• En garde! Oct 01, 2017

    So far, there has been little communication out of China regarding what nonferrous commodities might fall under the country’s National Sword policy. The longer the silence, the steeper the concern mounts among aluminum and copper scrap exporters that the sword will swing their way.

  • Five truths Steel can not afford to ignore Oct 01, 2017

    An industry-wide obsession with trade and overcapacity is masking a handful of developments—from digital disruption to a downward spiral in the relative value of steel—that are reshaping the global steel industry, Accenture Strategy warns.

  • Shop till you drop Oct 01, 2017

    Scrap recyclers know what they want and equipment suppliers are busy meeting and anticipating those needs. More analytics and increasingly sophisticated separation technologies top a wish list leaning toward increased pre-shredding and right-sized processing tools.

  • Super charging the demolition derby's spoils Oct 01, 2017

    On a fast track, live and on-line salvage vehicle auction company IAA is racing to keep pace with the rise in the ‘total-loss’ frequency rate of wrecked autos and exploring forming strategic relationships with auto recyclers and dismantlers.

  • American Metal Market HRC Index Sep 01, 2017

    Market Commentary and HRC Index Indicators.

  • Are alternate irons finally turning the corner in North America? Sep 01, 2017

    The alternate iron business in North America has suddenly turned hot with one project at the Port of Toldeo on Lake Erie already announced and two others anticipated in the near future.

  • Bilstein Cold Rolled shines bright in its new Kentucky home Sep 01, 2017

    America’s most modern cold-rolled strip mill is out of the starting gate and primed to start serving the automotive mart.

  • Chinese buyers eye arbitrage window as EU, US prices consolidate Sep 01, 2017

    Chinese ferrovanadium and vanadium pentoxide (V2O5) prices continued to rally last week, while the international markets were characterized by Chinese inquiries, consolidation of price gains and trader profit-taking.

  • Drilling deep into Tube and pipe Sep 01, 2017

    After benefitting from a surge in demand and stronger pricing, energy tube-and-pipe producers may be facing a reversal of fortunes.

  • Hot-rolled coil index Methodology and Price Specifications | Index Sep 01, 2017

    Methodology rationale and specifications and reference units.