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  • Nymex shuts for Ford observance Dec 29, 2006

    The New York Mercantile Exchange said Friday that its trading floors, including its Comex metals division, will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 2, as the United States observes a national day of mourning to mark the funeral of former President Gerald R. Ford.

  • Berlin Metals gears for mid-January start of new 60-inch coil slitter line Dec 29, 2006

    A new 60-inch-wide coil slitter is on schedule to begin operating in mid-January at Berlin Metals LLC, Hammond, Ind., and will have higher speed and faster setup than four other slitters already in place, Roy Berlin, the company’s president, said.

  • Mill plan, consolidation to survive TK suit fallout Dec 28, 2006

    A Rotterdam court case could have implications that reach across the Atlantic, but it’s unlikely to scuttle plans for a major mill project in the United States or prevent the wave of international steel consolidation from engulfing Canada.

  • Beijing Shougang buying 23.6% stake in Hyundai venture partner Dec 27, 2006

    Beijing Shougang Co. Ltd., the Shenzhen, China,-listed arm of Shougang Group Corp., is acquiring a 23.6-percent stake in Beijing Automotive Investment Holdings Co. Ltd. from its parent company.

  • Delphi awarded more funding for DRW Dec 27, 2006

    Automotive supplier Delphi Corp. has been awarded an additional $950,000 by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Michigan Research Institute to continue development of its deformation resistance welding (DRW) technology.

  • US bucks trend as hot band pricing gains Benchmarker Dec 27, 2006

    U.S. hot-rolled band prices continued to weaken even as prices in other parts of the world showed signs of strengthening, according to the latest SteelBenchmarker report.

  • Industry influence on EPA faces House investigation Dec 27, 2006

    A wide-ranging investigation into corporate influence over U.S. Environmental Protection Agency policies and enforcement is reportedly being planned by Rep. Henry Waxman (D., Calif.), incoming chairman of the House Government Reform Committee.

  • China to impose new taxes on exports of metals Jan. 1 Dec 27, 2006

    China will introduce export taxes on certain metals, including tungsten, molybdenum, indium, chromium and stainless steel, but will cancel export taxes on some fabricated copper products effective Jan. 1, the Ministry of Finance said in a statement Wednesday.

  • Industry influence on EPA facing House probe Dec 27, 2006

    A wide-ranging investigation into corporate influence over U.S. Environmental Protection Agency policies and enforcement is reportedly being planned by Rep. Henry Waxman (D., Calif.), incoming chairman of the House Government Reform Committee.

  • Delphi hearing on funding plan postponed by court to Jan. 11 Dec 26, 2006

    A U.S. Bankruptcy Court hearing on proposals to finance automotive supply giant Delphi Corp., Troy, Mich., including an equity funding plan after it emerges from bankruptcy protection, has been delayed to Jan. 11 from Jan. 5.

  • Housing slump to drag on economy NAM Dec 26, 2006

    The U.S. economy, hammered by a slumping housing sector, will continue decelerating toward a “soft landing” in 2007, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) said Tuesday in its 2007 Economic Outlook.

  • US alters zeroing method; import duties poised to fall Dec 26, 2006

    In a victory for importers, the U.S. Commerce Department said Tuesday it will alter the way it determines anti-dumping margins and will soon begin averaging dumped and non-dumped goods together when calculating a final margin.

  • CVRD refinances bridge loan used for Inco buy Dec 22, 2006

    Brazil’s Cia. Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) has refinanced 84 percent of the $14.6-billion bridge loan that it used for the purchase of Canadian nickel producer Inco Ltd.

  • North American auto output slows down Dec 22, 2006

    North American production of family vehicles totaled 1,239,474 in November, down 5.5 percent from 1,310,996 the previous month and 6.3 percent behind the year-earlier pace of 1,322,765, according to data from Ward’s Automotive Group.

  • NAM’s ambitious ‘07 legislative agenda could be a very hard sell Dec 22, 2006

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) rolled out an ambitious legislative agenda last week that includes elements of previous efforts but is more expansive and specific in several areas.

  • Highland Capital offers $4.7B plan to Delphi Dec 21, 2006

    Highland Capital Management LP, a Dallas-based hedge fund that owns 8.9 percent of bankrupt automotive supply giant Delphi Corp., has proposed a refinancing plan of up to $4.7 billion that would compete with a private equity plan accepted by Delphi executives three days earlier.

  • Despite pressure, US refuses to label China a manipulator Dec 20, 2006

    Despite pressure from U.S. manufacturers, including steel companies, the U.S. Treasury Department declined to label China a currency manipulator in a report to Congress Wednesday, a stance that sparked little surprise among observers but still inflamed passions on Capitol Hill.

  • Freightliner planning to construct $300M truck operation in Mexico Dec 20, 2006

    Freightliner LLC, a Portland, Ore.,-based unit of DaimlerChrysler AG, plans to build a $300-million truck manufacturing plant in the northern Mexican city of Saltillo to provide added long-range capacity for future demand surges, including an expected upturn in 2009.

  • Tower files a $250M restructuring term sheet with bankruptcy court Dec 20, 2006

    Automotive body structures manufacturer Tower Automotive Inc., Novi, Mich., has filed a commitment letter and restructuring term sheet with a bankruptcy court, with commitments from three bondholders to underwrite a $250-million equity rights offering for its reorganization plan.

  • Lamy ties Doha finale to Bush’s trade authority Dec 19, 2006

    Doha is dead, but the World Trade Organization is not quite ready to yank it off life support.

  • Ford agrees to sell 2 automotive parts plants in Michigan, Mexico Dec 19, 2006

    Ford Motor Co. has agreed to sell its automotive parts manufacturing facilities in Milan, Mich., and El Jarudo, Mexico, to Flex-N-Gate Corp., Urbana, Ill., and Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc., Novi, Mich.

  • China may loosen grip on steel, nonferrous Dec 19, 2006

    The Chinese government has given the steel and nonferrous sectors a second-tier strategic classification, leaving open the possibility that state ownership in those industries could be reduced further.

  • Lamy links Doha fate to unlikely renewal of trade authority Dec 19, 2006

    Doha is dead, but the World Trade Organization is not quite ready to yank it off life support.

  • Timken sells automotive steering unit to DriveSol in reorganization Dec 19, 2006

    In a further effort to advance its automotive group’s restructuring plans, Timken Co., Canton, Ohio, has sold its automotive steering business.

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