By Bill Beck - May 15, 2017
One of the real bombshells to come out of the recent Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) annual convention in New Orleans was the assertion by several of the panelists that China within the next decade will be exporting millions of tonnes of ferrous scrap to customers in the Pacific Rim steelmaking community.
By Staff - April 17, 2017
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) will hold ISRI2017, the association’s annual convention and exposition, April 22-27 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
By Bill Beck - March 20, 2017
On January 2, 1919, The Iron Age produced a front-page editorial applauding the nation’s iron and steel industry for its performance in the war that had ended less than two months before.
By Bill Beck - February 21, 2017
America’s entry into the first of two great world wars in the twentieth century 100 years ago changed the country’s ferrous scrap industry from a minor part of the steelmaking process to a critical component of how American industry made and recycled steel. The sharp increase in steel demand during World War I made recycling an integral part of steelmaking and set the stage for a government-led recycling effort during World War II.
By John Ambrosia - January 17, 2017
With President Barack Obama departing office this month it’s time once again for the Bulletin’s annual look at how much positive influence the administration has had on the overall economy and what the relationship of that is scrap metals health.