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    Nucor still mulls cold-rolled trade case

    Oct 24, 2014

    Nucor Corp. is still mulling a trade petition against cold-rolled and coated steel products and may allege critical circumstance once the time is right, the company’s top executive said. More »

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    Alcoa selling Mount Holly stake to Century

    Oct 24, 2014

    Century Aluminum Co. has signed an agreement to acquire Alcoa Inc.’s 50.3-percent stake in the Mount Holly aluminum smelter in Goose Creek, S.C., giving it full ownership More »

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    Nucor eyeing upstream acquisitions

    Oct 24, 2014

    Nucor Corp. continues to weigh acquisition opportunities—especially upstream additions—given the lowest iron ore prices in years and the lowest valuation of iron businesses in about a decade. More »

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    Scrap prices expected to tumble again in Nov.

    Oct 23, 2014

    Domestic ferrous scrap prices are under pressure for November, with market participants across the country expecting weaker markets for obsolete, shredded and prime scrap. More »

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    Reliance stepping up import buying

    Oct 23, 2014

    Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. has stepped up its purchases of foreign steel as domestic mills have been busy and, in some cases, have limited availability, company executives said Oct. 23. More »

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    ITC strikes down GOES trade case

    Oct 23, 2014

    The U.S. grain-oriented electrical steel (GOES) industry "is neither materially injured nor threatened with material injury" by imports from China, the Czech Republic, Russia and South Korea, the International Trade Commission (ITC) said in issuing a negative final injury determination Oct. 23. More »

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    Nucor profits jump despite imports, DRI loss

    Oct 23, 2014

    Nucor Corp.’s profits surged in the third quarter thanks to a strong performance from its steel mill segment, which offset a loss by its direct-reduced iron (DRI) operations in Louisiana. More »

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    Plunge in iron ore dulls EF mills’ edge: Millett

    Oct 23, 2014

    Electric-arc furnace steelmakers no longer have an upper hand over their integrated counterparts in terms of raw material input costs, Steel Dynamics Inc. president and chief executive officer Mark Millett said in a speech to a select group of steel executives. More »

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    Carpenter Technology earnings slide

    Oct 23, 2014

    Carpenter Technology Corp. reported a 61-percent year-on-year drop in earnings in the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year, citing maintenance issues at its operations in Latrobe, Pa., and Reading, Pa. More »

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    EPA proposal would hit Eramet, Felman

    Oct 23, 2014

    Proposed changes to federal emissions regulations could force manganese alloy producers Eramet Marietta Inc. and Felman Production LLC to undertake multimillion-dollar upgrades to their facilities. More »

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    Aluminum premiums steady amid calm trading

    Oct 23, 2014

    Midwest aluminum premiums stabilized this week as reduced spot deals capped a recent upward trend, market players said. More »

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    Copper scrap prices fall, supply high

    Oct 23, 2014

    Copper scrap dealers adjusted discounts to reflect lower scrap prices as supply remained strong ahead of the holiday season, market participants said. More »

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    Calif. compromises on shedder residue law

    Oct 23, 2014

    California lawmakers have approved legislation backed by the West Coast chapter of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries that will not change the classification of auto shredder residue. More »

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