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Commercial Metals Co. (CMC), Irving, Texas, has signed an agreement to acquire certain U.S. rebar steel mill and fabrication assets from Brazil-based Gerdau S.A. for around $600 million. CMC operates more than 120 recycling centers; steel mills; fabrication facilities; marketing and distribution... Read More...
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DataKillers, a Maryland-based electronics recycling company, has signed an agreement to merge with the United States operations of Cork, Ireland-based Wisetek Solutions Ltd. The Irish firm provides IT asset disposal (ITAD) and data destruction services. The combined company will become one of the... Read More...
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TOMRA Sorting Recycling, a Germany-based business unit of Norway-based TOMRA Systems ASA, has announced it will supply 40 AutoSort optical sorting units to three materials recovery facilities (MRFs) operated by SKM Recycling of Coolaroo, Victoria, Australia. TOMRA indicates SKM is building three... Read More...
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China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) says its program to bring increased recycling activity to 46 cities in China is advancing, and tied the programs into a stated intention of reducing the nation’s dependence on imported scrap materials. In a news release issued Jan. 2, 2018, the MEP... Read More...
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A scrap metals processor with operations in Guangdong Province in South China has told Recycling Today that a first batch of scrap materials import licenses and quota amounts for 2018 have been issued, with only around 40 issued so far in South China for all materials. According to the recycler,... Read More...
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The bodies of two men who were electrocuted during what fire department officials say was an attempt at stealing copper wiring were discovered in late December at a Detroit electrical power substation. According to an online article by the Detroit News, Detroit Public Lighting Department workers,... Read More...
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Plastic2Oil Inc. (P20), Niagara Falls, New York, has announced that it signed a 20-year master agreement Dec. 21, 2017, with Veridisyn Technologies LLC, a Tuscaloosa, Alabama-based company engaged in development of alternative energy projects, under which Veridisyn has agreed to license P2O’s... Read More...
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Pittsburgh-based Liberty Tire Recycling Holdco LLC and its subsidiaries have completed the refinancing of its existing term loan and exchange offer relating to its 11 percent second lien secured notes due 2021. The transactions substantially deleverage the company’s balance sheet, reduce interest... Read More...
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Pasadena, California residents are fed up with the city’s ongoing concrete recycling operation taking place in the stub of the 210 Freeway, according to a report from KABC. “For two-and-a-half years, we’ve dealt with noise at all hours, construction materials and dust being kicked up into the air... Read More...
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The Washington-based Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has announced its support of the Council of State Governments’ (CSG’s) unanimous approval of a resolution noting that scientific evidence should be paramount when assessing recycled rubber play surfaces. The resolution was... Read More...
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As You Sow, a shareholder advocacy group that promotes social and corporate environmental responsibility headquartered in Oakland, California, has refiled a resolution with McDonald’s Corp., Oak Brook, Illinois, for 2018 urging the company to assess the environmental impact of its polystyrene use... Read More...
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Weir Somerset, Pennsylvania-based J&J Truck Equipment, a division of Somerset Welding & Steel, has announced that Jim Weir will retire Feb. 2, 2018. Weir joined the company 34 years ago and held a variety of positions within the organization prior to serving as its sales manager. Before... Read More...
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Case Construction Equipment, Racine, Wisconsin, has received the Good Design Award for its G-Series wheel loaders, which were launched in 2016. The G-Series was one of the product designs selected by the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture... Read More...
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According to a “Member Alert” dated Dec. 27, 2017, from the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Washington, China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) has issued new guidelines for exporters and suppliers applying for export permits to ship scrap... Read More...
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From left: Angie Carpenter, supervisor, Islip, New York, poses with Kevin Gershowitz, president, Gershow Recycling, near the Islip anti-drunk and distracted driving display outside the town hall.  Scrap metal recycling firm Gershow Recycling, headquartered in Medford, New York, has donated a... Read More...
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Van Dyk Recycling Solutions (VDRS), Stamford, Connecticut, says it’s had a busy 2017, having sold 24 single-ram, no-shear Bollegraaf balers to the following customers: Waste Management Recycle America (WMRA) Davis St., San Leandro, California, an HBC-80; WMRA Kansas City, Kansas City, Kansas, an... Read More...
http://www.recyclingtoday.com/Article/afbg-tampa-...
Tampa, Florida-based American Fiber Green Products, Inc. (AFBG) announced December 26 that the company expects to begin building a recycling facility in Tampa in the first quarter of 2018. “The company has been actively pursuing financing and sourcing of equipment to build a fiberglass recycling... Read More...
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The city council of North Lake Charles, Louisiana, has voted four-to-two against a proposed expansion plan for a scrap processing facility in the city. According to an online article from KPLC TV in Lake Charles, Louisiana, opposition to the plan by Louisiana Scrap Metal came from residents who... Read More...
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Sennebogen, Stanley, North Carolina, has announced that Komatsu Northeast, South Plainfield, New Jersey, has joined its dealer network. Komatsu America announced in December 2016 that it had purchased the business operations of the former Binder Machinery, and relaunched it as Komatsu Northeast. Ed... Read More...
http://www.recyclingtoday.com/Article/crude-steel...
More than 136 million metric tons of crude steel production were produced in November 2017 by the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel), Brussels, which was 3.7 percent more steel than was produced in November 2016. China’s crude steel production continued to eclipse... Read More...

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