Nucor-Yamato sets steel beam price increase

Dec 12, 2011 | 05:49 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  wide-flange steel beams, Nucor-Yamato Steel, price increase, Gerdau Long Steel North America, Steel Dynamics, frank haflich

LOS ANGELES — Published prices for wide-flange steel beams appear to be on their way back up to October levels, but buyers question whether market prices will follow.

Nucor-Yamato Steel Co. has notified customers that it will raise its raw material surcharge by $30 per ton and reduce its base prices by $10 per ton, resulting in a $20-per-ton increase in its published transaction prices, effective Jan. 1.....

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