Mississippi Silicon, Rima undeterred by lawsuit

Jul 25, 2014 | 02:52 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  Globe Specialty Metals, Mississippi Silicon, Rima Industrial, Polymet Alloys, Dave Tuten, silicon metal, lawsuit, Globe Metallurgical Braulio Lage

NEW YORK — Mississippi Silicon LLC and Rima Industrial SA said they are proceeding with the construction of a silicon metal production facility in Mississippi "without delay," despite another lawsuit filed by a subsidiary of Globe Specialty Metals Inc.

Globe Metallurgical Inc. has accused Mississippi Silicon, Bocaiúva, Brazil-based Rima and Birmingham, Ala.-based Polymet Alloys Inc. of "criminal and otherwise unlawful actions ... that have enabled Rima to evade U.S. anti-dumping laws while dumping silicon metal imported from Brazil in the U.S. market at unfairly low prices," having in 2005 "successfully conspired to obtain revocation of a Commerce Department anti-dumping order through a series of willful and intentional misrepresentations," according to documents filed in U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia.....

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