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    Rebar co-op signs first deal with US importer

    Dec 17, 2014

    The Independent Steel Alliance (ISA), a rebar buying cooperative, has struck its first partnership with a U.S. rebar importer in the first of several deals pitting foreign versus domestic steel. More »

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    Auto output overtaking demand, analysts warn

    Dec 17, 2014

    North American automakers are adding capacity at a rapid pace as 2014 U.S. auto sales appear set to reach levels not seen since 2000, according to Morgan Stanley Research Inc. analysts. More »

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    Remedy needed to address WTO ruling: AISI

    Dec 17, 2014

    A legislative solution is required to bring the United States in line with a recent World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling on trade laws and the practice of cross-cumulation, according to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI). More »

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    US steel demand to rise in ’15: Jefferies

    Dec 17, 2014

    U.S. steel demand is expected to grow about 2.2 percent in 2015, although prices will likely be lower amid declines in raw material tags and higher imports, according to Jefferies LLC. More »

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    AIM-Verso deal target of antitrust suit

    Dec 17, 2014

    A pending sale of a paper mill in Bucksport, Maine, to a subsidiary of American Iron & Metal Co. (AIM) is the target of an antitrust lawsuit by a local union representing the mill’s employees. More »

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    Ahmsa set to restart payments to creditors

    Dec 17, 2014

    Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de México SAB de CV (Ahmsa) is planning to restart payments on about $1.7 billion owed to creditors. More »

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    Keystone XL bill seen passing in next Congress

    Dec 17, 2014

    A bill authorizing TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline is likely to pass in the next U.S. Congressional session, which starts Jan. 6, although the ultimate fate of the project remains unclear, according to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) . More »

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    Stainless said strong despite fall in shipments

    Dec 17, 2014

    The stainless steel market remains strong and in 2015 is expected to return to the robust conditions seen throughout this year after distributor shipments logged a November drop, according to many market participants. More »

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    Boeing supplants another 777X supplier

    Dec 17, 2014

    Boeing Co.’s move to allow Safran SA subsidiary Aircelle to build titanium engine exhausts for its 777X marks another change of subcontractors on the twin-aisle commercial transport program. More »

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    Brass mill imports rise, exports fall in October

    Dec 15, 2014

    U.S. imports of brass mill products trended up in October compared with the same month last year, while exports were down in the same comparison, according to Copper and Brass Fabricators Council data. More »

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    Wis. recycler T. Toy gets 2d chance at yard

    Dec 17, 2014

    Wisconsin metals recycler T. Toy Investments LLC has been granted a second chance to seek approval to open a facility in Red Cedar, Wis. More »

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    Stolen aero titanium scrap found in Arizona

    Dec 17, 2014

    Aerospace alloy titanium scrap stolen last month in California from SOS Metals Inc. has been found in Arizona, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. More »

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    Mid Continent founder to retire

    Dec 17, 2014

    Mid Continent Steel & Wire Inc. founder and former chief executive officer David Libla will retire Dec. 31, the company said. More »

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