On May 23, 2014, River Metals Recycling (RMR) Newport hosted the Cincinnati Fire and EMS Heavy Rescue members of the task force called the Urban Search and Rescue (USAR).  RMR Newport provided a few automobiles and a school bus for Jaws of Life training.
rmr-community-heroOver two dozen Fire Department members participated in the training.   Newport was pleased to provide both space and vehicles which helped the firefighters practice.  RMR hopes this effort will result in lives saved.This donation to the firefighters is just another example of RMR’s commitment to do the right thing and give back to the communities in which we do business.
River Metals Recycling (RMR) is the largest scrap recycler on the Ohio River with 9 locations in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio.  RMR’s Newport Kentucky recycling center buys ferrous scrap as well as common household nonferrous scrap metal items like aluminum cans and other aluminum, stainless steel, copper and brass products.  The phone number at the 1220 Licking Pike recycling facility is 859-291-5509.  RMR pays cash for your scrap metal Monday through Friday from 7 am – 4 pm; Saturdays from 8 – noon.RMR is headquartered in Crescent Springs, Kentucky and has nearly 300 employees.  RMR is wholly owned by The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ).  Founded in 1885, DJJ is one of the largest scrap brokers/processors in the United States providing scrap brokerage, recycling and transportation services.  DJJ is part of Nucor Corporation’s family of companies.  Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina,  ucor is the leading purchaser of ferrous scrap and the largest recycler in North America, with operating facilities primarily in the U.S. and Canada.

Arvil Pennington
Facility Manager
(859) 393-6672