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Ray Spurgeon Jeff Kaveney, manager of product marketing and administration for Eriez, Erie, Pennsylvania, has announced that Ray Spurgeon has assumed the role of product manager of metal detection. Spurgeon will oversee and handle metal detection inquiries, OEM and major account growth, orders,... Read More...
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Container shipping lines Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC) have signed a 10-year vessel sharing agreement (VSA) called 2M. They say the new VSA will provide more efficient service on the Asia-Europe, trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific routes. Both companies say the new agreement will... Read More...
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Sweed Machinery, Gold Hill, Oregon, says it has strengthened its modular wire and cable separation system to allow users of the wire chopping systems to increase the amount of copper they can extract. The company also says its wire chopping system takes up minimal space. From the electrical panel... Read More...
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Munson Machinery, a maker of mixing and blending machinery, has expanded the size of its Utica, New York, headquarters location by more than 30 percent, according to Charles Divine, Munson Machinery president and CEO. “The expansion will boost our fabrication and assembly capabilities to increase... Read More...
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American Pulverizer Co., based in St. Louis, has developed a line of dual-shafted hydraulically powered pre-rippers designed for pulling apart UBC bundles, and aluminum siding and sheet with rates of up to 30 tons per hour, the company says.    The pre-shredders can be grapple or conveyor fed.... Read More...
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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, has added a new grade to its "Scrap Specifications Circular 2014." Thorn-aluminum breakage, according to ISRI, consists of aluminum with miscellaneous contaminants, such as iron, dirt, plastic and other types of contaminants. Material... Read More...
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The U.K.-based resource recovery firm Axion Consulting has added several new services to its portfolio of programs for the recycling and waste management sectors. The firm is now offering expert opinion and arbitration advice services that seek to provide engineering expert advice on recycling and... Read More...
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Coca-Cola Mexico has officially opened what the bottling company says is the largest food-grade PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottle-to-bottle recycling facility in the world. Following the investment of more than $100 million by Coca-Cola’s system, along with a number of partners on the project... Read More...
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Jonathan Short, founder and deputy chairman of the U.K.-based plastics recycling company ECO Plastics has been named one of the finalists in the Smith & Williamson Entrepreneur of the Year category in the National Business Awards 2014. The winner of the award will be announced at the National... Read More...
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Brembo SpA, which manufactures disc brakes for the automotive industry, has announced plans to invest $100 million to build a cast iron foundry near its Homer, Michigan, facility. The company says the new foundry is part of its vertical integration strategy for its U.S. production capacity. Brembo... Read More...
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Multi-Material BC (MMBC), an industry-funded take-back program for packaging and printed paper based in Vancouver has announced that five more communities in British Columbia will start receiving recycling services. MMBC rolled out curbside collection services in the city of Coquitlam July 2, 2014... Read More...
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Matalco Inc., Brampton, Ontario, Canada, has announced plans to build an aluminum billet manufacturing facility in Lordstown, Ohio. The company currently operates two facilities that use predominantly aluminum scrap to produce remelt, extrusion grade aluminum billet and forging stock. The company... Read More...
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Pull-A-Part has announced plans to open a new used auto parts retail facility in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania. The facility, near Pittsburgh, will be the company’s first in Pennsylvania. The used auto parts retail store is expected to be open in early 2015. The company will be building on a... Read More...
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The Tennessee Recycling Coalition (TRC) has elected Mark Braswell vice president of its board of directors. Braswell currently serves as the external affairs director of the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation's (TDEC) Johnson City field office. He was been with the department... Read More...
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Fusion Paperboard, Versailles, Connecticut, has informed 145 workers at its recycled-content paperboard mill in nearby Sprague, Connecticut, that it intends to close the mill in September 2014.  An article on the website of the Norwich (Connecticut) Bulletin,  says regional economic development... Read More...
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Van Dyk Recycling Solutions (VDRS), Stamford, Connecticut, has announced that Matt Getts has joined the company as a service technician. Following his training period, Getts will be located in the Pacific Northwest. VDRS, which designs and supplies equipment for the recycling and recovery... Read More...
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The Scholz Holding GmbH has announced the sale of its aluminum and stainless steel business. The scrap metal company, based in Essingen, Germany, had earlier announced plans to sell off the businesses that it considered noncore assets as a step in the process to realign and restructure the company... Read More...
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James Stapeley The U.K.-based plastics recycling firm Closed Loop Recycling has appointed James Stapeley its new commercial manager, following the retirement of his predecessor Chris White. Stapeley has spent the past 11 years working in the waste and recycling industry, including nine years with... Read More...
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Caraustar Industries, a recycled paperboard producer based in Austell, Georgia, has acquired SP Recycling Southeast LLC’s Nashville, Tennessee, recycling facility. Caraustar says the acquisition fits into its strategy of expanding its geographic footprint to serve customer sustainability goals. The... Read More...
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ITRenew, Inc., a Newark, California-based company that provides IT asset disposition (ITAD) and data sanitization software services, says it will open a large facility in Toronto. “We are experiencing tremendous growth, both domestically and internationally,” says Namki Yi, general manager of... Read More...

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