Ferrous scrap

Ferrous scrap, recycling and the circular economy

All of the steel used globally is recyclable. End-of-life steel products from motor vehicles to structural steel can be recycled infinitely, creating new steels. While the promise of green steel looms, steel scrap has become a highly sort after commodity crucial to a circular economy.

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Flat-rolled steelmakers have more than 13 million short tons of new production capacity planned or under construction in the United States, but analysts do not foresee a glut depressing the market significantly in 2022
US imports of steelmaking raw materials rose by 7.46% month on month in March, with higher ferrous scrap and pig iron volumes outweighing declines in shipments of direct-reduced iron (DRI), according to the latest data from the US Census Bureau
After a one-month consultation period, Fastmarkets has amended the frequency of its China import steel scrap indices.
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