January 2019 Scrap Metals Supplement


Cover Story

A vital link

With the changing scrap export market, brokers like Greenland (America) Inc., Roswell, Georgia, play a vital role connecting buyers and sellers around the world.

Good business sense

California-based scrap metal recycling company CASS Inc. finds stormwater treatment makes good business sense.

Full metal valley

Recycling plays a key role in the metals-rich history of the Flanders region of Belgium.

Refining its process

Itronics Inc., Reno, Nevada, has refined its process to reclaim precious metals, including gold, silver and palladium, from discarded computer circuit boards.

No shock to recycling

What impact will electric vehicles have on platinum group metals and catalytic converter recycling? A catalytic converter recycler offers his opinion.

Not quite pushed to the limit

Scrap yards present a challenging environment for hand-held analyzers, but the devices are largely up to the test.

New trade trends

Shifting scrap deficits and fallout from Trump’s tariffs might usher in the next wave of changes to the market price indicator and other aspects of the ferrous scrap trade.

Competitive investments

A number of investments are helping aluminum scrap consumer Spectro Alloys Corp., Rosemount, Minnesota, efficiently produce a range of die cast and foundry alloys.