West Coast structural steel tube prices increase

Dec 12, 2012 | 04:46 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  steel, West Coast, structural steel, tubing, hollow structural sections, HSS, South Korea, Los Angeles Frank Haflich

LOS ANGELES — West Coast structural steel tubing producers appear to be achieving at least partial success in scratching out a price hike amid slow demand that leaves room for occasional discounting by tonnage-hungry mills.
Core sizes of A500 Grade B hollow structural sections are increasingly being sold at $960 to $980 per ton ($48 to $49 per cwt) in the Los Angeles market, sources report. ....

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