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    US steel imports fall in Aug. despite wire rod

    Sep 27, 2016

    U.S. steel imports tumbled to 2.71 million tonnes in August as declines in semifinished, flat-rolled, reinforcing bar and line pipe products more than offset a sharp rise in wire rod shipments. More »

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    Commerce raises final duties vs. S. Korean

    Sep 27, 2016

    The U.S. Commerce Department has increased final anti-dumping duties on hot-rolled coil imported from South Korea. More »

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    Aluminum scrap logs some gains, but outlook

    Sep 27, 2016

    Consumers’ attempts to boost inbound flows of certain scrap grades combined with gains in primary metal prices have nudged some aluminum scrap tags higher, although uncertainty continues to hang over the market. More »

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    Globally Speaking

    Sep 26, 2016

    AMM's Globally Speaking provides essential information for procurement executives, scrap traders and other participants along the steel supply chain who deal with China, Turkey and other Asian countries. It includes international prices for a range of products such as billets, rebar, hot-rolled coil and plate. More »

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    Plate prices fall despite encouraging data

    Sep 26, 2016

    Plate prices continue to fall as the market appears to have shrugged off low inventories and good news on the trade front. More »

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    Independence Tube status with alliance unclear

    Sep 26, 2016

    Independence Tube Corp.’s status with the North American Steel Alliance faces no immediate obstacles, but what will happen once Nucor Corp.’s acquisition of the company closes remains unclear, market sources said. More »

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    ArcelorMittal mill threatened by dredging clash

    Sep 26, 2016

    ArcelorMittal SA’s Cleveland operations could grind to a halt in 2017 if the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers doesn't immediately dredge the Cleveland Harbor to make way for ships delivering steelmaking raw materials. More »

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    Chicago Tube sees white metals driving growth

    Sep 26, 2016

    Chicago Tube & Iron Co. expects more sales growth from its stainless steel and aluminum products in the coming years amid shifting dynamics in end markets and anticipated drops in revenue from carbon steel offerings, a company executive said. More »

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    Aluminum Shapes refutes impropriety claims

    Sep 26, 2016

    Aluminum Shapes LLC is publicly refuting accusations of improprieties in its business dealings, specifically those from an Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) executive. More »

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    US probe of Vietnamese sheet said likely to fail

    Sep 26, 2016

    A recently launched U.S. circumvention case targeting Chinese steel processed in Vietnam is unlikely to succeed, according to steel industry analysts. More »

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    Unifor in tentative deal with GM, turns to FCA

    Sep 26, 2016

    Unifor, Canada’s largest private-sector union, has reached a tentative labor contract with General Motors Co. and has begun negotiations with FCA US LLC (Chrysler). More »

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    Vanadium tags seen on rise as supply dwindles

    Sep 26, 2016

    Global vanadium supply constraints have set the stage for strong pricing improvements in 2017, according to Largo Resources Ltd. president and chief executive officer Mark Smith. More »

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    Digital Age to recast copper recycling

    Sep 26, 2016

    As electronic devices become smaller and packed with increasingly more complex materials, copper scrap recyclers will need to adapt their technologies to overcome higher costs and associated recycling challenges. More »

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