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    PRICING NOTICE: Midwest ferrous scrap indices

    Nov 20, 2017

    American Metal Market is proposing to move its monthly Midwest ferrous scrap indices to weekly, following the January settlement, and to expand the footprint covered under the Midwest designation. More »

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    SPECIAL REPORT: Freight volatility here to stay

    Nov 20, 2017

    In this special edition, American Metal Market and Metal Bulletin reporters discuss the major trends in the freight markets and what the future might hold. More »

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    Sellers drive down discounts on FeV contracts

    Nov 22, 2017

    Frame contracts for ferro-vanadium have been concluded with discounts against third-party references in a range of 3-5% in Europe and the United States for 2018, multiple sources told American Metal Market and sister publication Metal Bulletin. More »

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    Ferrous scrap export prices up on all fronts

    Nov 22, 2017

    The US ferrous scrap export market flexed its muscles in the week leading up to the American Thanksgiving holiday, with higher-priced bulk deals off both coasts providing a boost to containerized scrap and export yard buying prices. More »

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    HRC price to rise into Q1: analysts

    Nov 22, 2017

    Flat-rolled steel prices will move up in the first quarter on higher prices for scrap and graphite electrodes as well as on limited import competition, industry analysts said. More »

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    China steel cuts create ‘breathing space’:

    Nov 22, 2017

    China is unlikely to relent in its drive to reduce its steel output, which will result in protectionist as well as environmental benefits, according to Michael Widmer, director and metal strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. More »

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    Glencore’s Katanga review prompts changes

    Nov 22, 2017

    Glencore will implement structural changes across its copper department after an internal accounting review at Katanga Mining identified “material weaknesses,” leading to the resignation of four directors including the trader-miner’s head of copper. More »

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    Stainless steel scrap prices falling again

    Nov 22, 2017

    The austenitic stainless steel scrap prices were seen crashing amid weaker nickel and chrome values, but demand is still stable, market participants told American Metal Market. More »

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    Columbus Recycling adds shredder in latest deal

    Nov 22, 2017

    Columbus Recycling Corp has broadened its footprint substantially by purchasing certain Mansbach Metal Co assets from Albertville, Alabama-headquartered Progress Rail Services Inc. More »

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    Junior zinc miners seeking alternative funding

    Nov 22, 2017

    While zinc prices have doubled in the past two years, the industry has been racing against time to locate profitable zinc mining projects and compete for funds to bring production on stream. More »

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    See the latest edition of AMM-Mexico

    Nov 22, 2017

    AMM’s Mexican edition features weekly scrap prices, basis Monterrey and Bajio. More »

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    Global ferro-alloys pricing on November 22

    Nov 22, 2017

    The latest global ferro-alloy price list as reported by American Metal Market and Metal Bulletin price reporters. More »

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    Holiday Notice: Thanksgiving

    Nov 22, 2017

    American Metal Market’s offices are closing on Thursday November 23 as well as Friday November 24 in observance of Thanksgiving. More »

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    Holiday Notice: Year-end 2017

    Nov 19, 2017

    AMM’s offices will be closed December 26 through January 1 in observance of the Christmas and New Year's holidays. More »

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    So far, there has been little communication out of China regarding what nonferrous commodities might fall under the country’s National Sword policy. The longer the silence, the steeper the concern mounts among aluminum and copper scrap exporters that the sword will swing their way.

  • Five truths Steel can not afford to ignore

    An industry-wide obsession with trade and overcapacity is masking a handful of developments—from digital disruption to a downward spiral in the relative value of steel—that are reshaping the global steel industry, Accenture Strategy warns.

  • Shop till you drop

    Scrap recyclers know what they want and equipment suppliers are busy meeting and anticipating those needs. More analytics and increasingly sophisticated separation technologies top a wish list leaning toward increased pre-shredding and right-sized processing tools.

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