December 2011

Edgen Group proposes public offering

Energy distributor Edgen Group Inc. has proposed an initial public offering (IPO), according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

US OCTG prices holding, but supply concerns linger

Oil country tubular goods (OCTG) tags should hold their ground going into the new year due to high oil prices and strong drilling activity on shale plays, market sources told AMM. Renewed demand for OCTG, however, may not be enough to curb a possible oversupply at domestic and foreign mills when buyers look to restock in 2012.

US OCTG prices holding, but supply concerns linger

Oil country tubular goods (OCTG) tags should hold their ground going into the new year due to high oil prices and strong drilling activity on shale plays, market sources told AMM. Renewed demand for OCTG, however, may not be enough to curb a possible oversupply at domestic and foreign mills when buyers look to restock in 2012.

US wind tower coalition files trade petitions

The Wind Tower Trade Coalition, which represents domestic manufacturers of utility-scale wind towers, has petitioned the Commerce Department and the International Trade Commission (ITC) to conduct anti-dumping investigations into imports of Chinese and Vietnamese wind towers as well as a countervailing duty investigation into Chinese wind towers.

US steel trading 'alive and well': AIIS

The American Institute for International Steel (AIIS) hopes that the trading community can find common ground with its domestic counterparts as it continues to expand its membership base up and down the supply chain, board executives told AMM.

US steel trading 'alive and well': AIIS

The American Institute for International Steel (AIIS) hopes that the trading community can find common ground with its domestic counterparts as it continues to expand its membership base up and down the supply chain, board executives told AMM.

US ITC formally posts cut-to-length plate decision

The International Trade Commission (ITC) has determined in a five-year sunset review that revoking anti-dumping duty orders on cut-to-length steel plate from Italy and Japan would not negatively affect the U.S. industry, but the ITC reaffirmed the need for anti-dumping duties on imports from India, Indonesia and South Korea.

US ITC formally posts cut-to-length plate decision

The International Trade Commission (ITC) has determined in a five-year sunset review that revoking anti-dumping duty orders on cut-to-length steel plate from Italy and Japan would not negatively affect the U.S. industry, but the ITC reaffirmed the need for anti-dumping duties on imports from India, Indonesia and South Korea.

US e-waste legislation gaining support

The potential to create jobs and stop toxic electronic waste from being exported has spurred the world’s largest recycler to support proposed federal legislation.

US e-waste legislation gaining support

The potential to create jobs and stop toxic electronic waste from being exported has spurred the world’s largest recycler to support proposed federal legislation.