Epic flooding in Texas halts scrap, mill, port operations

Flooding rainfall measuring in the scores of inches imperiled lives and property in and around Houston—the United States' fourth-most populous city—and threatened to paralyze metals-related commerce for a week or longer.

Steel mills, pipe yards, ports and ground transportation were shut down on August 28 as the former Hurricane Harvey caused historic flooding along the Texas coast. After dumping 2 feet...

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Dom Yanchunas

August 28, 2017

19:56 GMT