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    Further upticks in Midwest premium seen

    Jan 17, 2017

    The upward momentum of the Midwest aluminum premium, which has puzzled many market participants due to the presence of such factors as a backwardation curve on the London Metal Exchange, makes sense in global perspective, according to some experts. More »

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    Vallourec USA lifts OCTG prices $125/T

    Jan 17, 2017

    Vallourec USA Corp. is boosting prices for oil country tubular goods (OCTG) by $125 per ton. More »

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    Vallourec hiking line pipe prices $125-$200/T

    Jan 13, 2017

    Vallourec USA Corp. is hiking domestic small-diameter line pipe prices by $200 per ton and all other sizes by $125 per ton, according to a Jan. 12 letter to customers. More »

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    Secondary aluminum ingot facing meltdown

    Jan 13, 2017

    Secondary aluminum alloy suppliers have seen profit margins narrow as they struggle to push through higher costs amid concerns that raw material prices could continue to rise. More »

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    Sheet prices up but staying power questioned

    Jan 13, 2017

    U.S. steel sheet prices have risen on the heels of a round of mill price hikes as market source debate whether tags will continue to rise into the second quarter or might be nearing a peak. More »

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    Shredder feed war brewing in Ohio Valley

    Jan 13, 2017

    The restart of two Pennsylvania auto shredders—a mothballed unit in Erie and one idled by radiation in Beaver Falls—is expected to increase competition and buying prices for feedstock throughout the Ohio Valley. More »

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    Dura-Bond resurrecting Pa. line pipe mill

    Jan 13, 2017

    Dura-Bond Industries Inc. spent $12 million developing a coatings plant to serve U.S. Steel Corp.'s line pipe mill. Now the company needs to take over that mill to sustain its coating operation. More »

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    EPA stays pat on emission standards through '25

    Jan 13, 2017

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined that it will maintain current emission standards for automotives built in model years 2022 through 2025, the EPA announced Friday. More »

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    HSS tags up, but full hike yet to be accepted

    Jan 13, 2017

    U.S. structural tubing prices have risen as recently announced producer increases of $40 per ton ($2 per hundredweight) have begun to ripple through the market, according to mill and distribution sources. More »

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    Ryerson bracing for loss after price volatility

    Jan 13, 2017

    Ryerson Holding Corp. is bracing for a net loss in the fourth quarter 2016 after swings in hot-rolled carbon sheet prices hurt margins, although the company’s long-term outlook remains positive. More »

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    Aluminum Shapes blasts Henderson counterclaim

    Jan 13, 2017

    Aluminum Shapes LLC has thrown another punch in its defamation lawsuit against Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) president Jeffrey Henderson, arguing that his multimillion-dollar counterclaim is “easily dismissed as a matter of law.” More »

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    PSC Metals gearing up to restart Pa. shredder

    Jan 13, 2017

    PSC Metals Inc. aims to restart its Beaver Falls, Pa., auto shredding facility no later than early February, the company confirmed to AMM. More »

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    Aluminum cheers US WTO filing vs. China

    Jan 13, 2017

    The U.S. aluminum industry and legislators alike celebrated the trade enforcement complaint targeting China’s alleged subsidization of its primary aluminum production, as filed by the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) at the World Trade Organization (WTO) Jan. 12. More »

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