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    No signs of stimulus to halt hot-roll slide

    Dec 19, 2014

    Steel sheet tags have tumbled again as speculation mounts that few catalysts—besides trade action or mill idlings—might reverse the trend. More »

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    Domestic rebar prices flat, imports strengthen

    Dec 19, 2014

    Domestic rebar prices have stayed flat amid a typical pre-holiday buying lull, while strengthening scrap and bullish Turkish mills led import tags to rise $5 to $10 per ton, market sources told AMM. More »

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    Former Tube City exec Robert Odle dies at 94

    Dec 19, 2014

    Robert J. Odle, former vice chairman of Tube City IMS LLC, died Dec. 18. He was 94. More »

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    Aleris extrusions sale caps strategic shift

    Dec 19, 2014

    Aleris Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to sell its aluminum extrusions business to Sankyo Tateyama Inc., a Japanese building products and extrusions manufacturer. The sale includes four production facilities in Europe and one in China. More »

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    Hot-rolled import tags drift south

    Dec 19, 2014

    Prices for imported hot-rolled coil edged downward along with U.S. tags, while cold-rolled prices held steady amid renewed chatter about a potential trade petition. More »

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    Global crude steel output holds steady

    Dec 19, 2014

    Global crude steel output remained virtually flat last month, with dips in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Europe and Africa offsetting gains elsewhere, according to World Steel Association data. More »

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    Global stainless output rises in 3d qtr.

    Dec 19, 2014

    Global stainless steel production grew in the third quarter compared with a year earlier but fell from the previous quarter for the first time in more than a year, according to the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF). More »

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    Preliminary dumping margins set on steel nails

    Dec 19, 2014

    The U.S. Commerce Department has assessed preliminary anti-dumping margins as high as 324 percent against imports of steel nails from Malaysia, Oman, South Korea and Vietnam, but issued a negative determination on imports from Taiwan. More »

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    Freeport secures water rights for Arizona mine

    Dec 19, 2014

    Freeport-McMoRan Inc. has secured additional water rights for use at its Bagdad, Ariz., copper and molybdenum mine after President Obama signed legislation this past week codifying a deal between the mining company, the federal government and the Hualapai Indian Tribe. More »

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    Grimmel eyes deep-sea port in Maine

    Dec 19, 2014

    Grimmel Industries LLC is continuing with plans to mitigate its exodus from a New Hampshire port and is eyeing an opportunity to open a transfer yard at a deep-sea export facility in Maine. More »

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    Mass. recycler planning $500,000 upgrade

    Dec 19, 2014

    A Framingham, Mass., metals recycler has won approval from a local planning board to upgrade its facility. More »

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    Port of Houston on pace for record steel imports

    Dec 19, 2014

    The Port of Houston expects 2014 to be a "banner year" after handling 34 million tons of cargo through November and recording a significant increase in steel imports. More »

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    Holiday notice

    Dec 19, 2014

    AMM’s offices will be closed Dec. 25 and 26 and Jan. 1 and 2 for the Christmas and New Year holidays, and no issues will be published on those days. The London Metal Exchange will be closed Dec. 25 and 26 and Jan. 1, and the New York Mercantile Exchange will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Exchange prices for Dec. 26 will be published in the Dec. 30 issue. More »

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