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Dec 24, 2014
Rebar market participants have refocused attention on updating building codes to encompass high-strength reinforcing bar, in part after one foundation identified $27 million in future research projects.
Borusan Mannesmann Pipe U.S. Inc.’s $150-million energy tubular mill in Baytown, Texas, is in full operation and expected to generate revenue of about $300 million next year, according to the company’s top executive.
Steel beam prices are holding at a lower published price as December imports show an expected seasonal falloff.
U.S. steel imports tumbled 18.2 percent in November vs. the previous month, although shipments of most products remained considerably above 2013 levels.
An unlikely union between a fifth-generation metal recycler and two ambitious college students has forged an electronics waste joint venture.
The Commerce Department is scrapping anti-dumping and subsidy duties on shipments of drill pipe from China.
Dec 23, 2014
Ball Corp. has appointed Erik Bouts senior vice president effective Feb. 1, when he will take the reins of the company's global metal beverage packaging business.
Solar Atmospheres Inc. has won approval from Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. for heat treatment of steel and titanium alloy components.
Nonresidential projects are pacing U.S. construction this year, with new manufacturing plants helping push the value of building starts up 13 percent last month vs. October.
Nearly 1.3 million tonnes of additional refined copper capacity is expected to flow into the supply chain through 2017, which could put downward pressure on pricing, according to AME Group industry director of base metals Andrew Jones.
Imports of 4.75-millimeter wire rod from Mexico should not be subject to anti-dumping duties initially imposed in 2002, the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) has determined.
Dec 19, 2014
AMM’s offices will be closed Jan. 1 and 2 for the New Year holiday, and no issue will be published on those days. The London Metal Exchange and the New York Mercantile Exchange will be closed Jan. 1.
How has the low-momentum US economic recovery looked within the steel sector? What’s worked and what hasn’t for steelmakers.
Cloud options accelerate computer adoption in metals as a convergence of developments start to align in a sector that has been slow to embrace high-level systems in the past but appears prepared to move forward with what is being seen as a cost-savings measure.
Breakthrough steel furnace technologies like hydrogen flash smelting, the paired straight hearth furnace, molten oxide electrolysis and Siemens VAI Metal Technologies’ Simetal Quantum electric-arc furnace technology are moving from the laboratory to production.
Officials in Ohio and at Chrysler Group LLC are examining possibilities for the automaker’s North assembly plant in Toledo after an October announcement suggested that the facility might not produce next-generation Jeep Wranglers.
Are you stocking more inventory today than 18 months ago?
The Korean producers 'seem to think they have a good case, but personally I wouldn’t get overly confident.'