Posted on December 20th, 2011 No comments
After a November buying period when ferrous prices dropped from $30 to $45 per ton, prices rebounded by nearly the same amounts in December. Spot market figures collected through the Raw Material Data Aggregation Service (RMDAS) of Management Science Associates (MSA), Pittsburgh, show domestic steel mills paying from $10 to $40 more per ton for their scrap in the first 20 days of December.
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Ferrous Prices Regain What Was Lost in November
Posted on December 19th, 2011 No comments
The Hillsborough County (Florida) Landfill and Columbus McKinnon (CM), Sarasota, Fla., are working together to provide education and demonstrations on the successful recycling of end-of-life tires.
Posted on November 15th, 2011 No comments
Surfaces Transport , a specialty floor covering and supplies transportation company headquartered in Milwaukee, has announced plans to expand its Milwaukee-based carpet recycling operation.
Surfaces Transport Expands Its Carpet Recycling Program
Posted on October 27th, 2011 No comments
TMS International Corp., Pittsburgh, the parent company of the steel mill services company Tube City IMS Corp., has opened a new trading office in Nashville, Tenn. J
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TMS International Opening New Office in Tennessee
Posted on October 3rd, 2011 No comments
Will Sagar, policy director of the Southeast Recycling Development Council (SERDC), says he likes to keep his message to elected officials simple: Recycling creates jobs. He told attendees of the 2011 Arkansas Recycling Coalition Conference that the SERDC has chosen to concentrate on this aspect of the recycling industry as opposed to an environmental message because it is an aspect that cuts across political party and ideological lines. The SERDC’s website helps corporations involved in recycling, recycling program coordinators and solid waste officials in 11 states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia) to present the “recycling = jobs” case to legislators and others involved in making policy decisions
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Arkansas Recycling Coalition: Stressing the Economic Point
Posted on September 29th, 2011 No comments
The electronics recycling company ViaTek Solutions , based in Tampa, Fla., has announced that its Tampa and Lawrenceville, Ga., facilities have been certified to the e-Stewards Standard for Responsible Recycling and Reuse of Electronic Equipment , which was developed by the Seattle-based Basel Action Network (BAN ).
ViaTek Solutions Receives E-Stewards Certification
Posted on August 30th, 2011 No comments
Freedom Metals Inc ., Louisville, Ky., has announced Randy Goodman has joined the company’s management team as executive vice president. He will be responsible for all aspects of nonferrous metals for the company.
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Goodman Joins Freedom Metals
Posted on August 24th, 2011 No comments
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has announced that RockTenn , based in Norcross, Ga., is investing $5 million to expand its corporate headquarters and add 500 jobs. “RockTenn expanding its corporate headquarters here is big news, not only because 500 new jobs will be created, but also because this top Fortune 500 company has chosen Georgia as the best place to keep doing business for years to come,” says Deal.
RockTenn Expanding Corporate Headquarters
Posted on August 16th, 2011 No comments
Round2 Inc. , headquartered in Austin, Texas, has opened a new processing facility in Atlanta. The 258,000-square-foot electronics recycling facility will increase Round2’s processing capacity by 52 percent and is expected to process more than 4 million pounds of material per month, the company says.
Round2 Opens Atlanta Processing Facility
Posted on May 24th, 2011 No comments
Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), Fresno, Calif., has announced plans to open a new electronics recycling facility at Alcoa’s former aluminum smelting plant in Badin, N.C. According to a report in the Winston-Salem (North Carolina) Journal , ERI would be the inaugural tenant in Badin Business Park in Badin, N.C.
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Electronic Recyclers International Opening Facility at Former Alcoa Plant