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    Scrap export mart notches gain, still weak

    Mar 02, 2015

    U.S. export prices to Turkey are poised to increase after fresh bulk sales out of Europe and Russia were booked at higher levels. More »

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    Schnitzer shuts RI shredder in weak export mart

    Mar 02, 2015

    Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. has closed its auto shredding facility in Johnston, R.I., as it works to align its operational capacity with current demand. More »

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    US rebar stabilizes as import tags slip

    Mar 02, 2015

    Domestic rebar prices were mostly flat this past week after mill price cuts in January and February, while import offers declined further amid muted buying activity, market participants told AMM. More »

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    Analyst seeks action as Castle ‘bleeding cash’

    Mar 02, 2015

    A.M. Castle & Co. is "hemorrhaging cash" into a weakening market and must take "immediate action" to right the company’s listing ship, one analyst said. More »

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    Mollins to succeed Hannah at Reliance helm

    Mar 02, 2015

    Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.’s Gregg J. Mollins, president and chief operating officer, will succeed David H. Hannah as chief executive officer effective May 20. More »

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    Clouds to overshadow scrap for near term: DJJ

    Mar 02, 2015

    The pricing environment for scrap metal is showing no sign of relief as a host of domestic and global causes are expected to linger through at least the first half of the year, according to David J. Joseph Co.’s (DJJ’s) top executive. More »

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    US rod market waiting for scrap prices to settle

    Mar 02, 2015

    Wire rod market participants heard offers from mills and traders at the American Wire Producers Association annual meeting in Tucson, Ariz., but many buyers are still waiting for U.S. scrap prices to settle this month before committing to significant purchases. More »

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    TimkenSteel cuts 52 workers at Ohio plants

    Mar 02, 2015

    TimkenSteel Corp. has laid off 52 workers at its Faircrest, Gambrinus and Harrison plants in Canton, Ohio. More »

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    Aluminum-bodied autos seen driving up costs

    Mar 02, 2015

    As aluminum-bodied vehicles such as Ford Motor Co.’s 2015 F-150 pickup truck enter mass production, repairability and cost of ownership will become a greater focus for consumers. More »

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    Chassis deal aims to tackle port congestion

    Mar 02, 2015

    A "gray chassis fleet" of truck-trailers has been activated by three companies that collectively own more than 80 percent of chassis serving the California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in an attempt to improve the flow of cargo through San Pedro Bay. More »

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    Revett completes shutdown of Troy Mine

    Mar 02, 2015

    Revett Mining Co. Inc. has finished placing its copper-silver Troy Mine in northwestern Montana on care and maintenance amid sagging copper prices. More »

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    Imperial may lay off Mt. Polley Mine workers

    Mar 02, 2015

    Imperial Metals Corp. may have to lay off workers at its idled Mount Polley copper and gold mine in British Columbia if rebuilding work is finished before the mine is able to restart operations, according to a company executive. More »

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    US exporters hurt by China inspections

    Mar 02, 2015

    Chinese authorities’ increased inspection activity of export shipments for certain nonferrous scrap grades from the East Coast has hurt U.S. export volumes and become a major concern for exporters. More »

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