Steel

  • Steelmakers renew push to end Russia treaty Aug 28, 2014

    Domestic flat-rolled steel producers have renewed their call to end an agreement suspending anti-dumping duties on flat-rolled imports from Russia.

  • Evraz boosting slab supplies from Russia to NA operations Aug 28, 2014

    Evraz Plc’s Nizhny Tagil Metallurgical Plant in Russia (Evraz NTMK) is ramping up slab supplies to the steelmaker’s North American operations.

  • Labor Day holiday notice Aug 28, 2014

    AMM’s offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of Labor Day, and there will be no issue dated Tuesday, Sept. 2.

  • Evraz eyes funding for N. America operations Aug 28, 2014

    Evraz Plc has no "immediate plans" to sell a stake in its North American operations, although it is mulling ways to raise funding to develop them, a top company executive said.

  • Evraz sees trade cases lifting OCTG Aug 27, 2014

    Russian steelmaker Evraz Plc expects to see stronger oil country tubular goods (OCTG) prices in North America thanks to trade petitions filed in the United States and Canada, a company executive said.

  • W. Coast still receiving China cold-roll offers Aug 27, 2014

    Offers of Chinese cold-rolled steel continue to trickle into the West Coast as buyers turn their attention to possible alternative offshore sources if a rumored trade complaint is filed.

  • GOES imports from 3 nations not hurting US Aug 27, 2014

    Imports of grain-oriented electrical steel (GOES) from Germany, Japan and Poland are not injuring or threatening to injure the U.S. industry, the International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled Aug. 27, and as a result no anti-dumping duties will be imposed.

  • ATI delaying stainless steel price hike again Aug 27, 2014

    Allegheny Technologies Inc.’s (ATI’s) Flat Rolled Products segment is again delaying a proposed stainless steel price increase to Sept. 29 after market leader North American Stainless Inc. (NAS) slated a hike starting in October.

  • Distributors’ OCTG sales prices hit new high Aug 27, 2014

    Distributors’ oil country tubular goods (OCTG) prices hit a 21-month high in August after logging a fourth consecutive monthly increase.

  • Gerdau hot commissions St. Paul caster Aug 27, 2014

    Gerdau SA has begun hot commissioning of the new four-strand Danieli billet caster at its mill in St. Paul, Minn., and expects the caster to reach full production by the fourth quarter, the steelmaker said Aug. 27.

  • US-import price gap for OCTG slims Aug 27, 2014

    The price gap between foreign and U.S. oil country tubular goods (OCTG) has narrowed as tags for imported product continue to rise following an injury determination against offshore product from six nations, including largest supplier South Korea.

  • Cliffs eyes divesting nickel-iron project Aug 27, 2014

    Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.’s Canadian subsidiary is seeking to divest its entire 60-percent stake in the Decar nickel-iron project in British Colombia, according to project stakeholder First Point Minerals Corp.

  • Rebar mills ask Commerce to reject Turkey’s complaint Aug 27, 2014

    A complaint by Turkish rebar exporters about the timing and content of a meeting in late July between U.S. rebar producers and Commerce Department officials should be rejected, the Rebar Trade Action Coalition said.

  • Turkish mills blast US execs-Commerce meet Aug 27, 2014

    The meeting between top reinforcing bar executives and U.S. Commerce Department officials in July is "troubling," Turkish rebar mills said in objecting to the event.

  • Russia, China drive steel imports up in July Aug 27, 2014

    U.S. steel mill product imports rose 6.1 percent in July due in part to increased inflows of hot-rolled coil from Russia, and cold-rolled and hot-dipped galvanized from China.

  • W. Coast hot-rolled not fetching full increases Aug 26, 2014

    West Coast price hikes for hot-rolled steel may be meeting some success, but the full $25-per-ton ($1.25-per-hundredweight) increase sought by steelmakers probably isn’t sticking, according to market sources.

  • US trade petition targets China steel shelving Aug 26, 2014

    Edsal Manufacturing Co. Inc., the largest U.S. manufacturer of boltless steel shelving, has filed a trade petition against Chinese producers of the product.

  • OCTG demand boosts TMK Ipsco results Aug 26, 2014

    TMK Ipsco, the domestic subsidiary of Russia’s OAO TMK, saw improved financial results in the second quarter and first half of 2014 due to higher shipments of seamless pipe

  • Analysts bullish on US steel industry Aug 26, 2014

    Wall Street analysts have turned upbeat on prospects for the U.S. steel sector, highlighting U.S. Steel Corp. and ArcelorMittal SA as promising picks due partly to better pricing trends.

  • US OCTG mills appeal Jesco duty exclusion Aug 26, 2014

    Four domestic oil country tubular goods (OCTG) producers are appealing a U.S. decision to exclude Jubail Energy Services Co. (Jesco) from dumping duties against product from Saudi Arabia.

  • Alloy Metals & Tubes names Salinas to senior sales post Aug 26, 2014

    Alloy Metals & Tubes International Inc. has appointed Christopher Salinas as a senior outside sales representative.

  • Hysco to appeal OCTG decision Aug 26, 2014

    Hyundai Hysco Co. and the South Korean government plan to lodge a complaint with the World Trade Organization regarding anti-dumping duties recently imposed on Hysco’s oil country tubular goods (OCTG) shipments to the United States.

  • US raw steel production at 27-month high Aug 26, 2014

    U.S. raw steel output totaled an estimated 1,932,000 net tons last week, up 0.7 percent from 1,919,000 tons the previous week, as mills operated at an average capacity utilization rate of 80.3 percent. It was the highest weekly level since the end of May 2012, when production reached 1,961,000 tons at an average capacity utilization rate of 79.6 percent.

  • Trade case vs. cold-roll, coated steel said near Aug 26, 2014

    A far-reaching trade case against cold-rolled and coated flat-rolled steel could be filed within the next 10 days, according to trader sources.

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