• Metal sector job creation stalls in June Jul 11, 2011

    U.S. primary metal manufacturers added 15,100 employees to their payrolls in the first six months of 2011, 10.7 percent below the sector’s job growth of 16,900 positions in the same period last year.

  • LME aims for more steel warehouses: Evans Jun 14, 2011

    The London Metal Exchange is looking to venture further into the American market after it recently approved the listing of two billet brands from Commercial Metals Co.’s facilities in Alabama and Texas.

  • UMWA to vote on labor contract Jun 14, 2011

    The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) will vote on a new five-and-a-half year labor contract this week after reaching a tentative collective bargaining agreement with the Bituminous Coal Operators’ Association.

  • Enforce Act aims to stop trade cheaters May 27, 2011

    The U.S. steel industry, which has long sought the tools it believes are necessary to fight "trade cheats" who take advantage of government subsidies or government-owned steel operations to evade U.S. trade laws, may have finally found some.

  • Senators release outline of draft transportation bill May 27, 2011

    Two Republican and two Democratic Senators say they have found common ground on the transportation and infrastructure debate as they released an outline of their proposed transportation authorization bill.

  • Feds move to simplify OSHA regs, cut compliance costs May 27, 2011

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) plans to finalize a proposed rule that would synchronize U.S. hazard classifications and labels with those used by other nations.

  • Kelly leaves Triland for Natixis May 26, 2011

    Anthony Kelly has left Triland USA Inc. and is said to be joining Natixis Commodity Markets Ltd. (NCM) in New York, according to market sources.

  • Steel bumper manual updated May 19, 2011

    The Bumper Group of the Steel Market Development Institute has published the fourth edition of its Steel Bumper Systems for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks product manual.

  • Nucor employees organizing drive for Ala. May 19, 2011

    Employees at Nucor Corp.’s Crawfordsville, Ind., steel mill have organized a community drive to collect supplies for the thousands left homeless by the devastating tornadoes that swept through the southern United States last month, local media reported.

  • US manufacturing, defense in critical condition: Gerard May 18, 2011

    The U.S. manufacturing and defense industries are in critical condition and must be revived in the interest of national security, Leo Gerard, international president of the United Steelworkers union, told the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.

  • Robert ‘Bob’ Regan, metals industry journalist, passes on May 09, 2011

    Robert James "Bob" Regan, a career-long trade publication journalist who covered the aluminum and magnesium beats for AMM, died May 4 after a brief illness.

  • Heimbuch to receive SMDI award May 09, 2011

    Roger Heimbuch has been named to receive the 2011 Market Development Industry Leadership Award from the Steel Market Development Institute.

  • Senators blast agencies over circumvention May 07, 2011

    Washington isn’t known for its unanimity, but it appears that Democrats and Republicans agree that strict enforcement of trade rules is necessary.

  • RG Steel, USW ink new labor accord May 06, 2011

    The labor contract ratified by union-represented workers of the new RG Steel LLC has already gained a spot as one of the more significant deals in the history of the labor movement.

  • Gerdau's Smith tapped as new CMC's finance chief May 05, 2011

    Commercial Metals Co. (CMC) has named a new chief financial officer as the company continues to reshuffle its executive team.

  • US Mag appoints Slade vp of marketing May 05, 2011

    US Magnesium LLC has appointed Susan Slade as vice president of marketing, the Salt Lake City-based magnesium producer said.

  • Severstal wrestles to restore full Columbus power May 02, 2011

    Severstal North America Inc. continues to wrestle with the Tennessee Valley Authority to restore power at its facilities in Columbus, Miss., almost a week after power outages forced the steelmaker to shut down the plant.

  • EPA awards funds to study electronic scrap May 02, 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a $2.5-million grant to the United Nations University (UNU) to help curb rising pollution and health problems associated with discarded electronics.

  • Russia’s Evraz wins European financial disclosure award Apr 19, 2011

    Evraz Group SA has been named the best European company in the Best Financial Disclosure category in the 2011 IR Global Rankings survey, also receiving an award for the Best Progress in Financial Disclosure at the recent awards ceremony in London.

  • Service center promotes 3 execs Apr 04, 2011

    Bushwick Metals LLC, an affiliate of Butler, Pa.-based Marmon/Keystone LLC, has made some management changes.

  • Citibank analyst Alan Heap dies Mar 25, 2011

    Citibank commodities analyst Alan Heap, a managing director at its Australian unit, died at his home in Sydney on Tuesday. He was 58.

  • USW denounces ‘attack on working people’ Mar 14, 2011

    Moves to restrict the collective bargaining rights of Wisconsin’s public-sector employees are "an attack on all working people," according to Leo Gerard, president of the United Steelworkers union.

  • Melting Pot Mar 11, 2011

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