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.
Steelmakers in the United States reportedly are charging customers less in the South and more in the Midwest mainly due to three factors: differences in import penetration, end-market demand and cost structure, according to market participants — a disparity highlighted by Fastmarkets’ new index for the southern region
Prices for import pig iron in the United States rose in the week to Friday December 30 on reduced stocks and expectations of higher scrap and steel prices in early 2023
Copper scrap discounts in the United States were stuck in a holding pattern on Wednesday December 7, while brass prices consolidated recent gains amid rising prices on The Commodity Exchange (Comex)
The domestic US ferrous scrap market has been slow to develop, with resilient sellers holding out for better offers
Aligning various methodologies of calculating and reporting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the steelmaking process has become a challenge in the push towards decarbonization of the industry, but there’s demand for aligning it
While demand for stainless scrap remains very weak in the United States, scrap prices for the 300-series grades jumped this week on continued tight supply and a spike in London Metal Exchange nickel prices, with the nickel cash contract at its highest since May
Fastmarkets experts share a unique visual snapshot of the ever-changing global scrap markets in 8 scrap metal price charts