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    Nucor to acquire Southland Tube for $130M

    Dec 06, 2016

    Nucor Corp. has agreed to acquire Southland Tube Inc. for $130 million, further solidifying the mini-mill operator as a major provider of structural tubing. More »

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    Scrap mart shapes up, Alabama showing strength

    Dec 06, 2016

    The ferrous scrap market is still taking shape in parts of the country as sellers have been slow to enter the market, resisting mills’ efforts to compromise on prices and draw December’s dealmaking to a close. More »

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    Zekelman snaps up Western Tube

    Dec 06, 2016

    In the second acquisition move in the structural tubing industry in a single day, a subsidiary of Zekelman Industries Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Western Tube & Conduit Corp. for an undisclosed amount. More »

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    EPA finds changes to Cafe ‘not warranted’

    Dec 06, 2016

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its purposed determination for corporate average fuel economy standards (Cafe), concluding that a change to current rules is not needed. More »

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    Will integrateds buy more scrap in December?

    Dec 06, 2016

    Scrap market participants are divided on whether higher flat-rolled steel prices and underlying raw material input costs will lead integrated mills to increase their ferrous scrap consumption. More »

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    Stelco slates outage at Lake Erie blast furnace

    Dec 06, 2016

    Stelco Inc. plans to take a three- to four-day outage at the blast furnace at its Lake Erie Works in Nanticoke, Ontario, court documents indicate. More »

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    Water projects deal nixes Buy America

    Dec 06, 2016

    A congressional agreement on federal water infrastructure spending has eliminated a proposal that would have required domestically produced iron and steel in certain drinking water projects. More »

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    Supply disruptions driving copper price rally

    Dec 06, 2016

    A number of recent disruptions in the global copper supply show that the metal’s price rally is supported at least in part by fundamentals, Barclays Investment Bank said. More »

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    Scrap veteran ‘Bob’ Wilson passes away

    Dec 06, 2016

    Ferrous scrap industry legend Robert ‘Bob’ Henry Wilson, Sr. passed away Dec. 4 at the age of 79, after an illustrious career spanning nearly 40 years in the business. More »

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    Tenaris formally opens Midland service center

    Dec 06, 2016

    Tenaris SA held a formal inauguration ceremony at its Midland, Texas, service center on Dec. 5, vowing that the new pipe yard will underpin the nation's "most powerful" energy tubulars delivery network. More »

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    NAS, Outokumpu hiking stainless prices

    Dec 06, 2016

    North American Stainless Inc. (NAS) and Outokumpu Coil Americas are increasing prices for certain cold-rolled stainless grades effective with Jan. 1 shipments. More »

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    ITC rebar report paints mixed picture

    Dec 06, 2016

    U.S. rebar consumption swelled 10.5 percent from 2013 to 2015, even as U.S. domestic rebar shipments edged down from 6.5 million tons in 2013 to 6.4 million tons in 2015, according to a report released by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). More »

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    CRSI opposes proposed Buy America waivers

    Dec 06, 2016

    The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) is opposing two proposed waivers, or exemptions, to Buy America requirements in federal transportation work, the technical association told AMM Dec. 4. More »

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    Holiday notice

    Nov 29, 2016

    AMM’s offices will be closed Dec. 26 through Jan. 2 in observance of the Christmas and New year's holidays. More »

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