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Thursday Jul 31 2014
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Steel RSS

  • WC sees effects of possible filings vs. China

    Jul 30, 2014 | 06:22 PMFrank Haflich

    Steel buyers on the West Coast are seeing increased wariness from sellers of Chinese cold-rolled and galvanized sheet as possible trade complaints loom.

  • OCTG ruling vs. Korea may bolster US projects

    Jul 30, 2014 | 06:17 PMThorsten Schier

    The recent dumping margins assessed on imports of oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from South Korea could set some domestic expansion projects rolling again, market sources told AMM.

  • Gerdau posts strong N. America results

    Jul 30, 2014 | 05:42 PMNat Rudarakanchana

    Gerdau SA’s North America business saw significantly higher production, sales and earnings in the second quarter due in part to strong demand.

Nonferrous RSS

  • Century Aluminum back in the black in 2d qtr.

    Jul 30, 2014 | 06:57 PMNathan Laliberte

    Higher aluminum prices and lower power rates in the Midwest helped Century Aluminum Co. return to profitability in the second quarter.

  • HudBay completes Augusta Resources purchase

    Jul 30, 2014 | 06:42 PMSaranya Kapur

    Copper and zinc miner HudBay Minerals Inc. has acquired 96 percent of the outstanding shares of Augusta Resource Corp., which owns the Rosemont copper project in Pima County, Ariz.

  • Aluminum supply glut threat said aggrandized

    Jul 30, 2014 | 04:49 PMNathan Laliberte

    A narrowing contango in aluminum futures t could lead to a large amount of the material hitting the physical market, although some industry players said that the threat of a supply glut was being exaggerated by traders at major banks looking to cash in on short-term profits.

Scrap RSS

  • Scrap price sentiment seen climbing for Aug.

    Jul 30, 2014 | 04:10 PMSean Davidson

    U.S. steel mills are unlikely to cancel outstanding scrap orders July 31 as market sentiment on August’s price direction improves.

  • Upstate getting parts for Pa. shredder

    Jul 30, 2014 | 02:07 PMLisa Gordon

    Upstate Shredding LLC-Ben Weitsman & Son Inc.’s operations in New Castle, Pa., has begun to receive pieces of the new auto shredder for the site.

  • ATI Ludlum raw materials supervisor dies

    Jul 30, 2014 | 11:46 AMLisa Gordon

    Daniel J. Affrica, senior supervisor of raw materials for ATI Allegheny Ludlum Corp., died July 27 in Pittsburgh. He was 63.

Supply Chain RSS

  • Superior Industries to close Ark. facility

    Jul 30, 2014 | 01:36 PMNathan Laliberte

    Superior Industries International Inc. is closing its manufacturing facility in Rogers, Ark., as part of an initiative to reduce costs and enhance its global competitive position.

  • Italian auto parts caster to build Mich. foundry

    Jul 30, 2014 | 11:41 AMLisa Gordon

    An Italian automotive parts casting company plans to construct a €74-million ($99.2-million) melting facility specializing in brake discs in Homer, Mich.

  • Vulcanium taps Peko for new post

    Jul 30, 2014 | 09:58 AMFrank Haflich

    Vulcanium Metals International LLC has hired Kim Peko to fill the company’s new position of aerospace business development manager.

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