Tag Archives: waste management

Clean Harbors (CLH) Earns VPP Star Status For Nebraska Facility

Clean Harbors just announced that it has earned VPP Star status from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program  for its Kimball, Nebraska Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facility.

This award is based on the plant’s safety record and is a step up from its previous “Merit” designation. In a press release, the Kimball facility’s general manager, Jared Hunsaker, commented on the award:

“VPP Star is another great accomplishment but we are … Read the rest

Barrons Green Energy Dream Team: ABB, FPL, WMI, JEC, ETN

In Barrons magazine this weekend they highlighted some green energy stock plays across a variety of industries, focusing on those companies that are well established, diversified and financially healthy.  They c all ABB, Waste Management (WMI), FPL Group (FPL), Jacobs Engineering (JEC) and Eaton (ETN) their green dream team.

ABB (ABB): large Switzerland company is one of world’s largest builders of electricity grids and was called the GE of Europe by Barrons several months ago.  … Read the rest

Two Waste Management Stocks Reviewed (ECOL and CLHB)

The Emervest blog recently reviewed the stocks of two waste management companies, American Ecology(ECOL)  and Clean Harbor (CLHB).  American Ecology treats both hazardous and low-level radioactive waste, and has been doing quite well. Last quarter, the company’s net income increased 20%. Their stock has increased by almost 50% this year, as well.

Clean Harbors is another good waste management stock that is also on the rise, having increased approximately 40% since New Year’s 2008.  The … Read the rest

Clean Harbors (CLHB) Beats Estimates

Clean Harbors (CLHB) reported better than expected earnings this morning and raised its full year 2008 revenue outlook.  After initially selling off this morning, the stock has recovered significantly and reclaimed key support levels.

The company credited the strong results to growth across all segments and higher utilization of its domestic incinerators. 

The company reported a 44% jump in income which beat estimates.  Revenue rose 11% from the year ago period which also edged estimates.   … Read the rest