Top Storieshttp://www.amm.comhttp://feeds.feedburner.com/amm/lYqlTo emulate the stories captured in positionid 2607061©2016 www.amm.com60Top StoriesBig River revving up for auto AHSS R&D driveBig River Steel LLC has teamed up with the Center for Collision Safety and Analysis (CCSA) to research how advanced high-strength steels might make future vehicles safer.http://www.amm.com/Article/3588965/Big-River-revving-up-for-auto-AHSS-R-D-drive.htmlTue, 27 Sep 2016 19:39:00 GMTTrump presidency to deal blow to auto sectorDonald Trump's promises along the presidential campaign trail are causing some alarm among automakers, industry players said Sept. 26.http://www.amm.com/Article/3588966/Trump-presidency-to-deal-blow-to-auto-sector.htmlTue, 27 Sep 2016 21:12:00 GMTNo resolution in sight on MANA bar mill lockoutUnionized workers continue to be locked out at Max Aicher North America Ltd.’s (MANA's) bar mill in Hamilton, Ontario, after more than three years, a local union source told AMM.http://www.amm.com/Article/3588968/No-resolution-in-sight-on-MANA-bar-mill-lockout.htmlTue, 27 Sep 2016 21:32:00 GMTATI idling Frackville titanium bar, wire opsAllegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) will indefinitely idle titanium bar and wire production at its Frackville, Pa., facility as part of an ongoing right-sizing amid weak demand.http://www.amm.com/Article/3588957/ATI-idling-Frackville-titanium-bar-wire-ops.htmlTue, 27 Sep 2016 21:50:00 GMTMost nonferrous metals seen set for price riseCommodity prices will continue rising after hitting bottom in January and will begin to affect downstream operations, although copper prices will continue to fall, according to an IHS Markit Ltd. analyst.http://www.amm.com/Article/3588958/Most-nonferrous-metals-seen-set-for-price-rise.htmlTue, 27 Sep 2016 21:07:00 GMTUS steel imports fall despite wire rod jumpU.S. steel imports tumbled to 2.71 million tonnes in August as declines in semifinished, flat-rolled, reinforcing bar and line pipe products more than offset a sharp rise in wire rod shipments.http://www.amm.com/Article/3588825/US-steel-imports-fall-despite-wire-rod-jump.htmlTue, 27 Sep 2016 15:08:00 GMTNyrstar gears for restart of Tenn. zinc minesNyrstar NV has begun to take steps to restart its middle Tennessee mining operations, citing current strength in zinc prices and the expectation that they are sustainable. http://www.amm.com/Article/3588971/Nyrstar-gears-for-restart-of-Tenn-zinc-mines.htmlTue, 27 Sep 2016 21:27:00 GMT2015 US ferrous scrap exports valued at $3.1BU.S. exporters last year sold 11.7 million tonnes of ferrous scrap worth $3.1 billion, excluding stainless and alloy steel scrap, to about 75 countries, according to the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries.http://www.amm.com/Article/3588956/2015-US-ferrous-scrap-exports-valued-at-31B.htmlTue, 27 Sep 2016 19:41:00 GMTScrap slump drives Mo. recycler asset auctionSouthern Missouri Recycling LLC is reducing its assets in preparation for lean times amid a downturn in the scrap market. http://www.amm.com/Article/3588911/Scrap-slump-drives-Mo-recycler-asset-auction.htmlTue, 27 Sep 2016 18:38:00 GMTAluminum scrap logs some gains; outlook hazyConsumers’ attempts to boost inbound flows of certain scrap grades combined with gains in primary metal prices have nudged some aluminum scrap tags higher, although uncertainty continues to hang over the market.http://www.amm.com/Article/3588926/Aluminum-scrap-logs-some-gains-outlook-hazy.htmlTue, 27 Sep 2016 16:24:00 GMTFinal duties vs. S. Korean hot-roll coil raisedThe U.S. Commerce Department has increased final anti-dumping duties on hot-rolled coil imported from South Korea.http://www.amm.com/Article/3588909/Final-duties-vs-S-Korean-hot-roll-coil-raised.htmlTue, 27 Sep 2016 16:24:00 GMTFederal Metal's Rik Kohn set to retireFederal Metal Co. vice president of sales Rik Kohn is set to retire after a 35-year career in the brass and bronze ingot industry. http://www.amm.com/Article/3588969/Federal-Metals-Rik-Kohn-set-to-retire.htmlTue, 27 Sep 2016 22:13:00 GMTCalif. lead-acid battery bill signed into lawCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Monday that will raise the purchase price of lead-acid batteries for state consumers and production costs for manufacturers in an effort to generate revenue for the cleanup of contamination caused by improper recycling. http://www.amm.com/Article/3588967/Calif-lead-acid-battery-bill-signed-into-law.htmlTue, 27 Sep 2016 22:12:00 GMT