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Industrial Scrap Metal: Recycling Titanium

Titanium is a non-ferrous metal, which means it does not contain iron.  It is just as strong as steel but less dense.  It has a very high melting point and is extremely durable. Titanium works with other metals such as […]

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5 Products that Contain Cobalt Alloy

It’s important to recycle cobalt alloys whenever possible. The US Dept of Energy declared cobalt a critical metal in 2011. Here are five common products that contain this metal.

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Interesting Facts about Titanium

First discovered in 1791 by British clergyman and mineralogist Rev. William Gregor, titanium has proved to become an incredibly important metal for our everyday lives. Gregor first stumbled upon some black, metallic sand in a creek bed. After thoroughly analyzing […]

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We’re Hiring: Class A CDL Drivers Needed for Flatbed & Roll Off

Job Description We currently have two ROLL-OFF driver positions and one FLATBED driver position open for immediate hire. Experience preferred. The ROLL-OFF position requires experience driving a truck with a manual transmission. Starting wage is negotiable depending on experience. ABOUT […]

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What Industries Produce Tungsten Carbide?

Tungsten is known as one of the toughest materials found in nature.  It is very dense and nearly impossible to melt.  When made into a fine powder, pure tungsten can be combustible and can spontaneously ignite.  Natural tungsten contains 21 […]

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We’re Hiring Recycling Laborers!

We are currently looking for full-time, scrap recycling / general laborers to join our team! Hiring: Scrap Recyclers / Warehouse General Laborers Warehouse   CRI, a leading industrial scrap metal recycler, is seeking a full- time warehouse worker to join our Team […]

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Even though there isn’t a W in the word, Tungsten’s chemical symbol is a W.  The W comes from the element’s other name, wolfram, which comes from the mineral the element was discovered in, wolframite. Tungsten carbide is a term […]

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Top 5 Reasons Your Business Should Recycle Aluminum Scrap

Aluminum is an alloy which is a compound made by melting two or more elements together.  One element is metal and the rest consists of non-metal elements.  Aluminum can be a combination of iron, magnesium, silicon, copper, or zinc.  Easily […]

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Can alloys be recycled?

There are many alloys that can be recycled.  A lot of them are found in the most unexpected places. You of course have your common recyclables such as aluminum shreds but what about other alloy scrap metals created during construction […]

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CLOSED: Operations Manager

This Job Listing is currently CLOSED. —————————————————– We are currently looking for full-time, Scrap Metal Recycling Operations Manager to join our team! Hiring: Operations Manager CRI, a leading industrial scrap metal recycler, is seeking an experienced Operations Manager to effectively […]

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