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Friday Apr 18 2014
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  • Commerce set to rule on rebar imports

    Apr 17, 2014 | 06:44 PM

    The Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) will announce its preliminary findings in an anti-dumping investigation of imports of steel concrete reinforcing bar from Mexico and Turkey on April 21.

  • ITC rejects duties for steel threaded rod imports

    Apr 17, 2014 | 06:40 PM

    The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has determined that imports of steel threaded rod from Thailand do not materially injure the domestic industry, resulting in no anti-dumping duties, even though the U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) last month assessed dumping margins of 68.41 to 74.9 percent.

  • Who will blink first on structural tubing hike?

    Apr 17, 2014 | 04:55 PMThorsten Schier

    The structural tubing market east of the Rockies appears to be caught up in a game of chicken between mills that raised prices early and mills that are doing so in May.

Nonferrous RSS

  • Noranda’s power case to move forward

    Apr 17, 2014 | 04:28 PMNathan Laliberte

    Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp.’s petition for a lower electricity rate in Missouri will move forward on an expedited schedule and prior to potential rate filings from power provider Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of utility Ameren Corp., the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) said in a filing April 16.

  • Blackstone still interested in commodities

    Apr 17, 2014 | 03:12 PMAndrea Hotter

    Private equity group Blackstone Group LP is still interested in becoming more involved in commodities but has yet to find the right vehicle to do so, according to one of its top executives.

  • Mercator-Intergeo merger closer to completion

    Apr 17, 2014 | 01:49 PMDaniel Fitzgerald

    Copper-molybdenum mining company Mercator Minerals Ltd. said it has received "all necessary Canadian and U.S. governmental regulatory approvals" for its proposed merger with Intergeo MMC Ltd.

Scrap RSS

  • Asia scrap interest rallies, but prices hold

    Apr 17, 2014 | 05:56 PMSean Davidson

    Export prices for ferrous scrap shipped into several Asian markets was relatively steady this week as market participants worked to prepare positions for the summer.

  • Upstate Shredding deal falls through

    Apr 17, 2014 | 05:32 PMLisa Gordon

    Jack’s Recycling is back on the selling block after Upstate Shredding LLC-Ben Weitsman & Son Inc.’s bid to buy the Mount Morris, Pa., company fell through.

  • Ore. recyclers form Wash. venture

    Apr 17, 2014 | 01:47 PMSean Davidson

    Two Oregon metals recycling companies have joined forces to launch a new facility in Washington state.

Supply Chain RSS

  • Weber press to boost aerospace titanium use

    Apr 17, 2014 | 05:31 PMFrank Haflich

    Weber Metals Inc. will build a new 60,000-ton aerospace forging press in California that will boost its titanium requirement and bring the company into the market for nickel-alloy forging inputs, president and chief executive officer J. Rick Creed confirmed.

  • Stainless shipments continue uptick: MSCI

    Apr 17, 2014 | 04:03 PMRey Mashayekhi

    North American shipments of stainless steel continued to improve last month, according to the latest Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) data.

  • Lincoln Electric steel analyst Ron Breese dies

    Apr 16, 2014 | 12:03 PMThorsten Schier

    Ronald George Breese, corporate steel analyst at Lincoln Electric Co., passed away April 10 at the age of 68, the welding and cutting company said in a statement.

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