We’re excited to announce B.L Duke has grown! Over the last six months we’ve added 28 employees, 10,000 tons per month and a 25-acre scrap yard in Joliet. This new yard increases our sales territory and offers additional competitive advantages. “The Joliet yard expands our service range south and west of the Chicago metro area. With logistics […]
Happy Breast Cancer Awareness Month! A woman is diagnosed every 2 minutes with Breast Cancer in the United States. One of our own, Shannon Evoy, is fighting cancer. Shannon was diagnosed with stage 2, Triple Negative Breast Cancer on July 30th and is halfway through chemo treatment! B.L. Duke is standing up to cancer! We […]
B.L. Duke was awarded this year’s Company of the Year by the AWMI, the Association of Women in the Metal’s Industry. On September 26th, 2013 the Chicago Chapter of the AWMI hosted their 30th Annual Industry Dinner and Awards Banquet at the Hyatt McCormick Place. The evening started out with a networking session, followed by […]
B.L. Duke received an award of appreciation on August 13, 2013 from the Village of Forest View for our volunteer efforts during April’s massive floods. Volunteerism is a core value of our company and we look forward to doing more in the future in helping our community!
We are so excited to have won the bid to assist in the Wells Street Bridge Reconstruction Project. B.L. Duke has been award the contract to transport and recycle the scrap metal from the 91 year old bridge. Out of the Box Thinking While most demolition projects are complicated; the Well Street Bridge has its […]
B.L. Duke, scrap metal recycling and demolition company, demolishes and recycles scrap metal and debris from BNSF Project in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago, IL May, 2012 – Chicago scrap metal company, B.L. Duke, successfully demolishes and recycles materials from BNSF Corwith steel warehouse located in Chicago’s Brighton Park neighborhood. Built in 1887, the Corwith Railroad yard […]