Top Storieshttp://www.amm.com emulate the stories captured in positionid 2607061©2014 www.amm.com60Top StoriesMill output adversity lifts flat-rolled pricesFlat-rolled prices have increased over the past week as integrated mills in the Midwest struggle to keep up with contracted automotive business amid the seasonally busier spring months, and as outages and weather-related disruptions rock the supply chain, market sources said., 18 Apr 2014 14:55:00 GMTPlate prices flat as import fears grip marketPlate prices have failed to gain momentum from a pickup in business activity, market sources said, in large part because mills and buyers were said to be on guard about a potential surge in imports., 18 Apr 2014 19:00:00 GMTW. Coast tube producers raise pricesWest Coast producers of structural steel tubing raised prices $40 per ton ($2 per hundredweight) in a move market sources believe will see some initial success, but may face long-term challenges., 18 Apr 2014 21:49:00 GMTMarket split on India ferrous scrap pricesMarket sentiment is divided on the direction of ferrous scrap prices into India, as mills and traders await the results of national elections that could either spur or freeze economic activity, sources said., 18 Apr 2014 21:17:00 GMTBill to aid AK’s Ashland facility passesThe Kentucky Senate recently passed an incentive bill that could help AK Steel Corp. reline its blast furnace in Ashland, Ky., according to the bill’s sponsor, state Rep. Tanya Pullin., 18 Apr 2014 20:06:00 GMTInsteel expects favorable ruling in trade caseInsteel Industries Inc. expects a favorable ruling in the pending trade case against Chinese wire rod producers and sees no shortages in the U.S. rod market as a result, the company’s top executive said., 18 Apr 2014 18:04:00 GMTNW Pipe wins Texas water transmission orderNorthwest Pipe Co. has won an order to provide water transmission pipe for section 15-1 of the Integrated Pipeline Project (IPL) in Texas., 18 Apr 2014 16:40:00 GMTMidwest aluminum premiums inch upMidwest aluminum premiums inched up over the past week, with market participants claiming that rising demand and limited domestic supply will continue to support current premium levels in the near term., 18 Apr 2014 18:22:00 GMTImproving weather boosts zinc premiumsSpecial-high-grade zinc premiums edged up this past week amid improving weather conditions, market participants said., 18 Apr 2014 19:51:00 GMTAluminum scrap prices hold steadyThe aluminum scrap market was mostly unchanged this past week as prices continued to follow the steadiness seen in primary aluminum., 18 Apr 2014 21:33:00 GMTBritish recycler sues Aleris in payment disputeBritish aluminum recycler Alutrade Ltd. is suing Aleris International Inc. for allegedly failing to pay for more than 2.3 million pounds of UBCs, according to documents filed April 15 in U.S. District Court in Ohio., 18 Apr 2014 20:16:00 GMTFerroalloy contract offtake going strongFerroalloy contract offtake has remained strong so far in the second quarter, producers and traders said, with spot prices rising across the board as a result., 18 Apr 2014 18:40:00 GMTMexico may issue lax emissions plan: RSRLead-acid battery recycler RSR Corp. is concerned about an upcoming proposal on lead emissions standards in Mexico, citing significant gaps in the country’s regulatory framework and dangers to human health and the environment., 18 Apr 2014 21:16:00 GMTKeystone XL timeline extendedThe U.S. State Department has extended the timeline for eight federal agencies to submit their views on TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, due to ongoing litigation in the Nebraska Supreme Court., 18 Apr 2014 20:39:00 GMT