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Friday, 30 May 2008
 

Scrap metal search a risky business


They are believed to have accidentally detonated a bomb while searching for scrap metal. Two months ago, a couple in the southern province of Dong Nai was ...
thanhniennews.com

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Arrests made in Ephrata for scrap metal thefts


Two men and a woman were arrested this week after allegedly stealing aluminum, scrap metal and cut wire from an Ephrata wrecking ...
columbiabasinherald.com

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Finding vehicle doors at a Baghdad metal dealer’s shop a bad sign ...


... Stripes BAGHDAD — Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Gaskin isn’t exactly known for mincing words, and he’s got little patience for this Iraqi scrap metal dealer. ...
stripes.com

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Superglue + Leather + Scrap Metal = Your Very Own Time Machine


The internet has changed the world in many ways, from making it easier to find pornography to making it easier for teenage girls to pose on social ...
io9.com

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China quake survivors scavenge amid the ruins


Instead, many are scavenging for any bit of scrap metal to sell so they can buy food and other necessities. For the estimated 5 million homeless quake ...

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China quake survivors scavenge amid the ruins


Instead, many are scavenging for any bit of scrap metal to sell so they can buy food and other necessities. For the estimated 5 million homeless quake ...

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Jackson man pleads guilty to stealing scrap metal from state warehouse


He admitted he participated in thefts of scrap metal and a computer from the warehouse. Under the plea agreement, Mangine faces a sentence of three to five ...
app.com

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Four killed when WWII mine explodes


FOUR people were killed, including a child, in the Egyptian city of Alexandria today when an old mine exploded in a scrap metal shop. ...
news.com.au

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Four Killed In Mine Explosion At Egyptian Scrap Shop


An old mine exploded in a scrap metal shop in the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Tuesday, killing four people, including a 12 year-old-boy....
rttnews.com

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WWII mine kills four in Egypt scrap metal shop


Four people were killed, including a child, and 13 wounded when an old mine exploded in a scrap metal shop in the Egyptian Mediterranean port of Alexandria ...
africasia.com

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Gov. Crist Signs Scrap Metal, Insurance Laws


The law makes it harder for copper thieves and people selling other metals to sell it for scrap. It requires scrap metal dealers who buy the metals to get ...
cfnews13.com

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UPDATE 3-Copper eases on rising LME stocks, nickel steadies


Copper eased on Thursday on waning Chinese demand and rising London Metal Exchange stocks, but nickel recovered ...
reuters.com

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Rio Tinto, Joy Global give bullish metals forecasts


Rio Tinto talked up projects from Guinea to Arizona that will provide it with iron ore and nickel to satiate metals demand. The mining group said at an ...
marketwatch.com

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A primer on the study, the process and the players involved - Part 1


At that time, studies by local foresters and ecologists showed that soil acidity and concentrations of copper and nickel were elevated in the same areas ...
northernlife.ca

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Metals tumble on London Metals Exchange


Selling was widespread, with copper for delivery in three months, often seen as a benchmark of the metals market, breaking below key support at $US8,000 a ...
news.smh.com.au

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Tin's skyrocketing price: Indonesian success story?


The price of tin rose significantly last year along with those of other base metals, such as copper, nickel, zinc and lead, thanks to the growth in demand ...

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Rio Tinto bullish on its own and metals industry


Rio highlighted prospects including its Simandou iron ore project in Guinea, west Africa, its La Granja copper project in Peru, and its nickel prospects in ...
commodityonline.com

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If We Ban Copper in Boat Paint, What About Our Homes and Cars?


Everybody who owns a boat knows why toxic coatings (such as copper, nickel, lead or tributyltin) are applied to bottoms of most boats: to keep off ...
thelog.com

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Secondary steel cos raise prices


Our imports, which are largely steel scrap, are becoming costlier. Also, importing coal is become expensive for the same reason. How can we maintain a price ...
timesofindia.indiatimes.com

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(AMM) Keep tight lips, Chrysler bundle purchasers told


Some steel scrap buyers and brokers said they were confused about how the new system would work and said they hoped to get a better explanation. ...
metalbulletin.com

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Russia could increase scrap collection by 25%


Severstal’s Russian steel division Chief Anatoly Kruchinin earlier called for action over the high price of scrap. “Collection of scrap is at a critical ...
metalbulletin.com

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(AMM) Rising steel costs push OCTG tags 15.5% higher in May


Plus, she said, ferrous scrap costs are stabilizing. "Scrap has leveled off so the steel prices will level off as well." Additionally, imports of OCTG ...
metalbulletin.com

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Ferrous scrap prices stable as Turkey remains quiet


The US exporter said the US domestic market for scrap is still very strong. “We still see very good steel production [in the US], with mills running at ...
Elgin Lotto & Tobacconist

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Cramer: I'll Be Clear -- NUE Is a Great Stock


Steel remains in short supply -- check the terrific piece in The Washington Post yesterday -- and Nucor is protected from sky-high scrap prices by its ...
thestreet.com

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Acid shortage could be causing steel price hikes


The price rises are not restricted to steel and iron. Recent news trends indicate copper prices are also on the rise, resulting in a roaring scrap trade. ...
metalworker.com.au

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Autoline on Autoblog with John McElroy


As a result, steel prices are soaring. They've gone up so much, so fast, that a ton of scrap steel now sells for more than a coil of finished steel did a ...
autoblog.com

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Thursday, 29 May 2008
 

Dallas City Council toughens scrap metal rules to combat thefts 3 ...


Several scrap metal recyclers who attended Wednesday’s council meeting said they support an expansion of the city’s ordinance in principle, while telling ...
dallasnews.com

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Man accused of stealing scrap metal


County authorities say a man accused of stealing a junked car and a pile of scrap metal from an elderly Seven Springs woman now faces charges. ...
newsargus.com

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Scrap metal thieves don't take a holiday


But scrap metal thieves were busy at work, targeting businesses and neighborhoods, reports News 11's Shelley Brown. Most recently, thieves hit a business at ...
wtol.com

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Police Investigate Scrap Metal Theft


Cambria County police are investigating a case of stolen scrap metal that happened last Wednesday night. Police said someone hot-wired a ...
wjactv.com

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State worker admits stealing scrap metal


A state worker Wednesday admitted that he schemed with others to steal scrap metal from a state warehouse in Hamilton. ...
nj.com

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Senior Center Hit By Scrap Metal Thieves


But Wednesday, volunteers arrived to find scrap metal thieves had swiped catalytic converters from two of their five vehicles. ...
wwj.com

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West Bend man allegedly stole forklift in attempt to pilfer scrap ...


... A 27-year-old West Bend man has been arrested for using a stolen forklift and a large truck to try to steal scrap metal from a West Bend business. ...
gmtoday.com

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City man, 81, turning scrap metal into cash


The 81-year-old Cornwall resident turns scrap materials into cash which he then hands over to various organizations like the Knights of Columbus, ...
standard-freeholder.com

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City man, 81, turning scrap metal into cash


The 81-year-old Cornwall resident turns scrap materials into cash which he then hands over to various organizations like the Knights of Columbus, ...
standard-freeholder.com

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City man, 81, turning scrap metal into cash


The 81-year-old Cornwall resident turns scrap materials into cash which he then hands over to various organizations like the Knights of Columbus, ...
standard-freeholder.com

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Metal, mettle, meddle


A steady stream of everything from tractor-trailer trucks to four-door sedans drove across the scales, dropping off scrap metal and getting weight tickets ...
delmarvanow.com

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Law amendments committee scraps metal bill


The Tories were unable to salvage a bill Tuesday they hoped would crack down on scrap metal theft. Several Nova Scotia recyclers appeared before the ...
thechronicleherald.ca

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Wednesday, 28 May 2008
 

UPDATE 4-Nickel and copper fall on demand worries


London Metal Exchange nickel MNI3 fell $500 or 2.1 percent to $22800/22900 a tonne by 0931 GMT,following a 3.3 percent slide on Tuesday. Three-months copper ...
reuters.com

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Noront Receives Assays From Earlier Holes and Significant Visuals ...


The anomaly drill testing program on the Double Eagle Project continues with two machines testing visible copper-nickel sulphide and chromite mineralization ...
foxbusiness.com

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PolyMet Mining Costs Rise 71% on Environmental-Safety Measures


PolyMet Mining Corp. said costs for its copper and nickel project in Minnesota have risen 71 percent to $650 million ...
bloomberg.com

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UPDATE 1-Shanghai copper edges up, rangetrading seen


LME nickel MNI3 fell $250 or 1.1 percent to $23050, following a 3.3 percent slide on Tuesday. "There is a real problem with nickel. ...
uk.reuters.com

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Arctic Star Diamond Corp.: Massive Sulphides From First ...


The massive sulphide lenses consist of pyrrhotite and minor chalcopyrite, and have returned significant copper, nickel, and cobalt assays as described in ...
marketwire.com

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Rio jumps on nickel bandwagon


... at its Sulawesi nickel project in Indonesia, as a legal stoush brews over the venture. The chief executive of Rio Tinto's copper division, Bret Clayton, ...
business.smh.com.au

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Nickel's glitter turning to dross


The price of construction metal copper has come off all-time highs of just more than $4 a pound but has still been holding pretty steady, closing at $3.79 a ...
thestar.com

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Oil prices drag market down


Ms Gacis said copper jumped while nickel fell on the London Metal Exchange. "A decline in LME stockpiles and concerns over global supply supported the ...
news.com.au

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Why doesn't wood melt?


Nickels are 25 percent nickel and 75 percent copper, so here we’re dealing with the big price hike for copper plus a similar one for nickel: $2.10 a pound ...
connectsavannah.com

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Steel, Forging a Comeback


Now, steel prices are at historic highs, surging 70 percent in the past year alone, along with the prices of the iron ore, coke, scrap, gas and coal used to ...
washingtonpost.com

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Al Ezz Steel Rebars reports consolidated full year 2007 results


In 2007, scrap and billet prices increased by 18% and 29% in dollar terms respectively. Freight costs, which influence overall feedstock prices, ...
ameinfo.com

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Seamless tube unintended victim of steel export duty


Mr Duda adds that in the last one year the cost of inputs — scrap, pig iron and DRI — for the manufacture of forging billets (which are converted to ...
economictimes.indiatimes.com

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Japan ferrous scrap price nearing JPY 70000 level


Japanese electric furnace steel makers try to find the price trend when they try to pass the higher cost on the selling price.
steelguru.com

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Steel Selling Soars as Prices Keep Rising


News 12's Gene Petriello spend the day talking to a scrap scouter. We're talking about steel and it's worth it's weight in gold, literally. ...
wrdw.com

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Beaumont steel mill turns scrap 'trash to treasure' w/VIDEO


Kris Wood, contracts and logistics manager at Esco Marine in Brownsville, said the company is recycling 8000 to 10000 tons per month of scrap steel....
southeasttexaslive.com

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Firefighters Battle Blaze at Midlothian Scrap Yard


Firefighters were called at 8:40 pm Monday, to the site at 300 Ward Road, which converts junk cars into usable steel, McCaskill said. ...
redorbit.com

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KSA- Builders cry foul as high steel prices affect works


... factor is the dwindling supply of scrap, Shaqlaih added. Shaqlaih also attributed the shortfall in the domestic market and rise in the price of steel to ...
menafn.com

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Boom times in scrap metal


"We're a scrap metal business, not just car wreckers." Cars are drained of oil and fuel, which are recycled, heavy steel is removed for recycling and the ...
stuff.co.nz

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'Sick' scrap metal thieves target war memorial


There have been a number of incidents across East Lancashire prompted by the soaring price of scrap metal, including the thieves who chopped down a ...
lancashiretelegraph.co.uk

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Scrap metal dealers could have license revoked


Industry Minister Karl Samuda says he will decide Tuesday whether to suspend the license of a scrap metal dealer who was allegedly found in possession of ...
radiojamaica.com

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Fire Rages At Scrap Metal Plant


Firefighters from several departments are trying to put out a fire at an Ellis County scrap yard Monday morning. ...
nbc5i.com

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Scrap Metal Collector Electrocuted On West Side


A man electrocuted on the West Side Monday afternoon, possibly while attempting to steal copper wire, remains unidentified early Tuesday. ...
cbs2chicago.com

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State considers legislation to combat increased metal thefts


State lawmakers are considering requiring scrap metal dealers to record more details about scrap metal purchases as thefts increase. ...
ydr.inyork.com

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Operation Kinetic helps police move forward in fight against crime


Local officers have also been working with the local registered scrap metal and motor salvage operators to clampdown on stolen metals being sold on for ...
icwales.icnetwork.co.uk

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Crackdown on rising metal thefts catches scrap dealers in middle


Unlike Pittsburgh, most towns don't require scrap dealers to record a seller's identification, as pawn shops do. With a cash payment and the metal quickly ...
pittsburghlive.com

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Metal theft on the rise


Milton Rachels, owner of the business, was able to track down the table at Morris Scrap Metal and obtain a copy of the receipt given to the suspect....
shelbystar.com

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Metal proving precious to thieves


Another hot item among scrap metal thieves are catalytic converters, a part of a car's exhaust system used to reduce pollutant emissions. ...
dailynewstranscript.com

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Tuesday, 27 May 2008
 

Japanese H2 scrap prices continue to


With Tokyo Steel increasing its scrap purchase price on May19th 2008 most mills have also increased scrap purchase price by JPY 1000 per tonne. ...
steelguru.com

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Russian steelmakers crash on tax threat


... a decade ago on exports of steel scrap. That measure was intended to limit price growth for the scrap which domestic buyers require for their furnaces. ...
ibtimes.com

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Value remains in hot commodities


Schnitzer Steel Industries (SCHN, $95.93), Portland, Ore., mostly recycles metal, steel scrap and auto parts. The company's stock hit a low of $45.10 in ...
jsonline.com

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Q1 2008 Gerdau AmeriSteel Corporation Earnings Conference Call - Final


Pressure on raw material costs like metal, scrap and alloys, has caused US steel prices to also rise. And it's important to note that US steel prices still ...
insurancenewsnet.com

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Esmark Chairman Likes Partnership With Essar Steel


At this point, raw material costs are escalating across all levels of this company - in iron ore, in coal, in coke, in electricity, in scrap. ...
Elgin Lotto & Tobacconist

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Scouts' scrap metal pilfered


Scrap metal donated to help Cambridge scouts pay for a summer exchange trip to England is disappearing almost as fast as people are dropping it off....
news.therecord.com

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City steels itself against metals theft


One part of the solution involves the strengthening of city ordinances governing the intake of scrap metal. “This is a problem that is really escalating ...
telegram.com

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Scrap Metal Tempting Thieves: Its Value is Soaring


As reports of thieves stealing bronze medallions from veterans' graves surface in other communities, a closer look at scrap metal thefts in Daviess ...
redorbit.com

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Coalition gathering scrap


The Faith Build Coalition of the Athens County Habitat for Humanity is hosting a scrap metal collection drive May 31 from 9 am until 1 pm at the Athens ...

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Thieves cash in on copper's rising value


Barbour vetoed the legislation, saying it placed too much of a burden on scrap metal dealers. Many legislators complained that Barbour did not object to any ...
djournal.com

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King of Steptoe Castle accused over £100m scrapyard fortune


And in the case of scrap metal millionaire Andre Serruys the connection could hardly be clearer. With his late father Harry, Andre built up a multi-million ...
thisismoney.co.uk

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Sumitomo Metal Mining to Boost Overseas Mine Projects (Update2)


Sumitomo Metal Mining Co.,Japan's largest nickel smelter, is increasing efforts to develop copper and nickel ...
bloomberg.com

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Copper Gains in Shanghai After London Rises on Slumping Dollar


Copper futures rose in Shanghai after gains in London last week, as weakness in the dollar spurred buying of commodities ...
bloomberg.com

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GlobeStar updates on copper and nickel exploration programs in DR


Canadian GlobeStar Mining Corp. is providing an update on its copper and nickel exploration programs in the Dominican Republic, including the initiation of ...
dominicantoday.com

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EurOmax concludes acquisition of Karavansalija copper-gold property


... copper equivalent, 115 metres at 1.4 grams per tonnes gold and in one hole 42 metres at 3.1 grams per tonne gold followed by 99 metres at 0.4% nickel, ...
newswire.ca

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Monday, 26 May 2008
 

Inflation will not have much adverse impact on UPA: FM


"Here we talk about steel prices going up, but for three years we have stopped the world's largest steel producer from producing steel in India....
hindu.com

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Dealing with energy costs: less politicking, more sense


The cost of fuel to transport crucial steelmaking ingredients such as iron ore, coking coal and scrap steel to mills and finished steel to our plants has ...
twincities.com

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Sunday, 25 May 2008
 

Copper, aluminium steady; nickel up from 2-yr low


Copper eked out gains on Friday, underpinned by a strong demand outlook and concerns over longer term supplies, while nickel ...
forbes.com

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Mengold Finalizes Joint Venture Agreement With X-Ore at Greenwater ...


The former Inco Nickel-Copper Shebandowan Mine produced more than 8.7 million tonnes of 2.07% nickel, 1.0% copper, and 3.0gpt combined PGE's and gold, ...
foxbusiness.com

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Ansonia Copper & Brass to lay off up to 90 workers


The Waterbury operation "continues to supply copper-nickel tubing to the balance of the shipbuilding and repair business," he said. ...
tmcnet.com

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Anheuser cheered by talk of InBev bid


On top of that, metals prices, including nickel and copper, have been under pressure in the past few days, on signs of a build up in stocks. ...
guardian.co.uk

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Cinnaminson man charged with stealing scrap metal


A Cinnaminson man was stealing scrap metal from a vacant building in Riverside Thursday afternoon when he jumped from a ...
phillyburbs.com

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Scrap metal row ends in acid dousing, court told


Reports reaching this newspaper are that the two are friends and would frequent the Mandela dumpsite to sell scrap metal. On the day in question, ...
stabroeknews.com

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City Crackdown Tests Recyclers’ Metal


... and impounding vehicles used in thefts. Still, scrap metal theft goes on – particularly in Brooklyn, home to the Sixth Street Iron & Metal recycling plant.
nycitynewsservice.com

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Missouri Passes Scrap Metal Theft Law


The new law also prohibits scrap dealers from purchasing metal that can be identified as belonging to local governments without specific authorization ...
recyclingtoday.com

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Two men arrested in scrap metal thefts


Two men are in custody in connection with scrap metal thefts in Knox and surrounding counties. Police were called to 534 Knox Road 1400E at an unspecified ...
galesburg.com

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Scrap-metal thieves have hit a new low -- pulling pipes out of ...


Q: I was seeking current status on the homicide suspect Jack Squires plea on charges. No plea deal is in place in this case, according to the district ...
sacbee.com

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VIDEO: Scrap Metal Diver Eyes Olympic Gold


She spent her childhood diving for scrap metal to help her poor family scrape a living. Now she says that tough background could prove an advantage at the ...
javno.com

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Anderson pushes to stop scrap metal theft


Scrap metal theft costs private property owners and governments millions of dollars each year. After receiving input from public agencies, businesses, ...
thevillagenews.com

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(AMM) Red metal radiators attract $1.49/lb. in military auction


Another scrap metal auction the same day, requiring no advance deposit, included some relatively small lots. Scrap titanium in Utah sold for $3.64 a pound ...
metalbulletin.com

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Lawmakers scrap over metal theft


With the unanimous approval of Assembly Bill 2724 by the California State Assembly, the faltering war against scrap-metal thieves has ...
thebizpress.com

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Local scrap yard turns metal into raw material for steel


Oxford Scrap Metal owners Bruce Johnson and his mother-in-law Donna Easterwood know first-hand just how much scrap metal and steel prices have increased. ...

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Steel costs add to auto woes


... price," said Nancy Gravatt, spokeswoman for the American Iron and Steel Institute in Washington, DC "Everything from iron ore to scrap metal to coal and ...
freep.com

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Turning scrap into cash


Iron ore prices have increased 474 percent since 2002 and 65 percent in 2008 alone, according to David Krohne at the Institute of Scrap in Washington, ...
rep-am.com

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***CRU STEEL CONF: Chinese scrap shortage to continue for 10 years


China's scrap shortage is expected to persist for the next ten years as scrap collection and processing fails to catch up with rising steel production, ...
metalbulletin.com

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AD may slip agenda at US-China Steel Dialogue, Cisa


Anti-dumping may be off the agenda at the US-China Steel Dialogue in China in mid-July, said a senior China Iron & Steel Assn (Cisa) official. ...
metalbulletin.com

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New changes boost mill's turnaround


Scrap steel prices are soaring because more of it is being exported to other countries such as Turkey and China. "Our big headache is the scrap price," Van ...
myrtlebeachonline.com

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(AMM) Union approves labor deal to end AAM strike [UPDATE]


... and prime scrap prices shot upward in recent months, he said. But the end of the strike might not be good news for everyone in the steel industry. ...
metalbulletin.com

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Rebar manufacturer to locate in Amroy


According to EcoSteel Recycling President and CEO Louis Colatriano, the steel mill will consume about 330000 tons of scrap steel a year, converting it into ...
djournal.com

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Saturday, 24 May 2008
 

East West Resource Corporation: Midway Copper-Nickel-PGE Property ...


The property is located 75km north of the Lac des Iles Palladium-Platinum-Gold-Nickel-Copper mine operated by North American Palladium Ltd. The three drill ...
marketwire.com

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Copper slips on firmer dollar, nickel down 8 pct


Copper prices were pressured on Thursday as the dollar firmed and the market worried
about weak ...
forbes.com

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GlobeStar Mining Corp. Update on Copper and Nickel Exploration ...


(TSX:GMI) ("GlobeStar" or the "Company") is providing an update on its copper and nickel exploration programs in the Dominican Republic, including the ...
marketwire.com

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Quebec gives miner go-ahead


Canadian Royalties Inc., developer of the $465-million Nunavik nickel-copper mine in northern Quebec, has been given the green light for the project, ...
canada.com

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Friday, 23 May 2008
 

Steel Dynamics Inc.: Banking on Buyouts


The company also benefited from high steel prices, Busse says. "Prices for both flat-rolled steel and scrap climbed faster and higher than we had ...
industryweek.com

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Egypt:Steel prices tower above LE 7000 per ton


Global spikes in input costs such as iron ore, scrap metal, billets and coal have combined to press steel prices to abnormal heights this year. ...
stockhouse.com

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Severstal bid for Esmark triggers negative reaction


In a market of booming coal, coke, iron-ore and scrap prices, and still insatiable Chinese and Indian demand for steel, it stands to reason that the great ...
mineweb.com

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Stainless scrap prices slide


UK stainless steel scrap prices have decreased by £70 ($137) per tonne, following the slide in nickel prices on the London Metal Exchange. ...
metalbulletin.com

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Scrap Metal for Cash


As gas prices near $4 a gallon, more people in the mountains head to scrapyards to sell metal for cash. Employees at Biltmore Iron and Metal in Asheville ...
wlos.com

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Scrap metal law signed in Missouri


Governor Matt Blunt signed legislation in Hannibal today which would require scrap metal dealers to copy photo I-Ds of people selling ...
khqa.com

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Scrap metal thieves targeting cemeteries


Scrap metal thieves are now targeting cemeteries. The copper and bronze vases used to hold flowers on grave markers aren't off-limits to thieves looking to ...
mlive.com

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Crime Stoppers: Stolen Scrap Metal


The thief, or thieves, stole scrap metal, as well the company-owned white 1995 GMC pickup. The pickup was later found submerged in the Barren River near ...
wbko.com

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(AMM) Appeals court upholds scrap price-fixing award


Attorneys for Lincoln and other companies alleged that the scrap processors had allocated scrap metal generators among dealers, agreed not to compete with ...
metalbulletin.com

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Police: Man stole scrap dealer's scrap


Portland police have charged a man with stealing scrap metal from, of all places, a scrap metal ...
news.mainetoday.com

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Nettel Holdings Reports on Tougi Orders and Progress of New Scrap ...


The increased forecast comes after the Company experienced great initial success from its Puerto Rico scrap metal yard operation and also after receiving ...

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Nettel Holdings Reports on Tougi Orders and Progress of New Scrap ...


The increased forecast comes after the Company experienced great initial success from its Puerto Rico scrap metal yard operation and also after receiving ...

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European scrap metal sales tied down by EU red tape


European metal recyclers risk losing world market share due to the volume of european Union environmental rules, ...
guardian.co.uk

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Stolen old cars crushed for cash - police


POLICE say they have busted a racket involving old cars being stolen in Sydney and crushed to be sold as scrap metal. Three men have been charged after the ...
news.com.au

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Thursday, 22 May 2008
 

Nickel softens on global cues


... nickel plate (4x4) 1300-1390, cadmium plate 500, Rod 455, antimony (china) 275, gun metal scrap 262, bell metal scrap 245, copper wire scrap 353, copper ...
thehindubusinessline.com

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Vulcan Minerals Inc. / Labrador Nickel-Copper Airborne Geophysical ...


The Tasisuak Lake (TL) property is located approximately 50 kilometers northwest of the Voisey's Bay nickel-copper-cobalt mine. ...
marketwire.com

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Ansonia Copper & Brass to lay off 90 more


In addition, "the cost of our two primary materials — copper and nickel — have increased 583 percent and 529 percent, respectively," raising the company's ...
rep-am.com

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Canadian Royalties gets go-ahead on nickel mine


... Profile, Research) Raglan nickel mine, is expected to eventually produce up to 27 million pounds of nickel a year and up to 50 million pounds of copper. ...
reuters.com

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Atlas Q1 net loss widens to P225M


It said excessive rainfall at its Berong mine resulted in lower nickel ore production. The company said it booked higher expenses of P276 million on ...

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Pacific Coast Nickel Corp. Options Yukon Property


The exploration target is nickel-copper-platinum group element (PGE) mineralization related to intrusions of the Late Triassic Kluane Mafic-Ultramafic Suite ...
marketwire.com

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Strategic Metals enters option deal with Pacific Coast Nickel ...


The company noted that the deal grants Pacific Coast the optional right to earn up to a 75% interest in the Burwash nickel-copper-platinum group element ...
rttnews.com

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Manhole Theft on Rise


Locally, LPG canisters, wrought iron tree guards, steel gates and farm machinery parts have been disappearing since early this year, when scrap iron prices ...
koreatimes.co.kr

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A new gold rush, for steel


Harrington said lately he has been making some extra money selling to the scrap yard since the prices paid have increased. "If it wasn’t for the prices ...
cadillacnews.com

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Producer prices rise tame 0.2% in April


Crude petroleum prices rose 4.5% and natural gas prices rose 4.3%. The core crude PPI rose 7.9%, behind a 32% rise in iron and steel scrap prices. ...
marketwatch.com

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Indian Govt. Likely To Scrap Export Duty On Steel


Steel producers met the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, last week and pledged to lower prices of flat products by Rs.4000 a tonne and prices of ...
rttnews.com

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Govt urged to regularise used auto-parts import


It adversely affects the products imported on genuine prices. Steel is the basic raw-material of Engineering and Auto Industry. Pakistan Steel Mills do not ...
thepost.com.pk

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Wednesday, 21 May 2008
 

Latest prey for scrap metal thieves: Cemeteries


Scrap metal thieves are now targeting cemeteries and to avoid being robbed, directors are ...
mlive.com

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Salvage yards and police on the lookout for metal robbers


On Monday, the Oklahoma State Senate approved, and sent to the Governor, a bill that would provide harsher penalties for scrap metal theft, ...
kswo.com

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Police: Watertown Man Stole Scrap Metal


Police said he entered a fenced-in area behind 787 Pearl St. without permission on May 11 and allegedly removed $145.45 worth of scrap metal....
newzjunky.com

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Strategic Metals Ltd. Farms Out the Burwash Nickel-Copper-Platinum ...


The agreement grants Pacific Coast the optional right to earn up to a 75% interest in the Burwash nickel-copper-platinum group element (PGE) property, ...
marketwire.com

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PolyMet Updates Capital and Operating Costs


PolyMet controls 100% of the NorthMet copper-nickel-precious metals ore-body and owns the nearby Erie Plant, located near Hoyt Lakes in the established ...
marketwire.com

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Metals - Copper steadies as firm oil, weak dollar help balance ...


Elsewhere, lead was steady at $2188 per tonne from $2231 per tonne at the close on Monday, nickel was flat at $26100, and zinc was trading at $2270 against ...
forbes.com

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Northern Abitibi Intersects High Grade Nickel Mineralization ...


Assay results for hole 08TB-09 are complete and the sulfide zone has returned 1.71% nickel, 0.13% copper, and 0.028% cobalt over a core length of 4.15 ...
stockhouse.com

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UMMC forms ZAO Russian Copper to bid for Udokan deposit


Also bidding for the deposit is the world’s largest nickel producer Norilsk Nickel, which could look for a partner to develop Udokan if it wins the tender. ...
metalbulletin.com

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MEIR ON METALS


Copper: Copper is at $8300 per tonne right now, down $15, but off its worst levels, as rising LME stocks and concern about demand in China is weighing on ...
metalbulletin.com

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Lofty steel prices could keep climbing


Those that use scrap instead are also paying record prices. According to trade reports, auto factory scrap now sells for $690 to $710 a ton, ...
iht.com

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'Steel prices likely to soften in future'


The wholesale ingot and scrap prices were down by Rs 500 per tonne in the national capital on Monday due to reduced demand from re-rolling steel units.
hindu.com

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Davenport Starts Schnitzer Steel (SCHN) At Buy, Citing Record ...


The firm said they expect more of a rally to come in the short run due mainly to record-high ferrous scrap prices. Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. engages ...
streetinsider.com

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GULF COAST


But soaring scrap metal prices have turned that around – the companies pay the federal government for the chance to get ahold of all that valuable steel. ...
dallasnews.com

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Analyst: Steel prices will keep going up


Iron ore and scrap metal, for instance, have seen unprecedented cost increases in recent months, jumping over 65 percent and 70 percent respectively, ...
middletownjournal.com

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Customs-made steel export cess on special zones may end up in scrap


The export cess — in the range of 15% to 5% — has run into controversy since steel companies are upset it was imposed despite cut in steel prices to the ...
economictimes.indiatimes.com

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20-05-2008: Ann Joo in the spotlight


The facility, due to start operations in December this year, will use iron ore and scrap metal as feedstock to make high grade steel products, according to ...
theedgedaily.com

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Nucor Plans to Raise $3 Billion to Fund Acquisitions (Update2)


The company is also trying to rein in costs amid surging prices for the iron ore and scrap steel it uses as raw materials. Nucor said on May 15 it may build ...
bloomberg.com

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Tuesday, 20 May 2008
 

Scrap Metal Firm Given ‘Cease and Desist" Order Until it Receives ...


The Springfield-Green, Mo., County Health Department has issued a Cease and Desist Order for Springfield Iron and Metal, a scrap recycler located in ...
recyclingtoday.com

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Two dead in Bosnia scrap munitions blast


Two men were killed and three injured when a shell exploded at a scrap metal depot in central Bosnia on Monday, ...
reuters.com

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Copper at West Toledo church, police hall stolen by brazen thieves


About a year ago, police began working with local scrap yards to combat scrap-metal theft. The police alert local scrap yards of unusual objects or large ...
toledoblade.com

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Burglar beaten to it by scrap metal thief


The court heard he decided to steal scrap metal due to its increasing price. After pleading guilty to his third house burglary, Peach was at risk of a ...
northamptonchron.co.uk

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Burglar beaten to it by scrap metal thief


The court heard he decided to steal scrap metal due to its increasing price. After pleading guilty to his third house burglary, Peach was at risk of a ...
northamptonchron.co.uk

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Scrap metal theft suspects arrested at farm


Earlier this year the force took the unprecendented step of e-mailing and faxing a list of recently stolen metal to scrap dealers on a daily basis so scrap ...
peterboroughtoday.co.uk

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Scrap metal theft suspects arrested at farm


Earlier this year the force took the unprecendented step of e-mailing and faxing a list of recently stolen metal to scrap dealers on a daily basis so scrap ...
peterboroughtoday.co.uk

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Employee Charged In Theft


A complaint from a local scrap metal dealer that a lot of material was disappearing from his business on John Fitch Boulevard has led to ...
courant.com

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Russian copper producers join forces in zinc ambitions


The country’s largest copper producer is Norilsk Nickel, which last year produced some 405000 tonnes of copper. RCC is also considering its first foray into ...
metalbulletin.com

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Copper Gains on Expectation Quake Rebuilding Will Boost Demand


Among other LME traded metals, zinc fell 1.7 percent to $2326 a ton, aluminum was down 0.3 percent at $3031, nickel slipped 0.8 percent at $26200, ...
bloomberg.com

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Russian Firms Circle Around Udokan Copper Field


Russia's largest copper miner Norilsk Nickel [RTS:GMKN; OTC:NILSY] formally applied to bid for Udokan. Norilsk CEO Denis Morozov said the Udokan ...
resourceinvestor.com

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China is the biggest risk to Base Metal prices


... status as the world’s largest refined producer of every base metal except for nickel. Copper is the best non-precious metal conductor of electricity. ...
commodityonline.com

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Monday, 19 May 2008
 

Steel prices: how much higher can they go?


Analysis NEW YORK (Reuters) - Steel prices could rise even higher after soaring almost 50 percent this year, as raw material costs continue ...
reuters.com

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Will Steel Stocks Keep Rising?


This is becoming more of a worry as iron-ore prices have risen 71%, while prices for coking coal and scrap steel have more than doubled. ...
istockanalyst.com

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Taiwanese steel prices to continue upward


Besides, global steel prices will continue to soar as the cost of steelmaking raw materials including iron ore, coking coal and scrap have rocketed.
steelguru.com

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Steelmakers deal with falling demand


Currently, many enterprises were offering imported scrap steel at break-even prices, VSA reported. In a separate development, the Government late last week ...
vietnamnews.vnagency.com.vn

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Toyota agrees to 30% steel sheet price increase


GKN noted in its recent Interim Management Statement that prices for scrap steel, which is surcharged on its steel purchases and forms the base raw material ...
autoindustry.co.uk

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UK churches hit by high demand for scrap metal in India, China


The thefts are driven by the recent dramatic increases in the global price of scrap metal. In 2007, organised gangs stripped away 9 million pounds worth of ...
ptinews.com

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Military cracks down on scrap-metal scavengers


Behind the wheel was a man suspected of being a scrap metal thief who had been combing the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center for spent brass shell ...
statesman.com

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Surging prices spur scrap metal business


More people are selling their old vehicles to auto salvagers because of rising scrap metal prices. [Clint Austin / News Tribune] “A few years ago, ...
duluthnewstribune.com

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40 electricity towers at risk


As many as 40 high-tension power transmission towers in Sabah are vulnerable to scrap metal thieves. Bukit Aman Criminal Investigation ...
thestar.com.my

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Company Ordered to Stop Metal Shredding Operations


Health department officials say the metal shredding operation involves several truckloads of scrap vehicles and appliances every day - some of which contain ...
ozarksfirst.com

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Dallas among cities targeting metal thieves


Shane Poole (left), of DFW Industrial Metals & Recycling in Garland, fills out state forms after Frankie Bee Luster, a daily customer, brought scrap metal ...
dallasnews.com

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• High metal prices mean nothing is off limits from scrap thieves


In Michigan, legislation in Lansing is pending that would deliver stiffer penalties for stealing scrap metal. Miller said his department has no leads on the ...
mlive.com

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Scrap metal thefts: Police working to extend Act here


The implementation of the law would immensely help reduce and prevent thefts of metal items in Sabah, especially on prosecution, he said. Scrap metal ...
dailyexpress.com.my

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Norilsk Nickel bids for the Udokan


MMC Norilsk Nickel announced that it has applied for participation in the bid for the Udokan copper field in Zabaikalsky Territory. ...
steelguru.com

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Get rid of worthless penny


The penny has not been made of copper for some time because copper became too costly. But now, even the nickel and zinc used to make coins has become ...
heraldonline.com

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Steelmakers face soaring scrap prices


That combination has yanked all the slack out of the American market for scrap and steel, sending prices for both raw materials and finished goods soaring ...
al.com

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China may introduce more incentives for


Mr. Tan Heng said that since 2001 that China has taken following tax preferential policy for the recycling of scrap steel 1. Zero value added tax on scrap ...
steelguru.com

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Sunday, 18 May 2008
 

Dallas-area cities targeting metal thieves with new laws


But some scrap metal recyclers are concerned that the ordinances would be too piecemeal, would do little to stop the thefts and would hurt reputable ...
dallasnews.com

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HOT COMMODITY


With prices for scrap metal soaring, sales in scrap metal are booming, not
only for dealers but also for thieves looking for a quick buck. ...
ohio.com

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International Royalty Corporation reports first quarter results


... 33857 12618 Cobalt 2.7% NSR 1570 1095 (1) Gold is in thousands of ounces; nickel, copper and cobalt are in thousands of contained pounds in concentrate. ...
foxbusiness.com

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Sudbury goes boom, Windsor goes bust


China and other Asian countries are hungry for copper and nickel, a key element in stainless steel and scores of other products ranging from batteries to ...
thestar.com

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The congressional politics of pennies, also nickels


It currently costs 1.7 cents to produce every penny and 10 cents for every nickel, which is the kind of economic thinking that makes sense in Washington. ...
latimesblogs.latimes.com

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Global stainless steel scrap prices may


Because of the higher import price of stainless scrap and weak demand for stainless steel, major stainless steel mills in China plan to reduce their output ...
steelguru.com

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Bad economy, rising prices fuel recycling frenzy


China and India are spending $2 billion a year for steel, and the demand has sent prices for scrap soaring. Price for junk steel was 2 cents a pound 28 ...
meadvilletribune.com

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Scrap price firms surging up in


Tianjin Tiangang and Xintai Iron & Steel hiked prices by CNY 100 per tonne, leaving EXW price at CNY 3630 per tonne for heavy scrap by Tianjin Tiangang and ...
steelguru.com

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SAIL FY'08 net rises 21.5 pc


... especially coking coal and scrap prices have risen steeply," he pointed out. Rising prices of steel and related products have been fuelling inflation, ...
timesofindia.indiatimes.com

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Looking for clues to copper’s behavior


Now, ferrous scrap prices for May. As we’ve been reporting, obsolete material has lagged the (eye opening) increases we saw two weeks ago for prompt ...
purchasing.com

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Missouri legislation deals with scrap metal thefts


A new tool may be on the way to help Missouri law enforcement track scrap metal thieves. Lawmakers have approved a measure requiring ...
khqa.com

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County Orders Scrap Metal Recycling Business Closed


The company has been shredding scrap metal since February. The Cease and Desist Order requires the business to shut down operations for at least 60 days. ...
kspr.com

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Thieves Rob Graves For Scrap Metal


Deputies said thieves stole 245 bronze vases from gravesites at an Anderson County cemetery late Wednesday night. The thefts happened at the ...
foxcarolina.com

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Mo. lawmakers OK bill targeting metal thieves


Missouri lawmakers have approved a measure making it easier for law enforcement officers to track scrap metal dealers that have been plundering copper and ...
chron.com

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Missouri Law Targets Scrap Metal Dealers


The Show Me State is saying show me your ID if you're trying to sell scrap metal. Missouri lawmaker approved a measure making it ...
kait8.com

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Thieves Target Cars' 'Cat' Systems ; METAL THEFTS: Theory That ...


He said: "These thefts are happening across the country and are linked to the rising value of scrap metal. "We would urge people to be vigilant but we are ...
redorbit.com

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MCLB Liquidates surplus metal


The military is getting rid of scrap metal parts that don't meet current needs in the battle field. All this armored plating, cab armor, and armored doors ...
walb.com

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Saturday, 17 May 2008
 

Metals - Copper extends gains as shorts cover, zinc up on China ...


Elsewhere, lead rose to $2334 per tonne from $2276 per tonne at the close Thursday, aluminium was higher at $3040 per tonne against $3011, and nickel ...
forbes.com

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Russia's Norilsk to bid for Udokan copper field


Norilsk, the world's largest nickel miner, said in a statement the Udokan field -- among the world's largest untapped copper deposits -- was believed to ...
in.reuters.com

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Norilsk Nickel could seek a partner to develop Udokan


Norilsk Nickel could look for a partner if it wins the tender to develop one of the world’s largest untapped copper deposits, the Udokan copper deposit, ...
metalbulletin.com

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The price of a penny stirs calls for steel


The bill would direct the Mint to begin producing, within nine months, pennies made out of copper-plated steel - not the zinc-copper alloy currently used. ...
boston.com

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Mining Week: 16 May


Landore Resources (LND) secured a JORC code compliant resource estimate for the B4-7 Nickel Copper Cobalt PGE deposit located at its Junior Lake project in ...
smallcapnews.co.uk

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Fast-Rising Steel Prices Set Back Big Projects


Iron-ore prices have risen 71% this year. Two other crucial steelmaking ingredients, coking coal and scrap steel, have doubled in price. ...
online.wsj.com

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Dana targets steel prices


Since the end of April, the price of scrap steel has risen by $100 a ton or
17% to about $700 a ton, Devine said. "This has turned into our No. ...
freep.com

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Strange thing: Vietnam exporting ingot steel


Scrap steel is in the same predicament. A scrap steel importer said that scrap steel prices are dramatically decreasing. While scrap steel is trading at ...
english.vietnamnet.vn

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ArcelorMittal raises prices for steel products


... and has been further exacerbated by the sharp rise of scrap prices in recent months," the company said. Separately, the Luxembourg-based steel maker ...
chron.com

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Dana swings to profit after bankruptcy emergence


With average scrap steel prices of $525 per ton for 2008, Dana said it could feel an adverse impact of $70 million to $100 million on the annual cost of its ...
marketwatch.com

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ArvinMeritor to add steel surcharge as prices increase


A shortage of scrap steel and increases in charges for iron ore, coking coal and metal alloys have pushed up steel prices, and the costs of fuel and energy ...
purchasing.com

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(AMM) Hot band prices up, but pace cools off: Benchmarker


Two of the three US scrap prices reported by SteelBenchmarker showed declines during the past two weeks. Shredded scrap is listed at $538 a tonne, ...
metalbulletin.com

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ArcelorMittal hikes steel product prices, acts to avoid ...


ArcelorMittal cited a significant rise in its raw material costs, including coking coal, that has been exacerbated by a sharp rise in scrap prices. ...
forbes.com

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Where did the church roof go?


This could mean iron and steel prices still have some way to go. (Apparently a few years back, the Eiffel tower was indeed purchased in a fictitious deal. ...
moneyweb.co.za

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UK ferrous scrap settlements concluded up £35-65 per tonne for May


UK scrap merchants and steel mills have finally reached agreement on ferrous scrap prices for May, with prices settled at increases ranging between £35 ...
metalbulletin.com

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Platts Steel Markets Daily Is Now Reporting Prices Of Hot-Rolled ...


The new Asia price series expands Platts' coverage of steel and scrap product prices from 21 to 23, and better equips industry and other metals market ...
foxbusiness.com

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In Upstate New York, Globalization of Prices Brings Winners and Losers


A gross ton of scrap steel sold for $491 last month, compared with $82 in April 2002. "If you look at steel exports, year over year, they're up over 70 ...
redorbit.com

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Not just bricks and mortar


With the Budget cutting excise duty to 14 percent and exempting steel scrap from import duty, it was widely expected that companies would hold back any ...
deccanherald.com

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Scrap Metal Thieves Target Farm Equipment


Scrap metal thieves desperate to cash in on expensive farming equipment are stealing fencing, trailers and irrigation pipes. News Channel6's Daisy O'Donnell ...
wpsdtv.com

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Scrap metal mayhem


Twice a day Herman Sanders and Jeffrey Lane haul a load of scrap metal - discarded junk - to a West Palm Beach recycling center ...
wptv.com

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The dark side of recycling


Pickup trucks loaded down with stolen metal are becoming commonplace at area scrap yards, as thieves swipe copper, brass and precious ...
beavertonvalleytimes.com

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Is this bill going to stop (or slow down) scrap-metal thieves?


Missouri's legislature is sending the governor a bill that promises to crack down on scrap-metal thieves. There are quite a few new rules, ...
blogs.kansascity.com

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Samuda Warns of Stiffer Penalties for Breaches in Scrap Metal Industry


The local scrap metal industry came under scrutiny late last year after reports surfaced of unprecedented levels of theft, which were deemed to constitute a ...
jis.gov.jm

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Pilfering Scrap Metal Can Be Deadly ; Nearly Two Dozen States Have ...


In Washington state, legislators made it a misdemeanor for scrap- metal dealers to knowingly do business with a person convicted of theft or crimes ...
redorbit.com

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Scrap-metal dealer pays $4600 for illegal buying


A Phoenix scrap-metal dealer agreed Wednesday to pay a $4600 fine, the first business owner to settle after last year's Phoenix police sweep. ...
azcentral.com

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Officials to ask public to help cut metal thefts


Since then, Detroit has risen to the top of nationwide rankings as being one of the hardest hit cities by scrap metal thieves. According to AT&T spokesman ...
freep.com

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Mo. lawmakers pass bill targeting scrap metal thieves


Missouri lawmakers approve a measure making it easier for law enforcement officers to track scrap metal dealers that have been plundering copper and ...
fortmilltimes.com

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Duhaney Park Councillor responds to threats to close down scrap ...


Pronouncements by Industry Minister Karl Samuda that he will lock down the scrap metal industry, in the wake of reports of theft, have not gone down well ...
radiojamaica.com

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People Turning Scrap Into Cash


“Steel is good, copper is real good,”said Carl Santorno who sold a trailer full of scrap metal Wednesday. ...
thedenverchannel.com

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To combat copper theft, UG looks at scrap metal law


Kansan Staff Writer An ordinance making its way through the Unified Government looks to more strictly regulate the scrap metal industry, ...
kansascitykansan.com

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Sheriff says watch out for metal theft


With the price of scrap metal on the rise, thieves are increasingly targeting rural areas for an easy haul, said Sheriff Brent Emmons. ...
urbanacitizen.com

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Two face charges in scrap-metal theft


Gomez returned May 10 to take more scrap metal and tried the bribe again, McCurtain said. “He didn’t know he was a police officer,” McCurtain said. ...
kcchronicle.com

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Heavy fines for metal company over illegal operations in Leyton


A scrap metal company has been ordered to pay more than £28000 after admitting keeping and treating waste without the correct licence unlicensed site in ...
mhwmagazine.co.uk

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Barbour vetoes ADA, scrap-metal measures


Haley Barbour vetoed a bill that attempts to curb copper theft by regulating scrap-metal trade and nixed a measure that would provide more staffing to ...
sunherald.com

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Thieves sell historic locomotive to scrap metal shop


Prior to the theft the thieves hired a company whose employees then cut the locomotive into pieces which they sold to a scrap metal shop in Brno for which ...
praguemonitor.com

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Scrap metal draws thieves attention


Thieves drove away with a trailer filled with scrap aluminum valued at more than $12000 from McCann Aerospace, 180 Trans Tech Drive, between 2 pm Sunday and ...
onlineathens.com

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International Nickel Ventures Corporation Reports Q1/2008 Results ...


Drilling has already commenced at Taquaral on a promising copper-nickel sulphide target and at Niquelandia we have identified high priority, ...
marketwire.com

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Manicouagan Receives Preliminary Airborne Data for Mouchalagane ...


The property is about 95 kilometres west of Fermont and some 85 kilometres north of the Company's Mouchalagane Nickel/Copper/PGE property. ...
marketwire.com

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Norilsk Nickel to produce 125000 tpy of copper from 2012 at Chita ...


The world’s largest nickel producer Norilsk Nickel plans to produce 125000 tpy of copper from 2012 from the deposits it is developing in the Chita region in ...
metalbulletin.com

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Continental Nickel Updates Exploration Plans for the 2008 ...


The drill program was highly successful, discovering six new near surface nickel-copper magmatic sulphide zones. Highlights (previously reported) included ...
marketwire.com

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UPDATE 2-Xstrata bids $398 mln for Indophil Resources


Xstrata has been one of the most acquisitive international mining houses buying copper, zinc and coal mines in Australia and nickel deposits in Canada and ...
in.reuters.com

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Copper: A Gentleman's Disagreement


... (being no doubt heartily sick of the whole topic), but has kept up a steady stream of work on new reactions involving copper, nickel, and other metals. ...
pipeline.corante.com

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Copper: A Gentleman's Disagreement


... (being no doubt heartily sick of the whole topic), but has kept up a steady stream of work on new reactions involving copper, nickel, and other metals. ...
pipeline.corante.com

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Norilsk to mine 125000 tons copper


Norilsk Nickel, Russia's biggest mining company, said it will produce 125000 metric tons of copper starting 2012 from its deposits in the Chita ...
canada.com

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Castillian Discovers High Grade Nickel-Copper Gossan with 6.71 ...


Several nickel - copper occurrences with associated PGE's within pyroxenites and peridotites have now been identified, of which only Las Aguilas has been ...
foxbusiness.com

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Zambian Finance Minister Says Kwacha Will Gain on Copper Output


By that time, we'll be producing nickel, uranium and other metals as well.'' Magande declined to say how much further the currency will appreciate. ...
bloomberg.com

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Thursday, 15 May 2008
 

Govt may scrap steel export duty


Steel manufacturers have expressed their unhappiness over government's decision to notify the export duty on steel. Steel producers have cut prices by up to ...
timesofindia.indiatimes.com

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India May Remove Tax on Exports of Steel Products (Update1)


India's government may scrap levies on steel-product exports after the companies agreed to lower prices to help cool ...
bloomberg.com

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(AMM) Scrap exports at record pace as shredded hits $740/T


Warmer weather and higher prices have produced a bumper crop of obsolete iron and steel scrap, with plenty of hungry overseas melt shops ready to gobble ...
metalbulletin.com

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Gerdau Ameristeel 1Q net income rises; revenue up 54% on global demand


Gerdau said 'strong' global demand for steel has driven selling prices higher and provided the company with the opportunity to export its product globally. ...
forbes.com

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Gerdau Ameristeel 1Q profit jumps 22 percent


statement by Gerdau, it completed a 126.5 million-share common stock offering to help fund its $4.2 billion acquisition of Chaparral Steel Co. ...
forbes.com

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Gerdau AmeriSteel Q1 earnings rise on higher shipments, margin ...


... primarily as a result of the acquisition of Chaparral Steel in September 2007. Metal spread, the difference between mill selling prices and scrap raw ...
rttnews.com

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Wednesday, 14 May 2008
 

More people turning scrap metal into cash


The weak economy is forcing more people to search through their homes for scrap metal, aluminum and copper – so they can sell ...
9wsyr.com

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Council inundated with scrap yard complaints


Business is booming, literally, for a south end scrap yard and it has residential neighbours in an uproar. The Secondary Resources scrap metal ...
goderichsignalstar.com

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Scrap metal theft targeted


Council mounted an operation last week to tackle illegal waste carriers and scrap metal theft. Enforcement officers from the crime and anti-social ...
newhamrecorder.co.uk

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Metal scavengers risk lives on US bomb sites


Scrap metal hunters trying to cash in on rising commodity prices are interrupting combat exercises – sometimes fatally – in their ...
telegraph.co.uk

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Barbour vetoes scrap metal, DA manpower bills


Haley Barbour has vetoed a bill that attempts to curb copper theft by regulating scrap metal trade, and he also nixed a measure that would provide more ...
sunherald.com

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With price of scrap metal rising, many are turning a profit


With prices for basic goods like food, milk and produce rising, the price for scrap metal is also going up. ...
wktv.com

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Military cracks down on scrap-metal scavengers


Behind the wheel was a suspected scrap metal thief who had been combing the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center for spent brass shell casings. ...

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Scrap metal theft suspect arrested


... Ill., bribed guard Frederick B. Miranda, 35, of Lisle, to let him enter the property Thursday and steal transformers, copper and scrap metal. ...
suburbanchicagonews.com

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Tuesday, 13 May 2008
 

Export cess may force steel cos to scrap price cut plan


Steel companies were expecting that status quo would be maintained at least for next three months, till when steel prices were to be kept frozen after ...
economictimes.indiatimes.com

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Steel Prices


At Pacific Recycling, people receive money for bringing in scrap metal. Marshall said they offer people anywhere from $60 to 140 a ton for scrap steel. ...
kulr8.com

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(AMM) Gerdau Ameristeel joining rush to buy scrap assets


Multiples going higher was just a natural thing to occur, given the new reality of the steel business." Ferrous scrap prices?especially for prime ...
metalbulletin.com

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Blue skies for BlueScope


AUSTRALIA'S largest steel producer, BlueScope, has confirmed it is heading for a strong rise in second-half profit thanks to rising global steel prices and ...
theaustralian.news.com.au

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Govt notifies export taxes on steel, rice


Other levies are 15% export tax on ferrous waste and scrap, re-melting scrap ingots of iron or steel and on semi-finished products of iron or non-alloy ...
timesofindia.indiatimes.com

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(AMM) China's share of US scrap exports declines


The iron and steel category is mostly responsible, with the high ferrous scrap prices discouraging Chinese interest. Unlike some export destinations, ...
metalbulletin.com

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Factory gate prices 'leapfrog'


Soaring petrol costs, Budget tax hikes on alcohol and tobacco as well as rising steel scrap prices pushed up output prices 1.4% between March and April, ...

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Shanghai copper up; quake lifts aluminium, zinc


But Meir did not rule out tin taking nickel's place as the most costly contract on the LME. "We have seen crazy parities come and go and I wouldn't rule out ...
forbes.com

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Artisanal Miners Expose High-Grade, Porphyry-Related Copper ...


In a remarkable geological coincidence, extensive nickel laterite mineralization is juxtaposed in close proximity to the porphyry copper-gold prospects, ...
marketwire.com

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Vulcan reports “excellent” results from Kylylahti copper project


The company described results of the Definitive Feasibility Study at the Kylylahti Copper-Cobalt-Nickel Project as “excellent”, with high platinum and ...
metalmarkets.org.uk

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Metals - Copper, base metals higher as shorts cover after Friday's ...


Copper was higher in mid-afternoon trade, in line with the other base metals, amid short-covering, after Friday's fall in ...
forbes.com

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Basic Element Eyes Udokan Copper


Basic Element will compete with Russkaya Med (Russian Copper) consortium and GMK Norilsk Nickel in the tender for development of world’s third Udokan cooper ...
kommersant.com

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A pound foolish in minting our coins


A penny, constructed using 97.5 percent zinc and 2.5 percent copper, cost the feds 1.26 cents to make. A nickel - 75 percent copper, 25 percent nickel ...
zwire.com

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Three Men Arrested in Marion County Stolen Scrap Metal Case


Marion County sheriff's deputies have arrested three men for trying to steal scrap metal. Saturday, a deputy saw a suspicious truck parked at an ...
wboy.com

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Metal bandits dig up 1.6 km of pipe


Guy said an unsuspecting scrap metal dealer in Marshalltown paid more than $20000 for the stolen load. "He was just an honest businessman trying to make a ...
news.aol.ca

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Metal bandits dig up 1.6 km of pipe


Guy said an unsuspecting scrap metal dealer in Marshalltown paid more than $20000 for the stolen load. "He was just an honest businessman trying to make a ...
news.aol.ca

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Metal bandits dig up 1.6 km of pipe


Guy said an unsuspecting scrap metal dealer in Marshalltown paid more than $20000 for the stolen load. "He was just an honest businessman trying to make a ...
news.aol.ca

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Metal bandits dig up 1.6 km of pipe


Guy said an unsuspecting scrap metal dealer in Marshalltown paid more than $20000 for the stolen load. "He was just an honest businessman trying to make a ...
news.aol.ca

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Scrap over scrap-metal bill in Suffolk


The county police commissioner, the district attorney and County Executive Steve Levy all back his proposed scrap-metal bill requiring dealers report to ...
newsday.com

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Metal thefts warning


It would seem that the increased value of scrap metal and lead is encouraging criminals to target even quite small items. "We would urge residents and ...
wearvalleymercury.co.uk

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Graham Buys Joseph Simon & Sons


based provider of scrap metal processing in the Pacific Northwest . No financial terms were disclosed. DA Davidson & Co. represented JSS on the deal. ...
pehub.com

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New Zealand scrap metal industry under


New Zealand Herald reported that New Zealand's billion dollar scrap metal industry will lose out if Green MP Nandor Tanczos' Waste Minimisation Bill goes ...
steelguru.com

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Scrap suppliers cashing in on high


bizjournals.com reported that scrap metal suppliers are riding a wave of record price increases, caused by higher worldwide demand for steel and the ...
steelguru.com

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Monday, 12 May 2008
 

A penny made is a penny lost?


Since 2003, the prices of copper and nickel have roughly tripled, and the price of zinc has roughly quadrupled. Those jumps have raised the manufacturing ...
charleston.net

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EDITORIAL COMMENTARY


And there's more than five cents worth of copper and nickel in a nickel coin. Since 2006, it has been illegal to melt down pennies and nickels for their ...
online.barrons.com

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Bluescope on track for stronger second half


... expecting "higher prices" to be achieved between Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton and Asian steel mills. "If you take iron ore, coking coal, alloys and scrap ...
news.com.au

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Malaysia steel firms jump as govt frees up supplies


The government said on Friday it would scrap ceiling prices for domestically produced steel and also waive import duty as part of a market-liberalisation ...
economictimes.indiatimes.com

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Ann Joo sees steel prices correction under


He added that "As steel millers, we are importing a majority of the scrap metal or about 70% at international price.” Mr Lim said that Ann Joo's performance ...
steelguru.com

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Rising steel prices a boon to Ann Joo


Moreover, the steelmaker could see more cost savings as the blast furnace could use iron ore as raw material instead of solely depending on scrap, ...
biz.thestar.com.my

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Scrap metal law discourages theft


But now a new scrap metal law in Wisconsin that keeps track of who is selling what to whom and when will likely keep those kegs and lots of other scrap ...
thenorthwestern.com

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Scrap metal law discourages theft


But now a new scrap metal law in Wisconsin that keeps track of who is selling what to whom and when will likely keep those kegs and lots of other scrap ...
thenorthwestern.com

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Thieves have died stealing scrap


Scrap metal sellers are now required to secure a $50 license from the city finance department. The Dayton Police Department investigates applicants to see ...
daytondailynews.com

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Historic plaques fall victim to thefts


Last year, in response to a rise in thefts, the state legislature passed a
law that regulated the scrap metal industry, which some people, ...
newsday.com

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Thieves stealing car parts to sell for scrap metal


A converter contains platinum, which brings about $50 at scrap yards. They cost at least $500 to replace. So far, the primary targets have been auto dealers ...
recordonline.com

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Cop held for alleged graft


... Agency (ACA) officials nabbed a police inspector on Thursday evening for allegedly accepting RM3,000 from a group of men involved in scrap metal theft. ...
thestar.com.my

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Money for scrap


A stream of scrap metal stretched three blocks from the gates of Smorgon Steel Recycling, creeping forward as truck after truck went over the ...
morningsentinel.mainetoday.com

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Sunday, 11 May 2008
 

Man arrested for taking scrap metal


Jeremy Hernandez, 26, of Visalia was found to have possession of $400 worth of scrap metal that had been reported stolen by Haury Inc. Friday, according to ...
visaliatimesdelta.com

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Thieves steal car parts for scrap metal


A catalytic converter contains platinum that brings about $50 at scrap yards, a fraction of the $500 or more it costs to replace it. ...
recordonline.com

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CENTRAL MAINE Area residents' scrap metal rising to top of heap


The yard has been busy with customers selling off scrap metal in various forms. HALLOWELL -- Six to eight semi-truckloads of scrap metal are hauled away ...
kennebecjournal.mainetoday.com

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Metal thieves steal submersible spotlights from Saginaw fountain


Center workers made a police report and called scrap metal dealers asking them to watch for the lights. City crews were painting the fountain and preparing ...
mlive.com

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Canine Unit Hauls In Scrap Metal Suspects


The Tampa Tribune A Pinellas County canine team helped arrest men who stole marine scrap metal early Friday, Pinellas deputies say. ...
suncoastpinellas.tbo.com

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3 Florence men arrested in scrap metal theft


Three Florence men were arrested Friday after deputies say they took more than $200000 in scrap metal and old cars from someone’s property, ...
morningnewsonline.com

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Stolen truck loaded with scrap metal


Police are looking for a tractor-trailer with about $200000 worth of scrap metal that was stolen from an east Hamilton truck yard this week. ...
thespec.com

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Scrap Heap For Steel Dynamics


Capitalizing on growing demand for steel Steel Dynamics (nasdaq: STLD - news - people ) has agreed to acquire Recycle South, a scrap metal recycling company ...
forbes.com

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DA Davidson Represents Joseph Simon & Sons in Sale


Joseph Simon & Sons, Inc. of Tacoma, WA, is a leading independent ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal processor in the Pacific Northwest. ...
businesswire.com

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Oil, oilseeds rule firm amid poor arrivals


With Nickel on LME (London Metal Exchange) dropping from $28760 to $26775 per tonne, Nickel Russian Plate and Inco nickel here tumbled to Rs 1315/1325 and ...
economictimes.indiatimes.com

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Scrap price surging in Chinese domestic


Under the influence of the rising prices of raw materials and steel products, the prices of steel scrap continues hiking Analysts said that the situation ...
steelguru.com

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Moving in advance for use Monday and thereafter


But soaring scrap metal prices have led these companies to begin paying the federal government for the chance to get ahold of all that valuable steel....
cbs4denver.com

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(AMM) Copper scrap pricing dips on softer demand


The rising price of ferrous scrap has seen many merchants allocate containers for iron and steel shipments rather than nonferrous products....
metalbulletin.com

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Saturday, 10 May 2008
 

Action on metal thefts


Officers have also been speaking with scrap metal dealers to remind them of their legal responsibilities in regard to recording items brought to their yards ...
thisiswiltshire.co.uk

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Park benches believed stolen for scrap metal


The backs and seats of 18 aluminum dugout benches at two ball parks in Batesville have apparently fallen prey to scrap metal collectors, according to local ...
guardonline.com

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Two Men Arrested For Stealing Metal


The suspects were gone but left behind a pile of scrap aluminum and metal indicating they might return. Approximately two hours later a neighbor who lodged ...
wrcbtv.com

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Two People Arrested In Edgefield County Scrap Metal Thefts


Police say a new crime, scrap metal theft, is on the rise. But, as Joy Howe reports, not all metal taken is "scraps." By Joy Howe Edgefield County, ...
wjbf.com

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Teens charged with scrap metal thefts


"Just going to these farmers shops now, that's our main problem taking their scrap iron, even parts that goes to their machinery, just getting stuff like ...
walb.com

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Editorial: Don't lose $$$ making cents


This is a good idea: If steel were used instead of copper, nickel and zinc, the coins would once again cost less to make than they’re worth, ...
dailygazette.com

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Golden Goose raises Lac Levac resource


Inferred resources are 1.05 million tonnes grading 0.81% nickel (equivalent to 18.8 million lb. nickel), 0.32% copper, 0.06% cobalt, 1.06 gram per tonne ...
northernminer.com

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FNX Mining Profit Falls 20% on Lower Nickel Price (Update1)


... is increasing extraction of copper ore to benefit from rising prices for the industrial metal. As FNX brings new projects into production, nickel prices ...
bloomberg.com

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Deripaska's firm mulls giant Russia copper field bid


... a huge Siberian copper field that could pitch him into competition or partnership with the state railway monopoly and mining giant Norilsk Nickel (GMKN. ...
reuters.com

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RPT-Malaysia frees steel market, scraps ceiling prices


Malaysia will scrap ceiling prices for domestically produced steel and waive import duty on steel as part of a ...
reuters.com

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Hunger for Steel Causes Scrap Iron Price to Soar


Taiwan was also responding to hikes in the price of scrap caused by its own increasing demand for iron and steel. "With prices skyrocketing, 'resource ...
english.chosun.com

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Scrap dealer sells for $76 million


"Given the favorable market trends and the high scrap steel prices that we are experiencing, it is a timely period to increase our exposure to the ferrous ...
pittsburghlive.com

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Malaysia lifts price caps on steel products effective May 12


The government will also scrap the requirement for them to obtain an import license. Local steel producers would also be allowed to export their products. ...
forbes.com

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Steel Prices May Eventually Come Down Via Correction Under Free Market


He said the domestic selling price has to track very closely international prices. "As steel millers, we are importing a majority of the scrap metal or ...
bernama.com.my

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Steel Prices May Eventually Come Down Via Correction Under Free Market


He said the domestic selling price has to track very closely international prices. "As steel millers, we are importing a majority of the scrap metal or ...
bernama.com.my

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The Heavy Metal Index: Unstoppable Stocks


Nevertheless, Hill set a $160 price target because of rising steel prices and estimates of 2009 earnings. That longer-term optimism for US Steel stems from ...
thestockmasters.com

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Builders to pass on steel price risk


A move toward steel price adjustment resolutions in contracts comes as global demand pushes the price of scrap metal close to US$700 (NZ$890) a tonne and ...
stuff.co.nz

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Friday, 9 May 2008
 

Universal Wrecking Completes Recycling of Shipping Containers for ...


UWC processed the cargo containers into scrap metal for recycling and provided the client with certificates of destruction. ...
pr-canada.net

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Lowered Flint River reveals its secrets: abandoned cars, bikes ...


People looking to make an extra buck also have been taking advantage of less water to hunt for scrap metal. Thomas Breeden, 28, of Flint, already has cashed ...
mlive.com

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R135m fine for scrap metal firm


The New Reclamation Group, a little known unlisted scrap metal dealer, has received the biggest fine so far of ...
itweb.co.za

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Metal theft is a growing problem


Senate Bill 171 takes a number of steps to strengthen the requirements for scrap metal dealers. The legislation prohibits a scrap metal dealer from ...
timesgazette.com

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Lawmakers look to crack down on metal thieves


Other legislation would require municipalities to license scrap metal dealers. The legislation would require that dealers of scrap metal keep items they ...
mlive.com

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Sims Group forecasts positive conditions ahead


SIMS Group, the world's largest scrap metal recycler, has forecast positive operating conditions for the quarter after delivering record profit in the third ...
news.com.au

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Alloy analyser provides instant results for scrap ...


Knowing the grade of stainless steels and other alloys is an essential requirement for Morecambe Metals, the Morecambe based scrap metal merchants. ...
pandct.com

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Costly Metal Theft Dings Sawmill


Scrap metal theft has been on the rise in recent years in response to high market prices. Thieves sell the scrap illegally to processors for a profit. ...
westcoaster.ca

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Guardsman accused of stealing border fence material


A Wyoming Air National Guard member stands accused of selling scrap metal he reportedly stole from the Department of Homeland Security's border-fence ...
azcentral.com

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Scrap-metal sting


Police are concerned about the amount of thefts involving scrap metal, and the fact that too many businesses are buying metals without performing their due ...
fox12news.com

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Materials: Scrap metal market boosts prices, thefts


Scrap metal recycling takes previously used metals and melts them down to be reused as new raw materials. OmniSource's steel recyclables are used at mills ...
blog.mlive.com

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Steel prices a windfall at scrap yards


The steel-price windfall injected more than $1 million into the local economy in April alone as about 125 scrap dealers and residents have lined their ...
standard-freeholder.com

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Shredded scrap prices cross $700/T cfr India


Infrastructure work has stalled on the huge, government-promoted highway building programmes on high steel cement and bitumen prices and may halt ...
metalbulletin.com

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Indian Steelmakers Fall on Government Price Cut Order (Update1)


The new prices will stay valid for three months. Singh last month told mills not to profit from surges in global steel prices as the nation seeks to rein in ...
bloomberg.com

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India Asks Steel Mills to Lower Prices; Shares Fall (Update2)


Indian steelmakers may agree to cut prices if the government imposes a tax on iron ore exports, bolster local supplies of coal and scrap a planned levy on ...
bloomberg.com

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MEPS latest forecast on Asian carbon steel


MEPS added that “Scrap figures also rocketed during April. Growing imports for most products will not be sufficient to relieve the tight supply situation in ...
steelguru.com

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Steel can prices reach record levels


“The growing demand for scrap steel from areas like China and India are pushing the value up. New economies have not had the backlog of steel as we have had ...
rwminfo.com

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Sims Group Expects Earnings to Gain on US Acquisition, Prices


Ferrous scrap prices have surged this year driven by international demand for steel. ``They are connected to this global resources boom,'' said Rob ...
bloomberg.com

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Hyundai Steel to raise domestic HRC to $881/T


The price hike will take effect next week, and is mainly due to rising prices of steel scrap and slab, raw materials for South Korea's second largest ...
metalbulletin.com

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Steel Prices Haven't Peaked Yet


Domestic prices for scrap metal used in mini-mills that make about half of US steel have soared 80% since January, due largely to anxiety-ridden consumers ...
kiplinger.com

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UPDATE 1-Zinifex says Jinchuan accepts its Allegiance offer


"The merged company will be a substantial producer of copper, nickel and zinc, which are all metals that are part of Jinchuan's business. ...
reuters.com

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Copper capped by firm dollar, lack of Chinese buyers


"Looking back to how the nickel market looked before that happened it looks very much like the copper market now," he said, referring to lukewarm signals ...
guardian.co.uk

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Tin, nickel down on strong global cues


... zinc dross 98.00, nickel plate (4x4) 1365-1455, cadmium plate 475, Rod 420, antimony (china) 275, gun metal scrap 250, bell metal scrap 245, copper wire ...
thehindubusinessline.com

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Mustang Reports Positive Results From Prefeasibility Study at ...


Wardrop Engineering Inc. (Wardrop) estimated a Proven and Probable open pit reserve totalling 7.11 million tonnes grading 0.64% nickel, 0.13% copper, ...
foxbusiness.com

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FNX Announces Q1 Results and Declares Commercial Production at ...


Record production of tons of ore, pounds of nickel and copper and ounces of
total precious metals were achieved during the quarter. ...
foxbusiness.com

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Metals - Copper eases as dollar strengthens but supply fears underpin


Copper eased in early trade on Thursday, pressured by gains in the US dollar, although expectations that supply will remain ...
forbes.com

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Thursday, 8 May 2008
 

Record Scrap Metal Prices Making Junk Valuable


The trucks were carrying mostly junk -- items useless to most -- but valuable as scrap metal destined for recycling. A sign out front read that Jim's buys ...
tradingmarkets.com

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From Trash To Treasure


That time has come for those holding on to scrap metal. Dave Anderson tells us why "heavy metal" is becoming a heavy hitter for the wallets of recyclers. ...
northlandsnewscenter.com

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Police Get Heavy On Metal


Working together in initiatives such as this will put pressure on those who are taking the metal in the first place and also on unscrupulous scrap metal ...
westyorkshire.police.uk

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Once annoying, now dangerous


A dealer should suspect, if someone brings in a streetlight or a guardrail as scrap metal - and that someone isn't from Caltrans or a city government - that ...
sbsun.com

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Thefts Increase as Prices Rise for Copper and Other Materials


Worldwide demand for scrap metal is increasing. SCRAP VEHICLES sit in a pile at Allied Scrap Processors in Lakeland. The metal in the cars and trucks has ...
theledger.com

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Recycling pays off locally


"Anybody looking to make extra money can bring their metals to us," said Boyce Simon of Simon's Scrap Metal on Hwy. 14. Simon's is one of several scrap ...
newportindependent.com

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Flawed bill needs fixing


The Scrap Metal Dealers and Recyclers Act tabled last week would compel scrap dealers to confirm the seller’s identity using photo ID and recording details ...
thechronicleherald.ca

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Copper Capers


Sins Metal Management in North Haven is part of a New York?based company that is now the largest scrap metal dealer in the world. John Sartori, its general ...
fairfieldweekly.com

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Event Brief of Q1 2008 Steel Dynamics Earnings Conference Call - Final


Could you try to venture how much of the OmniSource profits are aside from the price of Steel Scrap rising, whether a third of the profits are sort of the ...
insurancenewsnet.com

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As Scrap Metal Theft Problem Grows, New Law May Help


Adding stainless steel beer kegs to the list of regulated materials. * Requiring scrap metal recyclers to gather more information about sellers and storing ...
theledger.com

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EU bar and rod mills plan €40 increase


“Scrap is not really scarce, but scrap suppliers are holding back [material] to some extent, to push prices up further. Steel producers basically follow the ...
metalbulletin.com

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Xstrata Says Coal Output Fell on Australian Floods (Update3)


Chief Executive Officer Mick Davis has lifted Xstrata's sales more than 15-fold in five years through acquisitions and expansions in copper, nickel and coal ...
bloomberg.com

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Nickel Alloy withstands corrosive conditions.


It is also utilized to weld clad side of copper-nickel clad steel. Arcos 803 is suited for desalination plant, offshore construction, and marine environment ...
news.thomasnet.com

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Shanghai copper edges down on demand worries, Chile


Nickel was down $400 at $28500 per tonne. The metal is expected to remain sluggish in the near future given news that leading Chinese stainless steel makers ...
forbes.com

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Melkior Acquires More Nickel Claims on Gravity Anomalies


The ideal way to locate massive sulphide targets that are typically the hosts of nickel-copper mineralization within the "Ring of Fire" and the gravity ...
foxbusiness.com

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Congress looking at steel pennies and nickels


Copper and nickel prices have tripled since 2003 and the price of zinc has quadrupled, said Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., whose subcommittee oversees the US ...

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Wednesday, 7 May 2008
 

Art meets scrap metal recycling in Minneapolis contest


Star Tribune The region's leading metal recycling company is inviting artists to take part in the eighth annual "Art of Recycling" metal ...
startribune.com

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Universal Wrecking Completes Recycling of Shipping Containers for ...


USA (UWC), a premier demolition and scrap metal contractor, recently completed
the purchase and scrap metal recycling of damaged cargo containers. ...
mediasyndicate.com

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Thieves make off with dozens of manhole covers in Long Beach


The covers fetch about $10 apiece when sold to metal recycling companies -- they're often hidden in loads of other scrap metal -- but they can cost up to ...
latimes.com

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Recyclers must identify scrap metal sellers


The amendment will require metal recyclers to collect identifying information from any individual that is selling metal. According to city staff, ...
courier-gazette.com

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Thieves make off with dozens of manhole covers in Long Beach


Los Angeles Times Staff Writer Scrap metal thieves responsible for a worldwide epidemic of manhole-cover larceny have turned Long Beach into ...
latimes.com

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Public Health staffer caught stealing agency's scrap metal


A Department of Public Health employee who helped himself to scrap metal from the agency's Dededo facility is behind bars. 43-year-old Ignacio Anthony ...
kuam.com

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Metalico Inc.


Metalico reported a record quarter as scrap metal prices soar on strong demand. The company has surprised on earnings on average of 17.95% ...
zacks.com

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State of Delaware Tries to Scrap Metal Dealers


Metal dealers in the diamond state must now get licenses to heat metal to its boiling point, keep detailed documentation of where every ounce of metal comes ...
lewrockwell.com

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Delaware Law Puts Onus on Scrap Dealers


The bill had no participation from the scrap metal industry in the state. The bill was crafted similar to earlier laws that addressed precious metals. ...
recyclingtoday.com

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Auto-bundle scrap steel prices reach record $690


Just last Friday, in the Purchasing.com Commodities Update blog blogger Bob Garino warned that prices for scrap, steel were about to erupt. ...
purchasing.com

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High prices for scrap steel cleaning the landscape


Minnesota Public Radio High prices for scrap steel have helped push a widespread cleanup of the Minnesota landscape this spring....
minnesota.publicradio.org

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High scrap prices clean Minnesota


Minnesota Public Radio reported that high prices for scrap steel, up by more than 40%, have helped push a widespread cleanup of the Minnesota landscape this ...
steelguru.com

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Company Presentation - BBY Conference


Midrex) furnace Scrap Steel 7 * Surplus from integrated steelmaking or dedicated pig iron furnace Feedstock for DRI and EAF 72% 71% 70% t 69% tenno 68% c ...
newsstore.smh.com.au

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Steel prices in UAE hit Dh4,500 per tonne


"Today, because steel is high in demand, suppliers of scrap, especially from Turkey, CIS and Europe, are increasing the prices."
business24-7.ae

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Southern Steel’s RM300m expansion


... scrap for less than US$650 per tonne (RM2,067) and this is an increase of more than US$200 in five months,” he added. The APM is to ensure steel prices, ...
theedgedaily.com

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JSW Steel to set up new project in West Bengal


... at historically high levels while the prices of coke, scrap and ferro alloys are skyrocketing, Mr Jindal said. While the international steel prices are ...
deepikaglobal.com

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Rebar market scenario in


The committee is still working and kept holding meetings with different stakeholders, including ship scrap breakers, scrap importers and steel and re ...
steelguru.com

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Ternium Announces First Quarter 2008 Results


Scrap prices increased in Mexico while the price of zinc decreased in the first quarter 2008 compared to the prior year period. Labor costs in Argentina and ...

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Tuesday, 6 May 2008
 

Metal dealers want law scrapped


The law, adopted a year ago, was designed to tighten regulation of scrap metal processors, pawnshops and secondhand dealers to help police stem the flow of ...
delawareonline.com

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Scrap metal thieves steal guard rails, poles and grates


With the price for scrap metal rising, thieves are turning their attention to just about anything – even cast-iron storm grates, ...
capegazette.com

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Metalico Completes Placement, Snyder Group Purchase


Metalico, Inc. (AMEX: MEA), a rapidly growing scrap metal recycler and lead fabricator, today announced it has completed its previously announced private ...

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Recycling — the third R of the three R’s


From pop cans to giant cranes, gone are the days when scrap metal was dumped and left to weather until someone got around to finding a use for it, ...
republican-eagle.com

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Targeting metal theft


Attention has centered on recycling centers and scrap yards because they purchase scrap metal, potentially supporting a market for stolen goods. ...
sbsun.com

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Metal theft continues despite new law


A new law strengthening reporting rules for people who sell scrap metal has failed to curb metal theft, so Rep. Andy Orson says he will ask the 2009 ...
oregonlive.com

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Metal theft continues despite new law


A new law strengthening reporting rules for people who sell scrap metal has failed to curb metal theft, so Rep. Andy Orson says he will ask the 2009 ...
oregonlive.com

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US aviation history SOLD FOR SCRAP


But recently, the base also known as the US air force's 'boneyard', was the focus of buyers looking for scrap metal. Nearly half of the roughly 4200 retired ...
newpaper.asia1.com.sg

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Scrap metal industry under threat


New Zealand's billion-dollar scrap metal industry will lose out if Green MP Nandor Tanczos' Waste Minimisation Bill goes ahead....
nzherald.co.nz

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Line of Cars at Metal Recycling Center


People from near and far are hauling scrap metal to area recyclers but the number of people wanting to earn some money off the metal has grown so much in ...
wtap.com

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Scratching out a living from scrap


One Ho Chi Minh City family makes a living collecting scrap metal from roadsides. Their work helps counteract the underhanded practice of some tire ...
thanhniennews.com

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135 billion roubles will be invested in creation of a new mining ...


Besides, the concept of development of deposits of platinum metal, copper-nickel and chromic concentrates and their processing at the metallurgical ...
gov.karelia.ru

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India copper opens up, seen rangebound


The benchmark May nickel MNKK8 on the MCX was up 0.26 percent to 1155 rupees per kg.
in.reuters.com

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Ni-Cu-PGE mineralization discovered on PFN's Tonsina Property


Results indicate that copper and nickel correlate with sulfur, and that platinum group elements correlate with chromium. High grade metal anomalies extend ...
newswire.ca

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Supply problems help metals


"The aluminium price never really did what the prices for others like copper and nickel did over the last three to five years. "But you can easily construct ...
theaustralian.news.com.au

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DUMONT reports initial historic information and metal grades from ...


As announced, all of Dumont's Alberta land position overlies black shales which are locally enriched in Molybdenum, Nickel, Uranium, Vanadium, Zinc, Copper, ...
newswire.ca

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Monday, 5 May 2008
 

Japanese scrap prices continues to


Tokyo Steel has continuously raised scrap purchase prices. Although Japan’s steel scrap price is at highs, Hyundai Steel cannot help but buy them due to ...
steelguru.com

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Industry Snapshot


Steel makers need iron ore, coking coal, zinc, tin and other metals for making the various grades of steel products. Others rely on steel scrap....
investors.com

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Sunday, 4 May 2008
 

Church loses its cool to thieves


Under city ordinance, those who sell scrap metal to a recycling yard must show valid identification and sign a statement that they have a right to sell the ...
star-telegram.com

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5 charged in scrap metal theft


The five suspects arrested in the attempted theft of scrap metal Thursday afternoon have been charged with ...
advertiser-tribune.com

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Proposed legislation aimed at the illegal sale of scrap metal in NS


Nova Scotia is looking to crack down on the sale of stolen metals such as copper and aluminum under legislation that would require scrap metal ...

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Drivers' lives threatened by scrap metal thieves


The price for scrap metal has risen substantially recently, which is thought to have prompted the recent stealing sprees. Concerns have arisen about the ...
yesinsurance.co.uk

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Stolen pens, floating kegs get lawmakers' attention


Dick McCormack, D-Windsor, lauded the "spectacular creativity" of colleagues who managed to find scrap metal germane to boating while intoxicated. ...
boston.com

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8 injured in LPG tank explosion


The Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) reported that the incident took place around 11:30 am Thursday at a scrap metal shop in the village of Talon-Talon, ...
sunstar.com.ph

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Scrap metal thieves bring down second tower in two weeks


Scrap metal thieves have struck again, causing another electric high-tension wire pylon to collapse. ...
thestar.com.my

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Full metal jacket: Iron Man redefines heroism - and scrap metal ...


It's not creative cruelty, but an improvised electro magnet designed to keep metal shrapnel away from his heart. Raza wants to keep Tony alive so he can ...
canada.com

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(AMM) Old tag-and-hold law gets new twist


The agency has issued a 20-page guide called "Pawnbroker, Secondhand Dealer & Scrap Metal Processor: 2008 Licensing Requirements." Further guidance will be ...
metalbulletin.com

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Oriskany Falls man charged with larceny


An Oriskany Falls man faces larceny charges Thursday after he stole farm machinery and sold them for scrap metal, Oneida County police said. ...
uticaod.com

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hunting sparks rebound in copper


Aluminium was up $80 at $2920, while nickel was up $50 at $28400. Three-month lead was up $6 at $2585 per tonne and zinc was up $33 at $2218.
guardian.co.uk

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A Short Numismatic History of the United States


Dimes, quarters, and half-dollars were debased from silver to a copper-nickel composite. Gold and silver coins disappeared from the pockets of the American ...
lewrockwell.com

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Base metals remain steady


... zinc dross 98.00, nickel plate (4x4) 1360-1450, cadmium plate 475, Rod 420, antimony (china) 275, gun metal scrap 250, bell metal scrap 245, copper wire ...
economictimes.indiatimes.com

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Saturday, 3 May 2008
 

(AMM) AK hikes carbon steel tags $75/T on rising scrap costs


In a leading move, AK Steel Corp., West Chester, Ohio, said Friday it was increasing prices on carbon sheet steel products by $75 per ton, ...
metalbulletin.com

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Escalating Costs Cause for Concern; SCRAP, RAW METAL PRICE HIKES


Kris Construction and farming costs are set to soar as Kiwi steel producers struggle to offset record surges in scrap and raw material costs....
redorbit.com

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(AMM) Factory bundle prices jump $135/ton for May


The forces driving up the prices of industrial steel scrap eased off on the gas pedal last month, but not by much. The increase in the prices paid for the ...
metalbulletin.com

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Ship-breakers lose business to Bangladesh


Bangladesh can offer higher prices as most steel manufactured there has scrap as the basic raw material. Nikhil Gupta, joint secretary, Ship Recycling ...
business-standard.com

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(AMM) Copper scrap prices slip as supply grows, demand slips


... of ferrous scrap prompting many merchants to allocate containers for steel rather than nonferrous exports. Improved scrap flows have pulled down prices, ...
metalbulletin.com

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(AMM) Rival's exit may help bolster tool steel price hike


Industry sources said that while tool steel prices have been rising, demand is relatively stable. "Prices have gone up," the Midwest distributor said....
metalbulletin.com

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India Inflation Accelerates to Highest in 3 1/2 Years (Update5)


... including steel and cement, driving up prices. That prompted the government on April 29 to scrap import duties on steel products including pig iron, ...
bloomberg.com

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Friday, 2 May 2008
 

Man steals, then sells scrap metal


Suspect John Warner was identified by the unnamed reporting party as the one who took the scrap metal. According to the news release, Warner was contacted ...
recorderonline.com

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Ethics, mistakes send theft bill to scrap heap


But, regardless of who you blame, a clear way to help stem the tide of scrap-metal thefts failed because of an ethical hiccup and a clerical error. ...
hometownannapolis.com

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Ethics, mistakes send theft bill to scrap heap


But, regardless of who you blame, a clear way to help stem the tide of scrap-metal thefts failed because of an ethical hiccup and a clerical error. ...
hometownannapolis.com

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Steel costs soar with record material prices


John Beveridge, general manager of Pacific Steel, New Zealand's sole manufacturer of reinforcing steel and fencing wire, blamed unprecedented scrap metal ...
stuff.co.nz

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Planet Saving at Home


That was the scene as the celebratory parade that marked the end of a scrap metal recycling challenge between the Cabin John and Carderock Springs ...
beta.connectionnewspapers.com

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Fire blamed on metal grinder


Firefighters fought the fire for almost five hours as it destroyed a barn and consumed scrap metal, lumber and vehicles cluttering the property at 241 Mud ...
thespec.com

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Another transmission tower collapses


Scrap metal thieves are continuing to vandalise high tension transmission towers causing a second such structure to collapse ...
thestar.com.my

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Recyclers feeling heat in campaign to stop theft


And the recipient of the scrap metal would be required to hold it for at least 15 days before recycling it. The proposed law was aimed at curtailing thefts ...
jacksonville.com

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Sector Watch: Scrap metal recyclers


No, not the music genre; we’re talking the recycling of steel, aluminum and tungsten by scrap metal recyclers such as Metalico (AMEX:MEA) and China-based ...
smallcapinvestor.com

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Lakeshore man charged in scrap metal theft


Provincial police have charged a Lakeshore man for stealing scrap metal after a witness caught him in the alleged act. Lakeshore OPP were notified April 26 ...
canada.com

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Scrap metal trader who made billions


And while £500m may represent only a few weeks' theoretical gain, given the current insatiable demand from China and his native India for metal, it remains ...
thisismoney.co.uk

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Will this goose lay a copper-nickel-cobalt egg?


Golden Goose Resources (GGR-V, GGOSF-O) has made a copper-nickel-cobalt and platinum group elements (PGE) discovery here in the James Bay region of northern ...
northernminer.com

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New welding electrodes launched for corrosion resistance


Arcos 803 (ECuNi) is a covered electrode designed for the shielded metal arc welding of wrought or cast 70/30, 80/20, and 90/10 copper-nickel alloys to ...
pennenergy.com

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Copper Rises in London on Fed Rate Cut, South American Strikes


Aluminum and nickel also gained. Lower borrowing costs in the US, the world's second- largest user of copper, and the Federal Reserve's attempts to contain ...
bloomberg.com

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Norilsk Q1 Ni output up, palladium down


Norilsk’s copper production totalled 103990 tonnes, up from 101000 tonnes in the first three months of last year. Despite the increase in nickel production ...
metalbulletin.com

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Strongbow Expands Nickel-Copper Mineralization at Nickel King


The Main Zone nickel-copper-cobalt sulphide prospect has been traced over a strike length in excess of 2200 m with mineralization hosted by two stacked, ...
marketwire.com

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Adroit Resources Inc.: Niemitz Gold/Copper Property Drill Results ...


The Copperfields Mine produced, between 1954 and 1972, 684000 tons of ore grading 6.48% Cu and 6.68 g/t Au; the Diadem-Copper-Nickel deposit has a known ...
marketwire.com

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Adroit Resources Inc.: Niemitz Gold/Copper Property Drill Results ...


The Copperfields Mine produced, between 1954 and 1972, 684000 tons of ore grading 6.48% Cu and 6.68 g/t Au; the Diadem-Copper-Nickel deposit has a known ...
marketwire.com

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Gold dips to 3-mth low; copper prices capped


Copper prices capped: Copper prices were capped on Wednesday ahead of a Federal Reserve decision on interest rates but low inventories and strikes ...
dailytimes.com.pk

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MEIR ON METALS


Copper: We are seeing a rather quiet start to the session turning into a decent-sized selloff in copper, with prices now at $8420 down $128. ...
metalbulletin.com

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Thursday, 1 May 2008
 

How Old US Steel Leapt Off History's Scrap Pile: David Pauly


The seemingly endless boom in all commodities prices has provided a double benefit for US Steel, Bradford says. Prices of iron ore and scrap used to make ...
bloomberg.com

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Timken Steeled By Steel


Four years ago, Griffith said, Timken was paying $75 a ton for scrap steel, which is the primary raw material for its steel products. ...
forbes.com

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Steel prices in Punjab dip by Rs 1000-1200 per MT


Steel analysts expect further decline in steel prices ranging between Rs 500 and Rs 700 per MT within next couple of days. "Because of the steps taken by ...
hindu.com

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High times for heavy metal: scrap sales soar


The project was supposed to be approved in January," but a 30 percent increase in steel prices since the beginning of the year has halted the multi-story ...
timesargus.com

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Pacific Steel Raise Prices By 25%


A global shortage in scrap metal, and strong demand for steel in Asia, is behind a significant rise in the cost of scrap. Despite the rapid rise in prices, ...
scoop.co.nz

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Steeled for 500% growth


... of Alliance Steel Services in Minneapolis three years ago, the 40-year-old scrap-metal company had grown rusty. Prices were rising, thanks to increased ...
money.cnn.com

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US Steel: The Trend Is Right


His statement was based on the expectation that higher prices for the quarter will exceed increasing levies for raw materials, including scrap....
fool.com

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(AMM) Pig iron jumps to $690/T; bundles may bring more gains


Now, however, the US mills are setting the market pace and buying up more of the iron in an effort to offset rising industrial steel scrap prices in the US ...
metalbulletin.com

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(AMM) Charter Steel hiking hot-roll bar, rod, wire products $30/T


Charter Steel plans to boost transaction prices for all hot-rolled bar, rod and wire products by "a minimum" of $30 per ton ($1.50 per hundredweight),...
metalbulletin.com

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GKN expects another solid year


Powder Metallurgy in the US has been held back by increases in scrap steel prices and plant shut downs as a result of the American Axle strike. ...
cityam.com

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