Top Stories

  • thumbnail

    Scrap price sentiment said improving for Sept.

    Aug 20, 2014

    Strengthening steel mill order books, finished steel prices and ferrous scrap export prices, combined with tighter scrap supply and transportation issues, have boosted market sentiment for domestic scrap prices in September. More »

  • thumbnail

    Power regulators reject Noranda rate relief

    Aug 20, 2014

    Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp.’s request for a lower electricity rate has been rejected by the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC). More »

  • thumbnail

    PSL-North America sold to India's Jindal SAW

    Aug 20, 2014

    Bankrupt large-diameter spiral-weld pipe maker PSL North America LLC has been sold to India’s Jindal SAW Ltd. for $100 million. More »

  • thumbnail

    Beam trade case threat could impact imports

    Aug 20, 2014

    Reports that U.S. steel beam mills are contemplating trade action against imports could put an initial damper on some traders’ willingness to quote material, but it also could spur others to move beams here as soon as possible, market sources said this week. More »

  • thumbnail

    China, US boost global steel output

    Aug 20, 2014

    Global crude steel output rose 1.7 percent last month to more than 136.8 million tonnes, led by Asia, North America and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). More »

  • thumbnail

    ITC’s India steel rod ruling faces challenge

    Aug 20, 2014

    U.S. producers of steel threaded rod will appeal a recent U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) decision that Indian rod imports are not injuring or threatening to injure the domestic industry, mirroring a similar appeal in a trade case against Thailand. More »

  • thumbnail

    Expliseat wins award for light airline seat

    Aug 20, 2014

    Expliseat SAS has won the International Titanium Association’s (ITA’s) application development award for a new commercial airline seat that the company claims weighs one-third the amount of conventional seats. More »

  • thumbnail

    Duluth says Twin Metals project viable

    Aug 20, 2014

    Duluth Metals Ltd.’s proposed Twin Metals nickel-copper-platinum group metals mine in Minnesota is "supported by financial fundamentals" that make the project economically viable, according to a draft prefeasibility study. More »

  • thumbnail

    Zorba pricing steady after August rise

    Aug 20, 2014

    Export prices for zorba, a nonferrous auto shred comprised mostly of aluminum, could maintain the higher levels achieved earlier this month after demand from China boosted domestic and export markets. More »

  • thumbnail

    Plymouth Tube to close Wisconsin facility

    Aug 20, 2014

    Plymouth Tube Co. is planning to permanently shutter a plant in East Troy, Wis., starting in mid-October. More »

  • thumbnail

    Fire erupts at Alexandria’s Ind. extrusion

    Aug 20, 2014

    A pre-dawn fire erupted Aug. 19 at Alexandria Extrusion MidAmerica’s facility in Indianapolis. More »

  • thumbnail

    Kennametal’s top executive to retire

    Aug 20, 2014

    Kennametal Inc. chairman, president and chief executive officer Carlos Cardoso will retire effective Dec. 31, the company said. More »

  • thumbnail

    Recycler awaits ok to relocate

    Aug 20, 2014

    A metal recycler in Grand Rapids, Mich., will have to wait another month to learn if it will be permitted to move its operations to a larger location. More »

Latest News by Category

Steel

  • USS boosts zinc coating extras

    U.S. Steel Corp. has increased prices for coating-weight extras for hot-dipped galvanized and galvannealed products.

  • Beam trade case threat could impact imports

    Reports that U.S. steel beam mills are contemplating trade action against imports could put an initial damper on some traders’ willingness to quote material, but it also could spur others to move beams here as soon as possible, market sources said this week.

  • Corsa completes buy of PBS Coals

    Canadian coal miner Corsa Coal Corp. has completed its $60-million acquisition of PBS Coals Inc., the North American coal assets of OAO Severstal.

  • ITC’s India steel rod ruling faces challenge

    U.S. producers of steel threaded rod will appeal a recent U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) decision that Indian rod imports are not injuring or threatening to injure the domestic industry, mirroring a similar appeal in a trade case against Thailand.

  • US, India appealing parts of WTO steel decision

    The United States and India have separately appealed parts of a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling on steel trade between the two countries, with both governments faulting "issues of law and legal interpretation" in the July report.

Scrap

  • Zorba pricing steady after August rise

    Export prices for zorba, a nonferrous auto shred comprised mostly of aluminum, could maintain the higher levels achieved earlier this month after demand from China boosted domestic and export markets.

  • Scrap price sentiment said improving for Sept.

    Strengthening steel mill order books, finished steel prices and ferrous scrap export prices, combined with tighter scrap supply and transportation issues, have boosted market sentiment for domestic scrap prices in September.

  • Recycler awaits ok to relocate

    A metal recycler in Grand Rapids, Mich., will have to wait another month to learn if it will be permitted to move its operations to a larger location.

  • Metro Alloys promotes Fish, Darnell to executive team

    Metro Alloys Inc. has promoted two employees to its executive team as part of a strategy to focus on customer service, safety and long-term growth.

  • IAA expands Neb. location to service growing demand

    Insurance Auto Auctions Inc. (IAA) has expanded its Springfield, Neb., location, allowing the auto salvager and recycler to increase its inventory due to growing volume.

Nonferrous

Supply Chain

AMM Inner Circle Scroll to see more Showcase content Scroll left Scroll right


AMM Magazine Scroll to see more magazine stories

  • Optimism prevails in market outlook for the year ahead

    Stainless steel demand continues to show strong growth, much of which has come from real market demand rather than simple inventory restocking.

  • A reduced appetite

    Mills are cherry picking direct-reduced iron technologies from leading providers as they seek the best input mix to create the optimal product while keeping costs under control at a time when raw materials are a driving factor in corporate profitability.

  • Iron will

    Steelmakers and other companies that have moved—or are considering moving—into direct-reduced iron production are exploiting advantageous energy prices while also looking to keep raw material costs and accessibility under their own control.

View current issue

Latest Pricing Trends

Poll

Is severe weather affecting your business?

Yes
No


View previous results