By Bill Beck - July 17, 2017
One Philadelphia broker articulated last week what many in the ferrous scrap industry think – if they don’t say it outright – about the business during the first six months of 2017.
By Bill Beck - June 19, 2017
The last time the differential between prime grades and shredded reached the levels they are today was during the market collapse of 2008-2009. “Back then, primes were $800 and shredded was trading at $600,” said one Canadian broker. “But that was an anomaly.”
By Bill Beck - May 15, 2017
One of the real bombshells to come out of the recent Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) annual convention in New Orleans was the assertion by several of the panelists that China within the next decade will be exporting millions of tonnes of ferrous scrap to customers in the Pacific Rim steelmaking community.
By Staff - April 17, 2017
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) will hold ISRI2017, the association’s annual convention and exposition, April 22-27 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
By Bill Beck - March 20, 2017
On January 2, 1919, The Iron Age produced a front-page editorial applauding the nation’s iron and steel industry for its performance in the war that had ended less than two months before.