• New plant orders Jul 30, 2018

    A regular review of recently placed international new plant orders, announced for new and upgraded plants, expansions, modernizations and revamps

  • Strong performance propels distributor above the field Jul 19, 2016

    Service Center of the Year - Jemison Metals

  • Analysts say jury is still out on bigger aluminum trends Nov 23, 2015

    “It’s a little bit premature to think that aluminum has turned the corner,” Carol Cowan, senior vice president of Moody’s Investors Service Inc., told AMM. “We’re not going to take a lot of comfort from a one-month statistic change.”

  • Aluminum is trained on planes, automobiles for 2016 Nov 23, 2015

    Whether it’s on the roads or in the skies, there could still be some forward momentum for aluminum come 2016.

  • China helped drive US copper scrap exports higher Apr 01, 2011

    U.S. shipments of copper and copper alloy scrap to China grew more than 25 percent last year, helping to push up overall exports by 22.6 percent to more than 1.1 million short tons.

  • Vale returns to US market Feb 01, 2011

    Vale SA is back. After enduring a one-year strike at its Sudbury and Port Colborne, Ontario, operations, the Brazilian company has returned in force to the American market, easing supply pressures and leading to a severe drop in premiums. The company had total estimated output of 144,000 tonnes of nickel in 2010, ranking it third among world producers.

  • Copper looking at deficit Feb 01, 2011

    The global copper market moved into deficit last year, with the International Copper Study Group estimating a seasonally adjusted refined deficit of some 60,000 tonnes in September 2010, the most recent figure available. All signs indicate that deficit conditions will continue through 2011.

  • World zinc demand climbs Feb 01, 2011

    World use of refined zinc metal grew 16.7 percent in the first 11 months of 2010, although supply exceeded demand, according to the latest data from the International Lead and Zinc Study Group.

  • Back to the future of scrap Feb 01, 2011

    Is it 2008 again? For ferrous scrap prices it almost looks like, as Yankee catcher Yogi Berra once said, déjà vu all over again. The steady climb over the past few months might make some believe that.

  • Policy advice from steel leaders Feb 01, 2011

    An open letter from the Steel Manufacturers Association’s board of directors to members of the 112th U.S. Congress and steel policymakers

  • Steel group chief optimistic Feb 01, 2011

    American Metal Market asked Thomas J. Gibson, American Iron and Steel Institute president and chief executive officer, to address some key issues facing the U.S. steel industry as a new year and a new Congress get underway.