March 2012

ArcelorMittal USA raises sheet prices

ArcelorMittal USA is raising its baseline price for hot-rolled sheet to $36 per hundredweight ($720 per ton) from $35 per cwt ($700 per ton) previously, market sources told AMM.

ArcelorMittal USA said boosting sheet prices

ArcelorMittal USA is raising its baseline price for hot-rolled sheet to $36 per hundredweight ($720 per ton) from $35 per cwt ($700 per ton) previously, market sources told AMM.

SDCO-Anshan micro-mill rebar project still a go

Steel Development Co. LLC (SDCO) and Anshan Iron & Steel Group Corp. remain committed to building a rebar micro-mill in the southern United States, according to an advisor to both partners.

SDCO-Anshan micro-mill rebar project still a go

Steel Development Co. LLC (SDCO) and Anshan Iron & Steel Group Corp. remain committed to building a rebar micro-mill in the southern United States, according to an advisor to both partners.

JMC closes purchase of Canada's Lakeside Steel

JMC Steel Group Inc. has completed its acquisition of Canadian steel pipe and tube maker Lakeside Steel Inc.

JMC closes purchase of Canada's Lakeside Steel

JMC Steel Group Inc. has completed its acquisition of Canadian steel pipe and tube maker Lakeside Steel Inc.

Sims names NA regional-level managers

Sims Metal Management Ltd.’s North American metals business is eliminating its East Region president position and transferring decision-making to the regional level.

Sims names NA regional-level managers

Sims Metal Management’s North American metals business is eliminating its East Region president position and transferring decision-making to the regional level.

Argentine calcium silicon makers denied 5% US import duty waiver

Calcium silicon imports from Argentina will no longer enjoy a 5-percent import duty waiver after the United States suspended the South American country’s status under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP).

Proler Steel picks up another US scrapyard

Proler Steel International LLC has made another acquisition, as well as signing an agreement with a trader to market all of its material.