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    Price notice: Aluminium cif premium

    Aug 16, 2018

    American Metal Market is proposing to launch a weekly assessment of a US cost insurance and freight (cif) premium for aluminium shipped into the port of Baltimore. More »

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    Price notice: Montreal ferrous scrap prices

    Aug 16, 2018

    American Metal Market is proposing to switch its Montreal ferrous scrap price assessments to consumer buying prices from dealer selling prices effective with November settlements this year. More »

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    US import rebar prices up on Turkey 232 news

    Aug 16, 2018

    The pricing spread for imported rebar has slightly widened following President Donald Trump’s decision to double the Section 232 tariffs against Turkey, effectively halting Turkish steel shipments into the United States. More »

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    Will HRC rebound amid ArcelorMittal outages?

    Aug 16, 2018

    ArcelorMittal is taking or has scheduled outages at three of its five US flat-rolled steel mills as well as at its slab conversion plant in Calvert, Alabama. More »

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    Permian trends favor casing, line pipe: TMK

    Aug 16, 2018

    The build-out of new drill rigs in the Permian Basin - and of additional pipeline capacity headed out of the region - is stoking demand for midstream line pipe and also for some oil country tubular goods (OCTG), according to TMK Ipsco's top executive. More »

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    Demand, low-grade premium hint at cobalt shift

    Aug 16, 2018

    Large volume inquiries for spot cobalt units returned in the first half of the week, leaving market participants to suggest prices are close to bottoming out after 15 consecutive weeks of declines. More »

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    NuIron Trinidad DRI plant buy stymied

    Aug 16, 2018

    The acquisition by Nucor’s Trinidad and Tobago (TT) subsidiary, NuIron Unlimited, of the former ArcelorMittal steel mill in that country is being stymied by government bureaucracy. More »

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    Comex plunge hits US copper, brass scrap mart

    Aug 16, 2018

    Copper and brass scrap discounts in the United States were mixed, with some widening this past week while others held steady; and brass ingot makers' scrap prices dropped across the board amid news of a decline in Comex copper prices. More »

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    Padnos takes stake in GLR, forms partnership

    Aug 16, 2018

    Recycler PADNOS has acquired a “significant interest” in GLR Advanced Recycling for an undisclosed amount, the two companies announced Thursday August 16. More »

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    China fabricated steel hit with tariffs: AISC

    Aug 16, 2018

    A second wave of US Section 301 tariffs against a variety of Chinese products includes fabricated structural steel, the first time recent US tariffs have extended beyond steel mill products, the American Institute for Steel Construction (AISC) said in an August 15 bulletin. More »

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    Copper conc TC/RCs trade sideways

    Aug 16, 2018

    Copper concentrate treatment and refining charges (TC/RCs) were largely unchanged in early August, with threats of Chinese tariffs on US volumes the focus of the market. More »

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    UK authority orders EMR to sell 5 scrapyards

    Aug 16, 2018

    The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has ordered European Metal Recycling (EMR) to sell five of the scrap metal waste yards that it bought from Metal Waste Recycling (MWR) due to concerns about reduced competition. More »

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    Global ferro-alloy prices on August 16

    Aug 16, 2018

    The latest ferro-alloy prices as reported by American Metal Market and Metal Bulletin price reporters. More »

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    Price notice: Chicago scrap expansion effective

    Aug 09, 2018

    American Metal Market has completed the expansion of its Chicago ferrous scrap methodology, which includes the addition of three Indiana steel mills and one Iowa mill, following a six-month transition period.   More »

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