from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Fragments of any kind of metal which are of use only for reworking or remelting.


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  • Commercial Metals Co.'s board unanimously rejected activist investor Carl Icahn 's unsolicited bid to buy the scrap-metal processing firm, saying the "opportunistic" and "bargain basement" offering price substantially undervalues the company's future prospects.

    Commercial Metals Board Rejects Icahn's $1.73 Billion Bid

  • Mr. Icahn, who holds a roughly 10% stake in the company, has been sharply critical of the the scrap-metal company's board and management in recent months.

    Icahn to Exit Commercial Metals If Tender Offer Fails

  • In his proposal letter Monday, Mr. Icahn said he was interested in paying a premium for the company due to Icahn Enterprises' ownership of scrap-metal processor PSC Metals Inc.

    Icahn Bids for Scrap-Metal Firm

  • The billionaire activist investor has angled for control of the scrap-metal processor in recent months, criticizing management and urging the board to sell the company.

    Icahn Ends Commercial Metals Bid

  • He then drove to a scrap-metal yard, where police say he had already sold hundreds of vases with a replacement value of up to $600 each.

    Sky-High Metal Prices Lead to a Grave Situation

  • Icahn Enterprises has offered to acquire Commercial Metals in an unsolicited bid that values the scrap-metal processor at roughly $1.73 billion.

    What's News

  • Last week, scrap-metal trader Peter Mathews canceled deals because the common currency was moving so rapidly that his company, Black Country Metals Ltd., struggled to make timely quotes to customers.

    Currency Bloc's Neighbors Are Increasingly Feeling Its Pain

  • This scrap-metal skeleton sculpture, "Jibetarian," is on display at the National Art Center in Tokyo -- it's a student piece from Tokyo Zokei University.

    Boing Boing

  • Billionaire investor Carl Icahn 's Icahn Enterprises LP has offered to acquire Commercial Metals Co. in an unsolicited bid that values the scrap-metal processor at roughly $1.73 billion.

    Icahn Bids for Scrap-Metal Firm

  • He left school at 15 and started a scrap-metal business in 1976, building it up through acquisitions.

    Vedanta plots London float for Zambian copper offshoot


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