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Friday, 31 October 2008
 

Prices for scrap metal melt downward


The prices paid for scrap metal have plummeted. "The demand for it has gone down the toilet," said Alvin Rostolsky, who runs Earl and Dave's Scrap Co.in ...
pennlive

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Kenya delays scrap export


Kenyan National Recyclers Organization, which represents ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal recyclers and dealers, said that the government would await the ...
steelguru

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Falling metal prices hurting Asian dealers


Scrap metal dealers across Asia are feeling the pain of the plummeting price of metals. Radio Australia's Sonia Randhawa reports aluminium, copper, zinc, ...
radioaustralia

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Falling metal prices hurt scavengers


To commodities, and scrap metal dealers across Asia are feeling the pain of the plummeting price of metals. Scrap metal is often collected by some of the ...
radioaustralia

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Finance Minister to amend Customs and Excise Act


The intention of the export duty, which is provided for within the Customs and Excise Act, is to restrict the export of scrap metal and to increase domestic ...
engineeringnews

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Scrap-metal prices plummet


In her free time, the East Pennsboro Township resident and and work buddy James Rafferty would drive around looking for scrap metal. ...
pennlive

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£10000 of damage in raid at Bootle building


Armed with tools including a pick axe and an angle grinder, they had been extracting scrap metal but also ended up cutting through a number of live ...
icseftonandwestlancs

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Commercial Metals Company Reports $0.55 EPS for Fourth Quarter ...


Metal margins were 11% higher at $390 per ton, necessary to keep pace with higher costs for utilities, freight, and alloys. The price of ferrous scrap ...
marketwatch

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Wanted Winona scrap metal bandit Brett Dennis nabbed by Rochester ...


Dennis was convicted in September of receiving stolen property for helping two others sell scrap metal in May at a La Crosse, Wis., recycling plant....
winonadailynews

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Garden art to warm up the yard?


Scrap metal. Wood columns. Headboards. Old signs. Broken fences. Old red painted barn walls.You name it and it’s probably in Dave and Dianne Froode’s yard. ...
westlinntidings

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Commercial Metals Company Reports $0.55 EPS for Fourth Quarter ...


Murray R. McClean , Chairman, President and CEO, said, 'The quarter continued the upward volatility in ferrous scrap pricing, and steel finished goods ...
istockanalyst

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BlueScope sees beyond crisis


Strong steel demand and prices had offset increases in iron ore, coal and scrap prices in the first quarter. The September quarter result was also driven by ...
theaustralian

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ArcelorMittal Unit Puts Scrap Steel Surcharge On Europe Beams


"Referring to the October scrap price evolution in the European scrap market (particularly in grades relevant for beam production) ArcelorMittal Commercial ...
easybourse

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LME zinc, lead and nickel track copper lower


London Metal Exchange copper dropped 4.9 percent on Thursday after LME inventories showed a hefty rise, dragging nickel, zinc, ...
forbes

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Annual Report to shareholders


Oldham Range Prospect Sampling at the Oldham Range Prospect defined three coincident copper-nickel-PGE-cobalt anomalies which strike northwest. ...
newsstore

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Oil, Copper Lead Gains in Commodities on Outlook for Rate Cuts


Copper for delivery in three months jumped $525, or 13 percent, to $4655 a metric ton. Aluminum advanced 2.7 percent, nickel 7.8 percent and zinc 7 percent. ...
bloomberg

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Copper down on higher stocks, demand fears return


Nickel surged 14 percent on Wednesday as short positions were covered but, like the other metals, prices fell after the stocks data hitting a low of $12600, ...
guardian

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Thursday, 30 October 2008
 

Bronze Statue Stolen Outside Preschool


Deputies have contacted scrap metal dealers in the area to be on the lookout for it. The statue has been at the school for six years. ...
cfnews13

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Thief might have escaped if he had a bigger truck


The boy, whose name was not released, admitted to leaving the propane tank behind in order to load the more expensive scrap metal items into the truck bed. ...
newsherald

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Neath landlords told to be on guard against scrap metal thefts


Metal theft in the borough is on the rise and police have already targeted scrap metal carriers and dealers as part of an ongoing operation. ...
walesonline

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Hyundai Steel reworking scrap import deals-source


Prices of scrap, a feedstock used to make steel by mini mills operating electric arc furnaces, have tumbled around 80 percent in just three months, as steel ...
reuters

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Jiangxi Steel scrap price rises on limited


It is reported that Jiangxi steel scrap market calms down finally after series of cruel price cuts this year, but available resources slides either, ...
steelguru

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Nippon Steel H1 profit falls, raises outlook


Japanese steelmakers, like those elsewhere, are enjoying lower costs for everything from freight to raw materials such as steel scrap and oil. ...
guardian

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Schnitzer Steel has record revenue, earnings


Schnitzer said it expects a drop in the price of ferrous scrap metal. Sales in the metals recycling business for the first quarter of 2009 are expected to ...
bizjournals

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OMC to retender for fixing of iron ore and chrome prices


... include Tata Steel, Mesco Steel, Jindal Stainless, Visa Steel, BRPL, Dinabandhu Steel among others. The KNIA memorandum states that the scrap price ...

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Layoffs looming at two Iron Range steel mines


Demand is weakening, the dollar is getting stronger and making US steel more expensive, and micro-mills that process scrap metal are providing stiff ...
duluthnewstribune

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GLOBAL STEEL PRICES IN FREE FALL - FURTHER REDUCTIONS ANTICIPATED


Transaction prices continue to head downwards In the US as scrap costs are dropping rapidly. Mill order books are very weak because customers are depleting ...
meps

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Capella Announces Results on Labrador Copper-Nickel-Cobalt Exploration


The company is actively exploring for nickel, copper, cobalt and other metals in central Labrador. Labrador is largely underexplored and hosts several new ...
marketwatch

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Local company starts exploration in S/Phikwe


Triprop Holdings has launched its mining exploration venture in the copper/ nickel rich Selebi-Phikwe. The Botswana-based company holds a ...
gov

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India copper up on firm equity mkts, eyes US rate cut


Nickel futures also jumped more than 6 percent. At 4.06 pm, the benchmark October nickel MNKV8 was up 6.61 percent at 614.8 rupees. ...
reuters

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Wednesday, 29 October 2008
 

Bottom drops out of scrap metal business


During the past couple of years, the demand for scrap metal for recycling has been higher than a kite, ...
kilgorenewsherald

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Reduced Demand for Scrap Metal


The current global crisis has negatively impacted Jamaica's scrap metal trade, resulting in reduced demand for the product overseas, Industry, Investment, ...
jis

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Merced farmers struggling with rampant theft


New laws have made it a little harder for thieves to sell scrap metal, but that hasn't stopped them. Diana Westmoreland-Pedrozo, executive director of the ...
mercedsunstar

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Scrap metal inspection bill amended


The revised county bill would require scrap metal dealers to hold regulated scrap metal for two days after they purchase it to allow law enforcement ...
poughkeepsiejournal

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Schnitzer Steel Reports Record Quarterly and Annual Financial Results


Higher car volumes and improved margins on core and scrap sales led to the year over year increase in operating income. The Steel Manufacturing Business ...
marketwatch

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Earnings Preview: US Steel Corp.


She said US Steel's high fixed costs "in a falling steel price environment are a key concern, on top of expected drop off in tubular demand, and European ...
forbes

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Nickel based stainless steel scrap prices


It is reported that Japanese stainless steel mills will start to purchase nickel based stainless steel scrap. The price has plunged since this week and the ...
steelguru

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US Steel shares fall after analyst downgrades


"Very little of US Steel's cost structure is variable," unlike companies that use electric-arc furnaces to make steel from scrap, she added. ...
forbes

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Scrap dealers in a heap of trouble


Steelmakers, the largest buyers of scrap, have opted to shut down blast furnaces and cut production rather than get stuck with unwanted steel. ...
thespec

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LME copper up after heavy losses as dollar slips


Nickel which rose 11 percent on Monday, fell 1.8 percent to $10900 on Tuesday. "We forecast nickel to average $6 a pound next year," Tonks said, ...
reuters

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Copper Rallies on Equities Gain, Speculation Declines Excessive


Among other LME-traded metals, aluminum rose 0.8 percent to $2055 a ton, zinc declined 1.3 percent to $1170, and nickel added 3.6 percent to $11500....
bloomberg

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LME tin, lead, nickel jump on short-covering


Tin prices rose 11.8 percent and lead gained 6.6 percent on Tuesday to track higher copper and aluminium prices as investors ...
forbes

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Tuesday, 28 October 2008
 

State to delay limit on exports of scrap metal


THE government has agreed to delay export restrictions on scrap metal because of the potential implications of such a ban. ...
businessday

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Council works with Police to prosecute scrap metal dealer


The offences related to failing to record the full name and addresses of the people from whom the company received scrap metal on 25 and 26 June 2008. ...
broxbourne

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Kagara, Minara Review Mine Spending After Metal Prices Slump


Minara, the Australian nickel producer controlled by Glencore International AG, reduced the workforce at its Murrin Murrin mine and cut spending on mining ...
bloomberg

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Outotec Oyj (HEL:OTE1V) Global Meeting Of Outotec's Copper And ...


The world's copper and nickel smelting experts meet this week in Shanghai, China at the 12th International Flash Smelting Congress organized by Outotec for ...
abnnewswire

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Copper, zinc slide on fears over growth


London copper slid 4.9 per cent to a new three-year low of $3590 (US) a tonne, zinc lost more than 6 per cent, while lead and nickel both dropped more than ...
globeinvestor

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Tokyo Steel cuts scrap purchase price by JPY


It is reported that Tokyo Steel Mfg Co has reduced what it pays for locally available ferrous scrap by JPY 2000 to JPY 3000 per tonne at its four works, ...
steelguru

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US ferrous scrap market moribund as mills


Platts reported that US demand for ferrous scrap is near nil as steel mills work off inventory in the face of falling scrap prices and continued soft demand ...
steelguru

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Gerdau Ameristeel Announces Acquisition of Metro Recycling


... a leading mini-mill steel producer, announced today that it has acquired Metro Recycling, a scrap processor headquartered in Guelph, Ontario . ...
br.sys-con

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Steel prices slump amid economic crisis


Booming steel demand in the first half of the year pushed scrap prices up to around $700 a ton in June. But, with a summer construction lull and a deepening ...
dailystaregypt

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Monday, 27 October 2008
 

Hard times come to Small Street


As the price for recycled metals continues to drop, trailers piled high with scrap metal are sitting in back yards (usually locked up), waiting for the ...
rrdailyherald

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Scrap metal prices plunge


More and more scavengers have been exiting the recycling business since the price of scrap metal plunged to only 2-3 baht per kilogramme, compared with 18 ...
bangkokpost

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Scrap metal thefts cost millions


Following the war memorial thefts, programme makers placed a skip outside the Memorial Hall — containing a length of copper cable and assorted scrap — and ...
sundaysun

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Scrap metal thief caught after chase in Miramar


The general manager of Ryder Integrated Logistics, 15900 SW 27th St., told police that about 7:50 pm Oct. 5, he noticed on a surveillance video that a man ...
miamiherald

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Economic meltdown: Steelmakers cutting production; outlook for ...


... steel east of the Mississippi slipping about 9 percent during the past month, according to a tracking service called SteelBenchmarker. Scrap prices have ...
duluthnewstribune

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Global scrap prices continue downward


Moreover, some steel mills are asking scrap suppliers for discounts or cancellations because of the plunging price. Scrap prices in the Turkish market were ...
steelguru

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Michael C. Arnold - EVP, President - Bearings and Power ...


One small indicator at the beginning of the year, scrap prices were about $370 a ton. When we talked to you last quarter, they hit an all time high of $870 ...
seekingalpha

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Gold falls 5%, copper lowest since Sept 2005


The metal rose 2875 tonnes to 1.5 million tonnes in London Metal Exchange warehouses, while copper added 2725 tonnes to 211975. Nickel fell more than five ...
dailytimes

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Sunday, 26 October 2008
 

Scrap metal industry impacted by financial crisis


Jamaica's scrap metal industry, the subject of much controversy earlier this year, is now feeling the impact of the international financial crisis....
radiojamaica

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Steel firms still strong


As for the immediate term, he said costs for raw materials such as scrap metal had also dropped concurrent with the fall in global steel prices and he ...
thestar

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Plunging equity markets and climbing dollar values continue to ...


The CRB Index consists of copper scrap, lead scrap, steel scrap, tin, and zinc--and it’s down 30% from its end-April peak. (Uggh! ...
purchasing

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Copper dives to 3-yr low as recession threat grows


"Given the performance of nickel and zinc prices, more weakness is certainly possible...The price slump is prompting most producers to review their ...
forbes

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Saturday, 25 October 2008
 

Three men face charges for scrap metal theft


Three Littlestown residents face multiple theft charges after police allege they stole about $2500 worth of metal and vehicle parts from ...
eveningsun

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Church holds scrap metal drive


A scrap metal drive will take place from 7 am to noon Saturday at the Fremont Church of the Nazarene parking lot, 960 N. Johnson Road. ...
fremonttribune

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Hunt for scrap metal thieves


Police are hunting scrap metal thieves who made off with copper water tanks that weigh a tonne from a Durham yard. Officers think three people used a van to ...
northumberlandgazette

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Hoddesdon Scrap Metal Dealer Hit With Fine


A SCRAP metal dealership in Hoddesdon was fined after failing to keep complete records, after a crackdown on illegal dealing. Broxbourne Council prosecuted ...
herald24

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Two people arrested in scrap metal theft


A man and woman caught removing several pieces of scrap metal from a rural property in northern Tulare County Tuesday have been arrested, according to the ...
visaliatimesdelta

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Scrap metal hunters target deserted nightclub


Suspected scrap metal scavengers were found hiding in the roof space of a deserted former Wigan nightclub. Police surrounded what was Kudos at Robin Park ...
wigantoday

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Scrap metal decision takes effect Nov 1


Kota Kinabalu: Sabah scrap metal dealers again appealed to the State Government to rethink its decision to appoint a sole exporter of scrap metal. ...
dailyexpress

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So-called scrap metal bandit skips sentencing


Dennis has been charged with helping steal 600 pounds of scrap metal from Behrens Manufacturing on May 28. He admitted in September to hauling it to a ...
winonadailynews

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The Chiel - Wanna buy a wagon wheel?


How else do you explain the thousands of circular metal objects which vanish every year without a trace? Scrap-metal dealers buying stolen manhole covers? ...
dispatch

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The Chiel - Wanna buy a wagon wheel?


How else do you explain the thousands of circular metal objects which vanish every year without a trace? Scrap-metal dealers buying stolen manhole covers? ...
dispatch

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Sims Says Margins, Sales May Be Cut on Credit Crisis (Update2)


Japan's scrap iron and steel prices slumped this week to the lowest in more
than three years as domestic mills bought less and South Korean steelmakers...
bloomberg

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Sims Metal flags poor outlook as profit falls


... commodity prices have slumped as demand for steel, copper and aluminium falls on signs of a deepening global economic slump. "Scrap prices have been ...
theaustralian

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Continental Nickel Expands High Grade Nickel-Copper Zones at the ...


One drill continues to outline sulphide zones in the Ntaka intrusion where six new nickel-copper sulphide zones were discovered in the first season of ...
marketwatch

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Indian copper futures fall on weak demand outlook


Copper and Nickel futures fell about 2 percent in opening trade. At 11:41 am, benchmark November copper MCCX8 on the Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) ...
reuters

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Philippines says Hyundai eyeing mining ventures


South Korea's Hyundai Group is looking at investing in mining projects in the Philippines, in particular copper, iron and nickel, ...
reuters

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Gloomy demand outlook pushes copper to 3-year low


Copper is down more than 57 percent from its record high of $8940 per tonne hit in early July while nickel is down more than 80 percent since a record of ...
africa.reuters

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Friday, 24 October 2008
 

Shandong scrap steel market remains


It is reported that recently, Shandong scrap steel market gradually becomes stable after slump. Purchase price offered by steelmakers stands at around CNY ...
steelguru

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Thieves left on the scrap heap as metal prices fall


Steel bars are selling for a quarter of their former price and copper values have fallen by half. Mr Cooper, who has been in the scrap business for 40 years ...
walesonline

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Sector Snap: Steel off on lower price expectations


Many of the day's biggest stock price declines came in shares of steel producers that rely less on the spot market for scrap metal. "Mini-mills (like Nucor ...
forbes

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Reducing steel production likely to further affect scrap metal ...


With even further reduction in the production of crude steel, it is difficulty to see scrap prices avoiding further downward pressure. ...
morethanwaste

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Price, output cuts loom over steel cos


International steel prices have dropped by almost Rs 8000 per tonne. Over the last 2-3 months, international prices of scrap have tanked from $750 per tonne ...
sify

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Dry Bulk Shippers Foundering


Even the last-ditch scenario of scrapping ships to sell for steel is not an option anymore as buyers of scrap have had difficulty getting letters of credit ...
forbes

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Gloomy demand outlook pushes copper to 3-yr low


Copper sank to a three-year low on Thursday and nickel touched its lowest in more than five years, as investors ...
forbes

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BHP confident as rivals feel the pinch


Rio's near-term pipeline contains iron ore and coal projects, but also sizeable projects in more volatile base metals such as copper, nickel and aluminium ...
business

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CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVES: Closures reflect falling metals demand


Over the last week, five companies have announced closures or suspensions at copper, nickel, zinc and palladium projects. And the list is likely to grow. ...
canadianminingjournal

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Anglo American Q3 Iron Ore, Coal Output Up; Platinum, Copper Falls ...


Year-over-year palladium and rhodium production dipped 6.2% to 321700 oz and 6.6% to 75300 oz, respectively, while that of Nickel (Platinum) rose 8.1% to ...
rttnews

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Copper Plunges Below $4000 for First Time Since November 2005


Nickel, the worst performer on the LME this year, slumped 8 percent to $9200 a ton, the lowest since August 2003, and traded at $9520 at 2:03 pm Singapore ...
bloomberg

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Temex provides exploration update


Drilling suggests geological environments favourable for copper, nickel and zinc mineralization. Adelaide and Wellington Properties - Joint Venture between ...
newswire

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Metals Meltdown Burns Scrap Dealers


Earlier this year, the owner of scrap metal dealer General Metals Corp. paid top dollar for unruly stacks of aluminum cans and copper ...
online

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Sims Announces Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Result


Sims Metal Management also purchased the assets of Weinert Recycling, a ferrous and non ferrous scrap metal recycler with operations in Middletown and ...
marketwatch

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Cassidy: Scrap metal prices crush San Jose hauler


"The way it came down was like a lead zeppelin,'' he says of scrap-metal prices. "We're getting slaughtered.'' The pain Ross is feeling is the economic ...
mercurynews

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Police hunt scrap metal thieves in County Durham


POLICE are hunting scrap metal thieves who made off with materials from a yard on the outskirts of Durham in the early hours of Wednesday....
journallive

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Lifting heavy metal


The agency's efforts include regular visits to recycling centers from property detectives and log reviews to see who is bringing in scrap metal....
officer

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Lifting heavy metal


The agency's efforts include regular visits to recycling centers from property detectives and log reviews to see who is bringing in scrap metal....
officer

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China Armco Metals, Inc. to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual ...


China Armco Metals, Inc. is engaged in the sale and distribution of metal ores and non-ferrous metals throughout the PRC and the recycling of scrap metal ...

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Thursday, 23 October 2008
 

Metal industry affected by bad economy


That changed when the scrap metal became a valuable commodity. Now businesses bid on projects and sell the scrap metals for a profit. ...
brownsvilleherald

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Reducing steel production likely to further affect scrap metal prices


Prices of ferrous scrap metal fell substantially between September and October but taking the situation since the highs of June this year, current prices ...
morethanwaste

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Illegal metal sales crackdown


Officers visited scrap metal dealers in Ilkeston to encourage them not to buy scrap metal they suspect could be stolen. Insp Szabo said: "It has been a ...
thisisderbyshire

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Scrap firm bucks the downward trend


THESE are uncertain times for many businesses, including those involved in scrap metal. Until recently, prices rose strongly due to increasing global demand ...
ldpbusiness

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Economic crisis bottoms prices for scrap steel


Steel factories around the world have been cutting back production, seriously crimping the market for the scrap metal used in the manufacturing process. ...
canada

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Ahead of the Bell: United States Steel downgraded


... than integrated steel makers, in our view, due to their variable cost structure as scrap prices have declined more than steel prices," Tharani said. ...
forbes

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Chinese HRC price to slide with slight margin


Market prices for some materials stop declining and spring up, giving support to present market price. In some areas, market price for scrap picked up ...
steelprices

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'Allocate more gas to fertiliser sector to cut subsidy'


Scrap and met-coke are also largely imported. So, it is wrong to say that Indian steel industry is insulated from global markets of main raw materials. ...
economictimes

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UPDATE 1-FNX suspends contact nickel production at Levack mine


Apart from nickel contact deposits, the company's Levack complex consists of copper-nickel-precious metal deposits. FNX Mining, which operates in Canada's ...
reuters

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Annual Report to shareholders


Who We Are Goldminex is an Australian listed company exploring for large-scale gold, nickel and copper deposits in the Owen Stanley Ranges of Papua New ...
newsstore

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Oz Minerals still upbeat


The company also produces copper, nickel, gold and lead. It wasn't the best of times for two miners to get married. The merger was consummated as of July 1, ...
livenews

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Dollar, China worries drive copper to 34-month low


Falling metals prices and a worsening demand outlook has prompted world producers to cut back output in nickel, aluminium and zinc, but most copper ...
forbes

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Xstrata Says Finances `Robust' as Metals Prices Fall (Update2)


Xstrata has fallen 70 percent in 2008 on the London Stock Exchange as prices for copper, zinc, lead and nickel slumped. The London Metal Exchange Index of ...
bloomberg

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Noront Completes Preliminary Economic Assessment on Eagle One ...


Noront is working to further advance other potentially viable Copper-Nickel-PGE and Chromium properties in the McFaulds Lake area and for the benefit of all ...
marketwatch

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Noront Completes Preliminary Economic Assessment on Eagle One ...


Noront is working to further advance other potentially viable Copper-Nickel-PGE and Chromium properties in the McFaulds Lake area and for the benefit of all ...
marketwatch

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Mines and plants hurt by low prices, high costs


GobiMin Inc said it will start a strategic review on the development of the Yellow Mountain nickel-copper project due to the recent decline in ...
reuters

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Copper Falls for Third Day in London as Slowdown Curbs Demand


Copper fell for a third straight day, leading declines in all industrial metals on the London Metal Exchange, ...
bloomberg

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Wednesday, 22 October 2008
 

Stuart Padnos finds beauty in odd shapes with his metal sculptures


... one passes the landmark smokestacks of the power plant and then the behemoth mountains of scrap metal at the Louis Padnos Iron and Metal Company. ...
hollandsentinel

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Scrap metal turns out to be Clay County park bleachers; Keystone ...


A Clay County man has been arrested after a set of ballpark bleachers belonging to the county turned up at a Palatka scrap yard. ...
jacksonville

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Madison Police Put Scrap Dealers on Notice Over Metal Thefts


Police plan to use a new state law to target the buyers of stolen scrap metal as well as the thieves, targeting a lucrative crime that has ...
istockanalyst

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10:30 am - Mountain Home Men Arrested in Stolen Scrap Metal Case


Two Mountain Home men are in the Baxter County Detention Center accused of stealing a truckload of scrap metal from a local commercial warehouse. ...
arkansasmatters

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86 arrests as criminal rackets exposed


A SUDDEN drop in scrap metal prices meant a police operation aimed to target metal thieves led to 86 arrests for other offences. ...
thestar

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Accidental phone call blows lid off scrap metal recycling scam


Two construction supervisors and a security guard are accused of keeping scrap metal revenue from state Capitol renovations, in spite of an agreement that ...
sltrib

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Scrap metal dealers see prices fall


Freedom New Mexico Following the financial slowdown, scrap metal prices have fallen and local recycles are feeling the pressure....
pntonline

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Analysts expect strong 3Q earnings for AK Steel


... will have on falling steel prices," he wrote in an Oct. 13 note. Companies that make steel from scrap using electric-arc furnaces, such as Nucor Corp. ...
forbes

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Feng Hsin Steel cuts rebar price


Its rebar price is now about TWD 20300 per tonne. Feng Hsin kept section and scrap prices unchanged this week. Price of section is in a range of TWD 22000 ...
steelguru

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Feng Hsin Steel cuts rebar price


Its rebar price is now about TWD 20300 per tonne. Feng Hsin kept section and scrap prices unchanged this week. Price of section is in a range of TWD 22000 ...
steelguru

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Tokyo Steel cuts November prices on


It may be noted that Japan's scrap iron and steel prices have slumped to the lowest in more than two years as the slowing global economy prompted some mills ...
steelguru

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Schnitzer Steel Hawaii halts buying scrap metal


Schnitzer Steel Hawaii has suspended buying scrap autos and light iron for now, General Manager Jim Banigan said yesterday. Regardless of the cause, ...
starbulletin

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OZ Minerals says demand is still growing


The company also produces copper, nickel, gold and lead. Zinc output during the three months to September 30 from the Century mine in Queensland dropped ...
theage

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FNX Mining Suspends Contact Nickel Production at Its Levack Mine


The Levack Complex consists of: (1) Levack nickel contact deposits, (2) Rob's transitional copper-nickel-precious metal deposit, (3) Levack Footwall ...
marketwatch

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2008 Annual Report to Shareholders


Wide spaced soil geochemistry completed by Avanco confirm anomalous copper and nickel. The Trindade South property is close to Vale's southern iron ore ...
newsstore

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Xstrata Q3 copper volumes down 8%, coal, nickel output up


The Zug-based miner attributed the 8% decline copper output to lower volumes from its Collahuasi operation, in Chili, and lower grades from Minera Alumbrera ...
miningweekly

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FACTBOX-Mines and plants hurt by low prices, high costs


... would build an $850 million copper smelter in Ain Sokhna on the Red Sea coast to produce 300000 tpy of copper. Oct 20 - Canada's First Nickel Inc (FNI. ...
reuters

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ITH Defines High-Grade Surface Copper-Gold Anomalies at BMP ...


... reflect mineralization in the subsurface and represent immediate drill targets (average values 1.8% copper, 3.2g/t gold, 29g/t silver and 0.1% nickel). ...
marketwatch

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Tuesday, 21 October 2008
 

Police Target Scrap Metal Buyers


By now it's a well known tale -- people creeping into construction sites or even cemeteries to steal scrap metal they can sell for cash. ...
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Two Arkansas men accused of stealing scrap metal from warehouse


Two Arkansas men have been charged with felony counts of commercial burglary and theft of property after stealing scrap metal from a warehouse last week. ...
news-leader

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Two arrested on burglary charges


Authorities stopped the suspects as they were leaving the parking lot in a car and the two admitted to being involved in stealing scrap metal from the ...
baxterbulletin

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Police send warning regarding scrap metal recycling


The police department conducted a press conference Monday to announce the increased crackdown on scrap metal thieves and the increased vigilance of and ...
madison

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Copper prices, thefts go down


"The economic slowdown is even hurting the thieves," said Mike Hodnett, a local scrap metal dealer. Thursday's drop marked a "33-month low on demand ...
clevelandbanner

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Copper thefts leave youth sports scrambling


Watch how copper thieves can spoil a kid's game » The rising price of scrap metal, driven by demand to fuel the world's emerging economies, ...
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Theft makes South African scrap metal industry a risky business


Apart from the likelihood that many scrap metal dealers and even steel producers knowingly receive stolen material, the risk for the industry doesn’t end ...
itinews

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Mixed trend in metal prices


However, Zinc dropped by Rs 8 per kilo to Rs 82, brass sheets cutting by Rs 8 per kilo to Rs 228, brass utensils scrap by Rs 4 per kilo to Rs 215, ...
hindu

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Heavy Metal Scrap (HMS) - Dechets Metal / quantite importante pour ...


We are looking to import HMS #! & #2, 80:20. Origin could be Russia, USA, Europe or Supplier's choice. Payment term: L/C, Seller should pay 2% PB. ...
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Scrap metal thefts: Your gutters less likely to be stolen, police hope


A state law that took effect Oct. 1 mandates that scrap dealers record more detailed information about who is selling them metal, including identification ...
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Tokyo Steel Cuts Prices on Costs, Rivals' Reductions (Update1)


Japan's scrap iron and steel prices have slumped to the lowest in more than two years as the slowing global economy prompted some mills in South Korea and ...
bloomberg

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Nippon Steel, JFE to lift profit forecasts-Nikkei


... and the recent slide in the price of oil and raw materials such as scrap iron. Both Nippon Steel and JFE have also raised their product prices, ...
reuters

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India's Reliance, Tata Steel to Announce Earnings: Week Ahead


Tata Steel and its domestic rivals won't increase prices for six months or cut output should the government impose an import tax and scrap levies on exports ...
bloomberg

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304 series SS prices in US collapse due to


Platts reported that prices of 18/8 or 304 series stainless steel scrap in the US market have fallen by more than 50% this week amid a trade and demand ...

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Copper up 3 pct on firm equities, China caps sentiment


Copper rose more than 3 percent on Monday after sharp declines lured buyers back to the market and rising ...
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Copper Climbs for Second Day on Dollar's Decline; Lead Rises


Industrial metals including copper and nickel will average less than previously forecast in 2009 as demand declines, Credit Suisse Group AG said, ...
bloomberg

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Shanghai copper up, but China economy fears loom


The Deutsche Bank report added aluminium could fall 16 percent from current prices to average $1874 next year and nickel would average $10279, ...
reuters

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Copper Rises on Equities Rebound, Prospects for Chinas Demand


Aluminum and nickel erased declines in London on prospects low prices will accelerate production cuts. Copper also rose. Rio Tinto Group, Alcoa Inc. and ...
yourindustrynews

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Tough miners for the tough times


Copper is a key metal which is in relatively short supply compared with other base metals such as zinc, lead and aluminium. With the Escondida mine operated ...
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Monday, 20 October 2008
 

New life for Tiger Stadium: Recycled as scrap


“That’s the beauty of metal,” said Chip Hering, executive vice president of Detroit-based Ferrous Processing & Trading Co., which processed scrap metal from ...
journalgazette

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Officials hope new design thwarts manhole cover thefts


Public Works Director Ken Rearden said he believes people steal manhole covers off of neighborhood storm drains to sell for scrap metal. ...
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Officials hope new design thwarts manhole cover thefts


Public Works Director Ken Rearden said he believes people steal manhole covers off of neighborhood storm drains to sell for scrap metal. ...
gainesvilletimes

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Dissident shareholder looks to topple Noront board


"People forget that in less than twelve months you've got a high-grade nickel-copper discovery, you've got a second discovery behind that, and you've got ...
northernminer

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Freewest Continues to Generate Encouraging Drill Results on its ...


As such, it was interpreted to be a nickel-copper-platinum group element magmatic massive sulphide target (MMS) based on its geophysical signature and on ...
marketwatch

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NMDC to up iron ore export price


Concerned over the situation, domestic steel producers have sought imposition of 15 per cent import duty on steel and scrapping the export duty on long ...
hindu

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Sabic net consolidated profit rises to $5.7bn


Having almost doubled in two years, steel prices started to decline recently after authorities banned scrap metal exports and as demand waned on spiralling ...
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Sunday, 19 October 2008
 

Scrap metal recyclers now face restrictions, must improve record ...


The legislation comes at a time when police throughout Beaver County have reported many stolen items sold at local scrap metal recyclers, ...
timesonline

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Scrap metal company cleans up with €52m profit


The Hammond Lane Metal Company, which specialises in processing scrap metal, recorded a 19 per cent rise in turnover to almost €91 million last year, ...
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Crime worsens in Kenya


A demand for scrap metal by China is fuelling an unprecedented rate of crime in Kenya and vandalism of key installations to meet a growing demand for raw ...
africanews

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Alleged metal thieves caused chemical spill, transformer fire


While investigating the fire, officials determined that numerous items that had scrap metal value were missing from the property including a large aluminum ...
pottstownmercury

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Steelmin may scrap 15% export duty


The steel ministry is likely to consider scrapping the 15% export duty on steel, which includes long products, billets and slabs and pig iron. ...
sify

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Taiwanese wire rod prices continue to


The reason for this price decline lay in the fact that the demand and the market are very sluggish at this moment. The import wire rod price of Killed steel ...
steelguru

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Nickel weakens on reduced offtake


Tin ingot 890, zinc ingot (Hindustan) 92, nickel plate (4x4) 710-870, gun metal scrap 259, bell metal scrap 245, copper wire scrap 310, copper super d rod ...
hindu

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Junior explorer soars on copper assays


Canadian Royalties (TSX: T.CZZ, Stock Forum), meanwhile, announced the discovery of a new Nickel-Copper-PGE (Platinum Group Element) showing on its 100% ...
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Bull market in commodities at an end, for now


Important metals like aluminum, copper, nickel and platinum have declined more than half. The swift turnaround is the brightest economic news on the horizon ...
truthabouttrade

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First Small Cent Bears Flying Eagle Obverse


Booth persuaded Director Snowden that this new copper-nickel metal was what they had been looking for and Snowden agreed, after a few weeks of consideration ...
numismaster

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Saturday, 18 October 2008
 

Homemade Chinese Transformers are Scrap Metal in Disguise


A scrap metal dealer from Zhejiang Province, China has fulfilled a childhood wish with a...
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Thieves steal mausoleum doors from NJ cemetery


Police say thieves stole two bronze doors from an Elizabeth cemetery Friday morning and tried to sell them for scrap metal. The Star-Ledger of Newark ...
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Dewsbury arrests in war on scrap metal crime


THREE men have been arrested during an operation to target the increasing problem of scrap metal thefts. Police in Wakefield led an ...
yorkshireeveningpost

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Scrap-metal thieves put lives at risk


SCRAP-METAL theft has rocketed to crisis proportions in Oudtshoorn in the past six months, prompting mayor Dianne de Jager to warn that thieves are placing ...
theherald

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Glassport scrap metal supplier signs China deal


The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- TCMS | Quote | Chart | News | PowerRating -- Scrap metal ...
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Put scrap-metal dealers on the spot, too


IT SEEMS STRANGE to me that scrap dealers are not prosecuted for buying stolen metal. It must be obvious that veterans' markers, statues and manhole covers ...
philly

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Litchfield man pleads to burglary, scrap metal theft


They said they were in Sunburg to visit someone and knew they could get money for the metal auto parts. Smith said they split the money from the scrap sale.
wctrib

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Steel Dynamics' Profit Soars 92% Despite Steep Drop in Ferrous ...


... Texas) -- Despite a large drop in ferrous scrap prices, Steel Dynamics Incorporated (NASDAQ:STLD) (Fort Wayne, Indiana) announced on October 16 that its ...
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Steel Dynamics' Profit Soars 92% Despite Steep Drop in Ferrous ...


Researched by Industrial Info Resources(Sugar Land, Texas) -- Despite a large drop in ferrous scrap prices, ...
ibtimes

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Steel maker Nucor's profit soars on acquisitions


third-quarter profit nearly doubled as robust sales from recently acquired steel and scrap-metal companies bolstered results, the company said Thursday. ...
forbes

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UPDATE 1-Steel Dynamics withdraws 2008 profit guidance


... short of analysts' expectations, which Chief Executive Keith Busse blamed largely on an "unprecedented decline in ferrous scrap prices in September. ...
reuters

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Steel Dynamics Inc. Q3 2008 Earnings Call Transcript


I'm going to let Dick talk a little bit about steel, Mark talk a little bit about scrap. We'll get into the Q and A. I do want to point out again that our ...
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Nevoro Inc.: Drilling Begins on the Golden Loon Nickel, Cobalt ...


The Golden Loon property has been explored by major and junior mining companies searching for copper, nickel, platinum and gold. Cusac Gold Mines Ltd., ...
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Exciting New Nickel and Gold Intercepts


The best one metre interval within the zone grades 1.94% nickel and 0.03% copper. As RC drilling samples are collected at 1m intervals, it is possible that ...
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Copper Climbs, Heading for First Weekly Increase in Five Weeks


Copper and aluminum are the only metals on the London Metal Exchange poised for a weekly increase. Zinc, lead, nickel and tin are down this week on growing ...
bloomberg

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Annual Report to shareholders


To date the focus with AM2. has at the plant, which included equipment a year of nickel concentrates to produce , but the focus been on copper ores....
newsstore

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Plunging commodity prices hurt miners, create fertile ground for ...


... costs and the workforce at its Hitura Nickel Mine in western Finland. -Campbell Resources Inc. (TSX:CCH), a Montreal-based gold and copper miner, ...

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Economist believes nickel demand will


Mr David Wilson senior economist at Norilsk Nickel said that flagging nickel demand should pick up slightly by the end of 2008. But, he admits this probably ...
steelguru

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Vale Board Approves $14.2 Billion 2009 Spending Plan (Update1)


Investment in non-ferrous metals such as nickel, copper and aluminum will receive $4.79 billion, and iron-ore is budgeted at $4.2 billion. ...
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Friday, 17 October 2008
 

Financial rumours quashed by scrap firm


SCRAP metal dealer European Metal Recycling has hit out at “fanciful and wild” rumours about its future, and says it is in robust financial health. ...
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Legislators to move on scrap metal bill


Cooper is angry that scrap metal dealers are not more vigilant in what they accept. As co-chairman of the Veterans and Federal Affairs Committee McGee along ...
itemlive

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Cut in price of scrap metal will deter stealing


The Division of Environmental Quality sees a positive aspect in the lowering of prices of recyclable materials, especially metals ...
saipantribune

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Metal theft crackdown hailed a success


Insp Young said officers continued to work closely with the local council, scrap metal merchants, Smartwater teams and the Vehicle and Operator Services ...
gazettelive

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Scrap metal thief receives $700 fine


He stole $200 worth of scrap metal from a business during a daylight break-in. He walked in through a massive hole in the fence, said defence lawyer Colleen ...
theobserver

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Brazen scavengers are practically taking the road from under our ...


The head of a national association that represents Canadian scrap recyclers says the employees aren't the only ones at risk when it comes to metal theft. ...
niagarafallsreview

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Metal recycler enhances operations with weighbridge


METAL recycler Future Metals has commissioned a weighbridge for receiving scrap metal at its Dandenong South plant. The 18 by 3.5m weighbridge was supplied ...
metalworker

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Scrap prices dent steelmaker's record profits


Steel Dynamics produces bar and flat-rolled steel and recycles scrap. It released its third-quarter earnings Wednesday after the markets closed. ...
journalgazette

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Scrap prices in Russia and Ukraine continue


It is reported that weakening of quotations continued last week in the Russian scrap market. The extremely low demand for finished steel products along with ...
steelguru

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Tiger Stadium's second life may be in new cars


With scrap prices sky-high - the price of scrap steel has increased 251 percent in the last five years - aggressive recycling has become more profitable. ...
lubbockonline

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Govt to consider imposing 5pc import duty on steel: Paswan


"It is a matter of survival for our steel firms. Tata, SAIL, Essar Steel, Ispat have individually met me and have suggested scrapping existing export duty ...
economictimes

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Old McLouth Steel site may produce again


A developer is considering building a mini-mill where steel would be manufactured from ingots and scrap metal, rather than traditional iron ore....
freep

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Industrial metals tumble on recession fears


In other metals traded on the LME, aluminium tumbled almost 5 percent, while nickel sank more than 6 percent as investors worried that government efforts in ...
forbes

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China's MCC eyes $1.5-B steel plant


The Philippines, which sits on top of an estimated $1.0 trillion worth of unexplored copper, gold and nickel deposits aims to attract foreign investors into ...
business

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Miners face losses, closures as metal prices fall


Analysts at Goldman Sachs said copper could fall another 30 percent in the next three months to around $3500. Other metals, including zinc, nickel and...
guardian

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Noront Recommends Shareholders Vote to Support Current Board and ...


As the Eagle One project has a published copper-nickel-PGM resource rich enough to consider direct-shipping options, we have begun a preliminary economic ...
earthtimes

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Thursday, 16 October 2008
 

Gut feeling saves scrap metal man


Scrap metal scavenger Norman Kalil was delighted when he found a rusty metal object "shaped like a coconut" at the recently cleared Kampung ...
nst

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Tarnished economy tests Vernal business’ mettle


Scrap metal prices are falling worldwide. At Basin Industries in Vernal this pile of stainless steel augers sold for $1.90 a ...
vernal

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Effort Grows To Curb Scrap Metal Thefts


Connecticut police chiefs are being urged to use a new state law to catch unscrupulous scrap metal dealers and the thieves who supply them....
courant

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Your Car: Fixer-Upper or Scrap Metal?


When you just replaced your transmission last week and your air conditioning goes kaput, you ritually tow your car back to the repair shop. ...
kren

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Earnings Preview: Nucor


But the Charlotte, NC-based company benefited from lower prices for scrap metal, which it uses to produce steel in electric arc furnaces. ...
forbes

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Regional digest


Three people allegedly attempting to sell stolen titanium were arrested yesterday at a scrap metal dealer. Charged with receiving stolen ...
telegram

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2nd arrest made in scrap metal case


Jones is accused of theft in connection with an alleged scam to inflate the actual weight of scrap metal sold to Metals and Auto Recyclers, 1301 Dallas St., ...
thetowntalk

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Crackdown On Metal Thefts In the Wakefield District


This type of theft has become more common due to scrap metal fetching higher prices and while it is not as big a problem in West Yorkshire as other parts of ...
westyorkshire

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Scraping by on scrap


With the serious scrap dealers like Estes, beer- and pop-can collectors, and local tool shops that sell steel turnings and wire, AIM has generated revenues ...
goerie

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Steel prices rise Rs 1500 a tonne


Spot prices of steel shot up by Rs 1500 a tonne in Punjab’s Gobindgarh mandi, India’s largest ferrous metals-selling market yard, in the last two days on ...
business-standard

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Chinese Steel Mills Cutting Production


Over the past several years the growth in the world scrap industry has been partly (or perhaps greatly) attributed to the booming Chinese market. ...
recyclingtoday

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Norilsk sees downside in copper, nickel supported


Weakening demand could push copper towards its marginal cost of production while nickel demand is supported as ...
reuters

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Copper gains capped on global risks


Weakening demand could push copper prices toward the marginal cost of production, said David Wilson, senior economist at Norilsk Nickel, the world's largest ...
theaustralian

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Annual Report to Shareholders


Copper-Nickel Target 1.88% Cu, 0.12% Ni Following a detailed due diligence evaluation, Western Metals 31.2 g/t Au, 806 g/t Ag, 3.16% Cu, ...
newsstore

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Annual Report to shareholders


Major Executive Chairman successes have been achieved in advancing the Abu Dabbab tantalum-tin project and the Wadi Allaqi gold- copper-nickel project, ...
newsstore

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Rio May Delay $10 Billion Asset Sale on Market Crisis (Update2)


Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., the world's largest publicly traded copper producer, said yesterday it may defer projects to save cash. ...
bloomberg

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Mindoro Reports Further Drill Results from Agata Nickel Laterite ...


Mindoro is focused on copper-gold and nickel exploration in the Philippines with a strategy of advancing early stage opportunities to production or joint ...
usetdas

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Wednesday, 15 October 2008
 

Women had been out looking for scrap metal when pickup was struck ...


Joseph Mason said his wife and his mother-in-law were going "scrapping" to find scrap metal to sell and earn some extra money. ...
western-star

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New Pennsylvania Law Targets Underground Scrap Metal Market


But with the combination of high metal prices, and a struggling economy, he's not sure the law will eliminate stolen scrap. Salvage yards will have 60 days ...
your4state

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Conn. police urged to crack down on metal thefts


State police chiefs are being urged to use a new state law as a magnet to catch unscrupulous scrap metal dealers, and the thieves who supply them....
courant

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Conn. police urged to crack down on metal thefts


Police chiefs across Connecticut are being urged to use a new state law to crack down on unscrupulous scrap metal dealers. The Connecticut Police Chiefs ...
newsday

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Georgia Commission Approves Plan for Scrap Metal Recycler in City


The Macon-Bibb County, Ga., Planning & Zoning Commission has approved a conditional use permit for a ferrous scrap recycler to locate a new facility in ...
recyclingtoday

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Scrap metal merchants suspend purchasing plans


SLIDING commodity prices and insecurity about the strength of the world economy are hitting home for local scrap metal merchants, with the world's biggest ...
theaustralian

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Police scrap metal operation hailed a success


Insp Young said officers are continuing to work closely with the local council, scrap metal merchants, Smartwater teams, and the Vehicle and Operator ...
gazettelive

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Bill seeks lag in scrap metal sales


Some scrap metal processors are unhappy with a proposed Dutchess County measure that would ...
poughkeepsiejournal

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Steel scrap prices to recover this year - analyst


Steel scrap prices are likely to rebound after a sharp fall in the past couple of months as producers substitute to take advantage of ...
reuters

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Feng Hsin cuts scrap purchases prices


Feng Hsin Iron & Steel Co has announced on October 13th 2008 that its scrap purchases prices were dropped by TWD 100 per tonne again, fifth price cut in the ...
steelguru

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South Africa Mulls Scrap Metal Export Tax, Business Day Says


South Africa is considering an export tax on ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal, Business Day said, citing a steel ...
bloomberg

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Novamerican Steel Reports Third Quarter 2008 Results


... particularly much lower scrap prices in August, has resulted, in September, in the first sign of lower 2008 steel prices from steel mills....
marketwatch

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American scrap prices fall


... H1 scrap price is USD 210 to USD 220 per tonne. Due to the uncertain financial situation, nowadays most steel enterprises have ceased their purchases. ...
steelguru

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Nucor reduces rebar prices by USD 130 per short ton


The scrap metal surcharge is calculated by subtracting the company's baseline scrap price of USD 162 per short ton from the monthly benchmark price for ...
steelprices

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Annual Report Part 2


... Steel with the cost of scrap in North America Steel's Distribution business, lower per unit conversion costs increasing more than hot rolled coil prices ...
newsstore

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Russian Copper Co freezes zinc, nickel projects


The Russian Copper Company has temporarily shelved separate projects to expand into nickel and build a zinc plant with a rival miner due to the global ...
yourminingnews

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Gold prices tumble, copper climbs


Nickel traded at $13200 a tonne from $12175, after rising to a high at $13300. Prices for the stainless steel raw material dropped 23 percent last week and ...
dailytimes

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India copper up on Chile mine woes, sentiment boost


Indian copper rose over 3 percent on Monday, after a slide of more than 15 percent last week, as supply disruptions coupled with ...
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Tuesday, 14 October 2008
 

Annual Report to shareholders


He compiled landmark underground mine geologist, and senior supervising mineral resource bulletins on copper and nickel geologist at WMC's Kalgoorlie ...
newsstore

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County considers scrap metal law


Some scrap metal processors are unhappy with a proposed Dutchess County law that
would require ...
poughkeepsiejournal

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Governor Signs Numerous Bills into Law


"High prices - often in cash - paid for scrap metal have fueled a skyrocketing level of metal theft crime in Pennsylvania and across the country. ...
solanconews

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Alton city worker suspended for selling scrap metal to buy office ...


A city worker in Alton has been suspended without pay for a month after selling scrap metal from the city's wastewater plant, then using the money for ...
publicbroadcasting

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Scrap metal theft is on the rise in Kosciusko County.


The Sheriff Department says thieves are stealing any metal part from swing sets out of people's backyards to tractor parts from farmers. ...
fox28

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Metal theft prevention stepped up


Police officers will also speak to scrap metal merchants, encouraging them to only buy metal from reputable clients and to keep accurate records of people ...
belpernews

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Scrap metals industry faces downturn


Scrap, rather than ore, is the raw material for 40 percent of all copper metal produced globally and is traded at a discount to the futures price for metal ...
guardian

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Scrap metal thieves, beware


Scrap metal thieves may find it increasingly difficult to pawn their goods within Pennsylvania and Ohio’s borders. ...
sharonherald

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Highway pollution hotline


Ministries also looking into revival of scrap metal program The Environmental Protection and the Transport ministries have embarked on a joint initiative ...
ynetnews

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Economic slowdown rattles demand for base metals


... economic outlook kicked in by the US financial crisis may take a heavy toll on demand for base metals such as aluminium, copper, nickel, lead and zinc. ...
thehindubusinessline

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Commodities slide far from over


Copper, after its biggest weekly loss in two decades last week, is still triple 2001 levels. While tumbling prices of oil, nickel and soybeans already ...
business.theage

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Annual Report to shareholders


The previous discovery of Kambalda-style nickel sulphides, including a drill intersection of sulphides averaging 6.15% nickel and 0.38% copper over 0.5 ...
newsstore

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BIG RED MACHINE HITS SPEED BUMP


... back their commodity price assumptions on the belief that a global economic slowdown will sap demand for resources such as copper, nickel and coal. ...
theglobeandmail

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Manila delays mining investment target amid turmoil


The Philippines, which sits atop an estimated $1 trillion worth of unexplored copper, gold, nickel and zinc reserves, was earlier hoping to attract $10 ...
reuters

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State selling its oldest ferries


Once the final sale arrangements are made, the four steel-electric ferries, mothballed in November, will head to the scrap heap. State officials tied up the ...
seattlepi

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Monday, 13 October 2008
 

SA to impose export tax on scrap - Report


He argued that scrap metal was an important input source for downstream manufacturing and that adequate supply could help to reduce costs. ...
steelprices

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Heavy metal


When his wagon is full he pushes it kilometres along the M25 highway to the biggest scrap metal dealership in Phoenix. Here he waits his turn in a long and ...
iol

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Copper theft bill almost law


Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Wilkes-Barre, that requires scrap metal facilities to obtain a photocopy of every customer’s driver’s license, address, signature and ...
timesleader

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Veterans Committee calls for penalties for Vets grave desecration


As the economy remains uncertain, cemeteries across the nation are taking precautions to protect veterans markers, which can be sold to scrap metal dealers ...
wickedlocal

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Natural attraction


... steel mills, including Keystone, around the country and throughout the world. For the Miller cousins, trading scrap is like trading stocks, prices rise ...
pjstar

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Copper headed for a further slump


Other industrial metals followed copper. Aluminium settled with a marginal decline of 2 per cent to end the week at $162 a tonne, while zinc and nickel ...
business

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KCSD Cracking Down On Scrap Metal Thefts


Police are working in conjunction with scrap metal businesses to help assist in apprehending possible suspects. Scrap metal businesses are now using video ...
timesuniononline

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Sunday, 12 October 2008
 

US Steel shares sink to 3-year low


A recent drop in prices of scrap metal, used to make steel in electric furnaces, also gives those companies "better maneuverability in the current volatile, ...
forbes

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Russia government seeks to end steel and


Russia currently applies a tariff of 15% but no less than EUR 15 per tonne on imports of ferrous metal scrap used to make steel. Some types of steel waste ...
steelguru

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Russia government seeks to end steel and


Russia currently applies a tariff of 15% but no less than EUR 15 per tonne on imports of ferrous metal scrap used to make steel. Some types of steel waste ...
steelguru

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Price decrease began at the market of steel


Taking into consideration the fact, that price growth at the pipe market was not so intense, as at the markets of metal products, raw materials and scrap, ...
steelguru

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Saturday, 11 October 2008
 

Russian Copper Co freezes zinc, nickel projects


The Russian Copper Company has temporarily shelved separate projects to expand into nickel and build a zinc plant ...
reuters

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Crash Landing For Commodities


Global Insight metals analyst John Mothersole said copper, tin and cobalt have more potential downside, while aluminum, nickel and zinc don’t because their ...
forbes

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Base metals heading toward marginal cost of production


Copper futures lead the declines, losing nearly 8 per cent followed by nickel (down 5%), zinc (down 4.5%), lead (down 4%) and aluminium (down 2%)....
economictimes

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Your Car: Fixer-Upper or Scrap Metal?


When you just replaced your transmission last week and your air conditioning goes kaput, you ritually tow your car back to the repair shop. ...
denverpost

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Scrapping around: Metal still a lure for theft


State statutes require that they keep some kind of paper trail when they buy scrap metal. "I get positive photo identification on everybody," said Tony Cox, ...
thetimesnews

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Scrap metal theft increases in Kosciusko County


Police say they've seen a spike in the number of scrap metal theft reports and suspect the increase is primarily due to the current economic situation. ...
wndu

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California Port Recommends Leasing Space to Scrap Metal Recycler


If the project is approved, West Coast Recycling would establish a 15-acre facility for accepting scrap metal. Additionally, the facility would consist of a ...
recyclingtoday

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Police working with scrap metal businesses to catch thieves


The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department and area scrap metal businesses are joining together to crack down on thieves who steal metal for ...
wsbt

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Metals industry awaits details of scrap export tariff


Government and the South African metals sector had agreed in principle on the need to impose export tariffs on ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal to shore ...
engineeringnews

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Law proposed to halt theft of scrap metal


The law would require scrap metal processors to conduct an identification check. They would have to record the name and address of the seller, ...
poughkeepsiejournal

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New metal rules designed to scrap thieves


However, he seriously doubts the law will have a big impact because people can just take scrap metal to another state, such as Ohio, for resale. ...
meadvilletribune

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Call on metal thefts spree


MIDLAND business leaders have called on the Government to overhaul the laws on scrap metal dealing in a bid to beat thieves. Crooks have stripped lead from ...
birminghammail

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Two charged with stealing trash compactor in Sullivan County


The pair then sold it to a scrap metal dealer in Woodridge for $69. Brown and Popet were charged with grand larceny, a felony, and released with an...
recordonline

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Japan Scrap Steel Auction Draws No Bids as Koreans Sit Out


Japan's biggest export auction for scrap steel drew no bidders yesterday for the
first time ...
bloomberg

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Japanese scrap steel plunges by 14% as won


Bloomberg reported that Japan's scrap iron and steel prices dropped for the first time in four weeks after a decline in the won reduced demand from South ...
steelguru

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EU AVERAGE STAINLESS STEEL PRICES - LATEST FORECASTS FROM MEPS


Declining nickel costs, together with large drops in scrap values will, almost certainly, push alloy surcharges for austenitic grades lower. ...
meps

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Noront Advises Shareholders of Unwarranted Proxy Contest Launched ...


In addition to its "Eagle One" project that has a published copper-nickel-PGM resource rich enough to consider direct shipping options, Noront has made ...
marketwatch

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Goldman Cuts Commodity Forecasts on Slowing Growth Outlook


Analysts from UBS AG and Australian & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. have already cut forecasts for metals including zinc, copper, nickel and steel....
bloomberg

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Nickel falls 10 pct, metals rout gathers pace


By 0358 GMT, London Metal exchange nickel fell $1250 to $12150 a tonne, after dipping as low at $12050, its weakest since November 2005. LME copper dropped ...
reuters

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Simberi Reorganizes Australian Property Portfolio


Evidence of disseminated mineralization contain copper, nickel and platinum group elements along with volcanic glass and olivine suggests moderate ...
marketwatch

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Norilsk Nickel: A Tale of Unbridled Capitalism, Russian Style


Proven copper and nickel reserves of the Tajmyr region in the Putorana mountain range are 8.8 million tons of copper and 5.2 million tons of nickel, ...
corpwatch

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Friday, 10 October 2008
 

European steelmakers brace for output cuts


... of Oppenheim Research said spot prices have been falling for the past four to six weeks, with scrap -- an important indicator for long steel products ...
guardian

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Severstal Blames Layoffs on Crisis


The EAF allows the plant to make steel either from all scrap or from a combination of scrap and iron fed into it from the blast furnace. ...
theintelligencer

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Goldman cuts steel price view, lowers three ratings, ups one


The broker is cutting "steel and scrap price forecasts to reflect deterioration in demand and our concerns about the ripple effect of the global financial ...
marketwatch

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LME copper up 1 pct, eyes cbank credit counterstrike


"Nickel and zinc are both trading below marginal costs of production, but copper is still above cost and we think it has further to fall," said one trader ...
forbes

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Copper Rises as Stocks Gain After Rate Cuts; Nickel, Tin Down


Nickel and tin fell. Stocks in Asia snapped a five-day plunge, gaining as much as 2.8 percent. The Federal Reserve, European Central Bank and four other ...
bloomberg

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Brazilian Stocks Plunge as Global Rate Cuts Fail to Ease Crisis


Vale do Rio Doce led a drop in metals producers after copper and nickel prices tumbled on concern demand for commodities is waning. ...
bloomberg

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Copper hits new low as concern grows for metals demand


LME copper often seen as a key gauge of real economic activity fell 7.1 per cent to the lowest level since March 2006 at $US5227 a tonne in early trade. ...
theaustralian

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Thursday, 9 October 2008
 

Man charged in scrap-metal theft


A West Haven man was arrested late Tuesday for allegedly stealing metal from the construction site at Milford's Foran High School in July. ...
connpost

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New State Legislation Includes Scrap Metal Regulations


Under new state legislation, scrap metal dealers would have to keep more detailed records of metal they receive. It requires scrap metal dealers to keep ...
wjactv

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New front in bid to cut copper crime


Orrin Hatch of Utah, are introducing smart federal legislation that would require scrap metal dealers to keep better records of all transactions involving ...
startribune

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Acquitted '96' Sanitation Super, Roger Fain Speaks, Prepared to ...


Fain was tried in June of 2008 after the GCSO said that over $1300 was missing from a Ninety Six town scrap metal fund. If convicted Fain would have faced ...
gwdtoday

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Legislature passes bill aimed at scrap metal thieves


The Legislature has approved a bill designed to make life tougher for scrap metal thieves. ...
post-gazette

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Police hammer down on criminals


The second operation, part of a crackdown on scrap metal thefts, saw officers from South Wales Police, British Transport Police and the Environment Agency ...
walesonline

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China Armco Metals, Inc. Retains HC International, Inc. to ...


Beginning in the second quarter 2009, Armco expects to begin operating its steel recycling and scrap metal supply, which is in the process of implementation ...

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Dutchess to keep close eye on scrap metal sales


If approved by the full legislature, it would require scrap metal processes to conduct an ID check, record identification of the parties, ...
midhudsonnews

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Second Bronze Statue Stolen From Public Grounds


The rise of metal thefts has led Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to sign five bills last month meant to combat illegal salvagers. ...
artinfo

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Prices of some scrap metal materials have fallen more than 50 ...


If history repeats itself, the decline in scrap steel prices will be followed by a drop in new-material prices because scrap metal is a key ingredient in ...
jsonline

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Losing Strength


Soon after Bessie's sale, steel prices boomed world-wide, thanks to surging demand from China. "If this recovery had occurred a year or even months earlier ...
online

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Man jailed for selling stolen steel


A local man who sold $1200 worth of stolen metal to a Chatham- Kent scrap dealer was sentenced to 54 days in jail Tuesday in Sarnia court. ...
chathamdailynews

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City board to tour proposed scrap site


The Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen tabled a request from a local businessman to store scrap metal in the Falk Steel Road area until ...
vicksburgpost

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Chinese medium plate price fall to slow down


Meanwhile, steel mills have gotten some relief with the falling raw materials prices recently like iron ore, coke and scrap, as a result, they restart full ...
steelguru

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Wednesday, 8 October 2008
 

Vulcan Minerals Inc.: 14 Metres of 1.02% Nickel Drilled at the ...


Drill holes 63, 67-72 tested a series of VTEM Anomalies in the B, F and A zones and did not encounter any significant nickel-copper mineralization....
baystreet

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Copper Falls in London After Largest Stockpile Jump in a Month


Nickel, tin and lead also declined. Inventories in warehouses monitored by the London Metal Exchange rose 9600 metric tons, or 4.8 percent, to 208350 tons, ...
bloomberg

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Cops arrest alleged metal thief


29, believing that he intended to steal copper wiring and other scrap metal from a vacant storefront on Route 27, according to Sgt. Robert Dudash, ...
ems

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Pa. lawmakers try to crack down on scrap thieves


Under the bill, scrap metal dealers would have to keep records identifying people who sell them more than $100 worth of scrap. In addition, they could only ...
ldnews

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Price plummets for scrap metal


What some scrap metal yards are paying the public for their scrap steel -- found in old refrigerators, dryers or stoves, for example -- has fallen from $250 ...
mlive

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Proposed Dutchess County law would deter scrap metal thefts


The Dutchess County Legislature will consider a proposed local law next week to deter people from stealing scrap metal and selling it. ...
poughkeepsiejournal

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Copper cable thieves on rampage in Botswana


Gaborone, Botswana - Stealing of copper electrical cables and manhole covers is now the order of the day in Botswana since the introduction of scrap metal ...
afriquenligne

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New laws aim to slow metal theft


... end to a pattern of quick cash for metal thieves by requiring recyclers to hold payment for three days, take a thumbprint of anyone selling scrap metal, ...
cfbf

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Recyclers say metal theft bill misses the mark


Copper thefts are prompting one of Utah's senators to call for new federal rules on scrap metal yards. But metal recyclers say Sen....
ksl

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2 arrested for stealing scrap metal


... department at 9:35 am Monday that the two were on private property located northeast of Christopher and were removing scrap metal from a salvage yard. ...
bentoneveningnews

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On This Day in History: October 7 ‘Pile Your Scrap …’


But, as evidenced by the front page of the Brooklyn Eagle of October 7, 1942, scrap metal was desperately needed for the war effort. ...
brooklyneagle

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P2m worth of stolen copper cables seized


Police Station commander Superintendent Victor Nlebesi, said officers raided a scrap metal yard on Friday and found 15 tonnes of copper cables ...
mmegi

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Steel Price to Rebound Next Year


"There is no reason for a collapse in steel prices on a longer- term basis because they are determined mainly by oil prices and partly by scrap prices," ...
istockanalyst

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US Steel Downgraded to Hold


While coal prices are still at an elevated level due to higher demand from utility and steel companies, scrap costs have started increasing from past low ...
zacks

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Tuesday, 7 October 2008
 

Noront Resources Ltd.: MMS Style Copper-Nickel Sulphide ...


Drilling thus far has encountered significant iron-copper-nickel sulphide mineralization within a Peridotite host rock (conduit) encased within an older ...
marketwatch

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Political dispute intensifies over potential pollution from copper ...


Rukavina believes that Minnesota's laws and environmental regulations will adequately protect against any potential damage from copper-nickel mining....
minnpost

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LME copper eases, Shanghai metals limit down


Nickel was the weakest performer, down almost 50 percent this year, followed by lead and zinc. Zinc fell by its 6 percent limit to a record low of 12845 ...
guardian

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Annual Report to shareholders


... acquisition program (Figure 3). being on the margins of a triple point 7 Nickel-Copper -Platinum Group Elements junction of three major continental ...
newsstore

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Mining 'just got a whole lot scarier'


Unlike copper and nickel, zinc prices have been in trouble for more than a year. In August, Winnipeg's HudBay Minerals Inc., closed its Balmat zinc mine and ...
theglobeandmail

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At site of house blast, lawmakers tout bill on scrap sales


Jim Ramstad said Monday they've introduced legislation aimed at making it harder for copper thieves to sell their spoils to scrap metal dealers. ...
startribune

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Scrap Recyclers Warn of Environmental Consequences From Bad Theft ...


The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) today called on members of Congress interested in truly combating metal theft to take a step back to look ...
marketwatch

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Governor Schwarzenegger Signs Legislation Combating Metal Theft


... assists local law enforcement officials in quickly investigating stolen metal and apprehending thieves by requiring scrap metal dealers and recyclers to ...
rocklintoday

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Get tough: Enact and enforce harsher punishment for copper thieves


Local authorities must continue to crack down on businesses that accept and purchase stolen scrap metal. Last Wednesday, the Guam Power Authority reported ...
guampdn

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Tougher measures sought for plaque metal thefts


Gene Ray cringes at the irreverence of thieves who would steal historical markers to sell as scrap metal. ...
forbes

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Father And Son Dragged to Court


The plaintiff claimed further that the first defendant failed to produce the expected scrap metal to be sold to the plaintiff and also failed to refund the ...
thepoint

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Second bronze statue is stolen in Covina


Police suspect that scrap metal thieves used a truck to remove the 300-pound statue of a boy carrying an American flag. By Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times ...
latimes

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On the scrap heap: history


Gene Ray cringes at the irreverence of thieves who would steal historical markers to sell as scrap metal. ...
kentucky

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Kinsteel expects to sustain profit and sales


He said the recent correction of steel prices had caused hefty profit-taking in share prices of steel millers. Moreover, he said international bulk scrap ...
biz.thestar

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Recyclers cash in on economic downturn


They include people such as electricians who salvage scrap metal, families unloading unneeded items from attics and transients who collect aluminum cans. ...
seattlepi

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Saudi SABIC cuts steel prices amid softening demand


Having almost doubled over the past two years, steel prices started to decline recently after authorities banned scrap metal exports and as spiralling costs ...
arabianbusiness

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Egyptian decision on steel imports receives


Meanwhile, the current price drop is attributed to the global decline in the cost of raw materials such as scrap metal and pellets, which are essential ...
steelguru

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ANNUAL REPORT 2008


Severallargecoincidentgeophysicaland Laura River Nickel-Copper-PGM Project (Magma geochemicalanomalieshavebeendefinedover earning70%) ...
newsstore

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Base metals under pressure


On Friday, they were all up except nickel. But this slight recovery was against 5 per cent falls for copper, zinc and tin on Thursday night, ...
theaustralian

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Alcoa kicking off tough earnings period for miners


"We remain most positive on the coal markets and copper; negative on nickel and zinc." During the third quarter, the price of aluminum fell 28 percent and ...
reuters

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BHP Billiton, Fairvest and Sasol: South Africa Equity Preview


Copper for delivery in three months fell as much as 4.8 percent $5720 a metric ton. Copper, lead, nickel, tin and zinc also ...
bloomberg

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Landore Resources to buy remaining 20% of Lamaune Lake Property ...


... Lamaune Lake-Junior Lake Properties containing the VW Nickel Deposit, the B4-7 Nickel-copper-PGE deposit, the BAM Zone gold occurrence and 8 other known ...
rttnews

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Monday, 6 October 2008
 

Bronze statue stolen in Covina; police blame scrap metal thieves


For the second time in four months, scrap metal thieves have stolen a bronze statue from Covina, ...
latimes

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Right place at the wrong time


The 31-year-old manager of a Durban scrap metal company was shot and killed on Saturday when he walked into an attempted robbery at the ...
iol

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Scrap, iron ore and finished steel reference


Even more pronounced than the finished steel price erosion, European and US scrap prices averaged with the declining spot market for iron ore posted a ...
steelguru

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Steel hit by market free-fall


Steel service center inventories remain at higher than desired levels, and steel buying has slowed as consumers wait for prices to retreat as steel scrap ...
nwitimes

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Copper likely to rebound on rising demand from China


On MCX, aluminium October 08 contract lost 2.73 per cent to Rs 112.05 a kg, copper November 08 contract slipped by 8.88 per cent to Rs 289.45 a kg, nickel ...
business-standard

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Sunday, 5 October 2008
 

New law aims to curb scrap-metal theft


One of the new requirements is that everyone who sells scrap metal to a recycler must submit a fingerprint for the company's database. ...
baynews9

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Couple Caught Red-Handed Stealing Scrap Metal


Police apprehended thirty year old Bryan J. Blumm and Dorothy G. Achuff, both from Bear, Delaware, loading scrap metal in a van when they were apprehended. ...
wilm

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Scrap metal yards busy during hurricane cleanup


Area scrap-metal recyclers say they are keeping especially busy with people bringing in fences, sheet metal, washing machines, refrigerators, cars and other ...
chron

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Three indicted in connection with alleged scrap metal theft


Three individuals were indicted Thursday by a Champaign County grand jury in connection with a report of scrap metal theft in September. ...
urbanacitizen

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Saturday, 4 October 2008
 

Jinchuan Group reports new copper nickel


As per report, the proven deposit will largely increase the country's output of copper and nickel, and the preliminary exploration work has started. ...
steelguru

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Franconia Minerals Completes Lake Drilling & Bulk Sample ...


(3) Mineral Resources were estimated using average long-term metal US$ prices of $8.50/lb nickel, $2.50/lb copper, $20/lb Co, $1200/oz platinum, ...
marketwatch

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HudBay Announces the Appointment of Michael D. Winship as ...


... smelting and refining and he is intimately familiar with the production of lead, zinc, silver, gold, nickel, copper and platinum group metals. ...
marketwatch

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Consolidated Abaddon to acquire a 100% interest in Copper Mountain ...


Copper, nickel and cobalt have been produced from several deposits to the north and along the south edge of the property. Numerous copper mineralized ...
marketwatch

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Nevoro Inc. Options 50% Interest in Golden Loon Project to Black ...


The Golden Loon Project has been explored by major and junior mining companies searching for copper, nickel, platinum and gold. Cusac Gold Mines Ltd., ...
marketwatch

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Norilsk Nickel Profit Hurt by Lower Prices


This drop was partially compensated for by higher prices for other metals that Norilsk produces, including copper, platinum and gold. ...
online

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Norilsk net profit falls by a third, shares drop


Nickel revenue dropped 25 percent but was partially offset by high prices for the other metals it produces: palladium, platinum and copper. ...
guardian

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Shredded scrap prices in US decline another


He also concurred that mills would be buying less scrap as they produced less steel, leading to a massive reduction in demand, when extrapolated nationally.
steelguru

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AMM Announces Keynote Speaker for Scrap Conference


In addition to Harris, other speakers scheduled to speak at the conference are the following: John Anton, director, Steel Service, Global Insight, Inc.; ...
recyclingtoday

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Iran to Impose 30% Export Tax on Scrap


The decision has raised some concern among scrap traders as they will have to face the difficult situation of an export and price war among domestic steel ...
english.farsnews

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Rising scrap price drives down abandoned Preston cars


Now they will pay owners up to £200 because the price of steel, aluminium and copper found in cars has risen steeply. The dramatic increase in metal prices, ...
prestoncitizen

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Steel Building Industry Company, Capital Steel Industries ...


... the Steel Recycling Institute, two out of every three pounds of new steel are produced from old steel and in 2007, over 67 million tons of steel scrap ...
prweb

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Scrap Metal Recycler Meets Opposition to Planned Auto Shredder


The facility is 15 acres, and the company already has a scrap metal recycling facility on the site. However, after undergoing a significant amount of ...
recyclingtoday

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Hunt for metals chokes Murang’a


Mwangi Kimaru is said to have travelled from Gikandu village with a mission to vandalise police vehicles to deliver his loot to a scrap metal dealer....
eastandard

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Chelan County invites residents to crush their metal


He said junk cars and scrap metal have been a “long-standing issue in the Malaga area.” While the event is aimed at the area between south Wenatchee and ...
wenatcheeworld

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Arrest made in scrap metal theft


A Port Coborne man faces charges in relation to the theft of scrap metal from an area business. In early September, members of the Welland Detective Office ...
wellandtribune

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Scrap metal thefts on the rise


PEOPLE in Bridgwater are being warned of the soaring number of reported scrap metal thefts across the area. Police across the Somerset ...
bridgwatermercury

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20 weeks in prison for scrap metal thief


A thief caught trying to steal scrap metal from a house has been jailed for 20 weeks. When neighbours of an empty property at Hambleton Drive, Mixenden, ...
halifaxcourier

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Monumental metal thefts strike Williamsburg


Thieves looking to make a quick buck on scrap metal have looted Greenpoint and Williamsburg monuments, stealing six valuable metal ...
nydailynews

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Metal recycler installs weighbridge for scrap


METAL recycler CMA Recycling has commissioned a single deck weighbridge for its Ringwood depot, to be used for weighing scrap metal deliveries. ...
metalworker

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Man Arrested On Charges Of Stealing Scrap Metal


A man was arrested Thursday on charges of stealing scrap metal from a Dayton plant. Police said a local scrap metal company alerted police ...
whiotv

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Metal thefts on the rise, even as prices fall


Scrap metals used to seem too worthless and cumbersome to bother stealing. But with record prices fueling demand, thieves across the nation have been going ...
cabinet

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Scrap exports affect pump supply


Iron-ore requires a substantial amount of energy to be turned into steel and there are great costs involved. Wehmeyer says scrap material is a resource that ...
engineeringnews

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Friday, 3 October 2008
 

Jinchuan Group reports new copper-nickel deposit discovery


The proven deposit will largely increase the country's output of copper and nickel, and the preliminary exploration work has started. ...
chinaknowledge

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Norilsk Nickel H1 net profit falls to $2.68 bln


... revenues from its nickel sales fell 25 percent as average sales prices dropped by about 38 percent. This was partially offset by high prices for copper, ...
reuters

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Canada's commodity engine stalls


While demand for commodities such as copper, nickel and coal have yet to show significant declines, many traders are betting that the need for resources ...
theglobeandmail

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Dollar drags down copper, aluminium at 31-mth low


Zinc fell to a near three-year low, nickel hit the lowest level since April 2006 and tin dropped to an eight-month trough together with sharp falls in ...
africa.reuters

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Northern Shield Provides Updates on Exploration at Nickel and PGE ...


The "Max" nickel-copper-PGE prospect is located adjacent to Northern Shield's 100% owned Wabassi property in northwestern Ontario. ...
cnw

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Deputy wants new law to track scrap metal sales


Sgt. Mitch Burris is proposing to require scrap metal businesses to keep records of their customers. He said authorities need help in tracing high-priced ...
grandforksherald

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Deputy wants new law to track scrap metal sales | KXNet.com North ...


A Cass County sheriff's deputy is pushing for a new state law that would help authorities keep track of scrap metal sales in North Dakota. ...
kxmb

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Chiefs honor Colapietro for fighting metal theft


"Last year, we passed the first scrap metal bill," said Colapietro. "This year, we worked to strengthen that first bill by including other metal products ...
bristolpress

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Metal thefts rise, even as prices fall


Lacoshus said it’s difficult to know if people are bringing stolen scrap metal to him. “There’s always a story – somebody’s uncle passed away,” he said. ...
cabinet

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Wheelchair ramp sold for $60 as scrap metal


David Ives, deputy chief of the Sturgis Police Department, said that after they responded Tuesday morning investigators put local scrap-metal yards on alert ...
mlive

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Police tackle metal thefts (Somerset West)


... the area over recent months – the reflection of a national trend - local officers will be working with local scrap metal dealers to tackle the problem. ...
avonandsomerset

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Copper thefts are on the rise in Barry County


As the price of copper and other scrap metal has continued to rise, the number of copper thefts in Barry County have also increased....
cassville-democrat

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Copper pipe stolen from Veterans Affairs facility


Even federal facilities aren't immune to scrap metal thieves, who are thriving in a period of high metal prices and a poor economy. ...
ohio

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Update on steel scrap scenario in


If even in the end of August and September, decrease of purchase prices for scrap of Russian metallurgical enterprises happened seldom, now the process of ...
steelguru

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Japan to reduce buying price of nickel based


In order to cope with a sharp fall of nickel price, stainless steel companies of Japan have aimed to reduce price of nickel based stainless steel scrap to ...
steelguru

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Sector Snap: Steel producers' shares retreat


"The (decline) in ferrous scrap pricing and the fragile state of domestic financial markets has likely further reduced buying momentum for steel, ...
forbes

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Thursday, 2 October 2008
 

Copper demand to remain high: Rio


Rio’s (ASX: RIO) copper chief also said that nickel was a good business to invest in, adding that Rio Tinto was interested in developing that part of the ...
theaustralian

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Manicouagan Minerals-Provides Exploration Update on Mid-North ...


The purpose of this drill program was to follow-up on shallow drilling in 2007 where nickel/copper/PGE mineralization was intersected (see MAM Press Release ...
marketwatch

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Copper buckles under weight of demand worries


Nickel rose to $16100 from $15800, but analysts expect prices to be capped. "Nickel stocks at 56000 tonne are at their loftiest level since June 1999,...
africa.reuters

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Metal markets to rebound next year


They said inventories are well below "normal" levels for all major metals, including copper, aluminum, nickel and zinc, leaving metal markets well ...
financialpost

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African Eagle tests big nickel find


African Eagle’s most developed project, the Mkushi copper property in Zambia, is partnered with Australian group CGA Mining. The company is, however, ...
businessday

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Copper Rises After Xstrata Miners Strike; Aluminum Also Climbs


Aluminum and nickel also gained on optimism the US Senate's plan to rescue banks will revive the economy and boost demand for industrial metals. ...
bloomberg

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO, ERIC MARTIN, KIP WINGER To Perform With SCRAP ...


Celebrity rock supergroup SCRAP METAL will be joined by Kip Winger, founder of WINGER and former bassist for legendary rock group ALICE COOPER, ...
roadrunnerrecords

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More ID, Metal thieves Beware


Floridians looking to cash in on scrap metal are going to have to produce extra identification. A new state law requires scrap metal buyers to get sellers’ ...
flanews

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UPDATE: Sign not defaced for scrap metal


Marion Carl Foundation representatives to believe someone had vandalized the sign, stealing the lettering to sell as scrap metal. A $5000 reward was swiftly ...
nrtoday

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New scrap metal law requires thumbprints, ID


A new law requires scrap metal yards to collect thumb prints of people who turn in metal for cash, as well as other information including descriptions of ...
heraldtribune

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MP demands reclassification of scrap metal


West Bromwich West MP Adrian Bailey has added his voice to calls to remove the waste tag from scrap metal. Bailey backed the British Metals Recycling ...
rwminfo

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Shots fired; men arrested for metal theft


Two Muskegon County men who allegedly stole scrap metal on Thursday fled the area after an angry observer fired shots at the getaway truck. ...
mlive

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Florida laws attempt to curb scrap-metal thefts


Two new laws aimed at cutting down on copper and metal thefts statewide go into effect today, state officials said. The legislation requires scrap-metal ...
sun-sentinel

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State cracks down on metal thieves


... R-Santa Maria, which assists local law enforcement officials in quickly investigating stolen metal and apprehending thieves by requiring scrap metal ...
centralvalleybusinesstimes

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Governor tightens scrap-metal sales oversight


Abel Maldonado, R-Santa Maria, that would require junk dealers and recyclers to report to police daily on the scrap metal they buy and who’s selling it. ...
thecalifornian

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New law aimed at curbing scrap metal thefts


Adamson realizes his shop may lose money, but hopes the tighter guidelines keep thieves from stealing scrap metal. Last year, robbers ripped 30 air ...
nbc-2

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Wednesday, 1 October 2008
 

Steel prices bend under market pressure


Tightening credit markets for commercial construction projects are further pressuring prices for steel and scrap metal. ...
chicagobusiness

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Ministries scrap over iron ore export duty


He said the average export price this year could be around $80 per tonne. The steel ministry, in a letter to the cabinet secretary, has said almost 35.26 MT ...
economictimes

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Third-quarter troubles clobber Oregon stocks


The Portland steel and scrap metal company didn't return calls Tuesday seeking comment. But the third quarter was tough for the entire steel industry, ...
oregonlive

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Deal would sell 4 ferries for scrap


Under a tentative deal, the state will get $700000, less than it hoped to get for the Steel Electric boats. By Jerry Cornfield OLYMPIA -- Start spreading ...
heraldnet

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Boom on steel market coming to an end?


Prices of steel, scrap and steel products have been sliding for several weeks now. The financial results of companies in the branch are also weaker. ...
polishmarket

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Steel shares drop in Q3 on weaker demand outlook


Scrap steel prices plummeted in late August and early September by up to 50 percent, and some analysts have said that steel makers need to cut production. ...
forbes

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Landore Resources Limited - Junior Lake-Nickel Project Progress Report


Highly anomalous results, including 0.7 metres at 0.39% nickel, 0.43% copper and 0.77grams/tonne gold in drill-hole 1108-30, are sufficiently encouraging to ...
newswire

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Commodities Take a Brutal Beating as Growth Outlook Dims


Nickel and tin led the drop, each losing more than 25% in the quarter; corn and wheat fell 32.7% and 60.9%, respectively, over the quarter. ...
online

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Full Year Statutory Accounts


Six of the seven gossans sampled at Woodcutters returned high levels of both copper and nickel. The results are tabled below. Table 2: Gossan Rock-Chip ...
newsstore

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Simberi Mining: Corporate Update


Another property is located in Western Australia and covers a portion of the Sefton Lineament, a major structural feature that is host for copper, nickel ...
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Landore records highest nickel intersection yet


Landore is particularly interested in the Carrot Top Zone, where recent drilling has identified highly anomalous nickel-copper-platinum group elements. ...
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Stocks in Europe, Asia Rise, Led by UBS; US Futures Decline


Kazakhmys Plc, Kazakhstan's biggest copper producer, rallied 6.2 percent to 607.5 pence. Copper rose for the first time in four days in London. Nickel, lead ...
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Economy Has More People Selling Scrap Metal


Nine months ago, new restrictions went into place, requiring scrap metal companies to get identification and take pictures of ...
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Kip Winger Opens for Foreigner, Scrap Metal; I Regress


You've no doubt heard of hair-metal supergroup Scrap Metal, featuring former puff-metal dudes Gunnar & Matthew Nelson (of Nelson), Mark Slaughter...
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Signs defaced for scrap metal


Though the stolen metal might not be worth much on the scrap metal market, King said, had the thieves be able to pry the heavy bronze plaque from its ...
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Snappy solution to scrap metal thefts


A spate of scrap metal thefts around the Wanganui region has led to one dealer proposing a unique solution. Senior Sergeant Shayne Wainhouse, ...
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Scrap Metal Thieves Target Cats


He announced the department would start doing stings at scrap metal yards, to bust the buyers who encourage the thefts by accepting stolen goods. ...
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Scrap metal thefts crackdown hailed


An operation to clamp down on thieves cashing in by stealing metal then trading it in at local scrap yards has been hailed a success by police in Stockton. ...
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Police net four in metal theft probe


Insp Kim Warner said: "In the past six months in the Forest Heath district there has been in excess of £60000 of scrap metal thefts. ...
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Scrapyard raid in metal theft probe


Supported by the police helicopter, officers entered the scrap compound shortly before 9am yesterday. They also raided a house within the scrap metal yard. ...
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Scrap metal thefts on the rise


Medford police say scrap metal thefts have been a growing trend in Southern Oregon for about three years. A new law instituted in January requires ...
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