CHICAGO Nucor Corp. has
left its raw materials surcharge on engineered hot-rolled and
cold-finished bar products unchanged for February, the
steelmaker said in a Jan. 10 letter to customers.
February marks the third
straight month that the surchargebased on
AMMs consumer buying price for No. 1 busheling
in Chicagois $220 per ton ($11 per hundredweight).
Over the past 12 months, Nucors surcharge on special
bar quality (SBQ) bar has ranged from a high of $350 per ton
($17.50 per cwt) last February to lows of $167 per ton ($8.35
per cwt) in August and November.