scrap metal industry News

  • Do You Know What Is Scrap Metals?

    Metal is one of the most recyclable materials in our daily life.Our mission is to get that scrap metal to someone who can put it back to use.The end destination could be a scrap metal recycler or our localrecycling center. In most case, someone might even be willing to pay us for it. There are four common types of scrap metal you will typically find around the house: ...


    By Enerpat Group UK Ltd

  • Peel Scrap Metal Recycling Opens Oakville Location

    Peel Scrap Metal Recycling Ltd. is pleased to announce the opening of its newest facility in Oakville, Ontario. The facility, which is unique to the Oakville community, is located at 1150 South Service Road West and will be open for business with the public, the trades and industry on July 18th. Company President, Gary Dvorkin, says "We are looking forward to serving the ...


    By Marketwire

  • Scrap Metal Prices Soaring - Time to Start Demolition

    Now may be the time for you to start that demolition project with ferrous and non ferrous metals rising to new heights.  During demolition, scrap metals such as steel, copper, stainless steel and other metals are collected for recycling.  The revenue generated by these recycling efforts can help offset the costs of demolition.  In many cases, the value of the scrap metals ...

  • Universal Wrecking Corp Highlights Scrap Metal Recycling

    Universal Wrecking is a recognized leader in the scrap metal recycling and salvage industry.  We pay very competitive prices on all types of scrap metals including ferrous and non-ferrous metals including copper, steel, iron, aluminum, nickel and other ferrous and non-ferrous metals. We operate throughout the United States and have the ability to provide purchasing ...

  • New Australian technology for refining scrap metal waste

    New technology pioneered in Australia for refining scrap metal waste is to be put to the test in northern Tasmania. The Tasmanian government has granted approval for Sydney-based Intec Ltd to build a plant at its Hellyer mill in Burnie to refine zinc dust from the electric arc furnace. Construction will start in the first half of this year and the project is due to come on stream in 2009.  ...


    By Recycling International

  • TANA Shark attacks ragger wire in France

    To process a stock of strands coming from the paper industry, the Suez RV Grand-Ouest plant situated at Isigny-le-Buat, France was looking for a slow, robust and efficient shredder. Tana's dealer in the area Smart Equipmenttogether with Smet Rental provided them with the right solution: TANA Shark 440DT. The plant has previously processed electrical cables and has three fast speed shredders ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Recycling Industry Launches Partnership to Teach the Science of Scrap

    One person's trash may or may not be another person's treasure, but these days it very likely can be the launch pad to a great career. That's the reason behind a new partnership between the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. and JASON Learning – to inspire America's students to think about careers in the scrap and recycling business, and give them the scientific and technical ...

  • Portsmouth N.H. scrap metal company faces fine for polluted water discharges

    Stormwater monitoring by the property owner of Grimmel’s Portsmouth facility (Pease Development Authority) confirms stormwater discharges from Grimmel’s metal scrapyard operations contain metals, suspended solids and chemical oxygen demand which exceed permit benchmarks. Further, the stormwater discharges contain mercury and PCBs that cause or contribute to an exceedance of water ...

  • Eriez introduces the New Shred1 Ballistic Metal Sorter to Scrap Processors

    Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd introduces their new Shred1™ Separator which uses ballistics to efficiently separate iron-rich ferrous from much of the mixed metals and waste material in the post Magnetic Drum flow in scrap processing lines. This powerful and innovative separator delivers three distinct fractions with the first being a high value, low-copper content ferrous product. This ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • Universal Wrecking Corp. completes scrap metal recycling project

    Universal Wrecking Corp. recently completed a scrap metal recycling and removal project in New Jersey for a large industrial client. The project consisted of the removal of various obsolete pieces of equipment, scrap metal piles and other metal structures that had accumulated in the client's boneyard. The client needed to make room and contacted universal Wrecking Corp. (UWC) to provide scrap ...

  • UK`s `first` nuclear scrap metal recycling plant opened

    The UK’s ‘first’ nuclear scrap metal recycling plant has opened in Lilyhall, West Cumbria. Opened by Swedish decommissioning service provider Studsvik, the plant was opened on 6 May and should be actively commissioning from mid-July. Furthermore, it is the first site to be granted a nuclear license in 20 years. Studsvik UK president Mark Lyons said: “We were given the license because there was ...

  • USA Recycling Industries to Provide Scrap Metal Collection Services to ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas

    USA Recycling Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: USRI) (the "Company"), a Pennsylvania-based scrap metals recycler providing specialty recycling services throughout North America, announces today it will provide scrap metal collection services to ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas under a pending agreement covering their branch and site facilities in the United States, Alaska and Hawaii. USA Recycling ...


  • Scrap Container Shear

    Wanshida Q43W-4000B Scrap Container Metal Shear in Clients yard in Ukraine. It started working from 2013 and power enough to working every day. : This horizontal metal shear is applicable for cutting the metal shaped in different cross section like round, square, channel, angle, I ...

  • OSHA and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries sign alliance to address machinery, chemical, other hazards in scrap recycling industry

    A new alliance between the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. was recently established to protect the safety and health of workers in the scrap recycling industry, as well as promote understanding of worker rights and employer responsibilities under the OSH ...

  • Universal Recycling & Scrap Iron Corp Acquires Scrap Yard in NJ

    Universal Recycling & Scrap Iron Corp., a subsidiary of Universal Wrecking Corp., recently took over ownership and operation of the former Cosmos Green Acres scrap yard located at 23 Double Trouble Road, Bayville, NJ 08721.  Hours of operation are M – F 7am to 5pm and Saturday 8am to 2pm. Universal Recycling & Scrap Iron Corp. (URSI) plans to transform the 16 acre site ...

  • Jamaica bans steel scrap exports

    In response to sky-rocketing thefts of, for example, manhole covers, the government of Jamaica has banned the export of scrap metals. ‘We are receiving reports of unprecedented levels of theft of scrap metals in the country,’ Industry Minister Karl Samuda told the country’s parliament, ‘The order will stop all exports of scrap metal until a complete assessment of the trade is undertaken.’ The ...


    By Recycling International

  • Record fine for illegal scrap yard

    Operators of a scrap metal yard have been fined £315,000 after an investigation revealed the site did not have the environmental permits to handle hazardous wastes from vehicles. The fine is a record under the Proceeds of Crime Act for end-of-life vehicle crime. David Peters and Tracey Noble pleaded guilty to not having the required environmental permits in place to operate a ...

  • Trends in the production and use of Shredded Steel Scrap - AMM scrap conference

    It is generally useful to understand a speaker's point of view so that you can make some judgment as to his particular set of prejudices.  In my case, I am Chairman of The Shredder Company, LLC, which manufactures scrap steel shredding equipment and which also operates an electric furnace steel foundry.  I am Chairman of Newell Recycling Company of El Paso which operates a complete ...


    By The Shredder Company (TSC)

  • New EU regulation for scrap exports

    A new European Regulation has been introduced to control exports of non-hazardous recyclable and recoverable ‘wastes’ from EU-27 member states to mostly non-OECD countries. It replaces the short-lived and controversial Regulation 801/2007 that entered force in July this year. The new (EC) No. 1418/2007 regulation affects EU exports of ferrous and non-ferrous metal scrap, recovered paper, ...


    By Recycling International

  • Well known and respected scrap industry figure Mac Bissett dies

    Well known and respected scrap industry figure Mac Bissett died on 10 January, aged 83 years. Mr Bissett started his career in 1949 working at family firm James Moores mechanising the works after completing a degree in electrical engineering. After 19 years at James Moores he had risen to the position of being able to take it over in 1968. In addition, Mr Bissett was always a very active member ...

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