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    Stainless bar duties sought vs. Viraj, Venus

    Sep 30, 2016

    Seven U.S. stainless steel bar producers are calling on the Commerce Department to reinstate Viraj Profiles Ltd. and Venus Wire Industries Pvt. Ltd. under an existing anti-dumping duty order against imports of the product from India. More »

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    China aluminum not 'exported in disguise': CNIA

    Sep 30, 2016

    There has been no systematic wrongdoing by Chinese aluminum suppliers, the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association said in testimony before the U.S. International Trade Commission, rejecting allegations of rampant overcapacity and exported “fake semis.” More »

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    Demand, lead times bite deeper into flat-rolled

    Sep 30, 2016

    U.S. flat-rolled prices have lost further ground as demand remains in the doldrums and lead times for hot-rolled coil, in particular, are now extremely short, market participants said. More »

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    Gerdau taps Thompson vp of sales, marketing

    Sep 30, 2016

    Gerdau Long Steel North America has promoted Rob Thompson to vice president of sales and marketing, replacing John Coll. More »

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    Brexit's US manufacturing impact said overstated

    Sep 30, 2016

    The impact on American manufacturing from Britain’s decision to exit the European Union has likely been overstated, a recent AMM poll suggests. More »

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    Aluminum output cuts threaten US defense

    Sep 30, 2016

    U.S. national defense systems could become reliant on offshore producers of primary aluminum amid a decline in North American output in the wake of Chinese overproduction, industry executives have warned the U.S. International Trade Commission. More »

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    Headway on Upstate Shredding upgrade plan

    Sep 30, 2016

    Upstate Shredding LLC's plan to add a metal recovery plant at its Owego, N.Y., megashredding operation has advanced further with a county planning board's permit recommendation. More »

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    Duties saved US aluminum extruders: industry

    Sep 30, 2016

    The U.S. aluminum extrusion industry might well be dead today if anti-dumping and countervailing duties had not been introduced five years ago against Chinese extrusions, aluminum extruders told the International Trade Commission (ITC). More »

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    Aluminum scrap mixed as LME up, demand off

    Sep 30, 2016

    U.S. mill-grade aluminum scrap prices have inched higher, but shrugged off some of the gains seen on the London Metal Exchange as consumers’ appetites for material remain limited. More »

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    US beam mart's direction unclear as prices fall

    Sep 30, 2016

    U.S. steel beam prices have fallen by $3 per hundredweight ($60 per ton), in line with domestic mill cuts, as buyers await clarity on discounts going forward, market sources said. More »

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    HSS sliding on low demand, high uncertainty

    Sep 30, 2016

    Structural tubing prices may fall in October, then bounce back strongly in November, as service centers perceive a slowdown in customer demand due to worries over the U.S. presidential election. More »

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    Ferromoly spot prices slip in sluggish market

    Sep 30, 2016

    U.S. ferromolybdenum spot prices retreated this past week due to mills' low purchasing activity. More »

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    Illinois recycler Demil accuses partner of fraud

    Sep 30, 2016

    Military ordnance recycler Demil Metals Inc. in an ongoing lawsuit has additionally accused its partner, Bedford Recycling Inc., of hiding expenses while overcharging on rent and labor related to a joint venture project. More »

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    As automakers and their parts suppliers increasingly look to concentrate on their core competencies and to outsource other services, opportunities have been created for those service centers and toll processors that offer steel, aluminum, stainless and other metals.

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    China acknowledges problems created by excess capacity, but so far their solution has been to let "market forces" solve the great over supply.

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    Demand for metals, especially steel tube and pipe, continues to sour in 2016 as producers look for better numbers to start showing up soon.

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