Beam prices holding steady through year-end

Sep 26, 2013 | 06:00 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  steel, beams, beam prices, wide-flange beams, standard beams, U.S. Commerce Department

LOS ANGELES — Steel beam prices have remained steady, with a growing number of market sources now expecting no change for the rest of the year.

"My feeling is that this will continue through the rest of the year unless there’s a drastic change in raw material prices," one Gulf Coast distributor source said about the flat pricing.

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