Posted on November 17th, 2011 No comments
Republic Steel has announced plans to build an electric arc furnace and associated equipment at its steelmaking plant in Lorain, Ohio. The company will spend $85.2 million on the EAF project. According to Republic, headquartered in Canton, Ohio, the decision to build the EAF is due to strong demand for the company’s special bar quality (SBQ) steel.
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Republic Steel to Build EAF in Ohio
Posted on November 7th, 2011 No comments
The electronics recycling company Image Microsystems , based in Austin, Texas, has acquired a new facility in Kyle, Texas. The 100,000-square-foot plant is expected to enhance Image’s asset recovery, recycling and MicroStrate sign substrate manufacturing capabilities.
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Image Microsystems Acquires Texas Facility
Posted on October 19th, 2011 No comments
International Paper Announces Plan to Acquire Temple-Inland Memphis, Tenn.-based International Paper (IP) and Austin, Texas-based Temple-Inland Inc. (TIN) have entered into a definitive merger agreement through which IP will acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Temple-Inland for $32 per share in cash, plus the assumption of $600 million in TIN’s year-end debt
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Posted on September 9th, 2011 No comments
Kruger Products L.P.
Kruger Installing New Tissue Machine at Tennessee Mill
Posted on September 1st, 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. Alcoa purchased a minority stake in Electronic Recyclers in March 2011 According to a report in the Winston-Salem Journal , ERI would be the inaugural tenant in Badin Business Park in Badin, N.C.
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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 3rd, 2011 No comments
Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l. , a Brussels-based subsidiary of Sonoco, has announced it will invest several million dollars in three of its European uncoated recycled paperboard mills. The company says the investment is meant to help the three mills improve energy efficiency, product range and environmental performance.
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Sonoco Subsidiary Invests in European Recycling Mills
Posted on August 1st, 2011 No comments
ECO Plastics Ltd.
Posted on July 27th, 2011 No comments
Jamaica’s Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce has announced the ban on the export of all scrap metal. Industry Minister, Christopher Tufton says the decision to ban all exports of scrap metal was due to rampant theft of scrap metal that has plagued the country for the past three years, as well as the failure of the industry to implement measures to curb metal theft. He estimates that scrap metal theft has cost the government and the private sector more than $1 billion in the past three years, while the scrap metal industry only generates $20 million in revenue per year
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Jamaica Bans All Exports of Scrap Metal
Posted on July 13th, 2011 No comments
Umicore , Brussels, has announced plans to invest an estimated € 25 million (US$40 million) to upgrade and expand the sampling facility at its main precious metals recycling plant in Hoboken, Belgium. According to Umicore, the investment will increase capacity and reduce throughput time at the facility. The company adds that the investment will support the growth of the business and allow Umicore to react more rapidly to change in the supply mix
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Umicore Upgrading, Expanding its Precious Metals Recycling Plant