Fastmarkets (Random Lengths) plans to formally launch the industry’s first daily price assessment for Southern Yellow Pine #2 2×4 (eastside) on Thursday 8 August along with more than a year of pricing history.

European scrap consuming electric arc furnace output is rising, with demand for higher grade scraps to produce flat steel expected to grow. Fastmarkets has launched prime grade scrap forecasts to capture this

Demand for ferrous scrap in Asia has been rising, with the region becoming a leading importer of scrap globally. Fastmarkets is expanding its forecasts in the region to cover this trend

Prices of gold and silver have surged so far in 2024, leading to more popularity for copper, zinc and lead concentrate containing higher levels of these precious metal to profit from the rising value of the byproduct, Fastmarkets has learned.

Random Lengths has concluded its industry consultation, will add delivered Dallas fingerjointed stud prices and make changes to veneer reporting.

Fastmarkets has corrected its MB-CU-0302 copper scrap No1 copper, buying price, delivered to brass mill US, US cents/lb, which was published incorrectly on Tuesday April 9.

Fastmarkets has collected feedback from the industry on pricing methodologies for Random Lengths and Random Lengths International as part of its annual methodology review.

Fastmarkets invited feedback from the industry on the pricing methodology for its coking coal indices and coke assessment, via an open consultation process between February 20 and March 31. This consultation was done as part of our published annual methodology review process.

Random Lengths is inviting feedback from the industry on pricing methodologies for Random Lengths and Random Lengths International as part of its annual methodology review process.

Fastmarkets is inviting feedback from the industry on the pricing methodology for its steel billet import, cfr Manila, $/tonne, assessment, as part of its announced annual methodology review process.