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    Gerdau revises beam hike, lifts merchant items

    May 06, 2016

    Gerdau Long Steel North America has revised a steel beam product price increase downward by $10 per ton (50 cents per hundredweight) to be in line with other mills. More »

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    A380.1 struggles with oversupply, prices slip

    May 06, 2016

    A380.1 secondary aluminum alloys continue to lose ground as suppliers struggle to maintain price levels in the face of abundant and discounted material throughout the supply chain. More »

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    Line pipe sentiment picking up

    May 06, 2016

    There seems to be light at the end of the tunnel for the line pipe market, as one major price index noted an uptick in foreign prices and market sentiment, while at least one producer looked to further boost domestic prices. More »

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    Cambridge-Lee's sights remain on HVAC growth

    May 06, 2016

    Cambridge-Lee Industries LLC continues to target growth in the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) market with its production of thin-wall copper tubes amid ongoing stagnancy in the plumbing industry, according to a company executive. More »

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    Coalition slams gov't support of steel

    May 06, 2016

    Coalitions of major steel-producing nations and industry associations have spoken out strongly against government-subsidized steelmaking. More »

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    Copper cathode premium boosted further by scrap

    May 06, 2016

    The North American spot copper cathode premium has moved up again as continuing tightness in the scrap market forces buyers to rely on cathode. More »

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    US steel import prices shoot upward

    May 05, 2016

    U.S. prices for imported steel are skyrocketing along with domestic tags as trade cases have cut off many traditional offshore supply sources, market participants said. More »

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    Three D Metals sees stability in copper growth

    May 05, 2016

    Three D Metals Inc. plans to further penetrate the copper market by diversifying its semifabricated product portfolio via its acquisition of Williams Metals & Welding Alloys Inc. earlier this year, according to a company executive. More »

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    Nucor Gallatin eyes DRI conveyor for 2017

    May 05, 2016

    Nucor Corp. is navigating the permit application process to enable it to begin construction on an investment that will allow it to handle direct-reduced iron (DRI) at its Gallatin facility. More »

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    Treated aluminum extrusions replacing wood

    May 05, 2016

    Aluminum profiles and extrusions treated to create grains and textures mimicking those of wood are gaining traction with builders of chain restaurants and grocery stores, according to one industry participant. More »

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    Tight scrap mart bites Aleris' earnings

    May 05, 2016

    Aleris Corp. has seen lower aluminum scrap flows and pricing spreads in North America negatively affect its first-quarter earnings and cause it to use more prime material, but the company remains optimistic for the rest of 2016. More »

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    Domestic rebar prices up, fueled by mill hikes

    May 05, 2016

    Domestic rebar prices have risen by $35 per ton ($1.75 per cwt) or more, following a variety of price hikes from U.S. mills, according to market participants. More »

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    Nucor, SDI hike beam and merchant bar items

    May 05, 2016

    Nucor Corp. and Steel Dynamics Inc. (SDI) have raised prices for certain steel beam and merchant bar products. More »

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