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  • Paragon lines up witnesses in Schnitzer row Dec 31, 2008

    Paragon Metals Inc. might call as many as 14 witnesses in its federal court battle to block the lower fees Schnitzer Steel Hawaii Corp. pays for dumping its shredder fluff in a local landfill.

  • Paragon lines up witnesses in Schnitzer row Dec 31, 2008

    Paragon Metals Inc. might call as many as 14 witnesses in its federal court battle to block the lower fees Schnitzer Steel Hawaii Corp. pays for dumping its shredder fluff in a local landfill.

  • Aluminum recycling luster dims report Dec 31, 2008

    Aluminum has the best reclamation rate among beverage container materials in the United States, but loses its luster when the environmental impact of replacing landfilled containers is factored in, according to a report from the Container Recycling Institute (CRI).

  • Signals mixed as smelters’ aluminum scrap prices flat Dec 31, 2008

    Smelter-grade aluminum scrap prices remain dismal, but some market participants are seeing faint signs of hope.

  • Aluminum recycling luster dims report Dec 31, 2008

    Aluminum has the best reclamation rate among beverage container materials in the United States, but loses its luster when the environmental impact of replacing landfilled containers is factored in, according to a report from the Container Recycling Institute (CRI).

  • Signals mixed as smelters’ aluminum scrap prices flat Dec 31, 2008

    Smelter-grade aluminum scrap prices remain dismal, but some market participants are seeing faint signs of hope.

  • Wis. scrap theft may form part of bigger ring Dec 30, 2008

    A November theft of 42,000 pounds of brass rod borings from United Milwaukee Scrap LLC by an unauthorized truckdriver with detailed knowledge about the pending shipment is almost identical to a 2007 episode in Indiana, raising concerns that the two incidents could be linked.

  • Asian buys boost US stainless exports 14.6% in Oct. Dec 30, 2008

    Asia’s specialty steelmakers continued to scoop up all the available austenitic stainless steel scrap from U.S. docks in October, boosting their intake by nearly 15 percent from the previous month’s tonnage.

  • Newell starts up its 3d Georgia megashredder Dec 30, 2008

    Newell Recycling, LLC started up a megashredder at its new Savannah, Ga., yard last Wednesday.

  • Asian buys boost US stainless exports 14.6% in Oct. Dec 30, 2008

    Asia’s specialty steelmakers continued to scoop up all the available austenitic stainless steel scrap from U.S. docks in October, boosting their intake by nearly 15 percent from the previous month’s tonnage.

  • Chicago price index hits 59-year low Dec 30, 2008

    Further indications of the weakness of the economy emerged Tuesday, as members of the Chicago chapter of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported that an index of prices paid reached a 59-year low and order backlogs reached a 28-year low this month.

  • NJ signs off on bill to thwart metals theft Dec 29, 2008

    New Jersey’s legislature has unanimously voted to pass a bill requiring scrapyards to retain data and the image of a seller’s photo identification card for metals transactions involving more than $50 or 100 pounds.

  • NJ OKs bill to thwart metals theft Dec 29, 2008

    New Jersey’s legislature has unanimously voted to pass a bill requiring scrapyards to retain data and the image of a seller’s photo identification card for metals transactions involving more than $50 or 100 pounds.

  • MSA adds region to data service Dec 29, 2008

    Management Science Associates Inc. (MSA) said Monday that it has made an additional geographic boundary region available to participants in its Raw Material Data Aggregation Service.

  • Russian sub in RI slated for scrapping Dec 29, 2008

    An aged Soviet submarine that was part of a Rhode Island naval museum before it sank in the Providence River last year will be scrapped by the end of January if no one agrees to buy the vessel, its owner said.

  • Manufacturers set to handle e-cycling as Mich. OKs plan Dec 29, 2008

    Michigan’s legislature has passed an electronics recycling program, which Gov. Jennifer Granholm is likely to sign into law.

  • Russian submarine in Rhode Island slated for scrapping Dec 29, 2008

    An aged Soviet submarine that was part of a Rhode Island naval museum before it sank in the Providence River last year will be scrapped by the end of January if no one agrees to buy the vessel, its owner said.

  • MSA adds region to data service Dec 29, 2008

    Management Science Associates Inc. (MSA) said Monday that it has made an additional geographic boundary region available to participants in its Raw Material Data Aggregation Service.

  • Manufacturers set to handle e-cycling as Mich. OKs plan Dec 29, 2008

    Michigan’s legislature has passed an electronics recycling program, which Gov. Jennifer Granholm is likely to sign into law.

  • Newell Recycling starts up third megashredder in Ga. Dec 29, 2008

    Newell Recycling, LLC started up a megashredder at its new Savannah, Ga., yard last Wednesday.

  • US heavy melt exports low but steady Dec 24, 2008

    U.S. exports of No. 1 heavy melting steel scrap in October almost matched the tonnage shipped overseas the previous month, although sales to Turkey, the largest overseas buyer of cut ferrous scrap, plunged to a three-and-a-half-year low.

  • US heavy melt exports low but steady Dec 24, 2008

    U.S. exports of No. 1 heavy melting steel scrap in October almost matched the tonnage shipped overseas the previous month, although sales to Turkey, the largest overseas buyer of cut ferrous scrap, plunged to a three-and-a-half-year low.

  • ISRI urging next EPA head to put focus on recycling Dec 24, 2008

    The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) is urging President-elect Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency to make recycling a major element when dealing with climate change and international trade.

  • Contaminants boost price of military aluminum scrap Dec 24, 2008

    Shredded aluminum scrap from military electronics was priced at nearly 54 cents a pound in an online auction, a robust figure reflecting the likelihood of desirable contamination by particles of precious metals and copper from circuit boards.

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