NEW YORK DLA Strategic
Materials is again offering 2,000 short tons of 76.76-percent
high-carbon ferromanganese from the domestic market and 1,145
tons of 76.45-percent material from Japan.
The same lots have been offered
since May 2012, with the DLA unable to find a buyer since last
April (amm.com, May 8).
The domestically sourced
material is at the agencys Point Pleasant, W.Va., depot,
while the Japanese material is at the agencys Warren,
Ohio, depot. The agency will only accept bids for the entire
quantity of the Japanese material.
Bidding closes April 10 at 1:30
p.m. local time, the Fort Belvoir, Va.-based agency said.
High-carbon ferromanganese is currently trading in a range
of $1,090 to $1,165 per long ton in the open market, according
to AMMs most recent assessment.