By Sean Barry - February 16, 2018
A blast of winter weather that held much of the eastern two-thirds of North America in its grip following the week after Christmas helped boost ferrous scrap prices to levels not seen in several years in January, building on solid gains posted the month prior.
By Sean Barry - January 22, 2018
The long-awaited Section 232 report into whether U.S. steel imports endanger national security was finally submitted to president Trump earlier this month.
By Sean Barry - December 18, 2017
Prices for ferrous scrap in North America are set to continue posting gains next year as economic growth is expected to boost demand for steel, while overseas buying activity is forecast to remain strong, according to the results of a recent survey by Scrap Price Bulletin.
By Bill Beck - November 20, 2017
With another year nearly in the books, it is beginning to look like 2017 will end up about where it started.
By Bill Beck - October 16, 2017
For generations, alternate irons have served as a substitute for prime grades in North America’s blast furnace complexes and electric arc furnaces. But up until comparatively recent times, alternate irons were typically sourced from foreign suppliers: pig iron from Brazil and Russia, direct reduced iron from Trinidad, and hot briquetted iron from northern Europe.