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Chicago up a strong $10 in August

By Bill Beck - August 16, 2017

For much of the summer, Chicago has been one of the weaker ferrous scrap market in the United States. In August, however, the Windy City market was up a solid $10 on cut grades, with some deals on prime grades bringing the average price for busheling and bundles up $13 for the month.

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