Dumpsites Cleared in State Forest
Harrisburg, PA— Pennsylvania Department of Conservation
and Natural Resources Secretary Michael DiBerardinis announced that
volunteers removed nearly 12 tons of debris and tires from illegal dumpsites
in Tuscarora State Forest, Juniata County, as part of the state's Forest
Lands Beautification Program.
Weyerhaeuser Contests Alder Lawsuit Decision
Federal Way, WA— Weyerhaeuser Company believes
that a number of issues erroneously led a jury to rule against Weyerhaeuser
in an antitrust suit involving alder logs in the Pacific Northwest.
The company is vigorously contesting the verdict.
Environmental Certification Awarded to Smurfit-Stone
Chicago, IL— Smurfit-Stone announced that the
company's U.S. wood procurement operations are now certified under both
the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001 Environmental
Management standards and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI)
standards. Both the ISO Environmental Management and SFI certifications
recognize the company’s superior wood procurement policies and
Wastequip's Power-Pak™ Unveiled at Waste Expo
Cleveland, OH— Wastequip's newest product, the
Power-Pack™ compactor line, will be shown at the Waste Expo in
Nordstrom's Automotive Joins QRP-Great Lakes
By becoming a partner in the QRP-Great Lakes Group,
Nordstrom's will now have the ability to furnish their parts to automotive
repair facilities all across Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan's upper
peninsula through the QRP network.
Allied Waste Offers $300 Million in Notes
Scottsdale, AZ— Allied Waste Industries, Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Allied Waste North America, Inc. is commencing an offering of $300 million in senior notes due 2013 under the company's existing shelf registration statement. Allied Waste intends to use the proceeds from the proposed sale of these senior notes to repay amounts outstanding under its existing bank credit facility as stated in its previously announced financing plan.
Casella Waste Systems Acquires Statewide Carting
Rutland, VT— Casella Waste Systems, Inc., a regional,
non-hazardous solid waste services company, announced that it has acquired
a residential and commercial hauling company in its eastern Massachusetts
AIMA Elects Myles McKemie as President
Annapolis, MD— At their 30th annual meeting in
Tennessee, the Asphalt Emulsion Manufacturers Association (AEMA) elected
Myles McKemie to the office of president for the 2003-2004 term.
North Star Steel Assets Acquired by Nucor Corp.
IMCO Recycling Appoints Tobin Clark, Senior VP
Irving, TX— IMCO Recycling Inc. announced that
Tobin Clark has joined the company as senior vice president, general
counsel and corporate secretary.
SalvageSale Enhances Website Auction Formats
Houston, TX— SalvageSale, Inc., an online salvage
marketplace and salvor services provider for the claims recovery and
commercial salvage markets, launched a newly enhanced website. This
enhancement streamlines procedures, allows greater buyer accountability,
and offers more flexibility to both buyers and sellers.
Galbreath Produces It's 20,000th Roll-off Hoistp
Winamac, IN— Galbreath, Inc. announced the production
of its 20,000th roll-off cable hoist. The company has been producing
roll-off hoists since 1971.
KBF Appoints New CEO
Paterson, NJ— KBF Pollution Management, Inc.,
a waste recovery company that recycles and mines metallic commodities
from industrial wastes, has appointed John Armas to its chief financial
post. Mr. Armas will oversee the Company's finances and play an integral
role in the rapid scaling of its business model. Upon the completion
of KBF's pending merger with Veridium Corporation, Mr. Armas will hold
the post of chief financial officer of Veridium.