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    232 hearing: Testimonies target China

    Jun 22, 2017

    Top-level aluminum executives maintained a unified approach—with a few exceptions—arguing in testimonies before the U.S. Commerce Department that Chinese capacity is the primary factor blocking U.S. producers from competing in the global market. More »

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    U.S. may seek hybrid remedy in steel 232

    Jun 22, 2017

    The U.S. Commerce Department may be leaning toward implementing a hybrid system of quotas and tariffs in its Section 232 investigation into steel imports, industry sources told AMM. More »

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    232 hearing: Hawesville smelter ‘on the brink’

    Jun 22, 2017

    Testimony from representatives of Century Aluminum Co. indicates that the company’s smelter in Hawesville, Ky.—the only source of high-purity aluminum in the United States—may be in imminent danger of shutting down. More »

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    232 hearing: New Madrid smelter eyes restart

    Jun 22, 2017

    The top executive for Magnitude 7 Metals LLC confirmed plans to restart Arg International AG’s smelter in New Madrid, Mo., during his testimony in front of the U.S. Commerce Department. More »

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    Copper, brass scrap marts maintain balance

    Jun 22, 2017

    Copper and brass scrap markets are locked onto a steady course heading into the first week of summer as supply and demand fundamentals move closer into balance. More »

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    CMC posts profit in challenging market

    Jun 22, 2017

    Commercial Metals Co. (CMC) posted $39.3 million in earnings for its fiscal third quarter, as all its segments saw profits despite challenging market conditions. More »

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    Gerdau breaks ground on baghouse upgrade

    Jun 22, 2017

    Gerdau Long Steel North America broke ground on a $22-million environmental upgrade at its Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., mill on June 21. More »

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    US rebar mart unruffled by scrap stumble

    Jun 22, 2017

    Reinforcing bar prices in the United States remain flat compared with two weeks ago despite a $10-per-gross-ton decline in Chicago shredded scrap in June, market participants said. More »

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    232 hearing: Aluminum exporters cite WTO rules

    Jun 22, 2017

    Representatives for countries that export large volumes of aluminum—much of it to the United States—implored the Department of Commerce to consider World Trade Organization (WTO) rules before making any drastic decisions regarding its Section 232 investigation. More »

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    China put in aluminum 232 crosshairs

    Jun 22, 2017

    The top concern for the Section 232 investigation into aluminum imports should be Chinese overcapacity, the Aluminum Association said on June 21, noting that it plans to emphasize this in testimony before the U.S. Commerce Department. More »

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    CMC recycling unit boosts profit in qtr.

    Jun 22, 2017

    Commercial Metals Co.’s (CMC's) recycling division recorded a second consecutive quarter of profitability amid stronger ferrous scrap sales, improved prices and the addition of seven metals recycling yards. More »

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    PRICING TABLE: Global ferroalloys on June 22

    Jun 22, 2017

    The latest global ferroalloy price list as reported by AMM and Metal Bulletin price reporters. More »

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    PRICING NOTICE: AMM proposes HRC index

    Jun 20, 2017

    AMM is proposing to switch its weekly hot-rolled coil assessment basis f.o.b. Midwest mill to an index effective July 13. More »

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    PRICING NOTICE: AMM's flat-roll prices

    Jun 19, 2017

    AMM is proposing to switch the assessment of its galvalume, electrogalvanized, aluminized (Type 1) and motor lamination prices to monthly, third Tuesday, from weekly, Thursdays, due to insufficient market liquidity. More »

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