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WTC scrap looting investigated – Scrap Industry News – World Trade Center – Brief Article

WTC scrap looting investigated – Scrap Industry News – World Trade Center – Brief Article – Statistical Data Included The New York Post has reported that a grand jury investigation has begun into the unlawful diversion of scrap metal from the World Trade Center disaster site into several scrap yards. A Manhattan grand jury will […]

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a tepid construction scene frees up heavy equipment inventories for other buyers

In the market: a tepid construction scene frees up heavy equipment inventories for other buyers Curt Harler Like a punch-drunk boxer, the heavy equipment market is reeling. It has taken a lot of body blows since 1999 and is perceiving 2003 as a “neutral corner” where it can recover its breath and come out fighting […]

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A-Ward Attachments – People

A-Ward Attachments – People – Brief Article A-Ward Attachments, a New Zealand based maker of demolition and recycling attachments, has added Mark Ramun to its U.S. staff. Ramun will manage the company’s second sales office in the U.S. A-Ward opened its Central U.S. office in Ohio by appointing Mark Ramun as central sales manager. Ramun […]

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Aluminum Association – People – Craig P. Eddy

Aluminum Association – People – Craig P. Eddy – Brief Article Craig P. Eddy, president and CEO of Coastal Aluminum Rolling Mills Inc., Williamsport, Pa., has started his two-year term as the new chairman of the Aluminum Association, Washington. Eddy takes over for Alcan Inc. Executive Vice President Brian Sturgell. Eddy has been with Coastal […]

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RAA uses MRF infrastructure for electronics

RAA uses MRF infrastructure for electronics Recycle America Alliance LLC, a subsidiary of Houston-based Waste Management Inc., has initiated new electronics recycling collection services in Wisconsin, adding e-cycling services to five of its materials recovery facilities (MRFs). The Janesville, Milwaukee, Madison, Paper Valley and Superior MRFs will serve as collection depots (E-Depots) for electronics sourced […]

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Sort & count: the right sorting equipment is critical if recyclers want considerable profits to count

Sort & count: the right sorting equipment is critical if recyclers want considerable profits to count – Brief Article Mark Phillips In densely populated urban areas, such as Chicago, Cleveland and other major cities, municipalities are pushing waste haulers to maintain recyclable collection services, but to keep it simple and single. That is, simple for […]

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The squeeze: steel mill buyers are feeling the squeeze of higher secondary commodity prices

The squeeze: steel mill buyers are feeling the squeeze of higher secondary commodity prices – Commodity Focus Deanne Toto Ferrous scrap dealers have been enjoying elevated secondary commodity prices thanks to the swell in overseas demand. As steelmaking continues to globalize, increasingly, what’s good for domestic scrap dealers is not necessarily good for domestic steel […]

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Conference addresses E-Scrap – Electronics Recycling

Conference addresses E-Scrap – Electronics Recycling – Brief Article E-Scrap 2003: The North American Electronics Recycling Conference will be held Oct. 22-23 in Orlando, Fla. Resource Recycling magazine is sponsoring the new conference, which will focus on issues surrounding the management of obsolete electronics. Seminar sessions and exhibits will target key issues concerning electronics product […]

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All flights lead to Berlin

All flights lead to Berlin The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) has reached record pre-registration for its 2004 BIR Spring Convention May 24-26 in Berlin at the Maritim proArte hotel. As of early April, more than 450 delegates from throughout the world have confirmed their attendance at the meeting. The keynote speaker will be Marcel […]

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PA. Dep announces tire collection grants – Nonmetallics

PA. Dep announces tire collection grants – Nonmetallics – Brief Article Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secretary David E. Hess has announced the availability of $250,000 in grant funding for the operation of scrap tire collection programs throughout the state. The grants are available to counties, local municipalities and nonprofit organizations that sponsor approved scrap […]