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US Steel Mills to Hike Steel Wires Prices for September Shipment

August 20, 2012

The US steel mills including Nucor, Gerdau Long Steel North America and Keystone have announced to raise the prices of steel wires by USD ... (more)

Judge Approves Sale of RG Steel Yorksville Assets

August 20, 2012

A federal bankruptcy judge in Delaware has approved the sale of RG Steel's assets at its Yorkville, Ohio, facility to Esmark Steel Group. ... (more)

Steel Wire and Bar Prices rise in Nordic Region

August 11, 2012

It is reported that the domestic prices of steel wire and bar increased by EUR 10 to EUR 15 per tonne in Nordic region over the past one m... (more)

Holland Wire Plant to be Consolidated to North Carolina

August 04, 2012

Holland Wire Products Inc. will be consolidated into a North Carolina plant, a company spokesman confirmed, affecting jobs for nearly 40 H... (more)

China Machinery Industry Growth Slows Sharply in First Half of 2012

July 24, 2012

China's machinery industry grew 9 percent in the first half of 2012 from a year earlier, slowing sharply from the 16.2 percent annual pace... (more)

Japanese Mills Negotiate for Steel Wire with Asian buyers

July 23, 2012

It is reported that the Japanese blast furnace mills are having a price negotiation for steel wire with Asian buyers for August and Septem... (more)

China’s Rising Steel Exports Undercut Asian Producers

July 21, 2012

China’s slowing demand for steel is driving Chinese exports of the metal to the highest level in more than three years, flooding the... (more)

Japan Copper Cable Output up 1 pct in June on Reconstruction Demand

July 20, 2012

Japan's copper cable and wire output rose in June from a year ago, the second straight monthly gain on demand for reconstruction materials... (more)

Feng Hsin Cuts Steel Bar and Wire Rod Prices for July Shipment

July 02, 2012

Feng Hsin, one of the major steel long product producers in Taiwan, has announced to cut its base prices of steel bar and wire rod by TWD ... (more)

Wire Rods Negotiations for Asia and EU Mills for July Shipment - TEX

June 22, 2012

TEX reported that export negotiations on steel wire rods of a blast furnace mill seem to pass over the peak for July 2012 shipment. Prices... (more)