October 2012

Rebar prices into Gulf region rise on higher scrap costs

Offer prices for rebar into the Persian Gulf have risen by up to $20 per tonne cfr, as mills try to pass on rising raw material costs, market sources told Metal Bulletin sister publication Steel First.

Rebar prices into Gulf region rise on higher scrap costs

Offer prices for rebar into the Persian Gulf have started rising by at least $20 per tonne cfr as mills try to pass on rising raw material costs, market sources told Steel First.

US Steel's tubular segment reports Q3 2012 profit

US Steel’s tubular segment was profitable in the third quarter of 2012, but faced increasing pressure from high inventories of oil country tubular goods (OCTG) and high levels of OCTG imports, John Surma said in a press release on Tuesday October 30.

US Steel keeps an eye on South Korean flat rolled, tubular goods imports

US Steel Corp is keeping a close eye on imports of flat-rolled and tubular products, particularly from South Korea, and may file a trade complaint if it deems it necessary, company executives said.

US Steel keeps an eye on South Korean flat rolled, tubular goods imports

US Steel Corp is keeping a close eye on imports of flat-rolled and tubular products, particularly from South Korea, and may file a trade complaint if it deems it necessary, company executives said.

Armajaro Securities launches iron ore swaps desk

Armajaro Securities Ltd, a subsidiary of Armajaro Holdings, has launched an iron ore swaps broking service.

US steel, distribution sector urges regulatory, tax reform

The failure of both Washington and local governments to give a clear message on economic, tax and regulatory issues continues to discourage investment in steel, manufacturing and metal distribution, executives said this week.

Cargill denies scrap trade exit rumour

Trading company Cargill has denied exiting the scrap business, after Stemcor ceo Ralph Oppenheimer suggested as much during a talk at the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) conference in Barcelona earlier this week.

Armajaro Securities launches iron ore swaps desk

Armajaro Securities Ltd, a subsidiary of Armajaro Holdings, has launched an iron ore swaps broking service.

Shale-Inland appoints Mark Essig president of fabrication, distribution

North American steel distributors Shale-Inland Holdings has appointed Mark Essig president of its fabrication and distribution services.