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Cape Wind Approved

Posted April 29, 2010 by

Cape Wind Record of Decision

Statement from Cape Wind Communications Director Mark Rodgers on the FAA Determination of No Hazard
“We are pleased the FAA has approved Cape Wind so that we can get to work on building America’s first offshore wind farm that will create jobs, increase energy independence and contribute to a healthier environment. Cape Wind will provide the FAA with the funds they need to modernize and enhance their radar facility at Otis Air Force Base.”


AECOM ranked #1 design firm by Engineering News-Record magazine

Posted April 29, 2010 by

LOS ANGELES, Apr 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) –AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that it is ranked as the #1 design firm by Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine, a McGraw-Hill publication that released its annual list of the top 500 U.S. design firms in the April 26 issue.

The survey ranks the largest engineering, architectural and environmental design firms according to their revenue in those areas. ENR is widely considered to be the industry’s preeminent U.S. trade publication. In addition to its #1 ranking in the top 500 list, AECOM continued its annual strong showing in ENR’s market segment listings, ranking #1 in Pure Design, International, Transportation, and General Building.

“We are proud to be recognized as the top U.S. design firm by ENR,” said John M. Dionisio, AECOM president and chief executive officer. “AECOM’s continued success reflects our commitment to be the best at what we do globally – and to serving the best interests of our clients around the world.”
AECOM also advanced more than 100 places to number 352 on the 2010 Fortune 500 listing of America’s largest companies. AECOM’s progression from number 458, when it debuted on the list in 2009, is the eighth largest jump for a company listed by Fortune.

AECOM is also highlighted in a special Fortune online feature recognizing firms that recorded double-digit sales and profit growth in 2009. AECOM is the only company among its peer group included in the feature.

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation, and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural, and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 100 countries and had revenue of $6.1 billion during the 12-month period ended December 31, 2009. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com


Colt Refining, Inc. announces the acquisition of Waste Management and Recycling Products, Inc. extending its reach into the growing upstate NY electronics recycling market

Posted April 28, 2010 by

April 27, 2010 ?Colt Refining, Inc., of  Merrimack, NH is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Waste Management and Recycling Products, Inc. (WMRP) of Scotia, NY.  WMRP is the largest Electronics Recycler and Asset Recovery firm in the Capital Region of upstate NY and has been in operation for over 20 years.  Colt Refining, Inc. operates precious metal refining and electronics recycling facilities in Merrimack and Hudson, NH.

This acquisition enables WMRP to better serve our clients by offering a complete downstream process for the materials we handle. Colt?s fully auditable shredding and separation technology, coupled with their precious metal refining capabilities provides a platform for us to increase our service offerings and expand the business in the region,? stated Peter Muscanelli, President of WMRP.

Mr. Muscanelli will join the company as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Colt Recycling, the E-Scrap processing division within Colt.  ?We are excited to have completed this acquisition and look forward to integrating the WMRP facility into our operations.  Peter?s extensive industry experience, including his founding and development of the International Association of Electronics Recyclers (IAER), will serve him well in his new role with Colt as we look to expand into other locations and regions of the country, stated Harvey Gottlieb, President of Colt Refining.
With the acquisition of WMRP and its 40,000 square foot processing facility, Colt now has the ability to leverage this location to expand its electronics recycling and asset recovery services beyond the New England states.  Current plans for 2010 include developing additional processing locations, forging strategic partnerships, as well as exploring potential acquisitions that expand Colt’s geographic reach.

About Colt:
Colt Refining, Inc. operates the largest fully permitted precious metals refining facility on the East Coast.  The operation was designed to process all types of PM bearing materials and includes state-of-the-art Thermal Oxidizing Systems, Induction Melting Equipment, Milling/Blending/Sampling Process Equipment and Chemical Processing Lines.  Our in-house ICP and Fire-Assay labs allow customers to receive accurate results in a timely manner.  Colt Recycling, the E-Scrap processing division of Colt Refining, Inc., is the largest processor of scrap electronics in the Northeast, processing in excess of 20M pounds annually.  Colt offers professional, domestic processing solutions to the Fortune 500, Telecom and OEM markets utilizing our custom designed shred/separation/destruction system.  Colt also specializes in the outright purchase of precious metal bearing materials and commodities from E-Scrap collectors and recyclers nationwide.

For more information please contact:

Jim Maher

Vice President
Colt Refining, Inc.

Peter Muscanelli

Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Colt Recycling


Annual SWEP-MA Dinner – May 17, 2010

Posted April 22, 2010 by

Achieving a Sustainable Global Economy

Advancing leadership on policies, practices, and performance to integrate sustainability into the fabric of companies, investors, and the capital markets.

Date: Monday, May 17th, 2010

6:00 Registration and Social Hour – 7:00 Welcome and Announcements and Dinner – 7:45 Speaker, Mindy S. Lubber, JD, MBA, President of Ceres, Director, Investor Network on Climate Risk

Location: Sheraton Needham Hotel, 100 Cabot St, Needham, MA

Directions: http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/area/map.html?propertyID=15

Cost: $50 for members, $65 for non-members, $25 for students

Please register and pay online at www.swep-ma.org by May 12 for this event.

For any Vegetarian/Food allergy request contact to Alyson Fortune: AFortune@caslab.com.

Because we must guarantee the number of guests, no shows are responsible for payment. Cancellations with refund will be granted up through Wednesday May 12, 2010.