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Tuesday Sep 16 2014
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Latest News By Category

Steel

  • W. Coast structural tubing still facing squeeze

    Sep 15, 2014 | 04:26 PMFrank Haflich

    West Coast structural steel tubing prices continue to be pressured by a slowing pace of mill bookings and steep import discounts.

  • AK Steel to sell additional shares

    Sep 15, 2014 | 11:51 AMThorsten Schier

    Underwriters for AK Steel Holding Corp.’s recent stock offering have exercised an option to purchase a further 5.25 million shares.

  • Canada's preliminary rebar margins rise

    Sep 15, 2014 | 11:29 AMThorsten Schier

    The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has set steep preliminary anti-dumping margins in an ongoing trade case against rebar imports from China, South Korea and Turkey.

Nonferrous

  • Noranda appealing energy decision

    Sep 15, 2014 | 02:13 PMNathan Laliberte

    Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. is asking the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) to reconsider its order denying the company a reduced electricity rate at its New Madrid, Mo., smelter.

  • Mitsubishi Shindoh OKs extension in patent suit

    Sep 15, 2014 | 12:23 PMSaranya Kapur

    Mitsubishi Shindoh Co. Ltd. counsel has agreed to a request by Conbraco Industries Inc. to extend the deadline for the latter to mull over potential settlement discussions in a patent dispute between the companies, Conbraco said in a court filing.

  • “Titanium cheaters” pose an ongoing threat

    Sep 15, 2014 | 10:01 AMFrank Haflich

    A lawsuit recently filed by United Technologies Corp. (UTC) shows that defense contractors are "still vulnerable" to an ongoing problem with "suspect" titanium that has persisted for 15 years, according to an aviation trade journal.

Scrap

  • Ferrous scrap export prices feeling pressure

    Sep 15, 2014 | 03:05 PMSean Davidson

    East Coast ferrous scrap prices are likely to come under pressure following two bulk cargo sales in a rising freight market that sent prices lower over the past week.

  • Sims executive Blake Kelley dies

    Sep 15, 2014 | 02:50 PM

    Ralph Blake Kelley, an industry veteran and vice president of Sims Metal Management Ltd., has died after a 10-year-long battle with cancer. He was 60 years old.

  • Three companies to handle Roth Steel sale

    Sep 15, 2014 | 12:32 PMLisa Gordon

    Roth Steel Corp.’s assets and real estate are on the market, with three companies appointed to handle the sale.

Supply Chain

  • “Titanium cheaters” pose an ongoing threat

    Sep 15, 2014 | 10:01 AMFrank Haflich

    A lawsuit recently filed by United Technologies Corp. (UTC) shows that defense contractors are "still vulnerable" to an ongoing problem with "suspect" titanium that has persisted for 15 years, according to an aviation trade journal.

  • U.S. Steel wins OK to expand Minntac operations

    Sep 12, 2014 | 03:44 PMMichael Cowden

    U.S. Steel Corp. has received federal approval to expand its Minntac iron ore operations in Mt. Iron, Minn.

  • Anglo American to idle Peace River met coal ops

    Sep 12, 2014 | 01:07 PMThorsten Schier

    Anglo American Plc is planning to place its 1.5-million-tonne-per-year Peace River coking coal operations in British Columbia on care and maintenance at year-end

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