Posted on January 13th, 2012 No comments
Alter Trading, St. Louis, has announced the appointment of Andrew Cole as vice president of human resources and organizational development for Goldstein Group Inc., whose subsidiaries include Alter Trading Corp. and Alter Company.
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Cole Named to HR Post at Alter
Posted on January 12th, 2012 No comments
The steel company Severstal North America, based in Dearborn, Mich., has entered into an agreement with the National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Ltd., National Energy Corp. Ltd., Complejo Metalurgico Dominicano S.A. and Neal & Massy Holdings Ltd
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Severstal NA Studies Feasibility of DRI Plant in Trinidad and Tobago
Posted on January 9th, 2012 No comments
Acme Electronics Recycling , a Chicago-based electronics recycling company and business unit of Acme Refining, has merged with James Mejia Company in Los Angeles, Calif., to create Acme Resource Recovery (ARR). According to a company statement, ARR will utilize advanced processing techniques and innovative equipment to consistently convert a lower-grade product (export packages) into premium U.S. mill and smelter-ready raw materials.
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Acme Electronics Recycling Partners with California Business
Posted on January 5th, 2012 No comments
Liquid Technology , a computer liquidation, computer recycling and data destruction company headquartered in Brooklyn, N.Y., recently obtained ISO 14001 certification and was named an e-Stewards Enterprise. ISO 14001 is a voluntary certification requiring that an organization put in place and implement a series of practices and procedures that result in an environmental management system. According to a release, the company says a number of ways it will meet the commitment is by ensuring compliance with all applicable environmental legislation and regulations, and to continuously improve electronic scrap management practices and reduce consumption of natural resources
Posted on January 4th, 2012 No comments
ReCommunity’s Morris County, N.J., facility. ReCommunity Recycling, based in Charlotte, N.C., has acquired Hudson Baylor Corp., a material recovery facility (MRF) operator based in Newburgh, N.Y
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 November 29th, 2011 No comments
The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI, www.cancentral.com ) says it raised close to $75,000 through its Great American Can Roundup Industry Challenge, which lasted 108 days and involved 68 can plants in the United States. The facilities involved in the program included the plants and corporate offices of three major American can manufacturers: Rexam, Ball and Crown Holdings. Through the challenge, individual facilities partnered with schools and local organizations to collect and recycle aluminum used beverage cans (UBC)
CMI Raises Money for Charity
Posted on November 23rd, 2011 No comments
Russia is both spacious and rich in resources, two circumstances that probably have helped stifle the development of its electronics recycling sector.
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World Recycling Forum: Forward Thinking
Posted on November 9th, 2011 No comments
Novelis Inc. , a manufacturer of rolled aluminum products, has announced plans to invest about $32 million to expand the recycling capacity at its aluminum rolling and recycling complex in Pindamonhangaba, Brazil.
Posted on November 3rd, 2011 No comments
The spotlight was turned on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) during the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) Plastics Round-Table in Munich in late October as two guest speakers approached the issue from different angles. Rainer Koehnlechner, owner and managing director of separation specialist at Germany-based Hamos GmbH, explained that it was possible to derive high-purity polymers from mixed WEEE plastics.
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BIR Autumn Roundtables: Plastics Committee Focuses on WEEE