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North American Service Center Shipments Stagnant in August

23 Sep 2014 - Steel and aluminum shipments were essentially flat or declined by small percentages at both U.S. and Canadian service centers, the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) reports. Inventory increased across the board.

Global Steel Production Rose 1.4% Y-o-Y in August

22 Sep 2014 - World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 135 million metric tons in August 2014, an increase of 1.4% compared to August 2013.

ISSF: Stainless Steel Production Up 10.6% in the First Half of 2014

22 Sep 2014 - The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) released figures for the first half of 2014 showing that stainless steel melt shop production increased by 10.6% year–on–year to 20.9 million metric tons.

AISI: July Steel Shipments Up 2.4% From June, Up 2.6% from Prior Year

09 Sep 2014 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that for the month of July 2014, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,492,744 tons.

Global Crude Steel Capacity Utilization Fell in July

20 Aug 2014 - World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 137 million metric tons (Mt) in July 2014, an increase of 1.7% compared to July 2013.

North American Service Center Shipment Growth Continued in July

20 Aug 2014 - The healthy growth in steel and aluminum shipments exhibited in June 2014 continued into July for both U.S. and Canadian service centers, the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) reported.

AISI: June Steel Shipments Down 1.3% From May, Up 6.2% From Prior Year

13 Aug 2014 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that for the month of June 2014, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,291,823 tons, a 1.3% decrease from the 8,398,976 tons shipped in the previous month, May 2014, and a 6.2% increase from the 7,806,319 tons shipped in June 2013.


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