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    ArcelorMittal may build Mexico rolling mill

    Jan 29, 2015

    ArcelorMittal Mexico is mulling building a rolling mill, perhaps to complement its ArcelorMittal Lazaro Cardenas steel mill and slab production operation, a company executive said. More »

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    SDI logs loss in 4th quarter

    Jan 29, 2015

    Steel Dynamics Inc. (SDI) drew red ink in the fourth quarter on the back of a noncash asset impairment charge of $260 million for its Mesabi Nugget LLC operations in Minnesota. More »

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    SDI to warm-idle Minn. nugget project

    Jan 29, 2015

    Steel Dynamics Inc. (SDI) is planning to take its majority owned Mesabi Nugget LLC iron ore operation offline in the first quarter due to elevated iron nugget inventory levels and to install new equipment that will improve yield. More »

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    Agency added to Miss. Silicon lawsuit

    Jan 29, 2015

    A lawsuit against Mississippi Silicon LLC has been amended to include the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) over its decision to award a permit for the company’s plant under construction in Burnsville, Miss. More »

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    Scrap price ‘reset button’ hit: Millett

    Jan 29, 2015

    Scrap metal prices are expected to march lower over the next two months, according to the top executive at Steel Dynamics Inc. More »

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    Ahmsa bullish on auto, wary on energy

    Jan 29, 2015

    The Mexican steel market is grappling with ramped-up imports and the crash in oil prices but sees big opportunities from a growing automotive sector, an industry executive said. More »

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    USS revs up efforts on steel trade front

    Jan 29, 2015

    U.S. Steel Corp.’s top executive joined the chorus of industry executives lamenting the high level of U.S. steel imports and vowed swift action. More »

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    Houston port’s steel volume sets record

    Jan 29, 2015

    The Port of Houston Authority handled 6.6 million tons of steel imports and exports last year, topping the 6.3-million-ton record set in 2008. More »

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    SSAB targets explosive growth in Mexico autos

    Jan 29, 2015

    Swedish steelmaker SSAB AB is looking to take advantage of huge growth potential in the Mexican automotive market, a company executive said. More »

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    Yukon Zinc idling Wolverine Mine, axes workers

    Jan 29, 2015

    Yukon Zinc Corp. is temporarily idling production at its Wolverine zinc-copper-lead-silver-gold mine in southeastern Yukon due to "unfavorable market conditions" and will lay off about 140 employees and 80 contractors over the next few weeks. More »

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    Aleris to expand Idaho recycling plant

    Jan 29, 2015

    Aleris Corp. will boost capacity at its aluminum recycling facility in Post Falls, Idaho, to meet growing demand in the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia. More »

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    Comex drop sidelines copper scrap dealers

    Jan 29, 2015

    Copper scrap dealers have opted to sit out of the market as most discounts slipped amid volatility in exchange prices, consumer sources said. More »

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    Nucor mulls DRI handling system at Gallatin

    Jan 29, 2015

    Nucor Corp. is considering installing a direct-reduced iron (DRI) handling system at the former Gallatin Steel Co., sources familiar with the matter said. More »

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