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  • Parts shortage idles Chrysler minivan plant Jan 28, 2011

    Chrysler Group LLC won’t be making minivans in Windsor, Ontario, for a week due to what the company said is a parts shortage.

  • Industry wants results, not promises after State of the Union address Jan 27, 2011

    Steel and manufacturing industry players say that while they back some of the proposals President Obama laid out in his State of the Union address this week, they diverge with the President on how to reach those goals.

  • Industry wants results, not promises, from Obama Jan 27, 2011

    Steel and manufacturing industry players say that while they back some of the proposals President Obama laid out in his State of the Union address this week, they diverge with the President on how to reach those goals.

  • Cummins selling exhaust operations to Global Tube Jan 26, 2011

    Cummins Inc., best known for manufacturing diesel engines, has agreed to sell its exhaust business to Global Tube, a company owned by a Chicago private equity firm Wind Point Partners.

  • Building market facing another tough year, but hiring up poll Jan 25, 2011

    U.S. construction industry contractors are bracing for at least one more difficult year in 2011 as the benefits of federal stimulus programs fade and demand for homes, offices and retail facilities remains weak, according to the results of a survey. But the outlook isn’t completely dour.

  • China currency bill returning to Congress Jan 24, 2011

    A bipartisan group of congressmen plans to reintroduce the Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act this week following Chinese President Hu’s state visit to Washington.

  • Congressmen reintroducing China currency reform bill Jan 24, 2011

    A bipartisan group of congressmen plans to reintroduce the Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act this week following Chinese President Hu’s state visit to Washington.

  • Bucyrus International shareholders OK takeover by Caterpillar Jan 24, 2011

    Stockholders of heavy mining equipment manufacturer Bucyrus International Inc. have approved a proposed $8.6-billion takeover of the company by Caterpillar Inc.

  • Melting Pot Jan 21, 2011

    Kickoff for cans

  • Caterpillar touts strong China trade ties Jan 21, 2011

    Caterpillar Inc. on Friday urged stronger trade ties with China and called for quiet diplomacy over threats of trade wars.

  • Daga to stay in Tinplate post Jan 20, 2011

    The International Tin Research Institute (Itri) has re-elected Tarun Daga chairman of its Tinplate Group.

  • Marex expands futures clearing to CME, ICE US Jan 18, 2011

    Marex North America has joined both the CME Group Inc. and ICE U.S. as a full clearing member as part of its U.S. expansion, the company said Tuesday.

  • Holiday Notice Jan 14, 2011

    AMM’s offices will be closed Jan. 17 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. There will be no issue dated Jan. 18. The New York Mercantile Exchange will also be closed. London Metal Exchange prices for Jan. 17 will appear in the Jan. 19 issue of AMM.

  • Ferrous scrap price index posts 8.4 percent gain Jan 14, 2011

    Metal price indices generally gained in December, although two aluminum categories defied the monthly trend.

  • Automaker rescue gets mixed review Jan 14, 2011

    The Congressional Oversight Panel has criticized the Obama administration’s turnaround of General Motors Co., saying it rushed the automaker into an initial public offering (IPO) that has not yielded the best possible return for taxpayers who rescued the company from insolvency in 2009.

  • GM rescue gets mixed review Jan 14, 2011

    The Congressional Oversight Panel has criticized the Obama administration’s turnaround of General Motors Co., saying it rushed the automaker into an initial public offering (IPO) that has not yielded the best possible return for taxpayers who rescued the company from insolvency in 2009.

  • Holiday notice Jan 13, 2011

    AMM’s offices will be closed Jan. 17 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. There will be no issue dated Jan. 18. The New York Mercantile Exchange will also be closed. London Metal Exchange prices for Jan. 17 will appear in the Jan. 19 issue of AMM.

  • US iron and steel trade deficit up 64 percent Jan 13, 2011

    U.S. metals trade was mixed in November, with iron and steel posting a wider deficit while copper saw its surplus grow.

  • Prices up, 2011 outlook fair Fed poll Jan 13, 2011

    Manufacturers in at least five of the Federal Reserve System’s 12 districts reported paying higher input prices, but the outlook for job creation is strengthening, according to the Beige Book, the Fed’s regional economic activity survey conducted every six weeks.

  • Union members authorize strike option at Canadian railways Jan 13, 2011

    Canadian Auto Workers members have voted overwhelmingly to authorize strikes against both the Canadian National Railway Co. and Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd., the union said Thursday.

  • Ferrous scrap PPI posts 8.4% gain in Dec. Jan 13, 2011

    Metals price indices generally gained in December, although two aluminum categories defied the monthly trend.

  • US iron and steel trade deficit jumps 64% in Nov. Jan 13, 2011

    U.S. metals trade was mixed in November, with iron and steel posting a wider deficit while copper saw its surplus grow.

  • Arch Coal, Grande Cache lowering met coal forecast Jan 13, 2011

    Production delays and logistical issues have prompted two metallurgical coal companies to lower their production forecasts.

  • Metal import, export prices stronger in 2010 Jan 12, 2011

    Iron and steel and copper saw strong increases in export pricing in December, and copper import prices also rose, while iron and steel import tags were flat, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

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