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Articles by Paul Ploumis

Paul Ploumis
Paul Ploumis
Paul Ploumis is the Scrap Monster Founder and CEO. With years of experience in the Scrap and Recycling industry, he writes articles covering Scrap, Metals, Recycling, Pricing trends, and other interesting topics related to Recycling and Innovations. His work has been published in hundreds of publications over the years, and can be seen daily in ScrapMonster's news sections. Paul has extensive experience in the digital World, having founded and operated online projects since 1998. Paul's mission is to educate, innovate, and help create a more sustainable planet.
ArcelorMittal Invested in Boston Metal to Cut Emissions from Steel Making

ArcelorMittal Invested in Boston Metal to Cut Emissions from Steel Making

Altogether, the Massachusetts-based company has raised over $200 million in three fundraising rounds.
Lagos, Nigeria Continues to Fight the Menace of Plastic Pollution

Lagos, Nigeria Continues to Fight the Menace of Plastic Pollution

The plastic pollution still continues to pose serious health hazards to its residents and threat to its environment.
Barrick’s Gold Mining Complex- A Major Contributor to Mali's Economy

Barrick’s Gold Mining Complex- A Major Contributor to Mali's Economy

Also, the initial development of a third underground mine at Gounkoto is on track to start ore production from stoping in Q2 this year.
27th January, 2023: Scrap Gold and Silver Prices Soared, Platinum Dropped on Index

27th January, 2023: Scrap Gold and Silver Prices Soared, Platinum Dropped on Index

In the Hallmarked category, the 14 carat gold scrap prices went higher by $ 0.93 per Oz.
Stora Enso Reached Agreement to Divest Hylte Paper Production Site

Stora Enso Reached Agreement to Divest Hylte Paper Production Site

Also, the company has decided to discontinue the divestment process at the Anjala paper site in Finland.
AISI Announced 3 Months Rolling Average of U.S. Finished Steel Imports

AISI Announced 3 Months Rolling Average of U.S. Finished Steel Imports

The October to December 2022 preliminary rolling average of finished steel imports from Turkey witnessed largest decline.
Peru’s Violent Protests Imperil 30% of its Copper Output

Peru’s Violent Protests Imperil 30% of its Copper Output

The Las Bambas complex is mining at a reduced rate due to blockade-related supply challenges, its Chinese-owned operator MMG Ltd. said, without elaborating.
One of the Only Sawmills in the Area, Brightman Lumber in Assonet is a True Family Affair

One of the Only Sawmills in the Area, Brightman Lumber in Assonet is a True Family Affair

Scouring the region, John put together a sawmill, piece by piece. Brightman Lumber Co. was born.

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