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    Mexico launches trade probe vs. China rod

    Sep 03, 2015

    Mexico has initiated an anti-dumping investigation against imports of Chinese wire rod. More »

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    ConocoPhillips cutting Houston HQ work force

    Sep 03, 2015

    ConocoPhillips Co. will likely lay off more than 500 employees at its Houston headquarters as the energy company trims its global work force by about 10 percent. More »

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    Alcoa sets $60M to expand 3-D printing

    Sep 03, 2015

    Alcoa Inc. is investing $60 million in an expansion of its research and development center in Pittsburgh to advance its 3-D printing processes, the company said. More »

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    GM not ruling out aluminum pickups: exec

    Sep 03, 2015

    General Motors Co. has not locked itself into a steel cage when it comes to choosing which metal will be used for its pickup trucks, a company executive said. More »

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    China boom over for scrap, Minter says

    Sep 02, 2015

    The Chinese boom has ended, according to author and journalist Adam Minter, painting a stark picture of the nation's scrap sector to an audience of scrap processors, original equipment manufacturers, service providers and others at the annual Steinert Expo Aug. 25. More »

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    Tempel to cut steel suppliers in 2016

    Sep 02, 2015

    Tempel Steel Co. will cut its list of steel mill suppliers by more than half in 2016 as the company focuses on maximizing contract negotiations and conserving spending by narrowing its sourcing base, according to a top company executive. More »

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    U.S. Steel Canada shifts production to US

    Sep 02, 2015

    U.S. Steel Canada Inc. will shift substantial production to U.S. Steel Corp.'s operations in the United States, a decision that could impact U.S. Steel Canada’s restructuring in Canadian courts. More »

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    Sustainable power key to Rio Tinto Alcan

    Sep 02, 2015

    Rio Tinto Alcan Inc.'s plan to upgrade aluminum smelters to operate on sustainable forms of power generation is a key component of its strategy moving forward, according to a company executive. More »

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    GM not expecting supply chain labor pains

    Sep 02, 2015

    General Motors Co. does not expect any supply chain disruption as labor negotiations between steelmakers and the United Steelworkers union continue past deadline. More »

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    US bulk ferrous scrap export mart still lifeless

    Sep 02, 2015

    The U.S. bulk ferrous scrap export market remains dormant, with no signs of life aside from a slight uptick in dock buying prices on the East Coast. More »

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    Evraz values tubular goods distributors

    Sep 02, 2015

    Evraz Inc. North America continues to see value in its relationships with energy tubular distributors, despite moves by some mills to cut out the middleman as low oil prices crimp demand, the company's top executive said. More »

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    Tesla in lithium supply deal for 'Gigafactory'

    Sep 02, 2015

    Tesla Motors Inc. has signed a long-term lithium supply deal to feed the advanced battery “Gigafactory” it is constructing in Reno, Nev., as the company continues efforts to begin mass production of electric vehicles in 2020. More »

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    Holiday notice

    Sep 02, 2015

    AMM’s offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of Labor Day, and there will be no issue dated Tuesday, Sept. 8. More »

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