Scrap

  • Northern Metal gets permit for North Dakota plant upgrade Dec 02, 2010

    Northern Metal & Iron LLC has been approved to upgrade one of its North Dakota facilities. The company, a unit of European Metal Recycling Ltd. (EMR), been granted a special-use permit from the Bismarck Planning & Zoning Commission on two parcels it owns on 26th Street South in Bismarck. The permit was necessary to replace a trailer that temporarily served as an office with an actual building, and to pave the processing yard. The work will get under way at the eight-acre yard in the spring and be finished in 2011, according to an EMR spokesman. The Bismarck facility, which has the ability to shear and bale, focuses on railroad wrecking and salvage. It also buys ferrous and nonferrous metal and has rail access. Northern Metal began operations in 2007, when four Minnesota scrap metal processors merged. It has operations in that state, as well as in North Dakota and Wisconsin.

  • Hammermills installs new shredder at Ga.’s Oconee Metal Recovery Dec 02, 2010

    Hammermills International LLC has installed a 74- by 60-inch shredder at Oconee Metal Recovery Inc. in Covington, Ga.

  • Tube City IMS makes legal hire Dec 02, 2010

    Tube City IMS Corp. has hired Jonathan Fingeret to work in the company’s legal department as assistant general counsel.

  • Railroads file suit vs. ship scrapper Acme Dec 02, 2010

    Conrail Inc. and the Norfolk Southern Railway Co. have filed a lawsuit against an Ohio scrap processor to recover funds they had to pay to clean up a river site where the scrap company dismantled ships.

  • DJJ to open Phoenix brokerage Dec 02, 2010

    David Joseph Co. (DJJ) is planning to open a brokerage office in Phoenix, the company said Thursday.

  • Auto recyclers file suit vs. AK Steel, Tube City Dec 02, 2010

    Three Middletown, Ohio, auto salvagers are suing AK Steel Corp. and Tube City IMS LLC, alleging that the producer and the mill service provider are violating the federal Clean Air Act and damaging their facilities.

  • Northern Metal gets permit for N. Dakota plant upgrade Dec 02, 2010

    A subsidiary of European Metal Recycling Ltd. (EMR) has received approval to upgrade one of its North Dakota facilities.

  • Ferrous scrap prices leap up to $25/ton for December Dec 01, 2010

    Christmas is coming early for scrap, with prices climbing as much as $25 per ton as mills scramble to pick up tight supplies of ferrous material in the holiday-shortened month.

  • Aluminum alloy makers attempt price hike Dec 01, 2010

    Secondary aluminum producers are pushing to raise prices by a penny or two this week in anticipation of a seasonal tightening of scrap and a stronger primary market.

  • Aluminum alloy makers attempt price hike Dec 01, 2010

    Secondary aluminum producers are pushing to raise prices by a penny or two this week in anticipation of a seasonal tightening of scrap and a stronger primary market.

  • China’s supplies of copper scrap said running down Dec 01, 2010

    Demand for copper scrap remains firm in China, tightening supplies on the ground and narrowing spreads with the Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE), market participants said.

  • Schnitzer Steel Industries acquires two used auto parts retailers Dec 01, 2010

    Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. has acquired two more used auto parts retailers and bought land adjacent to one of its hometown yards to further its expansion, the company said Wednesday.

  • Scrap businessman seeks OK for Arizona feeder yard Dec 01, 2010

    An Arizona businessman is seeking approval to open a feeder yard in Casa Grande, Ariz., that would service several large scrap companies near Phoenix and Tucson.

  • US copper scrap buyers see flat December Dec 01, 2010

    Brass and bronze ingot makers see quiet demand from end-users through year-end, but say that a resulting flatness in the ingot scrap market might be punctuated by some restocking and competition from scrap substitution.

  • China’s supplies of copper scrap said running down Dec 01, 2010

    Demand for copper scrap remains firm in China, tightening supplies on the ground and narrowing spreads with the Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE), market participants said.

  • Ferrous scrap tags leap up to $25/ton for Dec. Dec 01, 2010

    Christmas is coming early for scrap, with prices climbing as much as $25 per ton as mills scramble to pick up tight supplies of ferrous material in the holiday-shortened month.

  • Fingeret joins Tube City IMS' legal department Dec 01, 2010

    Tube City IMS Corp. has hired Jonathan Fingeret to work in the company’s legal department as assistant general counsel.

  • Oconee Metal gets new shredder Dec 01, 2010

    Hammermills International LLC has installed a 74-by-60-inch shredder at Oconee Metal Recovery Inc. in Covington, Ga.

  • Scrap businessman seeks OK for Arizona feeder yard Dec 01, 2010

    An Arizona businessman is seeking approval to open a feeder yard in Casa Grande., Ariz., that would service several large scrap companies near Phoenix and Tucson.

  • A380 alloy under pressure after Aleris cuts sales prices Nov 30, 2010

    U.S. secondary aluminum alloy prices are under pressure after Aleris International Inc. dropped its selling price on A380.1 by a few cents per pound last week.

  • A380 alloy prices under pressure after Aleris cuts selling prices Nov 30, 2010

    U.S. secondary aluminum alloy prices are under pressure after Aleris International Inc. dropped its selling price on A380.1 by a few cents per pound last week.

  • Wisconsin picked as shredder fluff plant site Nov 30, 2010

    California’s Green Envirotech Corp. has chosen a soon-to-be-shuttered industrial plant in Sheboygan, Wis., as the site where it plans to convert auto shredder fluff into polypropylene and crude oil.

  • Wisconsin picked for shredder fluff plant site Nov 30, 2010

    California’s Green Envirotech Corp. has chosen a soon-to-be-shuttered industrial plant in Sheboygan, Wis., as the site where it plans to convert auto shredder fluff into polypropylene and crude oil.

  • Schnitzer buys Macon Iron & Paper Stock, strengthens Southern scrap folio Nov 29, 2010

    Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. has agreed to buy Macon Iron & Paper Stock Co. Inc., Macon, Ga., its third and possibly largest acquisition in 2010.

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