Top Stories

  • thumbnail

    Sheet steady despite drive for higher tags

    Jul 25, 2014

    Steel sheet prices held steady this past week as mills continued to drive for higher prices despite increased domestic output and lower or flat raw material costs. More »

  • thumbnail

    Nucor upbeat on Turkish rebar trade case

    Jul 25, 2014

    Nucor Corp. is more optimistic about the prospects for higher margins against rebar from Turkey following a positive ruling involving South Korean oil country tubular goods (OCTG), the company’s top executive said. More »

  • thumbnail

    US steel imports slide 11.1% in June

    Jul 25, 2014

    U.S. steel imports fell in June but calls for trade action, particularly vs. value-added sheet products from China, are mounting as more cold-rolled flowed in from the Asian nation. More »

  • thumbnail

    Regulators against Noranda rate deal

    Jul 25, 2014

    Missouri utility regulators have said they would deny Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp.’s request for a lower electric rate from power provider Ameren Missouri, dealing it a potentially serious setback. More »

  • thumbnail

    Mississippi Silicon, Rima undeterred by lawsuit

    Jul 25, 2014

    Mississippi Silicon LLC and Rima Industrial SA said they are proceeding with the construction of a silicon metal production facility in Mississippi "without delay," despite another lawsuit filed by a subsidiary of Globe Specialty Metals Inc. More »

  • thumbnail

    Russian ferrosilicon escapes US duties

    Jul 25, 2014

    U.S. imports of Russian ferrosilicon have escaped anti-dumping duties after the Commerce Department confirmed its preliminary negative ruling, but Venezuelan shipments will face duties of more than 20 percent. More »

  • thumbnail

    Severstal NA plans outage in October

    Jul 25, 2014

    Severstal North America Inc. plans to take a 10-day outage in October at its mini-mill in Columbus, Miss. More »

  • thumbnail

    Nucor appeals Ukraine wire rod ruling

    Jul 25, 2014

    Nucor Corp. will appeal a recent U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) decision to let anti-dumping duties on wire rod imports from Ukraine expire, an attorney for the steelmaker told AMM. More »

  • thumbnail

    Odom Industries heading for auction

    Jul 25, 2014

    Metal fabricator Odom Industries Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it looks to restructure ahead of an Aug. 21 auction. More »

  • thumbnail

    Boeing denies claim of age discrimination

    Jul 25, 2014

    Boeing Co.’s largest white-collar union has accused the company of age discrimination in a filing with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Washington State Human Rights Commission. More »

  • thumbnail

    Freeport to resume exports from Grasberg Mine

    Jul 25, 2014

    Freeport-McMoRan Inc. has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indonesian government allowing it to resume copper concentrate exports from its Grasberg Mine. More »

  • thumbnail

    Downturn squeezes secondary margins

    Jul 25, 2014

    Secondary aluminum smelters and iron foundries suffered big drops in revenue in 2012, while can manufacturers recorded improved revenue compared with 2007, according to the 2012 Economic Census. More »

  • thumbnail

    Pull-A-Part planning to open Pa. retail facility

    Jul 25, 2014

    Auto parts recycler Pull-A-Part LLC will open a site in West Mifflin, Pa., its first location in the northeastern United States. More »

  • thumbnail

    Scrap export prices to India pressured

    Jul 25, 2014

    Prices for containerized ferrous scrap exported to India are under pressure as poor demand and currency markets sent prices lower over the past few weeks. More »

Latest News by Category

Steel

  • SDI, AK execs said visiting Severstal NA mills

    Top executives from Steel Dynamics Inc. (SDI) and AK Steel Corp. attended town hall meetings at Severstal North America Inc. steel mills July 23, according to sources familiar with the matter.

  • Nucor appeals Ukraine wire rod ruling

    Nucor Corp. will appeal a recent U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) decision to let anti-dumping duties on wire rod imports from Ukraine expire, an attorney for the steelmaker told AMM.

  • Severstal NA plans outage in October

    Severstal North America Inc. plans to take a 10-day outage in October at its mini-mill in Columbus, Miss.

  • US steel imports slide 11.1% in June

    U.S. steel imports fell in June but calls for trade action, particularly vs. value-added sheet products from China, are mounting as more cold-rolled flowed in from the Asian nation.

  • Steel shipments, output fall in ’13

    U.S. steel shipments totaled 95 million tons in 2013, down 1 percent from the previous year, although shipments were 11 percent higher than the most recent five-year average of 86 million tons, according to the American Iron and Steel Institute’s annual statistical report.

Scrap

Nonferrous

  • Russian ferrosilicon escapes US duties

    U.S. imports of Russian ferrosilicon have escaped anti-dumping duties after the Commerce Department confirmed its preliminary negative ruling, but Venezuelan shipments will face duties of more than 20 percent.

  • Mississippi Silicon, Rima undeterred by lawsuit

    Mississippi Silicon LLC and Rima Industrial SA said they are proceeding with the construction of a silicon metal production facility in Mississippi "without delay," despite another lawsuit filed by a subsidiary of Globe Specialty Metals Inc.

  • Regulators against Noranda rate deal

    Missouri utility regulators have said they would deny Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp.’s request for a lower electric rate from power provider Ameren Missouri, dealing it a potentially serious setback.

  • Freeport to resume exports from Grasberg Mine

    Freeport-McMoRan Inc. has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indonesian government allowing it to resume copper concentrate exports from its Grasberg Mine.

  • Vale nickel output falls amid planned outage at Sudbury

    Vale SA reported lower nickel production in the second quarter due to decreased output at its Sudbury operations in Ontario, according to the miner’s quarterly production report.

Supply Chain

  • Odom Industries heading for auction

    Metal fabricator Odom Industries Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it looks to restructure ahead of an Aug. 21 auction.

  • Ryerson announces terms for public offering

    Ryerson Inc. has announced the terms for an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange, with holding company Ryerson Holding Corp. set to offer 11 million shares in a price range of $17 to $20 per share.

  • Boeing denies claim of age discrimination

    Boeing Co.’s largest white-collar union has accused the company of age discrimination in a filing with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Washington State Human Rights Commission.

  • PCC mulls another $6B in acquisitions

    Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) could spend another $4 billion to $6 billion on acquisitions during the next three years, chairman and chief executive officer Mark Donegan said.

  • Reliance net jumps; flat shipments a concern

    Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.’s earnings jumped in the second quarter, but flat shipments vs. the first quarter sparked some concern from analysts.

AMM Inner Circle Scroll to see more Showcase content Scroll left Scroll right

  • Is it time to shred the shredders? by Jo Isenberg

    Oklahoma resident Eileen Rowley claims that windows have been cracked and house foundations damaged due to “sonic booms” permeating her neighborhood. And she’s not alone.

    Read More

AMM Magazine Scroll to see more magazine stories

View current issue

Latest Pricing Trends

Poll

Is severe weather affecting your business?

Yes
No


View previous results