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For sale: The ‘ghost houses’ in Japan

Friday, December 15, 2017

Recycling is so much part of the culture that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games medals will be crafted from the metal of defunct mobile phones ... giving rise to a uniquely Japanese building culture termed ‘scrap and build’. The reasons for this phenomenon ...

City employee convicted of stealing metal

Friday, December 15, 2017

The Jefferson County District Attorney's Office said in 2016 that Soliz sold about 8 tons of city-owned metal to a Beaumont scrap yard and pocketed the money. Soliz was placed on unpaid leave by the city after his arrest. City officials could not ...

TMR enters demolition sector to secure scrap

Friday, December 15, 2017

If you wish to have instant access to article content please either subscribe or take a free trial. Find out today why AMM, the original metals price reporting agency, is trusted by thousands of metals industry professionals. For additional content open ...

China cuts export duties for select metals

Friday, December 15, 2017

The move will eliminate export duties on such items as pig iron, currently taxed at 20%, and scrap iron, at 40%. For many types of aluminum alloys, export duties will be slashed from 20% now to zero. But not all the adjustments will be in one direction.

Staten Island lawyer for Reform Party hit with 11-count federal indictment over scrap metal fraud plot

Friday, December 15, 2017

A slimy Staten Island lawyer was hit with federal charges Friday in a plot that involved defrauding scrap metal buyers and extorting a co-conspirator at gunpoint. Richard Luthmann, the 38-year-old attorney for the state Reform Party, was slapped with an 11 ...

NRC: Radioactive scrap metal nearly dumped at local recycling facility

Friday, December 15, 2017

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A manufacturing facility in Wilmington must take corrective action after radioactive scrap metal was nearly dumped at a local metal recycling facility. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says an inspection report documented ...

Burglars stole $100,000 from Schuylkill County scrap metal dealer

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

State police on Wednesday released security camera images of one of the burglars in a $100,000 heist from a Schuylkill County scrap metal dealer last weekend. Two people broke into Weiner Iron & Metal Corp. on Route 61 in North Manheim Township between 10 ...

Electronic waste at new high, squandering gold, other metals - study

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Raw materials in the 2016 scrap were worth an estimated 55 billion euros ($64.61 billion), including metals such as gold, silver, copper, platinum and palladium, it said. Yet only 8.9 million tonnes were documented to have been collected and recycled in 2016.

North Sea water and recycled metal combined to help reduce global warming

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Scientists at the University of York have used sea water collected from Whitby in North Yorkshire, and scrap metal to develop a technology that could help capture more than 850 million tonnes of unwanted carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. High levels of ...

How to Scrap a Lawnmower

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

A lawnmower that's beyond repair shouldn't simply be added to the curb with your weekly trash because you can get cash for the metal that comprises the lawnmower. If you simply take the whole lawnmower to the scrap yard, they'll most likely only pay you ...