Fish out of water?

2015-10-09-13.35.34by Rick Zettler

Driving around Tilcon’s Clinton Point quarry in New York, you will find the typical equipment expected at a facility that processes crushed limestone at a high capacity. Multiple excavators, loaders, rigid haul trucks and crushing circuits dot the landscape of the 1,200 acre property to load, move and crush 3.1 million tons of dolomitic limestone.

Moving closer to the quarry’s property line along the Hudson River, however, you’ll spot a blue piece of equipment that is seemingly out of place. It has a similar appearance to excavators found at the quarry, but it’s not an excavator. [Read more…]

Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling wins top award for scrap & recycling at 2016 Platts Global Metal Awards

Company recognized as one of the top metals companies in the world by Platts

May 19, 2016 – New York based scrap metal recycler Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling has been named the world’s leader in scrap & recycling by Platts, the premier international publication in the recycling industry.

Adam Weitsman, owner of the Owego-based company, believes this award is a great honor and testament of his company’s commitment to exceptional operations and dynamic growth strategies. Adam Weitsman along was on hand to accept the award at the ceremony Thursday May 19th in London. [Read more…]