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Hazardous waste management and used-oil re-refining company Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc., Elgin, Illinois, has acquired FCC Environmental from Spain’s Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas S.A. for $90 million.

FCC Environmental, a provider of environmental and used-oil collection services, operates 34 facilities in the U.S. and generated sales of approximately $160 million during its 2013 fiscal year.

Published in the December 2014 Edition of American Recycler News

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Republic Services broke ground on a new, highly-advanced recycling complex in November 2014.  

The Southern Nevada Recycling complex is expected to double recycling capacity throughout North Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Henderson and Clark County.

The 110,000 sq.ft. complex is scheduled to begin operations in the summer of 2015 and when complete, will be the largest residential recycling complex in the nation.

Published in the December 2014 Edition of American Recycler News

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Nueces Power Equipment has accepted dealer sales and service responsibility for the full line of Liebherr earthmoving and material handling equipment for the San Antonio and Austin Texas markets.

Headquartered in Corpus Christi, Nueces Power Equipment has been serving the construction and heavy equipment industry for more than two decades. The company was founded in 1989 and has expanded its operations since then. Nueces Power Equipment operates seven locations across South Texas.

Liebherr’s regional business manager, Robert Klima, will be working closely with all seven Nueces locations to help them successfully introduce the Liebherr line to their extensive customer base.

Published in the December 2014 Edition of American Recycler News

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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) has reached a record high membership at 813 members, marking a nearly 20 percent increase in growth over the past 2
years.

Published in the December 2014 Edition of American Recycler News

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Waste Pro USA, Inc. a large privately owned solid waste services company, has completed a $579 million recapitalization of the Longwood, Florida based company.

The new credit facility for the firm is all debt, which included an asset base loan revolving line of credit led by Wells Fargo Capital Finance.

Waste Pro, valued at more than $1 billion, had 2013 revenues of $510 million in its 8 state Southeastern U.S. footprint.

The transaction also completes and fulfills the terms of Waste Pro’s 5 year $100 million investment by Atlanta-based Roark Capital Partners.

Published in the December 2014 Edition of American Recycler News

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Atlas Copco has added 18 sales personnel to provide local expertise and support to its rental customer base. In addition to creating a local point of contact, the new sales staff helps rental centers find the right equipment to maximize fleet utilization and acts as a resource for customers by helping to arrange comprehensive financing, and providing maintenance tips and product training.

The new staff additions are part of an overall strategy to build local relationships and support with rental customers and the markets they serve. The sales support team now consists of 25 people dedicated to support the rental channel.

Published in the December 2014 Edition of American Recycler News

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