Petroleum Payout: Alberta announces tax relief on fuel, gas prices continue to rise

Edmonton, Alberta — Despite a provincial announcement for gas tax relief on Mar. 7, prices continue to rise in Alberta. According to Alberta’s premier Jason Kenny, Albertans would enjoy tax relief on fuel by 13 cents per litre in addition to a $150 electricity rebate. This is aimed to “provide much-needed relief to everyday Albertans,” […]

Rising commodity prices good news for recyclers

Catalytic converters contain precious metals such as platinum and rhodium. Rising commodity prices mean recyclers can realize more profits for these items than in recent months.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — May 4, 2016 — Every auto recycler knows there’s money to be made in recycling the precious metals included in catalytic converters. However, some of those cats might be getting left behind, according to Becky Berube from United Catalyst Corporation. Berube says many catalytic convertors are simply left on the […]