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  • Ore. car dealers to refund scrap value of Clunkers Dec 18, 2009

    Two Portland, Ore.-area automobile dealerships have agreed to refund to consumers the scrap value of vehicles traded in under the “Cash for Clunkers” program to settle a complaint by the Oregon Attorney General’s office.

  • Ore. car dealers to refund scrap value of ‘Clunker’ vehicles Dec 18, 2009

    Two Portland, Ore.-area automobile dealerships have agreed to refund to consumers the scrap value of vehicles traded in under the “Cash for Clunkers” program to settle a complaint by the Oregon Attorney General’s office.

  • Cycle Systems opens feeder yard Dec 18, 2009

    Metals recycler Cycle Systems Inc. has opened a feeder yard in Virginia, its ninth facility in the state.

  • Ocean China suing over scrap quality Dec 18, 2009

    A scrap metal exporter is suing a supplier for allegedly delivering what was supposed to be stainless steel scrap that instead turned out to be cast iron.

  • Monitor scrap flap nets shipper $21,650 fine Dec 18, 2009

    A U.S. export shipment of scrapped computer monitors, rejected by Chinese government inspectors in Hong Kong, has led to a $21,650 fine and a settlement between the shippers and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

  • OSHA removes Yaffe citation in settlement on blast death Dec 18, 2009

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has withdrawn a citation that said Yaffe Cos. should routinely have carried out an “abatement method” to detect live explosives in military scrap, such as the shell that fatally injured temporary worker Stephen Fontenot last year.

  • Ziro to buy Severstal recycling equipment Dec 18, 2009

    Zinc & Iron Recycling of Ohio Inc. (Ziro) has agreed to purchase processing equipment from Severstal North America Inc.

  • OSHA removes Yaffe citation in settlement on blast death Dec 18, 2009

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has withdrawn a citation that said Yaffe Cos. should routinely have carried out an “abatement method” to detect live explosives in military scrap, such as the shell that fatally injured temporary worker Stephen Fontenot last year.

  • Ziro to buy Severstal processing equipment Dec 18, 2009

    Zinc & Iron Recycling of Ohio Inc. (Ziro) has agreed to purchase processing equipment from Severstal North America Inc.

  • Ocean China suing supplier over scrap quality Dec 18, 2009

    A scrap metal exporter is suing a supplier for allegedly delivering what was supposed to be stainless steel scrap that instead turned out to be cast iron.

  • Monitor scrap flap nets shipper $21,650 fine Dec 18, 2009

    A U.S. export shipment of scrapped computer monitors, rejected by Chinese government inspectors in Hong Kong, has led to a $21,650 fine and a settlement between the shippers and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

  • US shredded scrap exports dive 38.4% in Oct. Dec 17, 2009

    U.S. exports of shredded scrap tumbled 38.4 percent in October as China, South Korea, Turkey and several smaller nations pulled back from the market at the same time that U.S. supplies of the fragmented scrap tightened.

  • Ingot makers’ scrap tags jump as China resumes red metal buys Dec 17, 2009

    Chinese copper scrap buyers have returned to the U.S. market, putting upward pressure on prices even as many domestic ingot makers continue to sit on the sidelines.

  • Rail scrap shipments rise 18.7% Dec 17, 2009

    U.S. non-intermodal railcar loadings of scrap totaled 7,323 in the week ended Dec. 12, up 18.7 percent from 6,168 the previous week and 6 percent higher than a year earlier.

  • Auction values increase 18% for Boeing aluminum scrap Dec 17, 2009

    Winning bids for aluminum scrap to be generated by Boeing Co. in Washington state in the first quarter rose by about 18 percent, based on median increase.

  • Shredded scrap exports dive 38.4% in Oct. Dec 17, 2009

    U.S. exports of shredded scrap tumbled 38.4 percent in October as China, South Korea, Turkey and several smaller nations pulled back from the market at the same time that U.S. supplies of the fragmented scrap tightened.

  • Brass ingot makers' scrap prices jump as Chinese resume red metal buys Dec 17, 2009

    Chinese copper scrap buyers have returned to the U.S. market, putting upward pressure on prices even as many domestic ingot makers continue to sit on the sidelines.

  • Rail scrap shipments rise 18.7% Dec 17, 2009

    U.S. non-intermodal railcar loadings of scrap totaled 7,323 in the week ended Dec. 12, up 18.7 percent from 6,168 the previous week and 6 percent higher than a year earlier.

  • Cycle Systems opens feeder yard Dec 17, 2009

    Metals recycler Cycle Systems Inc. has opened a feeder yard in Virginia, its ninth facility in the state.

  • Boeing aluminum scrap auction values increase 18% Dec 17, 2009

    Winning bids for aluminum scrap to be generated by Boeing Co. in Washington state in the first quarter rose by about 18 percent, based on median increase.

  • Aluminum alloy users fear higher Jan. tags Dec 16, 2009

    Alloy consumers, fearing still higher prices in January, are helping to push aluminum prices higher in the spot market.

  • S. Korea copper smelter buys stake in US e-scrap recycler ERI Dec 16, 2009

    Electronic Recyclers International Inc. (ERI) has sold a minority ownership stake to South Korea’s LS-Nikko Copper Inc., the company said Wednesday.

  • Metalico purchases assets of two scrapyards in Ohio Dec 16, 2009

    Scrapyard group Metalico Inc. said Wednesday it has purchased the assets of Youngstown Iron & Metal Inc. and Atlas Recycling Inc.

  • Texas towing firm eyes slew of charges Dec 16, 2009

    A Dallas towing company has violated 19 state regulations and has 2,000 vehicles it cannot account for, according to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR).

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