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August 6, 2001

E.L. HARVEY & SONS INC.

James A. Harvey, owner and CEO of E.L. Harvey & Sons, Inc., Westboro, Mass., has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from MassRecycle.

"He is one of our industry’s true leaders not only in recycling and solid waste, but in his overall involvement in the industry," says Patrick J. Scanlon, director of recycling for Wheelabrator Technologies and President of MassRecycle.

MassRecycle, Boston, is a statewide coalition of individuals, government agencies, businesses, institutions and non-profit organizations involved in recycling.

BEHR PRECIOUS METALS INC.

Michael Hyman has joined Behr Precious Metals Inc., Rockford, Ill., as a vice president. Hyman was formerly manager of precious metals operations at Sipi Metals Corp. in Chicago. At Behr, he will be responsible for a range of sales and marketing activities. Behr Precious Metals Inc. is a division of Joseph Behr & Sons Inc., a Rockford-based recycler of ferrous and nonferrous metals, electronic and precious metal-bearing scrap, and paper.

CALBAG METALS CO.

Al Rose has been named chief financial officer for Calbag Metals Co., Portland, Ore. Rose will have multiple financial duties for the company, which is one of the largest recyclers and traders of nonferrous metals on the west coast.

Rose, a Portland native, is a 25-year veteran of the metals manufacturing industry. Most recently, he served as controller of Western Wire Co., a manufacturer of metal screening products.

CLEATING RESOURCES

Cleating Resources, a Portland, Ore.-based manufacturer of conveyor belting, has named Lisa Harper as marketing specialist. Harper was previously a marketing communications specialist for SSI Shredding Systems of Wilsonville, Ore.

Harper will help develop Cleating Resources’ marketing efforts in the recycling, agricultural, mining, food processing and road construction sectors.

FIBER RESOURCE GROUP INC.

Lisa Graves has been named Northeast/Canadian sales manager for The Fiber Resource Group Inc., of Beverly, Mass. She will be based in the company’s new sales office in Maine.

The Fiber Resource Group provides brokerage and other services to paper mills generating and consuming high-grade pulp substitutes in the U.S. and Canada.