NEW YORK DLA
Strategic Materials sold a combined 1,040 short tons of
low-carbon ferrochrome and 1,384 tons of high-carbon
ferrochrome to five different companies for $4.45 million in
CCMA LLC, Cincinnati-based David J. Joseph Co.,
Cincinnati-based Hickman, Williams & Co., Clarence,
N.Y.-based Medima LLC and Cranberry, Pa.-based Veritas Alloys
& Metals LLC purchased the material. CCMA, Medima and
Veritas also purchased ferrochrome during the DLAs last
offering in September (
amm.com, Oct. 8).
The Fort Belvoir,
Va.-based agency had offered 2.24 million pounds (1,120 tons)
of low-carbon ferrochrome and 2,489 tons of high-carbon
ferrochrome for the month (
amm.com, Nov. 19). The low-carbon material,
located at the agencys Warren, Ohio, depot, has a
0.074-percent carbon content.
ferrochrome prices reportedly increased in October after the
DLA suspended sales for the month while it migrated to a new
Web-based ordering system (
amm.com, Oct. 25).
Meanwhile, the agency
didnt find any buyers for the 4,476 tons of high-carbon
ferromanganese it offered in November (
amm.com, Nov. 13).