Be There OARA Be Square: Date already set for OARA 2024 convention in Toronto

Toronto, Ontario — By the nature of their work, auto recyclers tend to be an organized bunch, so of course a date has already been picked for the upcoming edition of OARA’s annual convention and trade show, set for March 2024. With companies like Copart, Solera/Hollander, IAA and the United Catalyst Corporation set to exhibit, […]

Legislating the Loop: European Commission proposes amendments to ELV regulations

Brussels, Belgium — The European Commission put forth a proposal last week that seeks to amend the EU’s regulations on end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) for the purpose of enhancing “the circularity of the automotive sector.” This proposal, put forward last Thursday, is purported to generate about €1.8 billion net revenue by 2035, in addition to eliminating […]

Fully Charged: Canadian EV educator David Giles forms new training and consulting business

Halifax, Nova Scotia — David Giles, co-founder of All EV Canada and longtime EV educator, has formed a new business venture: PoweredEV Training and Consulting. “We are a global consulting company with over 20 years of experience in strategic planning and course development for electric vehicles,” Giles wrote on LinkedIn. “We work in the world […]

Fluid Faux Pas: St. Catharines metal recycler fined $27,000 for misleading documentation

St. Catharines, Ontario — A St. Catharines, Ont.-based metal recycling facility has come into the crosshairs of the province’s environmental regulator and is now facing more than $30,000 in penalties, according to a late-April news release. Glendale Metal Company, a division of Marine Recycling Corporation, is currently contending with a $27,000 fine, in addition to […]

Limitless Horizons: OARA members attend United Recyclers Group conference

Florida, United States — At the recent Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA) Convention, the OARA Board decided to hold a contest to support the travel to the United Recyclers Group (URG) Training Meeting in Orlando Florida. The draw was held Saturday morning of the OARA event, and the lucky winner was Dean Hellyer from Dave’s […]