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COVID-19’s Impact on the Commodities Market

For a snapshot of how COVID-19 has impacted the commodities market, picture copper. Last March, copper prices dropped to their lowest level since January 2016 amid investors’ global panic over the coronavirus, which was rapidly reaching pandemic status. In May, copper prices experienced an uptick as lockdown measures were eased around the world and there

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Midwest Industrial Metals Provides Scrap Collection Logistics

Midwest Industrial Metals is primarily known as a buyer and seller of non-ferrous metals. People may assume that they have to bring their scrap to our yard, but that is only one option. We also provide logistics to help industrial manufacturers, scrapyards and those in the demolition industry collect and gather their scrap in preparation

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Midwest Industrial Metals’ Six Most-Wanted

Here at Midwest Industrial Metals, we’re all about trending on social media. We’ve noticed that the most popular blog posts are usually about the 10-Best This or 25 Things You Didn’t Know about That. In that spirit, we present our list of MIMs’ six most-wanted metals from A (aluminum) to Z (zinc). We buy and

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Midwest Industrial Metals Considers Community Support an Essential Service

When it comes to community support, Steve Cadkin, owner of Midwest Industrial Metals, believes that when his company does well,  “It should trickle down to employees and out to the community that has always supported us.” The family-owned and operated metal recycling company based in Northlake, Illinois, was founded in 1981. Cadkin became the new

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How to Make Cleanup at Your Demolition Site Go More Smoothly

Demolition is a messy yet necessary business. Crews demolish old or unused buildings to make way for new spaces. In some cases, getting rid of a crumbling structure can be a matter of safety for people who work or live in surrounding buildings. Once the dust settles, the cleanup part of the project begins. There

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