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Friday Aug 29 2014
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Steel RSS

  • Steel beam imports poised to fall in Aug. after July gains

    Aug 28, 2014 | 05:40 PMFrank Haflich

    Steel beam imports are poised to fall in August after hitting their highest monthly total for the year in July as the threat of domestic trade complaints may have dampened foreign offers.

  • ArcelorMittal hiking coating extras

    Aug 28, 2014 | 05:08 PM

    ArcelorMittal USA LLC plans to increase coating extras for hot-dipped galvanized and galvannealed products because of higher zinc costs.

  • GOES imports to weaken despite ITC ruling: analyst

    Aug 28, 2014 | 04:59 PMRey Mashayekhi

    Foreign producers of grain-oriented electrical steel (GOES) will be "extremely cautious" about the volume of material they ship to North America in the coming months, one market analyst said, despite this week’s ruling that struck down proposed dumping duties on U.S. imports from Germany, Japan and Poland.

Nonferrous RSS

  • ProtoService adds system to make Ti parts

    Aug 28, 2014 | 05:53 PMFrank Haflich

    Italy’s ProtoService Srl has ordered a second additive manufacturing system from Sweden’s Arcam AB for the production of titanium parts.

  • Japanese brass maker files counterclaim in patent suit

    Aug 28, 2014 | 04:04 PMSaranya Kapur

    Mitsubishi Shindoh Co. Ltd. has filed a counterclaim against brass valves maker Conbraco Industries Inc., alleging that the company is using a patent lawsuit in an effort to exhaust inventories of the products in question.

  • Ferromanganese offered by DLA

    Aug 28, 2014 | 01:27 PM

    DLA Strategic Materials is offering up to 100,000 short tons of high-carbon ferromanganese for the 2015 and 2016 fiscal years.

Scrap RSS

  • Copper scrap supply rises in August

    Aug 28, 2014 | 04:16 PMSaranya Kapur

    Domestic copper scrap supply has improved in August as major generators of scrap, including original equipment manufacturers, are seeing a pickup in end-market demand, according to market participants.

  • Vt. recycler’s permit upheld by court

    Aug 28, 2014 | 11:55 AMLisa Gordon

    The Vermont Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling that a metals recycler was properly issued a permit, but the company is still planning to relocate.

  • Labor Day holiday notice

    Aug 27, 2014 | 07:11 PM

    AMM’s offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of Labor Day, and there will be no issue dated Tuesday, Sept. 2.

Supply Chain RSS

  • ProtoService adds system to make Ti parts

    Aug 28, 2014 | 05:53 PMFrank Haflich

    Italy’s ProtoService Srl has ordered a second additive manufacturing system from Sweden’s Arcam AB for the production of titanium parts.

  • Toyota gets incentives for Mich. expansion

    Aug 28, 2014 | 05:33 PMRey Mashayekhi

    Toyota Motor Corp. is moving forward with plans to build a $32.5-million facility on the campus of its Toyota Technical Center in York Township, Mich., after receiving approval for state and local business development incentives.

  • Japanese brass maker files counterclaim in patent suit

    Aug 28, 2014 | 04:04 PMSaranya Kapur

    Mitsubishi Shindoh Co. Ltd. has filed a counterclaim against brass valves maker Conbraco Industries Inc., alleging that the company is using a patent lawsuit in an effort to exhaust inventories of the products in question.

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