September 2020

EUROPE SECTIONS: Mills continue push for higher prices [CORRECTED]

Hollow steel sections prices in Europe moved up this week, with mills pushing hard to achieve higher prices, market sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday September 30.

EUROPE SECTIONS: Prices steady but producers still pushing for rises

Hollow steel sections prices in Europe were unchanged this week, despite producers still pushing for higher prices, market sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday September 23.

EU GREEN STEELMAKING: Corinth Pipeworks achieves zero carbon emissions goal

Corinth Pipeworks has declared itself the first steel pipe manufacturer for the energy sector to achieve net zero carbon emissions from its operations.

US structural tubing price up, but some resist 2nd mill increase

Prices for hollow structural sections (HSS) in the United States ticked up on the heels of another increase by tube mills; market sources reported increased buying activity recently, but some were reluctant to pay higher prices given uncertain demand toward the end of the year.

EUROPE SECTIONS: Prices move up on increasing feedstock costs

Hollow steel sections prices in Europe moved up this week, with feedstock costs rising at a fast pace due to raw materials shortages, market sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday September 16.

US structural tubing price unchanged on business deadlock

Prices for hollow structural sections (HSS) in the United States was unchanged on Thursday September 10 as a deadlock in business between some buyers and mills continued.

EUROPE SECTIONS: Producers seek to pass on rising feedstock costs

The prices of hollow steel sections in Europe were unchanged this week, despite feedstock costs continuing to rise, market sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday September 9.

TURKEY STEEL PIPE EXPORTS: Firm demand, rising material costs push up prices

Turkish export prices for steel pipe products have increased over the past month, in line with growing demand and rising raw material costs, sources said on Wednesday September 9.

US structural tubing price up on mill offers; buyers cautious

Prices for hollow structural sections (HSS) in the United States continue to tick up based on mill increases, but market participants have said they are waiting until after the national Labor Day holiday - celebrated Monday September 7 - to negotiate with mills and buy.

EUROPE SECTIONS: Northern prices rise on raw materials costs

The price of hollow steel sections in the Northern European domestic market went up this week because of the current price surge in raw materials, market sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday September 2.