NEW YORK DLA Strategic Materials is offering over 1,648 short tons of high-carbon ferrochrome and 1.68 million pounds of low-carbon ferrochrome for July.
The high-carbon ferrochrome consists of six separate lots at the agencys depot in Warren, Ohio. The smallest lot is 45.16 tons produced in South Africa, while the largest lot is 500 short tons from South Africa. Only bids for the entire quantity of each high-carbon lot will be accepted, the Fort Belvoir, Va.-based agency said.
The low-carbon material is composed of 840,000 pounds of 0.13-percent-carbon ferrochrome and 840,000 pounds of 0.15-percent material. Both lots are at the DLAs Point Pleasant, W.Va., depot.
Bidding closes July 17 at 11.30 a.m. EDT.
David J. Joseph Co. (DJJ) and Medima LLC purchased a combined total of 1.12 million pounds of low-carbon ferrochrome from the DLA for $1.36 million in June. No sales were recorded for the 1,148 short tons of high-carbon ferrochrome on offer (amm.com, July 8).