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    232 isolating US from global aluminium flow

    Feb 23, 2018

    The proposed Section 232 investigation remedies by the United States Commerce Department are being felt in the global market, with the common theme being a reorganization of the world’s supply chains to remove the US from the trade flow. More »

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    Major companies push to recycle, secure cobalt

    Feb 23, 2018

    Apple has been experimenting with ways to recover cobalt from its lithium-ion batteries and to use recycled cobalt. More »

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    Reduced supply boosts Taiwan scrap import tags

    Feb 23, 2018

    Import prices for containerized heavy melting scrap (HMS) in Taiwan have risen further this past week amid tight supply in the spot market. More »

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    Benchmark iron ore index zips toward $79/t

    Feb 23, 2018

    Iron ore prices strengthened on Friday February 23 amid expectations of a possible extension of production limits in China beyond the country's winter heating season, which ends in mid-March. More »

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    USS sets HRC base at $40/cwt, highest in 7 yrs

    Feb 22, 2018

    U.S. Steel’s new base price for hot-rolled coil is $40 per hundredweight ($800 per ton), a number that the domestic market hasn’t seen in more than seven years. More »

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    US domestic rebar prices rise; hike sticking

    Feb 22, 2018

    Domestic rebar prices in the United States have risen by $20 per ton, just shy of recent $25-per-ton mill hikes, according to market sources. More »

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    Global ferro-alloys pricing on February 22

    Feb 22, 2018

    The latest ferro-alloy prices as reported by American Metal Market and Metal Bulletin price reporters. More »

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    PRICE NOTICE: No. 1 busheling scrap

    Feb 15, 2018

    American Metal Market is proposing to increase the frequency of its No. 1 busheling scrap index assessment to the 10th of each month and every Friday, and to expand the footprint covered under the Midwest designation, following substantial market feedback. More »

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    PRICE NOTICE: No. 1 heavy melting scrap

    Feb 15, 2018

    American Metal Market is proposing to increase the frequency of its No. 1 heavy melting scrap index assessment to the 10th of each month and every Friday, and to expand the footprint covered under the Midwest designation, following substantial market feedback. More »

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    PRICE NOTICE: Steel discontinuations, mergers

    Feb 15, 2018

    After a thorough internal review, American Metal Market is proposing to discontinue the following steel price assessments due to a lack of liquidity, effective April 1. More »

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    PRICE NOTICE: Ferrous scrap alignment

    Feb 15, 2018

    Following a comprehensive review of its portfolio, the Metal Bulletin Group, the parent company of both American Metal Market and Scrap Price Bulletin, proposes a comprehensive reorganization of its North American ferrous scrap coverage. More »

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    PRICE NOTICE: Shredded scrap

    Feb 15, 2018

    American Metal Market is proposing to increase the frequency of its shredded scrap index assessment to the 10th of each month and every Friday, and to expand the footprint covered under the Midwest designation, following substantial market feedback. More »

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    PRICE NOTICE: Chicago scrap (revised 2/6)

    Feb 15, 2018

    American Metal Market has completed the second assessment of its expanded Chicago methodology, which includes the addition of three Indiana steel mills and one Iowa mill. More »

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    PRICE NOTICE: Midwest ali premium (rev. 2/22)

    Feb 22, 2018

    Metal Bulletin and American Metal Market are seeking feedback on a proposal to amend the methodology for its assessment of the US P1020 spot premium, changing the frequency of the assessment to twice weekly on Tuesday and Friday. More »

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