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Thursday Sep 18 2014
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Steel

  • AM/NS Calvert to lift slab supply from Ind.

    Sep 17, 2014 | 07:21 PMMichael Cowden

    ArcelorMittal SA’s plan to boost slab supplies from its Indiana Harbor plant in East Chicago, Ind., to its AM/NS Calvert LLC facility could allow the company to sell products to customers participating in projects with “Buy American” requirements.

  • USS stock jumps on CCAA filing

    Sep 17, 2014 | 07:05 PMThorsten Schier

    U.S. Steel Corp.’s stock jumped Wednesday in the wake of the company’s plans to restructure its Canadian operations.

  • USW lashes out at USS, Canadian gov’t

    Sep 17, 2014 | 06:01 PMLisa Gordon

    The United Steelworkers union is blaming U.S. Steel Corp. and the Canadian government for jeopardizing about 2,000 jobs as a result of the steelmaker’s plan to restructure its lossmaking Canadian subsidiary.

Nonferrous

  • China slowdown weighs on copper outlook

    Sep 17, 2014 | 06:49 PMSaranya Kapur

    A drop in copper demand from China will weigh on primary and secondary copper prices, but a brighter economic outlook in the U.S. will allay some fears, economists said during the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries’ Commodities Roundtable in Chicago.

  • Land bill spurs Nevada Copper project

    Sep 17, 2014 | 05:51 PMDaniel Fitzgerald

    Nevada Copper Corp. expects its Pumpkin Hollow copper project to become fully permitted by early next year after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Northern Nevada Land Conservation and Economic Development Act.

  • Midwest premiums hold firm but increases seen looming

    Sep 17, 2014 | 05:49 PMNathan Laliberte

    Midwest aluminum premiums held steady this week, but market participants said that premiums could head higher in step with increased North American capacity constraints.

Scrap

  • China slowdown weighs on copper outlook

    Sep 17, 2014 | 06:49 PMSaranya Kapur

    A drop in copper demand from China will weigh on primary and secondary copper prices, but a brighter economic outlook in the U.S. will allay some fears, economists said during the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries’ Commodities Roundtable in Chicago.

  • Water rules, freight concerns for copper

    Sep 17, 2014 | 04:36 PMSaranya Kapur

    Regulations put in place to control lead in drinking water continue to pose challenges for copper scrap consumers, market participants said during the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries’ Commodities Roundtable in Chicago.

  • Ferrous bulk export prices lose more ground

    Sep 17, 2014 | 04:12 PMSean Davidson

    U.S. ferrous scrap bulk export prices have lost more ground with the conclusion of sales to South Korea and Turkey.

Supply Chain

  • AM/NS Calvert to lift slab supply from Ind.

    Sep 17, 2014 | 07:21 PMMichael Cowden

    ArcelorMittal SA’s plan to boost slab supplies from its Indiana Harbor plant in East Chicago, Ind., to its AM/NS Calvert LLC facility could allow the company to sell products to customers participating in projects with “Buy American” requirements.

  • China slowdown weighs on copper outlook

    Sep 17, 2014 | 06:49 PMSaranya Kapur

    A drop in copper demand from China will weigh on primary and secondary copper prices, but a brighter economic outlook in the U.S. will allay some fears, economists said during the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries’ Commodities Roundtable in Chicago.

  • Olympic Steel's Siegal joins Cliffs' board

    Sep 17, 2014 | 06:26 PMNat Rudarakanchana

    Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. appointed service center executive Michael D. Siegal to its board of directors effective Sept. 16.

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