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Saturday Aug 02 2014
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Steel RSS

  • Independent rebar mill planned for Texas mart

    Aug 01, 2014 | 07:02 PMNat Rudarakanchana

    An independent 200,000-ton-per-year rebar mill is planned near Waco, Texas, AMM has learned. Construction could begin by next spring.

  • Ohio steel distributor facing OSHA fines

    Aug 01, 2014 | 06:14 PMRey Mashayekhi

    Major Metals Co. has agreed to settle charges that it failed to protect workers from amputation and fall hazards.

  • ArcelorMittal ramping up BF at Indiana Harbor

    Aug 01, 2014 | 02:54 PMMichael Cowden

    ArcelorMittal SA is ramping up production at the No. 7 blast furnace at its Indiana Harbor complex in East Chicago, Ind., after a $70-million planned maintenance outage, a company executive said.

Nonferrous RSS

  • Copper premiums stay flat amid summer lull

    Aug 01, 2014 | 07:22 PMSaranya Kapur

    Copper premiums held steady July 31 after dipping to 6 to 6.5 cents from 7 to 7.5 cents per pound July 17 (amm.com, July 18) as summer doldrums led major consumers to hold back on buying.

  • Aluminum billet upcharges hold steady

    Aug 01, 2014 | 06:04 PMNathan Laliberte

    Aluminum billet upcharges remained unchanged this past week as market players said that strong demand continued to bolster the billet and extrusion markets.

  • East Penn Manufacturing names new chief

    Aug 01, 2014 | 06:04 PMSaranya Kapur

    Lead-acid battery maker East Penn Manufacturing Co. Inc. named Daniel Langdon its new chief executive officer after the death of former chief executive Sally Miksiewicz, Langdon confirmed to AMM.

Scrap RSS

  • Aluminum alloys prices shrug off Nasaac drop

    Aug 01, 2014 | 05:36 PMSean Davidson

    A steady aluminum scrap market will prevent secondary aluminum alloy makers from lowering ingot prices, despite a dramatic drop in terminal exchanges over the past month.

  • Indian steel mills see shredded scrap impasse

    Aug 01, 2014 | 04:50 PMSean Davidson

    Indian steel mill imports of shredded scrap came to a standstill this past week following a huge divide in bid and offer prices.

  • Harsco resolves suit against former employee

    Aug 01, 2014 | 11:58 AMLisa Gordon

    Harsco Corp. has agreed to resolve a lawsuit alleging a trade secrets violation against a competitor and a former employee with no admission of wrongdoing by any party, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court in Pennsylvania.

Supply Chain RSS

  • Ohio steel distributor facing OSHA fines

    Aug 01, 2014 | 06:14 PMRey Mashayekhi

    Major Metals Co. has agreed to settle charges that it failed to protect workers from amputation and fall hazards.

  • East Penn Manufacturing names new chief

    Aug 01, 2014 | 06:04 PMSaranya Kapur

    Lead-acid battery maker East Penn Manufacturing Co. Inc. named Daniel Langdon its new chief executive officer after the death of former chief executive Sally Miksiewicz, Langdon confirmed to AMM.

  • Encore to expand Texas aluminum wire facility

    Aug 01, 2014 | 05:22 PMSaranya Kapur

    Encore Wire Corp. plans to expand its aluminum building wire facility in McKinney, Texas, the copper and aluminum wire maker said July 30.

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