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Magazine Issue: April 2017


Family Fortress
Building on a legacy that dates back more than 90 years, one generation after another of the Cohen family has contributed its own unique twist to a tradition earmarked by almost a century of steady innovation and sustainable growth

Columns

TRADE TALK

TRADE TALK

Trending

TRENDING: FERROUS

TRENDING: FERROUS

TRENDING: FERROUS

TRENDING: FERROUS

  • Detroit top funnel for Canadian ferrous scrap

    Half of the ferrous scrap imported by the United States from Canada last year entered through Detroit, with the bulk of the shipments comprised of No. 1 bundles and shredded scrap.

TRENDING: FERROUS

TRENDING: FERROUS

TRENDING: FERROUS

  • Ferrous scrap imports jump in 2016

    U.S. steelmakers sourced more ferrous scrap cargoes from offshore suppliers last year than in 2015, but purchased smaller volumes of scrap substitutes.

TRENDING: FERROUS

TRENDING: FERROUS

TRENDING: NONFERROUS

TRENDING: NONFERROUS

  • EU fines battery recyclers for forming cartel

    The European Commission (EC) has fined three car battery recycling companies a total of €68 ($72.7 million) for participating in a price-fixing cartel, the EC said in a statement issued Feb. 8.

TRENDING: NONFERROUS

Features

FEATURE: SCRAP HISTORY

  • Born in Battle

    April, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I and with it, the transformation of the country’s ferrous scrap sector from a relative bit player to a key component of the nation’s critical steelmaking force.

FEATURE: INDUSTRY

FEATURE: INDUSTRY

  • Mining the demo stream

    The art and science of controlled destruction doesn’t come cheap. It costs big money to buy and maintain the tools needed to tear down structures and turn a profit along with a keen sense of the recovery value of the materials left behind

FEATURE: POLITICS

  • Rebuilding America. . . a ton at a time

    What does President Trump’s $1-trillion infrastructure rebuild plan mean to the US scrap sector? High spirits abound but so far details to justify the enthusiasm have yet to emerge

FEATURE: SCRAP

  • Rethinking scrap handling

    Traditionally, scrapyard intake operations have not put much of a premium on speed. Today, technology in the form of scanners at the yards and sensors in the furnace are poised to monitor the supply chain and eventually melt in real time


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