Top Storieshttp://www.amm.com emulate the stories captured in positionid 2607061©2015 www.amm.com60Top StoriesMarch scrap sentiment rallies as trading startsFerrous scrap trading kicked off in various regions March 4, with a lot of activity reported in the South, where trading bucked bearish speculation., 04 Mar 2015 22:39:00 GMTFeb. may be turning point for import surge: tradersFebruary might mark an inflection point in imports of flat-rolled steel as offshore arrivals to the United States began to slow amid persistent rumors of a trade petition and a plunge in U.S. pricing., 04 Mar 2015 21:49:00 GMTUS steel pricing power seen remaining weakPricing power held by U.S. steel producers could be weak over the next 12 to 18 months because of heavy imports and a strong U.S. dollar, according to a senior banker at Raymond James & Associates Inc., 04 Mar 2015 19:02:00 GMTReliance eyes buys, but prospects fewReliance Steel & Aluminum Co. is continuing to seek acquisitions but is not especially excited by the recent crop of large takeover prospects., 04 Mar 2015 23:17:00 GMTLME and affiliates dismissed from suitA federal judge has dismissed London Metal Exchange parent Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd. and LME Holdings Ltd. from antitrust litigation alleging manipulation of aluminum supplies to drive up prices., 04 Mar 2015 21:44:00 GMTStrong US dollar to batter steel: Moody’sThe strong U.S. dollar isn’t going away soon, and that’s bad news for domestic steelmakers, manufacturers and miners, according to Moody’s Investors Service Inc., 04 Mar 2015 18:02:00 GMTImports impact Gerdau’s N. American shipmentsGerdau SA’s North American steel shipments slipped in the fourth quarter compared with a year earlier due in part to heavy U.S. imports, according to the company’s top executive., 04 Mar 2015 20:46:00 GMTWire import duty evasion said ongoingIllegal transshipment to evade U.S. import duties on finished wire products is ongoing, according to American Wire Producers Association (AWPA) president Milton Magnus III., 04 Mar 2015 19:31:00 GMTVerizon shift to fiber driven by performanceVerizon Communications Inc. sees the benefits of transitioning to fiber optics from copper cabling, particularly in performance, executives said., 04 Mar 2015 23:23:00 GMTSims denies its RI unit is public nuisanceSims Metal Management Ltd.’s New England division has denied allegations that its Providence, R.I., scrapyard is a public nuisance., 04 Mar 2015 17:43:00 GMTEsco files countersuit against CallidusA Texas recycling and ship scrapping operation has filed a counterclaim against a creditor that is suing it for allegedly defaulting on $30.7 million in loans., 04 Mar 2015 23:27:00 GMTAlcoa completes $235M buy of TitalAlcoa Inc. paid roughly $235 million for German titanium and aluminum aerospace castings producer Tital GmbH, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission., 04 Mar 2015 22:26:00 GMTLine pipe prices fall to new lows in Feb.Line pipe prices plunged to new lows in February, with low oil prices continuing to hit the supply chain., 04 Mar 2015 20:00:00 GMT