Posted on November 29th, 2011 No comments
The management of Norske Skog has recommended closing down production at the company’s paper mill in Follum, Norway. The company has recommended the mill be closed no later than March 31, 2012. In announcing its recommendation to the board of directors, Sven Ombudstvedt, president and CEO of Norske Skog, says Norske Skog sells less paper than before because of the shift toward electronic media.
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Norske Skog Closing Mill in Norway
Posted on October 21st, 2011 No comments
*Average monthly settlement price, cash buyer; U.S. dollars per metric ton. Source: London Metal Exchange, www.lme.com This summer, dealers were concerned that prices for copper and aluminum scrap could tumble
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In a Holding Pattern
Posted on August 10th, 2011 No comments
Copper fluctuated around $9,000 in June amid news creeping from home and abroad such as the debt problems in euro zone, economic data from China, Europe and the United States and China’s moves to cool inflation.
Nonferrous Scrap, China
Posted on April 5th, 2011 No comments
After the Lantern Festival, the conditions for processors of scrap zinc in the market in general did not return to normal, mainly due to manpower problems. The majority of manufacturers had fewer workers than before the Lantern Festival compared to previous years. Subject to inflationary pressures and increased salaries of workers themselves, more workers stayed home, so even if the orders were normal, operating rates were also affected.
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Nonferrous Scrap, China, Asia
Posted on January 11th, 2011 No comments
Lindner Recyclingtech , a Germany-based manufacturer of shredders for the waste-to-energy and recycling industries, has opened a U.S.
Lindner America LLC Opens in North Carolina
FTC steps up its enforcement of advertising claims (identity protective services companies: watch out!)Posted on October 8th, 2009 No comments
We get a lot of inquiries about the various offerings and claims made by companies in the consumer identity protective services space, which includes such brands as Debix, Experian, Equifax, Lifelock and Transunion. As analyzed in our periodic reports on the subject, a bevy of companies in this market provide capabilities for consumers for prevention,
Posted on October 8th, 2009 No comments
Two bogus credit repair companies and their principals settled Federal Trade Commission charges that they falsely claimed they could clean up consumers’ credit reports and collected up-front fees for their services, in violation of federal law.
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Two Bogus Credit Repair Operations Settle FTC Charges
Retailers need to carefully examine any new “beyond PCI” technical approaches being offered by their processors, as well as other service providers. They need to think about what will be required of them to take advantage of such “end-to-end” security and whether the investment in technology and labor will be transferrable, should they decide to switch to a competitor.Beyond focusing on avoiding “Beyond PCI Lock-in,” pens GuestView PCI Columnist David Taylor, retailers also need to focus on ensuring that these new security efforts don’t break their existing applications. Some of the tokenization and end-to-end encryption approaches currently (or soon to be) on the market don’t always play nice with existing ERP, CRM and other enterprise applications.
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Implications of Heartland’s Beyond PCI Strategy for Retailers
China’s CMRA holds a session to ensure recyclers of China’s commitment to the market.
ISRI CONVENTION: Back in the Market
Mayor states that city has the highest recycling level in the country.
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San Francisco Touts 72 Percent Recycling Rate