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    HRC jumps 4%, sparks inflation, volatility fears

    Feb 23, 2018

    Hot-rolled coil prices have shot upward on unexpectedly stiff Section 232 measures recommended by the Commerce Department to limit imports on national security grounds. More »

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    232 report isolating US from global ali flow

    Feb 23, 2018

    The proposed Section 232 investigation remedies by the United States Commerce Department are becoming apparent in the global market, with the common theme a reorganization of the world’s supply chains to remove the US from the trade flow. More »

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    232 tariffs could hurt trade flows outside US

    Feb 23, 2018

    Millions of tonnes of material are likely to be redirected to steel markets outside of the United States if President Donald Trump levies strict tariffs or quotas on imports after the Section 232 investigation. More »

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    232 could spell disaster for downstream wire

    Feb 23, 2018

    Strict Section 232 sanctions could spell disaster for the US wire industry, the wider US economy and even US steel mills, according to an economics professor at the University of Redlands in California. More »

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    US pig iron venture could start up in late '18

    Feb 23, 2018

    ERP Iron Ore LLC and Republic Steel could start up their pig iron joint venture in the United States by the end of 2018 if all goes well, the companies said on Thursday February 22. More »

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    Global ferro-alloys pricing on February 23

    Feb 23, 2018

    The latest ferro-alloy prices as reported by American Metal Market and Metal Bulletin price reporters. More »

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    PRICE NOTICE: US nickel briquettes, cathodes

    Feb 23, 2018

    Metal Bulletin and American Metal Market will launch new premiums for nickel briquettes and 4x4 cut cathodes on March 13. More »

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    PRICE NOTICE: No. 1 busheling scrap

    Feb 15, 2018

    American Metal Market is proposing to increase the frequency of its No. 1 busheling scrap index assessment to the 10th of each month and every Friday, and to expand the footprint covered under the Midwest designation, following substantial market feedback. More »

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    PRICE NOTICE: No. 1 heavy melting scrap

    Feb 15, 2018

    American Metal Market is proposing to increase the frequency of its No. 1 heavy melting scrap index assessment to the 10th of each month and every Friday, and to expand the footprint covered under the Midwest designation, following substantial market feedback. More »

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    PRICE NOTICE: Steel discontinuations, mergers

    Feb 15, 2018

    After a thorough internal review, American Metal Market is proposing to discontinue the following steel price assessments due to a lack of liquidity, effective April 1. More »

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    PRICE NOTICE: Ferrous scrap alignment

    Feb 15, 2018

    Following a comprehensive review of its portfolio, the Metal Bulletin Group, the parent company of both American Metal Market and Scrap Price Bulletin, proposes a comprehensive reorganization of its North American ferrous scrap coverage. More »

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    PRICE NOTICE: Shredded scrap

    Feb 15, 2018

    American Metal Market is proposing to increase the frequency of its shredded scrap index assessment to the 10th of each month and every Friday, and to expand the footprint covered under the Midwest designation, following substantial market feedback. More »

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    PRICE NOTICE: Chicago scrap (revised 2/6)

    Feb 15, 2018

    American Metal Market has completed the second assessment of its expanded Chicago methodology, which includes the addition of three Indiana steel mills and one Iowa mill. More »

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    PRICE NOTICE: Midwest ali premium (rev. 2/22)

    Feb 22, 2018

    Metal Bulletin and American Metal Market are seeking feedback on a proposal to amend the methodology for its assessment of the US P1020 spot premium, changing the frequency of the assessment to twice weekly on Tuesday and Friday. More »

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