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  • Indian steel mills pushed on scrap prices Oct 11, 2013

    Low scrap inventories and changes in the currency market have apparently sparked increased interest from steel mills in India, with suppliers pushing for higher prices.

  • Stainless scrap prices follow nickel down Oct 11, 2013

    Stainless steel scrap mill buying prices have fallen alongside primary nickel’s weaker monthly average, with traders citing an influx of primary imports from China as a hindrance to domestic stainless steel producers.

  • Conn. recycler accused of water violations Oct 11, 2013

    Three environmental groups are suing a Connecticut recycler for allegedly violating the Clean Water Act.

  • Dealers win tussle over Oct. ferrous scrap tags Oct 10, 2013

    Midwest ferrous scrap trades beat market sentiment for October and avoided another month of declining prices as dealers stayed firm to ward off any downward pressure.

  • Auto driving finishing capacity growth: Novelis Oct 10, 2013

    Novelis Inc. expects to officially unveil its automotive finishing lines in Oswego, N.Y., on Oct. 24 in anticipation of increased demand for continuous annealing heat-treat lines.

  • Ore. recycler expanding into Wash. Oct 10, 2013

    PNW Metal Recycling LLC, a unit of R.S. Davis Recycling Inc., has acquired 37 acres in Longview, Wash., which the company intends to use as a processing yard for ferrous and nonferrous scrap.

  • Exide spending $7M on battery recycling plant Oct 10, 2013

    Troubled battery maker Exide Technologies Ltd. will invest more than $7 million over the next two years to upgrade its Vernon, Calif., battery recycling facility.

  • Ohio recycling operation planned Oct 10, 2013

    The Steubenville (Ohio) Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a hearing Nov. 4 to consider a request to establish an indoor metal recycling facility.

  • PSC Metals taps Brose to lead southern division Oct 10, 2013

    PSC Metals Inc. has named Tim Brose president of its southern region, replacing Ted Ernstberger, who has left the company to pursue other opportunities

  • Scrap markets short on supply: exec Oct 09, 2013

    North American scrap markets are "very, very tight" as large inventories of scrap have dried up, according to one industry executive.

  • Calif. recycler looks to grow yard Oct 09, 2013

    Velocity Iron & Metal Inc. is asking officials in Madera, Calif., to rezone land so it can to double the size of its scrap metal recycling operation.

  • Scrap aluminum wheel tags fall again Oct 09, 2013

    Scrap aluminum wheel prices continued to lose ground in October, with upticks in supply and a slight downturn in demand weakening the overall market.

  • Chicago Heights recycler eyeing land for expansion Oct 09, 2013

    A Chicago Heights, Ill., metal recycler is looking to acquire land for another expansion by taking advantage of a county initiative that makes tax-delinquent property available.

  • Another fire at Sims facility in NJ Oct 09, 2013

    For the second time in seven weeks, firefighters in Jersey City, N.J., battled flames at a scrap recycling facility owned by Sims Metal Management Ltd.

  • Recyclers feel bite of gov't shutdown Oct 08, 2013

    As the U.S. government shutdown heads into its second week, scrap recyclers are beginning to feel the impact of agency closures and a reduction in government personnel, market participants told AMM.

  • EMR’s earnings tumble 61.3 percent Oct 08, 2013

    European Metal Recycling Ltd.’s (EMR’s) profits were more than halved in 2012 as the company wrestled with the same host of issues negatively impacting recyclers across the globe.

  • Becker, Eviston promoted at DJJ Oct 08, 2013

    David J. Joseph Co. (DJJ) has named two presidents to oversee three of its operating units.

  • Two Pa. lawmakers propose statewide scrap database Oct 08, 2013

    Two Pennsylvania state lawmakers plan to introduce legislation that would require scrap dealers to register with a government-operated database.

  • Sims names Galdino Claro as new chief exec Oct 08, 2013

    Sims Metal Management Ltd. has appointed Galdino Claro as its new chief executive officer and managing director effective Nov. 4, chairman Geoff Brunsdon announced Oct. 7.

  • Ferrous scrap export prices fall in quiet week Oct 07, 2013

    U.S. bulk ferrous scrap export sales were relatively quiet this past week as only two cargoes were sold from the East and West coasts.

  • Senator urges Christie to reconsider veto Oct 07, 2013

    New Jersey state Sen. Shirley K. Turner is calling on Gov. Chris Christie to reconsider his veto of a bill that would have required scrap metal buyers to maintain purchase records for at least 18 months.

  • California governor vetoes latest scrap metal theft bill Oct 07, 2013

    California Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill aimed at preventing scrap metal theft, telling legislators to start enforcing existing laws.

  • Japanese scrap tags retreat again after recent increases Oct 07, 2013

    Japanese scrap prices have fallen again as the market struggles to cope with recent increases.

  • Chicago scrap prices firm on late-week push Oct 04, 2013

    Ferrous scrap prices for October finished on firm ground in Chicago after recording a slight bounce over September levels on some obsolete grades in late trading.

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