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Steel

  • Canadian rail car builder hiring workers

    National Steel Car Ltd., Canada’s only rail car builder, is boosting employment, spurred by its recent entry into tank cars and rising demand for its traditional lines of freight cars.

  • Essar Steel’s Ch. 15 petition approved

    Essar Steel Algoma Inc.’s petition for protection under Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code has been approved.

  • Cargill offering cold-rolled coil

    Cargill Inc. is offering "immediate shipment" of cold-rolled coil for $38 to $39 per hundredweight ($760 to $780 per ton) from two Midwest sites, the company told customers.

  • Steel sheet tags mixed, price direction divided

    Hot-rolled band prices held their ground while cold-rolled coil tags edged down this week, due perhaps to import pressure.

  • Metinvest subsidiary backs ITC ruling

    A subsidiary of Ukrainian steelmaker Metinvest is intervening in a dispute over a U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) decision allowing anti-dumping duties on Ukrainian wire rod to expire, which U.S. producers have argued will result in Ukrainian exporters dumping wire rod into the domestic market.

Scrap

  • Ferrous scrap export prices to Asia mixed

    Export prices for containerized ferrous scrap to Taiwan and South Korea inched marginally higher this week due to improving sentiment in the United States and Japan.

  • Georgia recycler loses bid to rezone property

    A Georgia scrap metal processing company that recently started operations has been told the business cannot continue to operate.

  • Zorba pricing steady after August rise

    Export prices for zorba, a nonferrous auto shred comprised mostly of aluminum, could maintain the higher levels achieved earlier this month after demand from China boosted domestic and export markets.

  • Scrap price sentiment said improving for Sept.

    Strengthening steel mill order books, finished steel prices and ferrous scrap export prices, combined with tighter scrap supply and transportation issues, have boosted market sentiment for domestic scrap prices in September.

  • Recycler awaits ok to relocate

    A metal recycler in Grand Rapids, Mich., will have to wait another month to learn if it will be permitted to move its operations to a larger location.

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Supply Chain

  • Canadian rail car builder hiring workers

    National Steel Car Ltd., Canada’s only rail car builder, is boosting employment, spurred by its recent entry into tank cars and rising demand for its traditional lines of freight cars.

  • Bombardier appoints Aerostructures chief

    Bombardier Inc. has named a 33-year veteran of the Canadian aerospace industry to oversee development of both its metals and non-metallic structures.

  • US extruders cheer Barstow project delay

    U.S. aluminum extruders applauded news that a proposed $1.5-billion secondary aluminum manufacturing facility in Barstow, Calif., is unlikely to come to fruition, citing domestic capacity restrictions and widespread concern over the project’s funding sources.

  • Vann to receive annual award from Nadca

    Die casting industry veteran Jack Vann will receive the North American Die Casting Association’s (Nadca’s) annual award for outstanding contributions to the industry.

  • Nucor facility adds automated fence post system

    Arnold Machine Inc. has built an automated system to cut, paint and bundle fence posts at Nucor Corp.’s mill in Plymouth, Utah.

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  • Optimism prevails in market outlook for the year ahead

    Stainless steel demand continues to show strong growth, much of which has come from real market demand rather than simple inventory restocking.

  • A reduced appetite

    Mills are cherry picking direct-reduced iron technologies from leading providers as they seek the best input mix to create the optimal product while keeping costs under control at a time when raw materials are a driving factor in corporate profitability.

  • Iron will

    Steelmakers and other companies that have moved—or are considering moving—into direct-reduced iron production are exploiting advantageous energy prices while also looking to keep raw material costs and accessibility under their own control.

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