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Monday Jul 28 2014
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  • SDI, AK execs said visiting Severstal NA mills

    Jul 25, 2014 | 06:31 PMMichael Cowden

    Top executives from Steel Dynamics Inc. (SDI) and AK Steel Corp. attended town hall meetings at Severstal North America Inc. steel mills July 23, according to sources familiar with the matter.

  • Nucor appeals Ukraine wire rod ruling

    Jul 25, 2014 | 06:27 PMNat Rudarakanchana

    Nucor Corp. will appeal a recent U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) decision to let anti-dumping duties on wire rod imports from Ukraine expire, an attorney for the steelmaker told AMM.

  • Severstal NA plans outage in October

    Jul 25, 2014 | 06:20 PMMichael Cowden

    Severstal North America Inc. plans to take a 10-day outage in October at its mini-mill in Columbus, Miss.

Nonferrous RSS

  • Russian ferrosilicon escapes US duties

    Jul 25, 2014 | 03:40 PMDaniel Fitzgerald

    U.S. imports of Russian ferrosilicon have escaped anti-dumping duties after the Commerce Department confirmed its preliminary negative ruling, but Venezuelan shipments will face duties of more than 20 percent.

  • Mississippi Silicon, Rima undeterred by lawsuit

    Jul 25, 2014 | 02:52 PMDaniel Fitzgerald

    Mississippi Silicon LLC and Rima Industrial SA said they are proceeding with the construction of a silicon metal production facility in Mississippi "without delay," despite another lawsuit filed by a subsidiary of Globe Specialty Metals Inc.

  • Regulators against Noranda rate deal

    Jul 25, 2014 | 02:21 PMNathan Laliberte

    Missouri utility regulators have said they would deny Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp.’s request for a lower electric rate from power provider Ameren Missouri, dealing it a potentially serious setback.

Scrap RSS

  • Scrap export prices to India pressured

    Jul 25, 2014 | 05:43 PMSean Davidson

    Prices for containerized ferrous scrap exported to India are under pressure as poor demand and currency markets sent prices lower over the past few weeks.

  • Pull-A-Part planning to open Pa. retail facility

    Jul 25, 2014 | 05:13 PMRey Mashayekhi

    Auto parts recycler Pull-A-Part LLC will open a site in West Mifflin, Pa., its first location in the northeastern United States.

  • Downturn squeezes secondary margins

    Jul 25, 2014 | 04:51 PMSean Davidson

    Secondary aluminum smelters and iron foundries suffered big drops in revenue in 2012, while can manufacturers recorded improved revenue compared with 2007, according to the 2012 Economic Census.

Supply Chain RSS

  • Odom Industries heading for auction

    Jul 25, 2014 | 06:55 PMMichael Cowden

    Metal fabricator Odom Industries Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it looks to restructure ahead of an Aug. 21 auction.

  • Ryerson announces terms for public offering

    Jul 25, 2014 | 06:54 PMRey Mashayekhi

    Ryerson Inc. has announced the terms for an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange, with holding company Ryerson Holding Corp. set to offer 11 million shares in a price range of $17 to $20 per share.

  • Boeing denies claim of age discrimination

    Jul 25, 2014 | 05:57 PMFrank Haflich

    Boeing Co.’s largest white-collar union has accused the company of age discrimination in a filing with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Washington State Human Rights Commission.

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