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River Metals Recycling Newport Achieves Third SHARP Award Newport Scrap Recycler had no lost time injuries for 11 straight years.

River Metals Recycling (RMR) Newport received the prestigious SHARP (Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program) recertification for taking extraordinary measures to ensure the safety and health of all teammates. RMR’s exceptional safety record garnered the company its third SHARP award, which was presented by the Acting Secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet Mike Nemes. RMR Newport achieved the original SHARP certification in December 2013 and was the first recycling facility in Kentucky to earn SHARP status. Today’s award represents RMR’s second SHARP recertification. The Newport Kentucky facility was recognized for its commitment to creating and maintaining a safe and healthy workplace. SHARP is one of the highest honors OSHA awards to small worksites that demonstrate an exemplary commitment to workplace safety and health. Mr. Bob Eviston, RMR President, thanked all RMR teammates for operating for eleven straight years without any lost time injuries. He stated, “At RMR, safety is our #1 core value. This award is a testament to RMR’s comprehensive safety process including ongoing training and procedures to ensure the safety of all teammates, customers, and suppliers. Proactive safety practices are key to reducing workplace injuries. I want to thank the entire RMR team for their continued OWNERSHIP of ZERO!” River Metals Recycling is the largest scrap recycler in Kentucky and in the greater Cincinnati area, with nine locations in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. RMR is headquartered in Crescent Springs, Kentucky, and has 260 teammates. River Metals Recycling’s Newport facility employs 44. Newport specializes in scrap recycling services for households, tradesmen and businesses, and buys ferrous scrap as well as common household nonferrous scrap metal items like aluminum...

The David J. Joseph Company and Service Center Metals Announce Scrap Agency Agreement

The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ) and Service Center Metals (SCM) are pleased to announce that effective November 13, 2017, SCM will utilize DJJ as the primary scrap buying agent for their Prince George, Virginia manufacturing facility. DJJ is excited to strengthen its relationship with Service Center Metals, who has been a valued customer since 2013. DJJ is committed to ensuring the highest quality of service while leveraging its ability to source raw materials globally. In addition, DJJ will provide SCM with administrative efficiencies and logistics expertise. The agreement will allow SCM to focus on expanding their role as a leading extruded aluminum rod, bar, angle, pipe, channel and beam producer. This scrap agency agreement represents an important step forward for The David J. Joseph Company and is a great complement to its existing nonferrous business activities. For SCM, this will further reinforce its commitment to producing the highest quality aluminum products for its customers, always meeting their exact needs and specifications. About Service Center Metals Founded in 2002, Service Center Metals is one of the fastest growing manufacturers in Virginia. SCM produces extruded aluminum rods, bars, angles, pipes, channels and beams at its Prince George, VA location. SCM focuses on excellent customer service, superior product quality and unparalleled production efficiency. The Prince George, VA facility is home to manufacturing operations as well as SCM sales and administrative teams. SCM’s manufacturing process is designed to operate twenty-four hours a day with employee safety as a top priority. SCM sets the benchmark for safety, customer service, product quality and operational efficiency as a supplier to its service center customers. SCM...

DJJ’s Recycling Facilities Participate in OSHA Safety + Sound Week and ISRI Stand Down for Safety Day

The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ), in conjunction with Nucor Corporation, is pleased to announce its participation in OSHA’s Safety + Sound Week, from June 12 – 18, 2017 and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries’ (ISRI’s) June 14 National Safety Stand-Down day. Throughout the week of June 12, all DJJ recycling facilities will conduct daily field-based safety awareness meetings, which will focus on three key measures needed to proactively identify and manage hazards before they cause an incident. These measures, which include teammate participation, safety leadership and an established system to find and fix hazards, are vital to incident prevention efforts. DJJ is committed to making our nation’s roads safer and our “Forget the Phone” program discouraging texting while driving will also be highlighted during Safe + Sound Week. DJJ appreciates OSHA’s and ISRI’s efforts in organizing these safety events. We support such outreach initiatives that greatly enhance cooperation between OSHA, ISRI and employers to work toward the same goal: a safe and healthful workplace. Safety is DJJ’s number one core value and the primary goal of our safety process is to offer a safe and healthful workplace, free of injuries and illnesses for our teammates, customers, and visitors. DJJ, founded in 1885, is one of the largest scrap brokers/processors in the United States providing scrap brokerage, recycling and transportation services. Headquartered in Cincinnati, the Company employs about 1,750. DJJ operates 15 domestic and international ferrous and nonferrous scrap brokerage offices, and trades ferro-alloys and specialty pig iron. DJJ operates six regional scrap recycling companies across the U.S., which include a network of over 55 facilities, and operates...

U-Pull-&-Pay Receives Indiana Clean Yard Gold Level Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2017 U-Pull-&-Pay receives Indiana Clean Yard Gold Level award INDIANAPOLIS – Bruno Pigott, Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM), presented Carlos Cueto, store manager of U-Pull-&-Pay, LLC (formerly Pic-A-Part), with the Indiana Clean Yard-Gold Level award in recognition of the company’s efforts to protect the environment. The facility is located at 940 West 16th Street, Indianapolis, Ind. The Indiana Clean Yard program was established in 2009 as a collaborative effort by IDEM and the Automotive Recyclers of Indiana, Inc. to decrease environmental threats posed by vehicles stockpiled in salvage yards. To learn more about the Indiana Clean Yard program, contact IDEM’s Office of Program Support at (800) 451-6027 or visit http://www.IN.gov/idem/landquality/2470.htm. All Hoosier businesses, including auto salvage recyclers, can obtain free, confidential compliance assistance and request confidential site visits by contacting IDEM’s Compliance and Technical Assistance Program (CTAP) at (800) 988-7901. For more information, visit http://www.IN.gov/idem/ctap/2370.htm. For a photo of the U-Pull-&-Pay award presentation, please visit www.idem.IN.gov/6930.htm. About IDEM IDEM (www.idem.IN.gov) implements federal and state regulations regarding the environment. Through compliance assistance, incentive programs and educational outreach, the agency encourages and aids businesses and citizens in protecting Hoosiers and our environment. Media contact: Barry Sneed Public Information Officer (317) 232-8596...

The David J. Joseph Company’s Scrap Showdown

Vote on your favorite sculpture created from recycled scrap metal from River Metals Recycling’s Newport, Kentucky facility! Check out the 2016 Greater Cincinnati Earth Day Celebration at Sawyer point and enjoy free admission, live music, petting farm, face painting, inflatables, a fire truck, food and lots of exhibits and displays. Be sure to visit The David J. Joseph Company’s (DJJ) booth and vote on your favorite scrap sculpture! – For seven weeks area artists worked to create sculptures from scrap metal collected at River Metals Recycling’s Newport, Kentucky facility. The five sculptures will be displayed during the Cincinnati Earth Day celebrations in front of the flag poles at Sawyer Point on Saturday, April 16 from 12-5pm. Judging will take place and prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third places. A People’s Choice award will also be presented, so visit DJJ’s booth to vote for your favorite! Winners will be announced at 4:45 at DJJ’s Earth Day Booth! Sculptures are available for purchase via online auction at www.eBay.com, searchable under Scrap Showdown. The auction began April 12 and ends just before noon on April 19, 2016. Proceeds from the auction will be split between the artist, DJJ’s costs, and Taking Root, an earth-friendly charity. River Metals Recycling (RMR) is the largest scrap recycler in Kentucky and in the greater Cincinnati area, with 9 locations in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. RMR is headquartered in Crescent Springs, Kentucky and has nearly 250 employees. RMR’s Newport, Kentucky recycling center was named Newport’s Business of the year and buys ferrous scrap as well as common household nonferrous scrap metal items like...