Posted on January 12th, 2012 No comments
Icahn Enterprises Holdings (IEH), a subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises LP , has announced that its tender offer for the outstanding shares of Commercial Metals Co . (CMC) for $15 per share in cash has expired.
Icahn Drops Bid for CMC
Posted on December 1st, 2011 No comments
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has announed his office has obtained a temporary restraining order against Didion Land Project Association LLC and its owners and operators, Thomas Stewart and Daniel Fetsch, for violating the Missouri Hazardous Waste Management Law, the Missouri Solid Waste Law and the Missouri Clean Water Law. In a press release from the AG’s office, Koster claims the defendants operated the Didion and Sons Foundry in St. Peters, Mo., beginning around April 2009.
Posted on November 3rd, 2011 No comments
A new study conducted by the Earth Engineering Center (EEC) of Columbia University, New York, and sponsored by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), Washington, D.C., has found that converting the nonrecycled plastics that are currently landfilled each year in the United States to energy using currently available technologies could provide at least enough energy to fuel 6 million cars annually.
Posted on October 11th, 2011 1 comment
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Department of Streets & Sanitation Commissioner Thomas Byrne kicked off competitive bidding for Chicago’s Blue Cart Recycling Program Oct. 3, 2011.
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Chicago Opens Bidding for Recycling Program
Posted on September 22nd, 2011 No comments
Indorama Ventures Public Co. Ltd., based in Bangkok, has signed an agreement with WIT Beteiligungs GmbH and Wellman International Trading, affiliates of the holding company Aurelius AG, to acquire a 100 percent stake in the recycling and fiber manufacturing businesses of Wellman International in Europe for around €42 million (US$56.6 million)
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Indorama Acquiring European Plastics Recycling Firm
Posted on September 20th, 2011 No comments
Alain Lemaire, president and CEO of Cascades, and Luc Langevin, president and COO of Cascades Specialty Products Group, have inaugurated $3.7 million in new deinking equipment at the company’s fine paper mill in Breakeyville, Quebec. The facility produces deinked kraft pulp, and is designed to provide the company with an improved end product while preserving jobs
Posted on September 13th, 2011 No comments
Municipal recycling programs have been helping to recover valuable secondary materials for a long time. But collecting these materials at the curb or the drop-off center is only part of the process.
Posted on August 10th, 2011 No comments
The steel mill services company Harsco, (www.harsco.com), Harrisburg, Pa., has signed a 25-year contract for onsite metal recovery services at a joint venture project it earlier established with Taiyuan Iron & Steel (TISCO) in China. Harsco says it is the largest such contract in the company’s history
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Harsco Signs Long-Term Contract with TISCO
Posted on August 3rd, 2011 No comments
The Obama Administration has released its “National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship,” an approach to the responsible design, purchasing, management and recycling of electronics that is designed to promote the electronics recycling market and jobs in the country. U.S
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Obama Administration Unveils National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship
Posted on July 21st, 2011 No comments
New England E Recycling LLC has invested in RMG Enterprise LLC , an electronics recycling firm with facilities in Londonderry, N.H. and North Kingstown, R.I. New England E Recycling, an affiliate of Office Paper Recovery Systems Inc.
New England E Recycling buys into RMG