Posted on January 5th, 2012 No comments
Nucor Corp ., Charlotte, N.C., plans to close its Nuconsteel division by the second quarter of 2012. The division includes operations in Denton, Tex., and Dallas, Ga
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Nucor Closing Nuconsteel Division
Posted on December 21st, 2011 No comments
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has announced Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP), headquartered in Winchester, Va., will invest $67.25 million to expand its Winchester operations and establish a distribution operation in Frederick County, Va.
Posted on December 20th, 2011 No comments
Proler Steel International , based in Houston, has signed a letter of intent to purchase the assets of Walco Recycling LLC, also based in Houston. According to Chris Proler, president of Proler Steel, the acquisition is part of a strategy to grow the business by increasing the company’s retail business.
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Proler International Signs Deal to Acquire Walco Recycling
Posted on December 9th, 2011 No comments
Wausau Paper, headquartered in Mosinee, Wis., has announced plans to close its Brokaw, Wis., paper mill by March 31, 2012.
Posted on December 6th, 2011 No comments
A report released by the European Environment Agency (EEA) has found recycling provides a significant economic benefit to Europe’s economy, from providing raw materials to creating jobs and encouraging business opportunities and innovation.
Posted on November 29th, 2011 No comments
Posted on November 21st, 2011 No comments
Single-stream material enters the Shoreway Environmental Center’s MRF for processing at this point and is conveyed to the presort station.
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Posted on November 15th, 2011 No comments
S+S Inspection Inc. , part of the Germany-based S+S Separation and Sorting Technology Group, has seen a significant expansion to its North American business, with its customers in a range of industries, from plastics molding and recycling to food and pharmaceuticals.
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S+S Inspection Relocates North American Headquarters
Posted on November 10th, 2011 No comments
Global Environmental Services has announced its Austin, Texas, facility, which it opened in September 2011, has received recommendation for certification for the full suite of ISO standards. The certifications include ISO 9001:2008 (Quality), ISO 14001 (Environmental) and OSHAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety).
Posted on November 8th, 2011 No comments
According to the findings of a series of trials funded by U.K.-based Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) , it is possible to recycle almost all plastic packaging waste from residents. WRAP’s trials find that despite more than 300,000 metric tons of plastic packaging being collected for recycling each year, more than a million metric tons of plastic scrap are still being landfilled because of the difficulty of collecting and recycling films, the difficulty in detecting and sorting black plastics and the lack of high-value markets for non-bottle plastics