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  • CRT monitors, other e-scrap sales tags fall Nov 18, 2008

    Electronic scrap values continue to decline, with batches of computer monitors, some potentially reusable, fetching 3 cents a pound in a recent military auction, down 75 percent from an earlier 12 cents a pound.

  • Secondary aluminum makers face margin squeeze Nov 18, 2008

    The secondary aluminum industry is facing some tough times as participants feel the decline in scrap prices is close to an end while ingot prices continue to drop.

  • ASC banking on new US guard to KO trade walls Nov 18, 2008

    The American Scrap Coalition (ASC) has its hopes pinned on a new U.S. administration and a temporarily shrunken steel market providing openings to pull down some of the international trade barriers affecting steelmakers.

  • Shredded scrap prices seen falling nearly 80% in 2009 Nov 18, 2008

    The price of shredded steel scrap, recently $125 a long ton, is pegged at an average of $410 per ton for this year, according to the research unit of investment bank New York-based Morgan Stanley Group Inc. However, that value will fall an estimated 79.8 percent to $228 per ton before rebounding to $358 per ton in 2010, it added.

  • Aleris’ Va. rolling mill going to full idle Nov 18, 2008

    Aleris Inc. is indefinitely idling all remaining production at its Richmond, Va., rolling mill due to the downturn in the North American building and construction industry.

  • CRT monitors, other e-scrap values slide in military sale Nov 18, 2008

    Electronic scrap values continue to decline, with batches of computer monitors, some potentially reusable, fetching 3 cents a pound in a recent military auction, down 75 percent from an earlier 12 cents a pound.

  • China Armco back in black; China yard to start late in ’09 Nov 17, 2008

    China Armco Metals Inc. said Monday that its ferrous scrapyard in Jiangsu province, which will supply domestic recylables to domestic consumers, should begin operating in the third quarter next year.

  • China Armco back in black; China yard to start late in ’09 Nov 17, 2008

    China Armco Metals Inc. said Monday that its ferrous scrapyard in Jiangsu province, which will supply domestic recylables to domestic consumers, should begin operating in the third quarter next year.

  • China Armco back in black; China yard to start late in ’09 Nov 17, 2008

    China Armco Metals Inc. said Monday that its ferrous scrapyard in Jiangsu province, which will supply domestic recylables to domestic consumers, should begin operating in the third quarter next year.

  • Scrap exec, Lisk, dies at age 53 Nov 17, 2008

    Laurie Brock Lisk, president and owner of Max Brock Co., Buffalo, N.Y., died Thursday at age 53.

  • Suppliers chased for cleanup costs Nov 17, 2008

    Companies that shipped scrap to the defunct Consolidated Iron & Metal Co., Newburgh, N.Y., are being dunned for cleanup costs by a small consortium of other companies that agreed to pay earlier this year.

  • Suppliers chased for cleanup costs Nov 17, 2008

    Companies that shipped scrap to the defunct Consolidated Iron & Metal Co., Newburgh, N.Y., are being dunned for cleanup costs by a small consortium of other companies that agreed to pay earlier this year.

  • Scrap exec, Lisk, dies at age 53 Nov 17, 2008

    Laurie Brock Lisk, president and owner of Max Brock Co., Buffalo, N.Y., died Thursday at age 53.

  • Ferrous scrap exports fall 34% in Sept. Nov 17, 2008

    U.S. exports of ferrous scrap plunged by almost 800,000 tonnes in September as the first signs of the midsummer ebbing of offshore demand registered in the tonnage shipped from domestic ports.

  • Copper scrap mart ‘frozen,’ but prices remain steady Nov 14, 2008

    Copper scrap pricing has stabilized during the past week, but business has slowed to a point that entropy has set in, according to producer and dealer sources.

  • Sept. export data hinted at crisis Nov 14, 2008

    The beginnings of what later became a sickening plummet in scrap metal exports can be seen in September U.S. Census data, with overall dollar value of shipments off by 25 percent from the previous month.

  • Boeing lets scrap bidders opt out Nov 14, 2008

    Boeing Co. has told winning bidders from its September scrap auction that they can opt out of their commitments for December pickup due to the “economic pressures” caused by falling metals prices.

  • Boeing lets scrap bidders opt out Nov 14, 2008

    Boeing Co. has told winning bidders from its September scrap auction that they can opt out of their commitments for December pickup due to the “economic pressures” caused by falling metals prices.

  • Sept. scrap export data shows hints of crisis to come Nov 14, 2008

    The beginnings of what later became a sickening plummet in scrap metal exports can be seen in September U.S. Census data, with overall dollar value of shipments off by 25 percent from the previous month.

  • PDA to hold public hearing on Grimmel lease renewal Nov 14, 2008

    The Pease Development Authority (PDA), the state agency that manages the docks at Portsmouth, N.H., has been asked to hear public comments about whether it should renew scrap exporter Grimmel Industries Inc.’s lease at the port for another year.

  • EPA trims Jet Ocean’s CRT fine to $10,300 Nov 14, 2008

    Electronics exporter Jet Ocean Technologies Inc. has been fined $10,300 for a shipment of discarded cathode ray tubes (CRTs) turned back by Hong Kong customs authorities, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said.

  • EPA trims Jet Ocean’s cathode ray tube fine to $10,300 Nov 14, 2008

    Electronics exporter Jet Ocean Technologies Inc. has been fined $10,300 for a shipment of discarded cathode ray tubes (CRTs) turned back by Hong Kong customs authorities, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said.

  • Recycling caucus turnover is seen as par for the course Nov 14, 2008

    At least 16 members of the Congressional Recycling Caucus, including two senators, won’t be returning for the new Congress next year, having lost their seats either in the Nov. 4 elections or retirement.

  • Value of fragmented scrap tumbles by 76.4% in resale Nov 14, 2008

    A year’s worth of shredded aluminum and circuit board fragments from South Carolina that was supposed to sell at $2.46 a pound went back to the auction block this past week. The new price came in 76.4 percent lower, at 58 cents a pound.

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