Structural steel prices trend sideways

Aug 19, 2013 | 07:06 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  steel beams, beam prices, wide-flange beams, shredded scrap, Frank Haflich

LOS ANGELES — Structural steel prices continue to move sideways as buyers said their earlier expectations that published tags for beams won’t change appear to be on target.

"I haven’t seen a single letter yet," said a Midwest distributor, referring to mill pricing announcements, which are usually out by this time in the month. "We called a few of them and asked, and they indicate that they’ll remain flat."....

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