Top Storieshttp://www.amm.comhttp://feeds.feedburner.com/amm/lYqlTo 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. http://www.amm.com/Article/3433105/March-scrap-sentiment-rallies-as-trading-starts.htmlWed, 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.http://www.amm.com/Article/3433102/Feb-may-be-turning-point-for-import-surge-traders.htmlWed, 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. http://www.amm.com/Article/3433064/US-steel-pricing-power-seen-remaining-weak.htmlWed, 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. http://www.amm.com/Article/3433108/Reliance-eyes-buys-but-prospects-few.htmlWed, 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. http://www.amm.com/Article/3433097/LME-and-affiliates-dismissed-from-suit.htmlWed, 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. http://www.amm.com/Article/3433047/Strong-US-dollar-to-batter-steel-Moodys.htmlWed, 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. http://www.amm.com/Article/3433079/Imports-impact-Gerdaus-N-American-shipments.htmlWed, 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. http://www.amm.com/Article/3433069/Wire-import-duty-evasion-said-ongoing.htmlWed, 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.http://www.amm.com/Article/3433110/Verizon-shift-to-fiber-driven-by-performance.htmlWed, 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. http://www.amm.com/Article/3433035/Sims-denies-its-RI-unit-is-public-nuisance.htmlWed, 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. http://www.amm.com/Article/3433109/Esco-files-countersuit-against-Callidus.htmlWed, 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.http://www.amm.com/Article/3433103/Alcoa-completes-235M-buy-of-Tital.htmlWed, 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. http://www.amm.com/Article/3433074/Line-pipe-prices-fall-to-new-lows-in-Feb.htmlWed, 04 Mar 2015 20:00:00 GMT