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  • Commerce sets dumping margins on steel nail imports Apr 07, 2014

    In the final results of an anti-dumping duty administrative review on imports of steel nails from China from Aug. 1, 2011, to July 31, 2012, the U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) has issued weighted-average dumping margins ranging from 3.92 to 41.91 percent for individual companies and a China-wide rate of 118.04 percent.

  • Supply disruptions, prices may lift import mart Apr 07, 2014

    The U.S. steel import market could see a slight boost due to recent domestic supply disruptions, although traders stressed that the impact could be short-lived since those issues are expected to be resolved in the coming weeks.

  • TMK Ipsco idling pipe mill in Kentucky Apr 07, 2014

    TMK Ipsco is idling the 8-inch welded pipe mill at its Wilder, Ky., plant and is reducing work hours there and at its welded pipe operations in Blytheville, Ark., and Camanche, Iowa, due to pressure from imports.

  • Greenbrier to double tank car capacity Apr 07, 2014

    Greenbrier Cos. plans to double its capacity to manufacture rail tank cars in the next 18 months.

  • U.S. Steel's Gary Works receives iron ore Apr 07, 2014

    U.S. Steel Corp.’s Gary Works in northwest Indiana has received "the first of several deliveries of iron ore planned for this week," a company spokeswoman told AMM via e-mail April 6.

  • US drilling climbs, Canada falls Apr 07, 2014

    The number of drill rigs running in the United States increased by nine last week.

  • Johannpeter steps up to new role at Gerdau Apr 04, 2014

    Guilherme Gerdau Johannpeter, president of Gerdau Long Steel North America, has been promoted to executive vice president and will join Gerdau SA’s executive committee, the company said April 4.

  • Midwest scrap markets follow Detroit up $10/T Apr 04, 2014

    Midwest ferrous scrap markets appear to have followed in Detroit’s footsteps to settle well below previously anticipated increases.

  • Steelmakers boost sheet prices amid supply fears Apr 04, 2014

    At least three U.S. steelmakers have officially published higher prices due to a number of recent disruptions on the supply side as some in the market expressed concern over an increasingly "tight" marketplace.

  • Demand drives stainless steel prices up Apr 04, 2014

    Stainless steel prices rose in April amid a rise in major North American mills’ base prices and raw material surcharges, with market players emphasizing that strong demand has allowed the mill increases to stick.

  • ITA sets duty margins on nickel-plated steel Apr 04, 2014

    The U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) has issued an affirmative final determination in an anti-dumping investigation of imports of diffusion-annealed, nickel-plated flat-rolled steel from Japan.

  • Rebar lifts Cascade’s operating profit Apr 04, 2014

    Rising shipments, driven by a 44.2-percent gain in rebar sales, led Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc.’s steel manufacturing business to more than triple its operating profit during the fiscal second quarter.

  • SunCoke 1st-qtr. output falls 6.3% Apr 04, 2014

    SunCoke Energy Inc. produced an estimated 414,000 tons of coke at its Haverhill, Ohio, and Middletown, Ohio, coking operations during the first quarter of 2014, down 6.3 percent from 442,000 tons in the year-ago period.

  • Electralloy marine casting certified Apr 04, 2014

    Specialty and stainless steel melter Electralloy has received certification from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) to produce steel castings for marine applications, the company said April 3.

  • ExlTube lifts standard pipe product prices Apr 04, 2014

    ExlTube Co. has raised its prices for A53 grade B standard pipe products by $40 per net ton effective with new orders after 5 p.m. Central Standard Time April 3.

  • Nucor increases sheet product prices Apr 04, 2014

    Nucor Corp. has increased prices on its steel sheet products effective immediately, it said in an April 4 letter to customers.

  • Midwest scrap falls short of expected gain Apr 03, 2014

    Midwest ferrous scrap prices are unlikely to increase this month by a previously speculated range of up to $30 per gross ton after early trading in some regions indicated big numbers had found little support.

  • Steel prices could rise on supply disruptions Apr 03, 2014

    A number of disruptions on the supply side may help U.S. steelmakers push prices higher, sources told AMM.

  • W. Coast flat-rolled steel hikes gain traction Apr 03, 2014

    West Coast prices for flat-rolled steel appear to be rising, although probably not as much as in parts of the country that are feeling the impact of production disruptions in the Midwest.

  • Icy waters force USS to curtail Gary Works Apr 03, 2014

    U.S. Steel Corp. has temporarily curtailed its blast furnaces and steelmaking operations at its Gary Works in northwest Indiana following "unforeseen" and "unprecedented" ice conditions on the Great Lakes.

  • SB’s NW Pipe acquisition a long time coming Apr 03, 2014

    SB International Inc.’s recent acquisition of Northwest Pipe Co.’s OCTG assets in Bossier City, La., and Houston was more than a year in the making, giving the company ample time to assess the strengths of the facilities.

  • U.S. Steel shakes up management team Apr 03, 2014

    U.S. Steel Corp. has named a new senior vice president and chief technology officer, in addition to other managerial appointments.

  • TMK Ipsco inks OCTG deal with Sooner Apr 03, 2014

    TMK Ipsco, the North American subsidiary of Russian pipemaker OAO TMK, has signed a full-line distribution agreement for oil country tubular goods (OCTG) with Sooner Pipe LLC.

  • Pollution control impact on China steel seen limited Apr 03, 2014

    The latest temporary pollution control measures imposed on mills in north China are unlikely to have a major impact on the steel market, participants told AMM sister publication Steel First.

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