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Analysis of the trends in steel scrap markets.

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Balanced market to keep prices sideways in June

By Staff - May 24, 2018

Prices for ferrous scrap in North America are expected to be sideways to slightly firmer in June as healthy levels of supply are set to be met by robust demand.
 

Balanced market to keep prices sideways in June

By Staff - May 24, 2018

Prices for ferrous scrap in North America are expected to be sideways to slightly firmer in June as healthy levels of supply are set to be met by robust demand.
 

The new geographical realities of steel and scrap

By Bill Beck - May 21, 2018

The announcement in mid-March that Big River Steel is looking into the possibility of doubling capacity at the greenfield mill on the Mississippi River in Arkansas was hardly surprising. President Donald Trump’s decision to levy Section 232 tariffs of 25 percent against steel coming into the United States from a number of countries immediately led to speculation that U.S. mills would increase capacity to take advantage of what the industry terms “a more level playing field.”
 

U.S. pig iron poised to shine in 2018 on robust demand and supply crimp

By Sean Barry - April 24, 2018

Buoyed by a stellar 2017 when a rebound in demand boosted prices, the U.S. pig iron market is expected to build on that momentum through this year amid reports of solid order books and tight supply, driven largely by the lingering impact of limited exports out of Brazil, according to market players.
 

Steel import tariffs set to boost scrap market in April

By Staff - March 23, 2018

Prices for North American ferrous scrap are forecasted to continue posting gains in April amid expectations of strong demand following the recent roll out of a 25 percent import tariff on steel products.
 

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