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Insteel Industries Comments on Quarterly Results, Provides Outlook

18 Apr 2014 - Insteel Industries, Inc. announced financial results for its second quarter ended 29 March 2014.

Hamilton Rolls Out New Caster Series

18 Apr 2014 - Hamilton’s 7700 Caster Series is a new line of dual-wheel solid pneumatic casters designed to cushion loads while providing a carrying capacity up to 8,400 lbs. per caster.

Plattco to Show AISTech Attendees Performance Advantage of Double Flap Valves

18 Apr 2014 - Plattco Corporation, a producer of advanced material handling valves for industrial applications, announced that its new mobile showroom will be at the AISTech show in Indianapolis, Ind., 5–8 May 2014.

SteelBenchmarker: HRB Prices Come Off the Bottom

18 Apr 2014 - The bi-monthly SteelBenchmarker™ United States HRB spot price for 14 April 2014 surged 5.2% to US$749 per metric ton for the second consecutive time.

Duplex RH Plant from SMS Mevac Now in Operation at Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel

18 Apr 2014 - Taigang Group International Trade Co. Ltd. and the end user Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co. Ltd., both located in Taiyuan, China, have successfully put into operation a new 80-metric-ton duplex RH-TOP plant (Ruhrstahl Heraeus process) supplied by SMS Mevac, and its consortium partner SMS Siemag Technology (Beijing) Co. Ltd.

General Steel Signs Direct Iron Ore Supply Agreement with Rio Tinto

18 Apr 2014 - General Steel Holdings Inc., a non-state-owned steel producer in China, announced that its principal manufacturing facility, Shaanxi Longmen Iron and Steel Co. Ltd., has signed a supply agreement with Rio Tinto Iron Ore Asia Pte. Ltd. for procurement of imported iron ore in 2014, commencing from 1 April 2014.

OEMK’s Health & Safety Management System Complies with International Standards

18 Apr 2014 - OEMK (part of Metalloinvest) has confirmed the compliance of its occupational health and safety management system with the requirements of OHSAS 18001:2007.

AISI Says Treasury Report on Currency Fails to Address Key Trade Concerns

18 Apr 2014 - President and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), Thomas J. Gibson, issued the following statement regarding the Obama Administration’s announcement on Tuesday, 15 April 2014, that it would not label China as a currency manipulator:

SDI Impacted by Winter Weather, but Confident in Broad Economic Recovery

17 Apr 2014 - Steel Dyanamics Inc.announced its first quarter results which were affected by uncharacteristically severe and prolonged winter weather conditions that resulted in increased energy costs, reduced production, diminished availability of transportation and lower shipments.

EUROFER: EU Recovery is Broadening, Steel Market Balance Will Remain Fragile

17 Apr 2014 - Strengthening indicators and evidence of improving dynamics suggest that the EU economy is well on track for recovery this year and into 2015, EUROFER says.

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