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    Suspension agreement fight has little impact

    Sep 30, 2014

    The U.S. Commerce Department’s Enforcement and Compliance division has reduced the reference price for imports of Russian hot-rolled steel by roughly 0.8 percent. More »

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    US trade groups blast Russia, WTO policies

    Sep 30, 2014

    Russia has failed to live up to its obligations under the World Trade Organization (WTO), according to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) and Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA). More »

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    Upstate building fourth steel service center

    Sep 30, 2014

    Upstate Shredding LLC-Ben Weitsman & Son Inc. has started construction on a steel service center in Rochester, N.Y., as part of a plan to eventually offer finished steel products at all of its locations. More »

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    Ford Super Duty pickups to get makeover

    Sep 30, 2014

    Ford Motor Co.’s next-generation Super Duty pickup trucks will utilize the same aluminum-extensive technology used in the 2015 F-150, according to a company spokesman. More »

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    China said revisiting titanium sponge growth

    Sep 30, 2014

    One of China’s largest titanium sponge producers is taking a more realistic view of expansion after years of rapid growth, while major mill product companies are looking to jump-start a "Titanium Valley" focused on value-added products. More »

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    AISI to address China’s WTO violations

    Sep 30, 2014

    The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) will appear before trade policy specialists in Washington on Oct. 1 to detail China’s failure to uphold World Trade Organization (WTO) trade obligations and the severe resultant fallout on the U.S. steel industry, the group said. More »

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    Magnetation starts pellet output at Ind. plant

    Sep 30, 2014

    Magnetation LLC has produced the first iron ore pellets from its new pellet plant in Reynolds, Ind., beginning operations more than three months ahead of schedule. More »

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    Schuff inks order for major steel fab job

    Sep 30, 2014

    Steel fabricator Schuff International Inc. has won an order to fabricate more than 20,000 tonnes of structural steel for an unnamed “large-scale manufacturing plant” in the United States as a planned takeover by investors HC2 Holdings Inc. nears completion. More »

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    Stainless scrap prices slump further

    Sep 30, 2014

    Stainless steel scrap prices continued to slide this week after nickel prices plummeted below $17,000 per tonne, with market participants citing weakening consumer demand. More »

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    NJ assembly passes stricter scrap rule

    Sep 30, 2014

    New Jersey lawmakers have approved revisions to a state law aimed at preventing scrap metals thefts despite objections from scrap dealers. More »

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    OMK Tube taps Gostev interim chief exec

    Sep 30, 2014

    OMK Tube Inc. has tapped commercial director Alexey Gostev interim chief executive officer. More »

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    Webco's earnings hit by lower demand, prices

    Sep 30, 2014

    Tepid demand and lower prices dented Webco Industries Inc.’s fiscal 2014 earnings results. More »

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    Metals recycler targeting Neb. site

    Sep 30, 2014

    The York, Neb., planning commission will hold a public hearing on a parcel of land that needs scrapyard permits in place as a condition to the property’s sale. More »

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Steel

  • US trade groups blast Russia, WTO policies

    Russia has failed to live up to its obligations under the World Trade Organization (WTO), according to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) and Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA).

  • Suspension agreement fight has little impact

    The U.S. Commerce Department’s Enforcement and Compliance division has reduced the reference price for imports of Russian hot-rolled steel by roughly 0.8 percent.

  • Upstate building fourth steel service center

    Upstate Shredding LLC-Ben Weitsman & Son Inc. has started construction on a steel service center in Rochester, N.Y., as part of a plan to eventually offer finished steel products at all of its locations.

  • AISI to address China’s WTO violations

    The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) will appear before trade policy specialists in Washington on Oct. 1 to detail China’s failure to uphold World Trade Organization (WTO) trade obligations and the severe resultant fallout on the U.S. steel industry, the group said.

  • Schuff inks order for major steel fab job

    Steel fabricator Schuff International Inc. has won an order to fabricate more than 20,000 tonnes of structural steel for an unnamed “large-scale manufacturing plant” in the United States as a planned takeover by investors HC2 Holdings Inc. nears completion.

Scrap

Nonferrous

  • Upstate building fourth steel service center

    Upstate Shredding LLC-Ben Weitsman & Son Inc. has started construction on a steel service center in Rochester, N.Y., as part of a plan to eventually offer finished steel products at all of its locations.

  • Latest report shows larger reserves at Sherritt unit

    Sherritt International Corp. has shown increased proven and probable mineral reserves at its Ambatovy nickel operation in Madagascar after filing an update to the mine’s 2011 technical report.

  • Ford Super Duty pickups to get makeover

    Ford Motor Co.’s next-generation Super Duty pickup trucks will utilize the same aluminum-extensive technology used in the 2015 F-150, according to a company spokesman.

  • China said revisiting titanium sponge growth

    One of China’s largest titanium sponge producers is taking a more realistic view of expansion after years of rapid growth, while major mill product companies are looking to jump-start a "Titanium Valley" focused on value-added products.

  • Asarco seeks Supreme Court review

    Asarco LLC is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court’s ruling denying reimbursement of environmental cleanup costs from John D. Rockefeller Sr.’s estate.

Supply Chain

  • Upstate building fourth steel service center

    Upstate Shredding LLC-Ben Weitsman & Son Inc. has started construction on a steel service center in Rochester, N.Y., as part of a plan to eventually offer finished steel products at all of its locations.

  • T.J. O'Brien Lock to close for repairs

    The T.J. O’Brien Lock near the entrance to Lake Michigan in Chicago will be closed for separate maintenance outages totaling 94 days.

  • Schuff inks order for major steel fab job

    Steel fabricator Schuff International Inc. has won an order to fabricate more than 20,000 tonnes of structural steel for an unnamed “large-scale manufacturing plant” in the United States as a planned takeover by investors HC2 Holdings Inc. nears completion.

  • Ford Super Duty pickups to get makeover

    Ford Motor Co.’s next-generation Super Duty pickup trucks will utilize the same aluminum-extensive technology used in the 2015 F-150, according to a company spokesman.

  • China said revisiting titanium sponge growth

    One of China’s largest titanium sponge producers is taking a more realistic view of expansion after years of rapid growth, while major mill product companies are looking to jump-start a "Titanium Valley" focused on value-added products.

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  • Optimism prevails in market outlook for the year ahead

    Stainless steel demand continues to show strong growth, much of which has come from real market demand rather than simple inventory restocking.

  • A reduced appetite

    Mills are cherry picking direct-reduced iron technologies from leading providers as they seek the best input mix to create the optimal product while keeping costs under control at a time when raw materials are a driving factor in corporate profitability.

  • Iron will

    Steelmakers and other companies that have moved—or are considering moving—into direct-reduced iron production are exploiting advantageous energy prices while also looking to keep raw material costs and accessibility under their own control.

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