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Thursday Apr 24 2014
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  • Steel product imports slide in March

    Apr 24, 2014 | 10:08 AMThorsten Schier

    U.S. steel imports dipped slightly in March, led by falls in inflows of coiled plate and bloom, billet and slab, according to preliminary U.S. Census Bureau data.

  • ITC keeps duties on line pipe imports

    Apr 23, 2014 | 04:28 PM

    In a five-year sunset review, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted to maintain anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders on imports of circular-welded carbon-quality steel line pipe from China.

  • Mexico ‘concerned’ by US rebar dumping duties

    Apr 23, 2014 | 03:06 PMRodrigo Alonso

    Mexican steel association Canacero is "concerned" about the preliminary anti-dumping duties imposed by the Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) on rebar shipments from Mexico.

Nonferrous RSS

  • Kaiser earnings fall sharply despite record shipments

    Apr 24, 2014 | 09:31 AMNathan Laliberte

    Kaiser Aluminum Corp.’s earnings fell sharply in the first quarter despite record shipments of heat-treat plate and automotive extrusions.

  • Higher titanium scrap prices not flowing downstream: ATI

    Apr 23, 2014 | 05:57 PMFrank Haflich

    Titanium scrap prices have improved recently but the increases have yet to be reflected downstream, according to Allegheny Technologies Inc.’s (ATI’s) top executive.

  • KAAP operating despite incident

    Apr 23, 2014 | 04:46 PMDaniel Fitzgerald

    Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products LLC (KAAP) is reportedly still operating despite an “industrial incident” at its Bowling Green, Ky., facility that hospitalized two employees.

Scrap RSS

  • Higher titanium scrap prices not flowing downstream: ATI

    Apr 23, 2014 | 05:57 PMFrank Haflich

    Titanium scrap prices have improved recently but the increases have yet to be reflected downstream, according to Allegheny Technologies Inc.’s (ATI’s) top executive.

  • NY town taking legal action against Gershow

    Apr 23, 2014 | 01:58 PMLisa Gordon

    Local officials in Riverhead, N.Y., have voted to take legal action against Gershow Recycling Corp. for allegedly violating its scope of business.

  • Exide issues layoffs at Calif. smelting facility

    Apr 23, 2014 | 12:55 PMLisa Gordon

    Exide Technologies Ltd. will temporarily lay off more than 120 employees at its Vernon, Calif., lead smelting facility after failing to upgrade pollution controls at the facility.

Supply Chain RSS

  • Voestalpine starts output at US auto parts plant

    Apr 22, 2014 | 07:03 PMMichael Cowden

    Voestalpine Group has begun producing high-strength steel auto components at its $70-million Voestalpine Automotive Body Parts Inc. subsidiary in Cartersville, Ga.

  • Greenbrier hires rival’s former chief

    Apr 22, 2014 | 06:02 PMFrank Haflich

    Greenbrier Cos. has hired Jim Cowan, former chief executive officer of a rival rail car builder, to fill a key operating post in what some Wall Street observers believe could be the first step on a path to Greenbrier’s chief executive officer post.

  • ATI closing iron casting facility by end of June

    Apr 22, 2014 | 04:50 PMRey Mashayekhi

    Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) will close its iron castings facility in LaPorte, Ind., by the end of June, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

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