By Bill Beck - March 14, 2018
After being one of the few markets in North America to buck February’s sideways trend, Hamilton was up sharply in March.
By Bill Beck - February 14, 2018
One of the few markets in North America to buck February’s sideways trend was in Hamilton, Ontario, where prices dropped $8 Cdn across the board from January. But that drop reflected changes in the currency exchange rates more than underlying weakness in the scrap market.
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.