Top Storieshttp://www.amm.comhttp://feeds.feedburner.com/amm/lYqlTo emulate the stories captured in positionid 2607061©2017 www.amm.com60Top StoriesTrump to drive US steel prices in 2017: pollDonald Trump’s presidency will be the leading factor driving U.S. steel prices in 2017, an AMM poll suggests, although market participants said that a number of other factors will also play critical roles.http://www.amm.com/Article/3662439/Trump-to-drive-US-steel-prices-in-2017-poll.htmlFri, 17 Feb 2017 17:33:00 GMTSheet prices slip again; optimism persistsSheet price have slipped again as market participants question whether prices have peaked or merely taken a breather before another jump upward.http://www.amm.com/Article/3662768/Sheet-prices-slip-again-optimism-persists.htmlFri, 17 Feb 2017 18:46:00 GMTTurkish sales lift E. Coast ferrous scrap tagsEast Coast bulk ferrous scrap export tags regained lost ground in the latest cargo sale to Turkey, with prices climbing back to mid-December levels.http://www.amm.com/Article/3662850/Turkish-sales-lift-E-Coast-ferrous-scrap-tags.htmlFri, 17 Feb 2017 17:52:00 GMTFreeport declares force majeure at GrasbergFreeport-McMoRan has declared force majeure on nearby deliveries of copper concentrates from its Grasberg mine in Indonesia, with material from the mine still subject to an export ban, sources told AMM sister publication Metal Bulletin Feb. 17.http://www.amm.com/Article/3662564/Freeport-declares-force-majeure-at-Grasberg.htmlFri, 17 Feb 2017 13:06:00 GMTSMA highlights steel initiatives for 2017The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) will press the Trump administration for action on several steel-related policy initiatives in 2017.http://www.amm.com/Article/3662923/SMA-highlights-steel-initiatives-for-2017.htmlFri, 17 Feb 2017 20:47:00 GMTTimkenSteel sees promising 2017 TimkenSteel Corp. wrapped up a challenging 2016 with a net loss of $105.5 million, including a $67 million loss during the fourth quarter, the company said Feb. 16.http://www.amm.com/Article/3662829/TimkenSteel-sees-promising-2017.htmlFri, 17 Feb 2017 17:09:00 GMTBetter steel tags to benefit Russel MetalsRussel Metals Inc. expects the recent rebound in steel prices will positively impact its results through the first quarter of this year, following a return to profitability in the fourth quarter and full year of 2016. http://www.amm.com/Article/3662856/Better-steel-tags-to-benefit-Russel-Metals.htmlFri, 17 Feb 2017 17:39:00 GMTBillet upcharge flat amid signs of slow climbThe aluminum billet upcharge has stayed flat this week, although market participants tell AMM that the premium is on an upward trajectory – even if its progress is slow. http://www.amm.com/Article/3662910/Billet-upcharge-flat-amid-signs-of-slow-climb.htmlFri, 17 Feb 2017 19:23:00 GMTAlton Steel lifts SBQ prices by $30/T for April Alton Steel Inc. is raising special bar quality (SBQ) prices by $30 per ton, effective for shipments from April 3, the company said in a recent announcement.http://www.amm.com/Article/3662449/Alton-Steel-lifts-SBQ-prices-by-30T-for-April.htmlFri, 17 Feb 2017 13:23:00 GMTMid-sized zinc miners ramp up production Small-to-mid-sized zinc mining companies are taking advantage of soaring zinc prices and rock-bottom treatment charges (TCs) by targeting increased production in 2017 to capture a continuing bull market for the metal. http://www.amm.com/Article/3662432/Mid-sized-zinc-miners-ramp-up-production.htmlFri, 17 Feb 2017 14:37:00 GMTPRICING NOTICE: Youngstown ferrous scrap consumer priceAMM proposes discontinuing its consumer price assessment in Youngstown, Ohio, which has merged into the Cleveland buying price, effective March 1.http://www.amm.com/Article/3662653/PRICING-NOTICE-Youngstown-ferrous-scrap-consumer-price.htmlFri, 17 Feb 2017 16:27:00 GMTPRICING NOTICE: AMM's tube and pipe pricesAMM proposes the following changes to its monthly carbon steel tube and pipe pricing assessments.http://www.amm.com/Article/3658034/PRICING-NOTICE-AMMs-tube-and-pipe-prices.htmlTue, 14 Feb 2017 14:10:00 GMTHoliday noticeAMM’s offices are closed Feb. 20 in observance of Presidents Day and there will be no issue dated Feb. 21. http://www.amm.com/Article/3661733/Holiday-notice.htmlTue, 14 Feb 2017 14:18:00 GMT