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    PRICING NOTICE: Chicago ferrous scrap

    Nov 10, 2017

    American Metal Market is proposing to amend the methodology for assessing ferrous scrap consumer buying prices in Chicago to boost the liquidity of the assessments effective Monday January 1, 2018. More »

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    Real Industry files for Chapter 11

    Nov 17, 2017

    Real Industry and its US subsidiaries have filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to a filing with the US Bankruptcy Court in Delaware, but the secondary aluminium alloy producer expects to conduct business as usual during its reorganization effort. More »

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    HRC index tops $31/cwt; increases sticking

    Nov 17, 2017

    Hot-rolled coil prices continue to gain ground in the United States after a second round of price increases appears to have shored up an initial round announced last month. More »

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    HSS tags march higher on substrate price hikes

    Nov 17, 2017

    Structural tubing prices rose after domestic steelmakers announced a pair of hot-rolled-price increases within a month. More »

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    US freight, transport said in 'perfect storm'

    Nov 17, 2017

    The freight and transportation sectors in the United States are in the middle of a “perfect storm” that is creating persistent problems for road haulage, a senior representative of transportation and supply chain management firm Ryder System said. More »

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    Nucor Kankakee expansion to boost scrap intake

    Nov 17, 2017

    Nucor Corp.’s $180-million investment to add merchant bar quality steel to the menu at its Kankakee, Illinois, steel mill will increase its monthly purchase of raw materials, although it isn't expected to dramatically divert from the grades of ferrous scrap bought. More »

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    Tenaris starts rolling mill at Bay City

    Nov 17, 2017

    Tenaris said the rolling mill at its new Bay City, Texas, plant has officially begun regular production. More »

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    AK Steel follows $30/t sheet price hike

    Nov 17, 2017

    AK Steel has followed other domestic steel mills in raising steel sheet prices by $30 per ton ($1.50 per hundredweight). More »

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    Early talks hint at tiny rise in copper premium

    Nov 17, 2017

    Early reports indicate that copper premiums in the United States will show a minor upward revision, with freight and borrowing costs both forecast to be higher in 2018, market participants told Metal Bulletin. More »

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    US aluminium billet upcharge dips

    Nov 17, 2017

    The billet upcharge has retreated this week in the United States despite rumbles of supply issues at the Aluminerie de Bécancour Inc (ABI) aluminium smelter in Quebec. More »

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    Global ferro-alloys pricing on November 17

    Nov 17, 2017

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

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    PRICING NOTICE: Midwest ferrous scrap indices

    Nov 17, 2017

    American Metal Market is proposing to move its monthly Midwest ferrous scrap indices to weekly, following the January settlement, and to expand the footprint covered under the Midwest designation. More »

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    Holiday Notice: Thanksgiving

    Nov 16, 2017

    American Metal Market’s offices will be closed on Thursday November 23 as well as November 24 in observance of Thanksgiving. More »

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    Holiday Notice: Year-end 2017

    Nov 13, 2017

    AMM’s offices will be closed December 26 through January 1 in observance of the Christmas and New Year's holidays. More »

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