abuses ABR Dec 17, 2008

    The Association of Battery Recyclers (ABR) has asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to close an asserted loophole in its regulation of battery scrap exports.

  • Coe in scrap development role at Ill. yard Dec 17, 2008

    Steel industry veteran Larry Coe has joined Scrap Metal Services LLC, Burnham, Ill., to handle the company’s expansion into its new role as scrap manager at ArcelorMittal USA Inc.’s mill in Burns Harbor, Ind.

  • Coe takes on development role at Scrap Metal Services Dec 17, 2008

    Steel industry veteran Larry Coe has joined Scrap Metal Services LLC, Burnham, Ill., to handle the company’s expansion into its new role as scrap manager at ArcelorMittal USA Inc.’s mill in Burns Harbor, Ind.

  • Aluminum scrap exports fall 16.1% in Oct. Dec 16, 2008

    The decline in U.S. aluminum scrap exports continued in October, falling by 16.1 percent to 138,913 short tons from 165,592 tons the previous month and down by 39.9 percent from the year’s peak of 231,206 tons in July.

  • US aluminum scrap exports fall 16.1% in Oct. Dec 16, 2008

    The decline in U.S. aluminum scrap exports continued in October, falling by 16.1 percent to 138,913 short tons from 165,592 tons the previous month and down by 39.9 percent from the year’s peak of 231,206 tons in July.

  • Nasaac stocks up, demand slows Dec 16, 2008

    U.S. warehouse volumes of aluminum alloy warranted for settling London Metal Exchange transactions have risen 50 percent since August.

  • Tag-and-hold rewrite nixes nonferrous holding period Dec 16, 2008

    A forthcoming scrap ordinance in New York state’s Dutchess County Legislature will be rewritten to omit any routine holding period on newly purchased nonferrous scrap, according to a sponsor of the measure.

  • Nasaac stocks up, demand slows Dec 16, 2008

    U.S. warehouse volumes of aluminum alloy warranted for settling London Metal Exchange transactions have risen 50 percent since August.

  • Tag-and-hold rewrite nixes nonferrous holding period Dec 16, 2008

    A forthcoming scrap ordinance in New York state’s Dutchess County Legislature will be rewritten to omit any routine holding period on newly purchased nonferrous scrap, according to a sponsor of the measure.

  • China drives US ferrous exports up Dec 15, 2008

    U.S. ferrous scrap exports rose slightly in October despite a sharp one-month decline in shipments to Turkey and a milder one to Canada.

  • Nonferrous exports off; zinc defies trend Dec 15, 2008

    Nonferrous scrap exports continued to decline in October, with zinc the sole category to buck the downward trend.

  • Ontario scrap industry exec Chester Waxman dies at 82 Dec 15, 2008

    Chester Waxman, an Ontario scrap executive and philanthropist whose 40-year partnership with his brother was followed by 20 years of litigation between the two, died on Saturday. He was 82.

  • Ontario scrap industry exec Chester Waxman dies at 82 Dec 15, 2008

    Chester Waxman, an Ontario scrap executive and philanthropist whose 40-year partnership with his brother was followed by 20 years of litigation between the two, died on Saturday. He was 82.

  • Nonferrous exports off; zinc defies trend Dec 15, 2008

    Nonferrous scrap exports continued to decline in October, with zinc the sole category to buck the downward trend.

  • ERI adds 2d Fresno e-cycling facility Dec 12, 2008

    Electronic Recyclers International Inc. (ERI) has expanded its headquarters operations with the addition of a second facility. Fresno, Calif.-based ERI has leased 125,440 square feet in Fresno.

  • EPA expands clean-up site, extends comment period Dec 12, 2008

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has extended the public comment period for the Omaha, Neb., superfund site’s final proposed plan to Dec. 31 and will add another 10,000 homes in the area to its ongoing lead clean-up efforts.

  • Sims in 20-year NYC recycling deal Dec 12, 2008

    Ending four years of painstaking negotiations, Sims Metal Management Ltd. and New York City have signed a 20-year deal for processing the city’s recyclables, with a 20-year renewal clause.

  • Sims in 20-year NYC recycling deal Dec 12, 2008

    Ending four years of painstaking negotiations, Sims Metal Management Ltd. and New York City have signed a 20-year deal for processing the city’s recyclables, with a 20-year renewal clause.

  • EPA expands clean-up site, extends comment period Dec 12, 2008

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has extended the public comment period for the Omaha, Neb., superfund site’s final proposed plan to Dec. 31 and will add another 10,000 homes in the area to its ongoing lead clean-up efforts.

  • Metalico seeks nod on securities Dec 11, 2008

    Metalico Inc. has asked a federal agency to authorize several sorts of securities for potential use in buying other companies, including a potential $150 million in bonds.

  • Turkish orders for US scrap start to trickle in Dec 11, 2008

    Ferrous scrap demand from Turkish mills and other Mediterranean scrap consumers hasn’t revived to the levels seen earlier this year, but they are buying scrap from offshore suppliers on a hand-to-mouth basis, according to one U.S. trader said.

  • A380.1 drifts lower; spot market gap vs. LME alloy narrows Dec 11, 2008

    Secondary aluminum ingot alloy prices have generally fallen 2 cents a pound in the past week, with A380.1 settling in a range of 69 to 70 cents a pound.

  • A380.1 drifts lower; spot market gap vs. LME alloy narrows Dec 11, 2008

    Secondary aluminum ingot alloy prices have generally fallen 2 cents a pound in the past week, with A380.1 settling in a range of 69 to 70 cents a pound.

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