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  • Metal import, export prices rise in September Oct 13, 2010

    The import and export values of the most heavily traded metals rose last month, with the biggest gain seen in copper imports.

  • Metal import, export prices rise in Sept. Oct 13, 2010

    The import and export values of the most heavily traded metals rose last month, with the biggest gain seen in copper imports.

  • Metal import, export prices rise in Sept. Oct 13, 2010

    The import and export values of the most heavily traded metals rose last month, with the biggest gain seen in copper imports.

  • St. Louis distributor plans to double processing capacity Oct 12, 2010

    U.S. Metals & Supply Inc. will soon install a multimillion-dollar stretcher-leveler and slitting line at its St. Louis operation that will double its steel coil processing capacity, parent company New Star Metals Inc. said.

  • St. Louis distributor plans to double processing capacity Oct 12, 2010

    U.S. Metals & Supply Inc. will soon install a multimillion-dollar stretcher-leveler and slitting line at its St. Louis operation that will double its steel coil processing capacity, parent company New Star Metals Inc. said.

  • Ex-Ferrostaal chief now heading Solar Trust Oct 12, 2010

    Former Ferrostaal executive Uwe T. Schmidt has entered into a new five-year employment agreement to serve as chief executive officer of Solar Trust of America LLC. He also is the company’s chairman.

  • Ex-Ferrostaal chief now heading Solar Trust Oct 12, 2010

    Former Ferrostaal executive Uwe T. Schmidt has entered into a new five-year employment agreement to serve as chief executive officer of Solar Trust of America LLC. He also is the company’s chairman.

  • Ex-Ferrostaal chief now heading Solar Trust Oct 12, 2010

    Former Ferrostaal executive Uwe T. Schmidt has entered into a new five-year employment agreement to serve as chief executive officer of Solar Trust of America LLC. He also is the company’s chairman.

  • Ex-Ferrostaal chief now heading Solar Trust Oct 12, 2010

    Former Ferrostaal executive Uwe T. Schmidt has entered into a new five-year employment agreement to serve as chief executive officer of Solar Trust of America LLC. He also is the company’s chairman.

  • Falling rock kills met coal miner in West Virginia Oct 12, 2010

    A fatal accident at an Alpha Natural Resources Inc. (ANR) metallurgical coal mine in West Virginia has resulted in the temporary closure of a section of the mine.

  • Falling rock kills met coal miner in West Virginia Oct 12, 2010

    A fatal accident at an Alpha Natural Resources Inc. (ANR) metallurgical coal mine in West Virginia has resulted in the temporary closure of a section of the mine.

  • Unemployment rate remains at 9.6 percent Oct 08, 2010

    Nonfarm payroll employment edged down by 95,000 in September, leaving the unemployment rate unchanged at 9.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. The manufacturing sector lost 23,000 jobs, but the metals sector was still hiring last month.

  • Melting Pot Oct 08, 2010

  • Unemployment rate remains at 9.6% Oct 08, 2010

    Nonfarm payroll employment edged down by 95,000 in September, leaving the unemployment rate unchanged at 9.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. The manufacturing sector lost 23,000 jobs, but the metals sector was still hiring last month.

  • Metals USA gets 'buy' rating in bullish Dahlman Rose review Oct 08, 2010

    Investment bank Dahlman Rose & Co. has begun coverage of Metals USA Holdings Corp. with a “buy” rating.

  • Global auto outlook strong, US lags analysts Oct 06, 2010

    The global automotive market will return to pre-recession levels by the end of 2010 on the back of booming demand from emerging regions, but a full recovery in the U.S. market will take at least an extra year, analysts said at Standard & Poor’s Auto Industry Hot Topics Conference in New York.

  • Global auto outlook strong, US lags analysts Oct 06, 2010

    The global automotive market will return to pre-recession levels by the end of 2010 on the back of booming demand from emerging regions, but a full recovery in the U.S. market will take at least an extra year, analysts said at Standard & Poor’s Auto Industry Hot Topics Conference in New York.

  • Norfolk Southern loads big met coal cargo Oct 06, 2010

    Norfolk Southern Corp. has moved its largest cargo loading in the past two decades at its Pier 6 transloading facility at Lamberts Point, Norfolk, Va.

  • Metals shipments mixed in August Oct 05, 2010

    Iron and steel mill shipments rose slightly in August, even as new orders, backlogs and inventories fell. For aluminum mills and other nonferrous metals producers, shipments and new orders retreated, while backlogs and inventories inched upward.

  • Metals shipments mixed in August as iron and steel inch up, aluminum dips Oct 05, 2010

    Iron and steel mill shipments rose slightly in August, even as new orders, backlogs and inventories fell. For aluminum mills and other nonferrous metals producers, shipments and new orders retreated, while backlogs and inventories inched upward.

  • Reliance Steel & Aluminum adds board member Oct 04, 2010

    John G. Figueroa has joined the board of publicly held service center chain Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.

  • Manufacturing growth slows in September Oct 04, 2010

    The industrial economy continued to show growth in September with a 14th consecutive gain, although the pace slowed from a month earlier as manufacturing production, new orders, order backlogs, exports and employment all declined.

  • Manufacturing growth slows in September Oct 04, 2010

    The industrial economy continued to show growth in September with a 14th consecutive gain, although the pace slowed from a month earlier as manufacturing production, new orders, order backlogs, exports and employment all declined.

  • Melting Pot Oct 01, 2010

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