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Toyota Tsusho Corp. (TTC),  headquartered in Nagoya, Japan, has agreed to acquire a 39.9 percent stake in the Germany-based company Scholz AG from the Scholz family. TTC says the deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2014 after it has negotiated agreements with the existing lenders of... Read More...
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A report on the recycling of film packaging finds that the collection for recycling of postconsumer film packaging in 2012 topped 1 billion pounds, a modest 1 percent increase from the prior year. The report, “2012 National Postconsumer Plastic Bag & Film Recycling Report,” was conducted by... Read More...
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San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón has announced that the San Francisco-based scrap metal company Circosta Iron & Metal Co. will pay a $500,000 fine as part of a settlement of a civil prosecution brought by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office. “We can’t rely on enforcement... Read More...
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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has announced a statewide plan designed to increase access to residential recycling throughout the state. He has appointed a nine-member Michigan Recycling Council to guide the plan’s implementation. Snyder announced the recycling initiative during a tour of Monroe, Mich.-... Read More...
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Norse Group, a U.K.-based holding company that operates a number of divisions, has selected Machinex Industries Inc. as the equipment vendor for the expansion of its Material Recycling Facility (MRF), located in Norfolk, U.K. Norse says the new equipment will allow the company to sharply increase... Read More...
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Armco Metals, the China-based steel recycling and iron ore distributor, has entered into a steel scrap supply agreement with Midland Resources Co. Ltd., a Hong Kong-based joint venture with Shagang Steel Group, a large importer of ferrous scrap that is based in China. Midland is the exclusive sales... Read More...
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The 10th annual REW Istanbul event (Recycling, Environmental Technologies and Waste Management International Fair) organized by Istanbul Fuar Hizmetleri A. S. (IFO), an affiliate of London-based Tarsus Group, takes place 12-14 June, 2014. Trade show organizers report that they expect the event to... Read More...
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The equipment distributor MSC Group of Companies, based in Brisbane, Australia, has received the 2013 Top Sales Award from McCloskey International for sales performance over the past year. The company was chosen over 85 international dealers for the award. MSC Group also earned the Top Crusher... Read More...
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The Renewable Energy from Waste Conference is offering a workshop titled “Mechanical biological treatment (MBT) as a non-thermal treatment option for mixed and residual waste" on Nov. 17 at the Hilton by Doubletree in San Jose, Calif. Renowned MBT expert Dr. Matthias Kuehle-Weidemeier, CEO of the... Read More...
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Moley Magnetics Inc., Buffalo, N.Y., has partnered with Italy-based Minelli s.r.l. In this partnership, Minelli will produce a wide range of private label grapple solutions for Moley Magnetics that will enable the scrap, environmental, recycling, demolition, railroad, among other industries to... Read More...
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Metropolitan Recycling LLC (MRC), Bakersfield, Calif., a joint venture formed by five privately held local recycling companies, has opened a new state-of-the-art 50,000-square-foot recycling facility. The material recovery facility (MRF) is located at the Mt. Vernon Recycling Complex in Bakersfield... Read More...
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Bulk Handling Systems (BHS), Eugene, Ore., has named Tim Horkay to the position of international business development manager. In this new position, Horkay will be responsible for driving international sales growth in markets outside of the United States and Europe. He will work closely with BHS’... Read More...
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FutureMark Paper Group, a Westport, Conn.-based North American provider of recycled printing papers, has announced the launch of Future Vantage, which it says is North America’s first 100 percent recycled coated No. 3 freesheet. Until now, there has not been a 100 percent recycled option for high-... Read More...
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Cat MH3037 The new Cat MH3037 is the third member of the new wheeled material handler line that Peoria-based Caterpillar has introduced in the greater-than-25-ton size class. The new Cat material handlers are purpose-built to work productively and durably in industrial, scrap recycling,... Read More...
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Frank and Jerry Antonacci of USA Hauling and Recycling, a waste management company based in Enfield, Conn., recently purchased and installed a Bollegraaf OCC (old corrugated containers) sorting system from Stamford, Conn.-based distributor Van Dyk Recycling Solutions, with a TITECH autosort 4. The... Read More...
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Sonoco Recycling LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the packaging company Sonoco, headquartered in Hartsville, S.C., has named the city of Durham, N.C., a bronze-tier Sonoco Sustainability Star Award winner for significant recycling achievements. The city was recently named a Top 10 Recycling... Read More...
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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, D.C., has named Dell Inc., Round Rock, Texas, the recipient of ISRI’s 2014 Design for Recycling (DFR) Award for two of its tablets and a laptop model representing products that emphasize recycling during every phase of the lifecycle.... Read More...
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The aluminum producer Aleris, headquartered in Cleveland, has completed its acquisition of Nichols Aluminum LLC, a producer of aluminum sheet for the transportation, building and construction, machinery and equipment, consumer durables, and electrical industries in North America. In making the deal... Read More...
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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Northern District of Alabama, has announced that Edward Hindman, the owner of the scrap yard Hindman’s Wrecker Service & Salvage, Talladega, Ala., has pled guilty to one count of structuring $119,400 in cash transactions. The DOJ says that as part of his... Read More...
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Mountain Tarp, a manufacturer of tarping products, has opened its newest installation and repair facility in San Antonio. Mountain Tarp is a part the Wastequip brand of companies. The facility is a satellite of the Houston facility that Mountain Tarp opened in 2013. The new plant will specialize in... Read More...

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