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    Price notice: US zorba consult extended again

    Apr 06, 2020

    Fastmarkets AMM is again extending the consultation period for the proposed launch in the United States of an aluminium scrap zorba buying price, delivered to Midwest secondary smelters, US cents per lb, due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic. More »

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    Price notice: Delisting Toronto Al mixed clips

    Apr 02, 2020

    Following a 30-day consultation, Fastmarkets AMM will delist its monthly assessment of the dealer buying price for aluminium scrap mixed clips in Toronto due to a lack of market liquidity More »

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    Price notice: Steel reinforcing bar frequency

    Apr 01, 2020

    Fastmarkets proposes to increase the frequency of its steel reinforcing bar (rebar), fob mill US, price assessment from twice-monthly to weekly. More »

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    Price notice: NF city scrap frequency

    Apr 01, 2020

    Following market feedback and unprecedented market volatility during the Covid-19 panemic, Fastmarkets AMM is proposing to assess its Canadian and US copper and aluminium city scrap prices twice monthly beginning in mid-May. More »

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    Price notice: Base metal premiums

    Apr 07, 2020

    Fastmarkets is proposing a comprehensive specification update of several US base metal premiums to bring them in line with its global reporting price reporting agency standards. More »

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    Scrap sellers show solidarity over low offers

    Apr 08, 2020

    Higher prices in the US ferrous scrap export market have aggravated some domestic scrap dealers who are facing lower prices this month despite limited inventory, while unfavorable offers by domestic mills have sent others to the sidelines. More »

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    Downstream layoffs keep pouring in: WARNs

    Apr 08, 2020

    The intensifying Covid-19 crisis has triggered a tsunami of layoffs in metals-consuming sectors, including automotive, energy, food-service equipment and other manufacturing in the United States, according to Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notifications (WARNs) filed to state labor departments. More »

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    Vietnam buyers dismiss higher scrap offers

    Apr 09, 2020

    Vietnamese buyers of imported ferrous scrap have dismissed higher offers this week due to the lower Kanto Tetsugen auction prices, while Taiwanese buyers are slowly increasing their bids in light of higher prices in key market Turkey. More »

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    Fastmarkets AMM: Ferro-alloys April 8

    Apr 08, 2020

    The latest ferro-alloy prices from Fastmarkets price reporters. More »

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    Price notice: US silicon metal amendment

    Mar 31, 2020

    Fastmarkets is amending the frequency of its silicon metal, ddp US price assessment to once weekly from monthly effective Thursday March 26 following a consultation period that began on Wednesday February 19. More »

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    Price notice: Updates to Nymex, CME prices

    Apr 06, 2020

    Fastmarkets is proposing to rename some New York Mercantile Exchange and CME Group prices and delist others to better serve customers. More »

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    Price notice: Detroit ferrous scrap expansion

    Mar 31, 2020

    Fastmarkets is proposing to expand the pricing footprint for its steel scrap, consumer buying price, delivered mill Detroit, price series following idling announcements by two producers in the region that will diminish the liquidity and number of mills making up the current assessment. More »

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    Price notice: Monthly averages

    Mar 31, 2020

    Fastmarkets AMM is proposing to change the way it calculates monthly averages from a rolling average to a simple average, to align its methodology globally and add consistency to its price offerings. More »

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    Holiday notice: Good Friday [update]

    Apr 07, 2020

    Fastmarkets AMM will be closed on Friday April 10 in observance of Good Friday; there will be no daily newsletter on that date. More »

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