By Bill Beck - January 10, 2018
Brutal winter weather and continued pressure from export yards seeking tonnes for overseas buyers pushed prices in the Hamilton market up again in January.
By Bill Beck - December 13, 2017
Hamilton consumers followed the lead of mills in the United States in December, buying prime grades at a $25 CDN premium to November pricing and cut grades at a $30 CDN premium.
By Bill Beck - November 15, 2017
For the second straight month, the Canadian market was actually slightly stronger than nearby U.S. markets. In November, Hamilton buyers were down $1 Cdn on prime grades, up $5 Cdn on cut grades, and up double-digit numbers on shredded auto bodies.
By Bill Beck - October 11, 2017
For the first time since summer, the Canadian market was actually slightly stronger than nearby U.S. markets. In August and September, Canadian markets were down $15 each months while markets in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic states were sideways to up $10.
By Bill Beck - September 13, 2017
For the second time in three months, the Hamilton market was down $15 Cdn while Michigan and the Ohio Valley were reporting strong sideways sales. In August, Canadian markets were sideways across the board while bordering U.S. markets were up a solid $10.