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We are going to continue where we left off last week, talking about purchasing equipment in a down market.  Today we will discuss evaluating the equipment and other ways to tell exactly what you are getting in your return on your investment. With the way the...

Welcome back to the Ely Enterprises Blog! 2017 scrap pricing has shown some encouraging progress,  pricing has had some fluctuations over the past couple months, but all in all, seems to be much farther up than numbers in 2016. Good news from the recycling industry, from Waste...

Today we are going to continue our discussion on scrap metal equipment, specifically large ferrous scrap balers. These are an essential part of the metal recycling industry. Ferrous balers can be categorized as two- or three-compression or three-ram. In a two-compression model, one side or wing...

Today we are going to talk about scrap shears and their function in the ferrous recycling process. Shears can come in many different sizes and configurations. The main function of shears is used for sizing all types of bulky material down to a marketable, manageable...

Last week we discussed steel recycling and how it is the highest recycled material on the planet by a huge amount.  We will discuss the applications that ferrous processing equipment can help with.  Reducing the size of the steel that is going to a mill...

Steel is the champion of the recycling world, it is the most recycled material on the planet, more than nearly all other materials combined.  As of 2012 steel retains an extremely high overall recycling rate of 88 percent. The wonderful metallurgical properties of steel allow it...

There are many ways that recycling helps the environment. Some of the main ones include: Reducing Landfill The environmental problems of landfills is a difficult issue to fix. As more waste is put into landfills, the bigger the problem gets. Products that are not biodegradable or...