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Recycler building auto shredder residue plant

Andersen’s Sales & Salvage Inc. is constructing a new automotive shredder residue (ASR) nonferrous metals processing plant in Colorado that will utilize a new separation technology patented by the...

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Big River Steel sets date for mill groundbreaking

Big River Steel LLC plans to hold an official groundbreaking ceremony for its $1.3-billion steel mill near Osceola, Ark., on Sept. 22, a company executive said.

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Aluminum die caster plans $17M expansion

Spartan Light Metal Products will begin a $17-million expansion of its aluminum and magnesium die casting operations in Missouri aimed at boosting its automotive component production.

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Jindal Tubular finalizes PSL North America buy

Jindal Tubular USA LLC, a subsidiary of India’s Jindal SAW Ltd., has completed its $104-million acquisition of bankrupt large-diameter spiral-weld pipe maker PSL North America LLC.

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SMS acquires Indiana auto shredder

Scrap Metal Services LLC (SMS) has purchased the auto shredding operation of 360 Degree Metal Recycling Inc. in New Carlisle, Ind., marking its third Midwest acquisition this year.

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US-import plate price spread widens on W. Coast

Energy-related business and its domestic melt requirements continue to drive West Coast steel plate demand while distributors battle in what some describe as a separate market where pricing is...

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ERI sues Calbag for breach of contract

Electronic Recyclers International Inc. (ERI) is suing Calbag Metals Co. for alleged breach of contract and fraud in relation to a dispute over the value of scrap bought and...

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Auto aluminum demand said to fuel new capacity

North American automotive aluminum sheet producers believe that stepped-up demand could lead to the addition of several wide hot mills in the United States over the next decade as...

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Supply fears seen driving zinc prices up

Zinc prices are expected to rise dramatically amid concerns about tightening supply, according to Scotiabank, forecasting prices will reach $1.25 per pound next year and as high as $1.70...

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Rebar prices rise on strong demand

U.S. rebar markets remained strong in late August, with market participants reporting busy mills, robust demand and stable to higher prices.

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