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    Price notice: US silicon metal

    Feb 19, 2020

    Fastmarkets proposes to change the frequency of its US silicon metal price assessment. More »

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    Price notice: Imported longs assessments

    Feb 14, 2020

    Fastmarkets has changed the specifications for its imported reinforcing bar, wire rod, merchant bar and beam assessments to a “ddp loaded truck for immediate delivery Port of Houston” price from a “ddp Port of Houston” price. More »

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    Price notice: Monthly averages

    Feb 10, 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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    Price notice: Proposal to launch US zorba price

    Feb 20, 2020

    Fastmarkets AMM proposes to launch an aluminum scrap US zorba buying price, delivered to Midwest secondary smelters, US cents/lb based on initial research and a consultation among market participants. More »

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    Price notice: US HRC index deadline change

    Feb 20, 2020

    Fastmarkets has amended the deadline for data submissions to its daily steel hot-rolled coil index, fob mill US to 3pm New York time from 4pm previously. More »

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    2020 zinc, lead TCs face upward pressure

    Feb 21, 2020

    This year’s annual benchmark treatment charges (TCs) for zinc and lead concentrate are expected to rise due to high supply and the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in China and beyond affecting the raw materials market. More »

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    Lighthizer WTO report raises trade concerns

    Feb 21, 2020

    Trade experts have expressed mixed views on a report from US Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer, which detailed concerns with the World Trade Organization, arguing that its appellate body “violates the rules imposed by WTO members.” More »

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    CRC rebounds, galv flat after HRC calms

    Feb 21, 2020

    Cold-rolled coil prices rose in the United States for only the second time this year, while galvanized sheet prices were steady during a period when hot-rolled coil substrate moved toward stabilization. More »

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    A380.1 climbs to nearly six-month high

    Feb 21, 2020

    The benchmark A380.1 secondary aluminium alloy price ticked up on Thursday February 20 to a nearly six-month high. More »

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    HRC down on discounts ahead of rumored hikes

    Feb 21, 2020

    Prices for hot-rolled coil in the United Stated dropped below $29 per hundredweight ($580 per short ton) again, due to some deeply discounted deals being made to fill certain mills’ order books prior to a new rumored price increase announcement, market participants said. More »

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    TimkenSteel logs $402mln sales dip in ’19

    Feb 21, 2020

    TimkenSteel sold its scrap processing facility in Akron, Ohio, during the first quarter of 2020, after recording a $401.8-million year-on-year decline in sales in 2019, the company said in its earnings report on Thursday February 20. More »

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    Fastmarkets AMM: Ferro-alloys February 21

    Feb 21, 2020

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

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    Price notice: US Ti consult extended (update)

    Feb 10, 2020

    Fastmarkets is extending the consultation period for its proposal to discontinue its quarterly titanium price assessments due to a lack of market usage. More »

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    Price notice: NF city scrap delistings, changes

    Feb 11, 2020

    Following a comprehensive consultation period, Fastmarkets AMM has discontinued several non-ferrous scrap grades assessed across multiple cities in the United States and Canada. More »

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  • Industry challenges in Mexico

    The Mexican steel market faces a variety of headwinds, but industry observers have a degree of optimism that conditions will improve this year, reports Myra Pinkham

  • The dynamics of scrap in SE Asia

    Multiple factors are bearing on the dynamics of ferrous scrap markets in southeast Asia, which scrap trader Hoffman Iron & Steel is looking to as a key area of growth for its business. Paul Lim asked CEO Philip Hoffman about the outlook for the region

  • Table of Contents

    An exclusive interview with LME chair Gay Huey Evans; Challenges for steel markets in Mexico; Changing dynamics of scrap supply and demand in SE Asia; India’s diversification of coal imports; Progress in the use of steel derivatives; A long-term vision for manufacturing; Trends in metallurgical and non-metallurgical bauxite and alumina markets; A spotlight on copper and its outlook; Autonomous vehicle applications, developments and material choice; Regular news review, innovation and end-user pages; Steel, base metal and steelmaking raw materials analysis from Fastmarkets MB research

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