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Executive Director Report to CRRA Members March 2014 Website Consolidation and Redesign Project Underway We are well underway with our long-awaited website consolidation and redesign project. Board member Monica Devincenzi and I have been working with the firm of M3iworks, headquartered in Santa... Read More...
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Executive Director Report to CRRA Members March 2014 Website Consolidation and Redesign Project Underway We are well underway with our long-awaited website consolidation and redesign project. Board member Monica Devincenzi and I have been working with the firm of M3iworks, headquartered in Santa... Read More...
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Executive Director Report to CRRA Members March 2014 Website Consolidation and Redesign Project Underway We are well underway with our long-awaited website consolidation and redesign project. Board member Monica Devincenzi and I have been working with the firm of M3iworks, headquartered in Santa... Read More...
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General Kinematics, Crystal Lake, Ill., has introduced the Para-Mount IVTM to its line of vibratory feeders. The company says the Para-Mount IVTM is designed to negate surge loads as well as improve the presentation of auto shredder residue (ASR) and other mixed materials streams for metals... Read More...
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The European Demolition Association (EDA) is hosting an event called The Deconstruction Forum 2014 at the Hotel Intercontinental Madrid June 12-14. “The demolition industry is about handling the space change—taking care of the needs or requirements of the customer to leave an empty area,” says the... Read More...
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Cascades, a Kingsey Falls, Quebec-based company involved in packaging and recycling efforts throughout North America, has received Wal-Mart Canada's Vendor Sustainability Award, which recognizes its supplier's efforts in helping the retail giant achieve its sustainability goals. Cascades was... Read More...
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Retired metallurgist Dr. Richard Burlingame, who was an early auto shredding researcher, died in January at the age of 83. Burlingame spent the later decades of his career and his retirement in the Cleveland area. Burlingame worked for Cleveland-based Luria Bros. Inc. (now part of PSC Metals) from... Read More...
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The aluminum firm Alcoa, headquartered in Pittsburgh, and the government of Quebec have reached an agreement designed to improve the competitiveness of Alcoa’s three smelters in Quebec. Under the agreement, Hydro-Quebec will renew Alcoa’s power supply contracts for its Bécancour and Deschambault... Read More...
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Resource-One, a recycling and waste management firm based inCincinnati, has announced plans to open its newest facility in Covington, Ohio. Resource-One can handle a range of recyclable materials, including plastics, paper, hazardous waste, etc.  In addition to its Cincinnati location and the new... Read More...
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Upstate Shredding, based in Owego, N.Y., has announced the acquisition of the assets of Brant Auto Parts, located in Irving, N.Y.  Brant Auto Parts, founded in 2003, has been serving Buffalo, Hamburg and Dunkirk, N.Y., and the surrounding areas for more than 10 years. The company was a recipient of... Read More...
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IDO-Lab, based in Karlsein, Germany, is a new independent laboratory specializing in the analysis of platinum group metals (PGM), particularly from automotive catalytic converters. A full-service provider, the company says it also accompanies throughout the analysis process. The lab is located... Read More...
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The U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 mil-lion grant to Garten Services Inc., headquartered in Salem, Ore. The funding will help the nonprofit organization acquire and install recycling processing equipment and make site improvements needed to... Read More...
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Recycling Reinvented, Shoreview, Minn., has released the full results of a study on an American-designed extended producer responsibility (EPR) recycling model. The results demonstrate that EPR for packaging and printed paper (PPP) can significantly increase stagnant recycling rates for valuable... Read More...
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Galbreath, a brand by Charlotte, N.C.-based Wastequip, has announced the launch of a new line of above frame (AF) hoists capable of lifting 75,000 pounds. Designed to accommodate larger truck engines, they work with any truck chassis, suspension, exhaust system or fuel tank, including CNG (... Read More...
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Sims Recycling Solutions, with Americas headquarters in West Chicago, Ill., a global leader in electronics reuse and recycling, is teaming up with California’s San Jose Sharks and SAP Center at San Jose to encourage the community and Sharks hockey fans to recycle their old electronics. The event is... Read More...
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GFSL, a plastics recycling company headquartered in the United Kingdom, has announced plans to open a mixed rigid plastics recycling facility at its location in Redcar, U.K. In a press release, the company says that the new facility will have a designed annual processing capacity of around 20,000... Read More...
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National Container Group, a subsidiary of Germany-based Mauser Group, has expanded its plastic scrap processing activities in Europe with the opening of a recycling center in Erkelenz, Germany. As part of its global network of more than 25 reconditioning sites, NCG in Europe offers collection,... Read More...
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Sims Metal Management officially opened its new material recovery facility (MRF) serving New York City in December 2013. The Bollegraaf processing system for the Sunset Park MRF in Brooklyn, N.Y., was supplied by Van Dyk Recycling Solutions (VDRS), Stamford, Conn., and sort all of the curbside... Read More...
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Kaiser Aluminum Corp., headquartered in Foothill Ranch, Calif., and the aerospace firm Boeing, headquartered in Chicago, have announced the formation of a closed-loop scrap recycling program that is expected to involve nearly 22 million pounds of aluminum during the 2014-2015 production period.... Read More...
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The city of Chicago’s Zoning Board of Appeals has voted in favor of a special use permit that will allow Pure Metal Recycling to go forward with the installation of an auto shredder in the Pilsen area of the city. The board approved the company in a unanimous 3-0 vote. The board has five members,... Read More...

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