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Tuesday, 31 March 2009
 

Statue stolen from townhouse complex


Randy Katz, owner of City Scrap & Salvage Co. in Akron, put out an Internet alert to scrap metal dealers nationwide to watch for anyone trying to pawn the ...
Akron Beacon Journal - Akron,OH,USA

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Metal theft drops 81% in Knoxville


Now, scrap goes for $1.20. "One of the big deterrents is you can't stay anonymous anymore," said Burrell. That's because of scrap metal regulations that ...
WBIR-TV - Knoxville,TN,USA

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”Kursk” sail sold as scrap metal


The submarine sail was brought to the scrap metal ground six years ago, TV 21 reports. It was meant to be part of a memorial over the accident that was to ...
Barents Observer - Archangel,Russia

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Montana Recycler Relocating


Steel Etc., a steel distributor and scrap metal recycling firm in Great Falls, Montana, is in the process of relocating its operations to a facility roughly ...
Recycling Today - Cleveland,OH,USA

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From Soldiers' Hands


Decorated scrap metal from war time is a simple description of trench art. The makers of trench art used spent artillery shells, bullet cartridges, ...
Packet Online - Princeton,NJ,USA

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”Kursk” tower sold as scrap metal


The tower of the Northern Fleet submarine “Kursk”, which sank with 118 sailors in the Barents Sea in 2000, was last week found rusting at a scrap metal ...
Barents Observer - Archangel,Russia

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Monday Market Monitor - Scrap (WEEK 13) - Signs of recovery


Turkish purchasing volume will consequently influence the price of scrap. It is reported that steel scrap prices of European origin FOB Rotterdam improved ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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Pasco junkyard turns scrap into treasure


Leonard Moore also has seen an increase in business at Tommy's Steel & Salvage in Pasco. He said he's seen an increase in demand for parts for small to ...
TheNewsTribune.com - Tacoma,WA,USA

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BMZ scrap purchase price continue to decline


The prices of steel scrap 3A grade in Byelorussian steel works are in about USD 162 per tonne DAF for 3rd decade of March. Thus the prices have declined ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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2008 Write Downs Result in $389 Million Loss for FNX


At the McCreedy West Mine, development work supported both nickel and copper-precious metal production plans, particularly the deepening of the main access ...
FOXBusiness - USA

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Blackstone Provides an Exploration Update on Scandinavian Projects


The Company is focused on advancing six nickel deposits and looking to drill excellent targets at the highly prospective Uma copper-zinc and Norbotten ...
Trading Markets (press release) - Los Angeles,CA,USA

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India tightens rules on imports of shredded steel scrap


India's Ministry of Commerce has issued a notification saying that an inspection certificate will be required for imports of any shredded scrap metal into ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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Radioactive part mistakenly sold, melted with scrap metal in China


On Friday, high levels of radiation were detected at the Xingbao Steel and Iron Company Ltd. The Weinan City business had bought eight truckloads of scrap ...

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Monday, 30 March 2009
 

Predicting the price of steel


The two dominant raw materials used in steel production for the construction industry are scrap and iron ore. Put simply, cheaper raw materials equals ...
Construction Week Online - Dubai,United Arab Emirates

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Japanese scrap prices on upward trend


Korea has increased purchases of scrap, as H1 scrap was settled at about USD 232 per tonne CNF, while Hyundai Steel purchased H2 scrap from Japan at a price ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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Sunday, 29 March 2009
 

Lost China radioactive device found in smelter


Investigators, suspecting the ball had been mistakenly sold as scrap metal, found on Friday that it had indeed been melted in a smelter at a local steel ...
Reuters - USA

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Wall Street surge leaves metal market unmoved


The steel and scrap industries, in particular, continue to see precious few signs of an upturn. Prices for hot-rolled coil, plate, wire rod, rebar and many ...
American Metal Market - New York,USA

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IMPD district commander demoted after inquiry into moonlighting ...


Deputy Chief John Conley stressed that Allender's demotion "was not related to any scrap-metal investigation and has no criminal violations or implications. ...
Indianapolis Star - United States

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Lost China radioactive device found in smelter


Investigators, suspecting the ball had been mistakenly sold as scrap metal, found on Friday that it had indeed been melted in a smelter at a local steel ...
Reuters - USA

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Turkish steel mills return to scrap market


As a result, some Turkish steel mills with lower scrap stocks have shifted their focus from billet to scrap, so the scrap price has been gradually rising. ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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Pacific North West Capital Corp. acquires 100% ownership of ...


The Glitter Lake Property is located adjacent to the Horden Lake copper-nickel deposit, which is situated approximately 140 kilometers northeast of Matagami ...

FOXBusiness - USA

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First Nickel Reports Financial and Operating Results for the Year ...


Sales revenue from the sale of nickel, copper and cobalt for the three month period ended December 31, 2008 (the "fourth quarter of 2008") decreased by $3.2 ...
FOXBusiness - USA

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Copper is king, for now


Over the past month, most favoured mining equity sectors copper, nickel and aluminium have overshadowed gold, but platinum equities are on the bubble....
Mineweb - London,England,UK

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Nortec Ventures Corp.-Corporate Update


... (PGE + Au) - Nickel and Copper project located in Finland, and TL Nickel-Copper-Cobalt projects in Labrador, Canada and the Ganarin project in Ecuador. ...
FOXBusiness - USA

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Mindoro Amends Price of Purchase Warrants


Mindoro is focused on gold, copper-gold and nickel exploration in the Philippines with a strategy of advancing early stage opportunities to production or ...
FOXBusiness - USA

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Saturday, 28 March 2009
 

World War II shell found in Lake County scrap yard


In a news release, the county's sheriff's department says it first heard about the 155 mm Howitzer shell on Friday morning when the Rondout Scrap Metal ...
Chicago Tribune - United States

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Radioactive material lost in China


The steel refinery had bought 265 tonnes of scrap metal from the dismantled cement factory and has already melted it down, the report said. ...
AsiaOne - Singapore

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WW II shell found at scrap metal site


"At 10:13 am Thursday, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded to Rondout Scrap Metal Company, 1501 Rockland Road (Rt. 176) in Rondout, for a suspicious ...
Waukegan News Sun - Waukegan,IL,USA

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Bill takes aim at thieves who strike when metal is hot


Michael Cataldo, regional manager for Pacific Recycling, said the proposal won't make things too onerous for scrap metal dealers. "I believe in the bill. ...
IdahoStatesman.com - ID,USA

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Idaho House bill takes aim at thieves who strike when metal is hot


Jason Hughes, Boise, unloads a truckload of scrap metal at Pacific Steel & Recycling in Boise. The Idaho Legislature is considering a bill that would add ...
IdahoStatesman.com - ID,USA

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Scrap Metal Market Report March 2009: Plummeting prices in a ...


The mills in the west (Ruhr region) showed almost no demand for industrial scrap and as there was no alternative market available, the marketing situation ...
Recycling News (press release) - Alling,Germany

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DPW recycling center, compost yard open on March 28


The Automotive, Scrap Metal and Fluorescent Bulb Recycling Program, will be open on Saturday, March 28, from 9 to noon at the DPW, 28 Poplar St. Acceptable ...
Wicked Local Gloucester - Beverly,MA,USA

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10-K: CHINA ARMCO METALS, INC.


We are in the process of constructing a scrap metal recycling facility in the Banqiao Industrial Zone of Lianyungang Economic Development Zone in the ...
MarketWatch (press release) - USA

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CRU/CESCO-China, scrap hold keys to copper's unclear future


Chinese demand, the impact of fiscal stimulus in leading economies and the availability of scrap metal will ...
Reuters - USA

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Andy Home is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own


Scrap availability determines not only how much secondary production of refined metal takes place but also what ratio of scrap to primary metal consumers ...
guardian.co.uk - UK

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Copper Thieves Steal From Church


EVANSVILLE - The Ten Commandments didn't deter crime at one local church - where thieves stole over $1000 worth of scrap metal. Someone stole two copper ...
WEHT-TV, IN - Evansville,IN,USA

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The undecided fate of the PI boxes


But the story's still being written on whether the racks will be sold for scrap metal, turned into souvenirs or something else. ...
Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA

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Tygart Trudges On


Tygart was out Monday making three trips to Rogers Iron and Metal Corp. to turn in scrap metal he picked up at Old Town and Smokin' Joe's. ...
The Morning News - Springdale,AR,USA

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Going Green, Saving Green: How Scrapyards Recycle


You bring in scrap metal, and they sort it, before sending it off to be made into other products. By helping the environment, you can also help your bank ...
Today's MGT - Macon,GA,USA

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China Armco Metals Reports Financial Results for the Full Year of 2008


Substantially all of the net proceeds from the offering will be used to expand the Company's operations into scrap metal production through the construction ...
Earthtimes (press release) - London,UK

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Convert your junk into cash


Scrap metal and gold:There's a market for the metals in gold jewelry and even old appliances. Look online or in phone books for scrap metal or junkyard ...
Great Falls Tribune - Great Falls,MT,USA

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Philippine Coins Smuggled for Scrap Value


This makes the coins targets for recycling as scrap metal used in making computer microchips, tokens, and even bullets, according to Lasala. ...
NumisMaster.com - Iola,WI,USA

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Auburn Township official running despite his record


He paid $519 in restitution to the township for using town equipment and employees to sell scrap metal in Springfield. Beck says he did nothing wrong, ...
The State Journal-Register - Springfield,IL,USA

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Wasteland: Unsightly scraps at former race track prompt review


By Dana Yates Heaps of scrap metal are rusting away where the former Bay Meadows race track once stood and the city is working on ways to clear the area of ...

San Mateo Daily Journal - San Mateo,CA,USA

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Pacific North West takes 100 pct of Glitter Lake PGM project, Quebec


Glitter Lake is located adjacent to the Horden Lake copper-nickel deposit pproximately 140 kilometers northeast of Matagami, Quebec. ...
Proactive Investors USA & Canada - USA

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Copper Heads for Weekly Increase, Best Quarter Since June 2006


Nickel was little changed at $9735 a ton, tin rose 0.8 percent to $10225 while lead hadn’t traded as of 11:12 am in Singapore.
Bloomberg - USA

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New resins will slash mining operations’ discharge – Dow


DWS is turning to copper, trying to leverage the technology developed for primary nickel recovery for primary copper recovery in copper-mining operations,” ...
Creamer Media's Mining Weekly - Garden View,South Africa

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DJ BASE METALS HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories Of The Day


RS) said Thursday it plans to produce at least 220000 metric tons of nickel at its Russian facilities, and cut its copper production by between 4% to 5% and ...
MarketWatch (press release) - USA

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MF Global sees metals moving lower, then sideways


Only nickel ended roughly unchanged. Last month, he wrote that a tentative
bottom may have been reached in the base metals complex. ...
Reuters - USA

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ThyssenKrupp Approves Plan to Merge Units, Cut Costs


He spoke as the company, Germany’s second-biggest steelmaker, became the latest industry member to cut or scrap its dividend, lowering the payout for last ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Chinese 'find' radioactive ball


Eight trucks worth of scrap gathered at the disused factory in Tongchuan city were sold to a local steel mill, according to official news agency Xinhua. ...
BBC News - UK

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BILL McGRAW


They apparently were inside the bridge, cutting the steel supports for scrap, when the level they were standing on fell one story to the street. ...
Detroit Free Press - United States

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Rod prices 20pc up


A hike in scrap metal prices in local markets has pushed the prices of mild steel rod by 20 percent in a span of two months.Photo: STARSajjadur Rahman A ...
The Daily Star - Dhaka,Bangladesh

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WTO Details Rising Protectionism, Pushes Countries to Reverse Course


China has scrapped import tariffs on steel plates. The Philippines has cut tariffs on wheat and cement. "More trade-policy initiatives of this kind, ...
Wall Street Journal - USA

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Friday, 27 March 2009
 

Suspended deputy axed


4, the same day the prison board voted to suspend Conrad, Kerstetter reported to Sunbury police allegations that Hoffman had stolen $320 in scrap metal from ...
Danville News - Danville,PA,USA

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Scrap metal importers come under govt lens




MUMBAI: The ministry of commerce has notified that pre-shipment inspection certificates would be required for all imports of shredded scrap metal. ...
Economic Times - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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Scrap metal importers come under govt lens


MUMBAI: The ministry of commerce has notified that pre-shipment inspection certificates would be required for all imports of shredded scrap metal. ...
Economic Times - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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SPRING SCRAP METAL CLEAN-UP THIS WEEK


Sponsored by: Madison County Farm Bureau, Madison County Fiscal Court, Madison County Conservation District, Madison County Cooperative Extension Service. ...
Richmond Register - Richmond,KY,USA

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Man Sentenced For Starting Taylor St. Fire


William Church was cutting up stolen scrap metal at the old General Motors plant on Taylor Street when firefighters say the sparks caught the entire ...
WHIOtv.com - Dayton,OH,USA

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Disused Zurrieq quarry cleared of scrap


The owner of a large quarry in Zurrieq has cleared the site of abandoned vehicles and scrap metal, after the Malta ...
di-ve.com - Malta

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Bill would turn up the heat on metal thieves


Don Matthews, the owner of Ray's Farnsworth Metal Recycling, said his employees are trained to look for stolen scrap. "You train your buyers on the floor, ...
Indianapolis Star - United States

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UK Stocks Fluctuate; ENRC, Mining Shares Rally on Metal Price


Copper also led a rally in base metals in London, with lead, nickel, tin and zinc also increasing. ENRC jumped 10 percent to 452.5 pence after Bank of ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Metals gain on positive macroeconomic data


In line with copper, Nickel in MCX also fell by 2.44 %. Peruvian copper production fell in February at two of the country’s largest mines. ...
Commodity Online - Kochi,Kerala,India

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METALS-Copper rises on weak dollar, upbeat data


Three-months aluminium was at $1417 a tonne from $1412 a tonne on Tuesday, having gained more than 10 percent in March, while nickel was at $9650 from $9750 ...
Forbes - NY,USA

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Freewest Intersects 174 Metres of Chromite Mineralization at Black ...


Within these 2 zones, appreciable to moderate amounts of nickel-copper sulphide mineralization occurring as blebs, bands, net-textures and heavy ...
FOXBusiness - USA

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Discovery weighs sale of nickel asset


Discovery secured the Boseto copper prospect in 2005, having previously focused on exploration in Australia and a nickel prospect in Botswana. ...
Mining MX - Sandton,South Africa

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Ahead of the Bell: Steel sector


In addition, he said scrap market prices could react quickly to an increase in demand, "serving as a good leading indicator for steel pricing. ...
Forbes - NY,USA

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Steel scrap prices continue to slide


Steel scrap costs have continued to erode, pushing down market prices for various steel mill products, ...
Purchasing.com - Newton,MA,USA

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China steel firm axes Indonesian nickel project


A $500 million nickel pig iron project planned for Indonesia has been scrapped, a senior official at Shanghai ...
Reuters - USA

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Rio shuts Australia pig iron plant for 12 months


The main buyers are so-called steel making "mini-mills" such as ones operated by Nucor, that rely on non-ore type feed, such as pig iron and scrap metal. ...
Reuters - USA

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Turkish scrap tags rise; dollar spurs buys


2 heavy-melting steel scrap, nearly $7 higher than the $208.25... This is a preview of the article. The full article is available only to our subscribers ...
American Metal Market - New York,USA

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German Power Market to Shrink; First Time Since Enron


ThyssenKrupp, which uses power to melt scrap steel at about 2500 degrees Fahrenheit (1370 Celsius), may eliminate more than 3000 jobs after demand plunged. ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Thursday, 26 March 2009
 

DJ India Tightens Rules On Imports Of Shredded Scrap Metal


"Until now, shredded metal scrap was not required to have any pre-shipment certificate. Today onwards, it has become mandatory," Rohit Shah, director of the ...
MarketWatch (press release) - USA

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Commercial Metals Co Shares Up 9% Despite Poor 2Q Results


Shares of the scrap metal processors, which have plummeted from a year high of around $40 last summer as demand and prices for scrap metal have dropped, ...

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Gold Falls in London as Rising Equities, Dollar Curb Demand


“Given the perceived reduction in demand for safe-haven assets and still-strong inflows of scrap metal, gold could look to consolidate” between $890 and ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Long-lost meteorite comes home to Ariz.


Ultimately, he learned that this was no hunk of scrap metal. It was, in fact, quite famous in an obscure kind of way. On Monday, 40 years after it was ...
Arizona Republic - Phoenix,AZ,USA

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Mingo man arrested in shooting


Deputies arrested a Mingo County man accused of shooting another man who had been clearing scrap metal. Virgil Sipple, 64, of Beech Creek was arrested ...
Daily Mail - Charleston - Charleston,WV,USA

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Royal Roads, Benton Resources & Golden Dory approve 2009 program ...


Approximately 30 conductive anomalies have been selected for ground follow-up, including anomalies identified near a recently discovered nickel-copper ...
FOXBusiness - USA

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Norilsk Says Nickel High Enough to Maintain Spending, Output


Norilsk has already signed sales contracts for 75 percent of its nickel production this year, and all of its planned copper output, he said.
Bloomberg - USA

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UK Stocks Swing Between Gains and Losses; Premier Oil Jumps


Separately, copper, nickel, lead and zinc all retreated in London. The following stocks also gained or fell in the UK market. ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Egyptian steel producers call for import tax on rebar


As per report, Egypt’s steel mills had no alternative but to cut the prices again last week in line with dropping raw material costs and very cheap import ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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Thane villagers face threat from scrap material


The scrap, including missiles, rocket launchers and spent shells, had been kept in the premises of Salasar Steel Furnace Mill, which now lies abandoned, ...
Times of India - India

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Citic Pacific posts HK$12.66 billion loss, hit by forex bets


... has interests in steel making, mining, power generation and trading, infrastructure, and air cargo services, said the board has also decided to scrap ...
MarketWatch - USA

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EV construction projects hammer away


... micromill near Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport that will convert scrap steel into 280000 tons of reinforcing bar annually for the construction industry. ...
East Valley Tribune - Mesa,AZ,USA

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Wednesday, 25 March 2009
 

Long term, steel could make sense


As a result of its merger with US scrap kings Hugo Neu and then Metal Management, Sims Metal Management (SGM) rates as the world's biggest trader of scrap ...
The Australian - Sydney,Australia

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Commercial Metals Company Reports Loss of $0.32 EPS for Second Quarter


... was steel). The average copper selling price declined $1.40 per pound to $2.43 per pound; metal spreads declined 40 cents. The cost of copper scrap ...
PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA

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Kaminak Acquires 100% Interest in Quebec Copper-Nickel Properties ...


A grab sample collected in 2007 from one showing returned 2.84% copper, 0.53% nickel, 0.12% Cobalt as well as 0.75 g/t gold, 0.35 g/t platinum and 0.55 g/t ...
FOXBusiness - USA

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(WS) World Summary: US TREASURY PLAN LIFTS DOW 7 PER CENT


The 3-month ask prices were copper $4056 tonne ($3995) tin $10300 ($10175), lead $1350 ($1353), zinc $1310 ($1265 ), aluminium $1450 ($1460) and nickel ...
istockAnalyst.com (press release) - Salem,OR,USA

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Tuesday, 24 March 2009
 

City utility workers charged with theft


Six men who worked for the Bossier City utilities department have been arrested for stealing and selling scrap metal belonging to the city. ...
KTBS - Shreveport,LA,USA

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Oil-Field Servicers May Warn on Profits


Of interest will be any talk of either scrap-metal demand or China. Scrap often is viewed as an early indicator of economic activity, so if there is any ...

Wall Street Journal - USA

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UZBEKISTAN: TASHKENT RESIDENTS ORDERED TO FORAGE FOR SCRAP METAL


Residents of Tashkent have been ordered to forage for scrap metal. Limited supplies in the city has prompted some people to resort to a "campaign of ...
EurasiaNet - New York,NY,USA

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Town to collect appliances, scrap metal


The Town of Vestal will pick up residents’ old appliances and scrap metal on May 9 and May 16. Items that will be collected include appliances, scrap metal ...

Press & Sun-Bulletin - Binghamton,NY,USA

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Roeding Park cannons turned into scrap metal for WWII


But during World War II, the Army retrieved the cannons to use as scrap metal. After the war, Fresno Mayor ZS Leymel lobbied the war department, ...
Fresno Bee - Fresno,CA,USA

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METALS-Copper up, US plan boosts demand outlook


Steel making ingredient nickel was at $9980 from $10000 and battery material lead was at $1360 from $1346, after striking a day's high of $1380, ...
Forbes - NY,USA

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Botswana in record P2,6 billion trade deficit


Copper and nickel exports also mimicked the pattern of diamonds in the period under review, recording a mere P731 million in the last quarter from P1,2 ...
Mmegi Online - Gaberones,Botswana

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UK Stocks Rise for Third Day; Banks, Mining Companies Rally


Anglo American Plc led mining shares higher as copper jumped to a four-month high in Asia. The FTSE 100 Index climbed 76.03, or 2 percent, to 3918.88 at ...
Bloomberg - USA

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If you want exposure, head to the Highlands


... 2.2 million tonnes of copper, 125000 tonnes of nickel and 12250 tonnes of cobalt. in situ value on resources, that amounts to some $US13 billion ($A18.9 ...


The Age - Melbourne,Australia

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Cycle Systems feeling pinch as fewer recycle


Work at Cycle Systems has slowed recently as fewer people recycle their scrap metal and steel mills slow their production, causing scrap prices to rise. ...
Lynchburg News and Advance - Lynchburg,VA,USA

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Collectors could be scrapped


The facility will dismantle printer cartridges, photocopiers and printers from all over China and dissolve them into 64 categories of steel, glass and ...
China Daily - China

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Posté le Lundi 23 mars 2009 à 12h43


HMS 1 - ISRI Code 200: Heavy melting steel. Wrought iron and/or steel scrap ¼ inch or steel scrap ¼ inch and over in thickness. Individual pieces not over ...
Dechetcom (Abonnement) - Paris,France

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Monday, 23 March 2009
 

Gold In Those Scrap Heaps


“This means that any scrapped metal items prior to the mid-1960s will have in most instances turned to dust long ago.” The largest sizeable scrap metal ...
Cape Business News - Cape Town,South Africa

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Where Next for Gold?


... limit each advance with scrap sales, then as their metal is depleted and they adjust to higher prices the market can again move up to a higher range. ...
Seeking Alpha - New York,NY,USA

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Rooms to GO!


The entrepreneur said that she could not afford accommodation for the staff and herself when they had to travel on rural trips to collect scrap metal, ...
Jamaica Gleaner - Kingston,Jamaica

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Scrap prices leave workers scraping by


Prices stabilized in December, but they remain low. At Corridor Recycling on Friday, steel was going for $130 per metric ton, down from a peak of $450. ...
Daily Breeze - Torrance,CA,USA

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The Daily Resource 03/21/2009


Base metals were all in the red on Friday. Copper lost 1.5 cents to close at $1.7678/lb. Nickel fell by more than 9 cents to finish at $4.4119/lb....
International Business Times - New York,NY,USA

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SCRAP-YARD ARTIST A Girard man turns pieces of leftover metal into ...


“I buy hundreds of pounds of metal at a time,” he said. Last summer, the price of scrap metal soared to about 50 cents a pound, which made his costs go up. ...
Youngstown Vindicator - Youngstown,OH,USA

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Spitz: A 'piece of metal' tugs at his heart


I was happy it was still floating," and not sold for scrap like its YTB-784 sister ship. "It was pretty emotional to think it still survived. ...
Milford Daily News - MA, USA

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Lawsuit targets purchase of metal thieves' pillage


Semco contends that the three businesses, which buy and sell scrap metal, caused the foundry $711000 in damages "or such other amount to be proven at trial. ...
Marion Star - Marion,OH,USA

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Sunday, 22 March 2009
 

Base metals prices bottoming out, some on their way back up: analysts


Prices for copper, nickel and zinc soared in recent years until mid-2008 amid skyrocketing demand from surging economies like China and India. ...
The Canadian Press - TORONTO

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METALS-Copper down as stocks jump dents demand outlook


Copper fell 1 percent in choppy trade on Friday, losing grip of a 4-1/2 month high above ...
Forbes - NY,USA

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E. Coast export yards paying less for scrap


Obsolete scrap like No. 1 heavy melting steel and 5-foot plate and structural scrap is beginning to pile up in some smaller dealers' yards because of the ...
American Metal Market - New York,USA

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James Glaser: Working with scraps helps make us more resourceful


I see sculptors working in lower-cost woods, and galvanized steel instead of stainless. Jewelers are trying copper and semiprecious stones instead of sliver ...
Tallahassee Democrat - Tallahassee,FL,USA

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Recession hit Nucor warns Q1 loss of 55-65 cents per share


America's largest recycler and steel maker, Nucor Corporation, expects to post a loss of 55 cents to 65 cent per share for its first quarter ending April 4, ...
domain-B - Khandala,Maharashtra,India

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Saturday, 21 March 2009
 

Modern Alchemy: Turning Gold Into Paper


Gold also continues to be defined (and perhaps confined) by the dynamic of investment demand versus jewellery offtake, versus scrap supplies. ...

International Business Times - New York,NY,USA

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91-57 transition reopens after fuel spill


The trailer appeared to be carrying scrap metal, which was strewn across the roadway. Crews worked to clear away the metal and absorbent that had been put ...
OCRegister - Santa Ana,CA,USA

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ANALYSIS-China copper demand rising, but still in low gear


She said a shortage of scrap metal would underpin China's demand for refined copper, while buying by the government could lift apparent consumption growth ...
Forex Pros - Tortola,British Virgin Islands

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Pacific Steel & Recycling Opens New Terrace Heights Facility


Before it was just Pacific Steel. Now they're also accepting scrap metal and some other recyclables. The current economy is taking a toll on both sides of ...

MSNBC - USA

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Gold slips as euro dips, inflation fear supports


Jewelers in key markets such as India say the metal's sharp price rise has hit sales hard. It has also led to a surge in supply of scrap gold as consumers ...
Reuters - USA

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Northwest Dallas gold refiner happy to liquefy your assets


The Dillon Gage refinery – and others like it – are the answer to this question: What happens to my scrap jewelry when I sell it? ...
Dallas Morning News - Dallas,TX,USA

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Lawmakers Discuss The Future Of Copper-Nickel Mining


The future of the lucrative copper–nickel mining industry on the Iron Range is on the table as the Minnesota Legislature meets this session. ...
MSNBC - USA

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UK Stocks Pare Losses; Rio Tinto, Xstrata Gain on Metals


Xstrata Plc, the fourth biggest copper producer, climbed 3.6 percent to 448.75 pence. Copper, lead, nickel and tin advanced in London. ...
Bloomberg - USA

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METALS-Shanghai copper rises for 6th day as dollar softens


Shanghai copper rose to its highest in 4-A½ months on Friday as a weaker dollar helped it extend its ...
Forbes - NY,USA

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Gold at 2-week high, copper up 5 percent


Nickel was at $10150 from $9875 at the close on Wednesday, lead was $1336 from $1290 and zinc $1232 from $1190. Tin drifted $275 higher to $10150. reuters.
Daily Times - Lahore,Pakistan

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Friday, 20 March 2009
 

Northwest Dallas gold refiner happy to liquefy your assets


The acid doesn't harm the stones while it dissolves the metal. Dental scraps, rugs and air filters are burned first to get rid of most of the nonmetal and ...
Dallas Morning News - Dallas,TX,USA

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Alleged scrap metal thieves in Lancaster caught


LANCASTER — Two men believed to have been stealing scrap metal led Lancaster police on a foot chase before being arrested about 11 am Wednesday. ...
Lancaster Eagle Gazette - Lancaster,OH,USA

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Scrap metal thieves suspected of stealing grates


Mr and Mrs Boreham suspect scrap metal thieves are the likely culprits. “It’s pathetic,” said Mr Boreham. “They’re not going to get anything back for them. ...

Craven Herald - UK

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Moderate rise in metal prices on higher LME advices


Copper cable scrap, copper scrap heavy, copper utensils scrap, copper wire bar, brass utensils scrap and aluminium utensils scrap also ended slightly higher ...
Indopia - India

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7 Amazing Chinese Farmer Inventions and Mods


Surprisingly he has no formal training in robotics, and has to construct them using just scrap metal that he gathers from the local area. ...
Inventorspot - USA

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Blackmailers admit trying to get money from scrap metal dealer


Three people with links to Stratton and Bude have admitted their roles in the extortion of scrap metal dealer Anthony Wooldridge. Helen Haskell, 33, of New ...
This is North Devon - Barnstaple,England,UK

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Blackmailers admit trying to get money from scrap metal dealer




Three people with links to Stratton and Bude have admitted their roles in the extortion of scrap metal dealer Anthony Wooldridge. Helen Haskell, 33, of New ...
This is North Devon - Barnstaple,England,UK

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Copper Rises to 4-Month High in London on US Fed Bond Plan


Nickel rose 1.8 percent to $10050 a ton. Lead advanced $41, or 3.2 percent, to $1331 a ton, after gaining 33 percent this year. Zinc gained 3.2 percent to ...
Bloomberg - USA

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European Stocks Decline for Second Day; Rio Tinto, Shell Drop


... Stoxx 600 as copper fell in London on signs that China, the world’s biggest consumer of the metal, is buying less. Nickel, zinc and tin also dropped. ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Most e-mailed


Publication of the draft EIS will be a major milestone in the advancement of PolyMet's copper-nickel-precious metals project located in northeastern ...
MSNBC - USA

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What to do now with the DOW's 950 point 1 week rally and the SKF's ...


... the crash of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, The crash of Toll brothers from $100, The crash of copper from $4 a pound , the crash of Nickel from $25 a ...
Motley Fool - USA

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Industrial metals rebound on US equity rally


LME Aluminum closed at $1379/ton, LME Nickel closed at $9875/ton, LME Zinc closed at $1190/ton and LME Lead closed at $1290/ton, down by 4.37%. Copper March ...
Commodity Online - Kochi,Kerala,India

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BMZ steel scrap prices


The price of steel scrap 3A grade in "Byelorussian steel works" in range is USD 186 per tonne DAF for 1st decade of March. The prices have declined further ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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London Metals Exchange Met to Discuss Steel Billet Contracts


... publish rebar prices as a premium to the LME billet price and scrap prices as a discount to the LME price. This reflects growing acceptance in the steel ...
Azom.com - USA

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Japanese ferrous scrap market price on downward trend


... ferrous scrap market price shows sign to hit bottom. A trading firm source expects the price could decrease a little more under decreasing steel price ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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Dump your scrap metal to help the schools


A new scrap-metal recycling program to benefit Beverly Public Schools means instead of paying to have items hauled away, you can call Scrap-It of Everett, ...
The Salem News - Beverly,MA,USA

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Nonresidential building materials prices drop 0.7% in February


Extruded aluminum prices fell 3.2%, but copper pipe and tube prices jumped 5.8% as copper ore and scrap prices both increased sharply. ...
Building Design & Construction - New York,NY,USA

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Thursday, 19 March 2009
 

Eau Claire Crime Rate Hits 30 Year Low


Matysik says instead of individually chasing down thieves, the police department went directly to scrap metal dealers and asked for their help,...
WEAU-TV 13 - Eau Claire,WI,USA

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He ran, but he couldn’t hide


At least five loads of stolen scrap metal are adding up to big trouble for a 33-year-old Faribault man. According to a complaint filed in the Dakota County ...
Farmington Independent - Farmington,MN,USA

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His Business Is Vrooming


Heller creates artistic interpretations of chopper motorcycles out of scrap metal. Having built real choppers as a young man, Heller says he has the ...
Volume One - Eau Claire,WI,USA

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Grave and scrap metal diggers on harsh economic reality


As the demeaning socioeconomic situation continues to deepen, survival for Bomeh scrap metal and grave diggers at the Kingtom cemetery is becoming extremely ...
Awoko - Freetown,Sierra Leone

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17 arrested in scrap metal raids


The raids were carried out at dealers on Dick Lane and Bowling Back Lane after months of investigations into car thefts in the area. ...
Halifax Evening Courier - UK

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Dudley man fined for carrying scrap metal without licence


William Davies, aged 21, of Oak Tree Caravan Park, Pensnett, admitted carrying scrap metal in his vehicles when he appeared at Dudley magistrates court on ...
Dudley News - Stourbridge,West Midlands,UK

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Baltic Dry awaits iron verdict


Ship owners have used the interim period to scrap ships to help maintain rates as scrap metal prices have stayed relatively stable at around $300 per tonne. ...
Investors Chronicle - London,England,UK

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SGL says 2009 sales, earnings to decline


Graphite electrodes, which are built into electric arc furnaces to recycle scrap metal into steel, make up almost half of SGL's revenue. ...
Reuters - USA

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Copper, nickel, aluminium remain sell on rallies


Markets do feel that sell on rallies is still a strategy in copper, nickel and aluminium. Lead has been an out performer in 2009, up 32% year-to-date and is ...
Moneycontrol.com - Mumbai,India

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European markets fall, led by miners, steelmakers - European ...


Mining stocks lost ground after copper, nickel and zinc prices fell. Also, news of Alcoa reducing its quarterly dividend weighed on the sector. ...
RTT News - Williamsville,NY,USA

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Iron ore, copper scrap buck trend as metals indices fall


Steel, aluminum and copper mill prices all declined, as did steel and aluminum scrap indices. The iron ore PPI, at 153.1, was up 1.9 percent from January ...
American Metal Market - New York,USA

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India’s Scrap Gold Meets Jewelry Demand, March Imports Slump


Jewelry makers are meeting demand from sales of scrap metal, said Suresh Hundia, president of the Bombay Bullion Association Ltd., a group of 230 traders. ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Gold Drops for Third Day on Speculation Economies Will Improve


There’s still some scrap supplies coming in.” Gold for immediate delivery lost as much as $6.53, or 0.7 percent, to $908.88 an ounce and traded at $911.90 ...
Bloomberg - USA

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PSNH's scrubber project needs review


That meant everything was higher, including steel. According to the online industry publication, steelontheweb.com, scrap steel cost between $630-$640 a ton ...
Portsmouth Herald News - Portsmouth,NH,USA

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BUYINS.NET: Market Maker Surveillance Report. Top 6 Losing Stocks ...


... and processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap. The company sells its hot-rolled steel and cold-rolled steel to steel service centers, fabricators, ...
Trading Markets (press release) - Los Angeles,CA,USA

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ANALYSIS-Gold scrap sales hold prices down, but not forever


"Scrap is not infinite," said Standard Bank analyst Walter de Wet. "It has got to stop at some stage, even if prices go higher. Investment demand will top ...
Reuters India - Mumbai,India

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Wednesday, 18 March 2009
 

Nucor warns of loss, sends shares tumbling


Nucor, which makes steel from scrap and pig iron, said its mills continued work off high-priced inventories of those materials that it had purchased before ...
Reuters - USA

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Truce in Suffolk scrap war: Gershowitz at foe's fundraiser


Scrap metal mogul Kevin Gershowitz, who spent hundreds of thousand of dollars campaigning against Suffolk Legis. Jack Eddington and his wife Assemb. ...
Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA

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City shelves metal theft bill


Commissioners had a preliminary discussion in January about the proposed ordinance, which would license and regulate Amarillo recyclers that buy scrap metal ...
Amarillo.com - Amarillo,TX,USA

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Smart rise copper, nickel and brass on higher LME advices


Mumbai , Mar 17 Prices of copper, nickel and brass firmed up smartly on the non-ferrous metal market here today on good industrial demand coupled with ...
Indopia - India

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Half Year Report 31 December 2008


Since the discovery in 1883 of copper- nickel sulphides in the Sudbury area and the start of mining a few years later, Sudbury has produced a major portion ...
The Age - Melbourne,Australia

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Northrock discovers poly-metallic massive sulphide zone


... is pleased to announce the discovery of significant near-surface copper/nickel/silver/lead/zinc massive sulphide mineralization from diamond drilling. ...
Mineweb - London,England,UK

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Mayor’s view: Mining legislation would strangle needed Iron Range ...


By mining copper, nickel and other precious metals in Minnesota, using 21st century technology, we will be helping to reduce the global carbon footprint. ...
Duluth News Tribune - Duluth,MN,USA

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Supply-demand impact of production cuts in metals space


But in the past three months, the biggest production cuts were in zinc, nickel and ferrochrome, while copper saw much less of a reduction. ...
National Post - Toronto,Ontario,Canada

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Northrock Discovers Near Surface Poly-Metallic Massive Sulphide ...


The Nickel Knob target is known to contain surface concentrations of copper/nickel/gold/platinum and palladium mineralization in minor ultramafic intrusives ...
Filing Services Canada (press release) - Calgary,Alberta,Canada

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Building wind power lines could create thousands of jobs


With the recession, scrap steel prices have dropped, allowing Texas companies to compete aggressively against companies in Mexico, Canada and Brazil. ...
Dallas Morning News - Dallas,TX,USA

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Producer Price Index Increases 0.1% in February


By contrast, the index for carbon steel scrap decreased 3.8 percent after jumping 23.8 percent in January. Prices for wheat also turned down after rising in ...
123Jump.com - Miami Beach,FL,USA

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Nucor Announces Guidance for its First Quarter Earnings


The impact from higher cost scrap should disappear during the second quarter. Any improvement in order entry and operating rates will speed up our raw ...
PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA

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Nucor Projects 1Q Loss On Continued Order, Price Declines


The US steel industry is experiencing a sharp downturn in demand as skittish customers hesitate to replenish inventories amid the recession. Prices have ...

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Chinese copper demand rising -Germany's Aurubis


"The growing shortage of copper scrap also contributed to this since the Chinese processors were forced to concentrate more on cathodes in their raw ...
Reuters - USA

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Bronze statues of boy, horse stolen


"Scrap metal prices are at a low right now." Ritchie said he suspects the thieves may have taken the statues to use as their own landscape ornaments....
Kansas.com - KS,USA

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Tuesday, 17 March 2009
 

Town acts on scrap metal recycling business, vacant diners


Selectman Steven J. Ouellette raised the question of whether the scrap metal recycling business is grandfathered since it was opened after the zoning ...
South Coast Today - New Bedford,MA,USA

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South Korea plans to start stockpiles of scrap steel


It imported 6.9 million tonnes. South Korean last year cracked down on hoarding of rebars used in construction. The products, made from scrap metal, ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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Two scrap yards cited in undercover sting


KPD Investigator Ron Linkins with the East Tennessee Scrap Metal Intelligence Network says the sting was prompted by complaints from the scrap yards ...
WBIR-TV - Knoxville,TN,USA

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Cops Seeks Clues In Baffling Metal Shop Murder


Police found 39-year-old Rajeswaren Saravanamuthu at his scrap metal business on Norfinch Dr. Thursday afternoon. But who killed him and why remains a ...
CityNews - Toronto,Canada

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10-K: METALICO INC


The Company is divided into two industry segments: Scrap Metal Recycling, which breaks down into three general product categories, ferrous, non-ferrous and ...
MarketWatch (press release) - USA

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Firms ignoring dust regulations


Electric arc furnaces (EAF) are frequently used in the scrap metal industry. When improperly treated, the dust they produce causes heavy metal ...
Taipei Times - Taiwan

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Oncor vendor to transform junk cars into new grid


... 120 to 130-foot (37 to 40-meter) lattice transmission towers with steel milled from automotive and industrial scrap metal, Oncor said in a statement. ...
Reuters - USA

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Rep. Kay Granger Lauds Economic and Environmental Benefits of ...


Falcon Steel, based in Haltom City, Texas, will fabricate transmission towers for Oncor from steel milled from automotive and industrial scrap metal. ...
Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA

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Indonesia's Antam eyes copper smelter project


Antam, 65 percent-owned by the Indonesian government, is involved in exploration and production of nickel ore, smelting of ferronickel, production and ...
Reuters - USA

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BHP, Minara, Tabcorp, Tatts, Woodside: Australia Equity Preview


Copper rose 2.5 percent, while nickel added 1.5 percent. BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP AU), the world’s largest mining company, advanced 4.3 percent to A$31.66. ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Copper climbs as inventories drop


Copper rose 1.6 per cent on Monday, as another fall in inventories helped boost the outlook for demand and a rally in equities lifted sentiment. ...
Globe and Mail - Canada

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Downward price pressure signals deflation to some manufacturers


asks Randy Katz, owner of City Scrap and Salvage in Akron, which turns old automobiles and other items into usable steel and other metals, primarily for ...
Crain's Cleveland Business - Cleveland,OH,USA

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Asia Gold-Sales of scrap persists, discount widens in Japan


Sales of gold scraps persisted in India, the world's main bullion consumer, as prices recovered from a ...
Reuters India - Mumbai,India

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Mixed trend in metal prices


Mumbai , Mar 16 Prices of lead, copper cable scrap, copper armiture, copper utensils, copper wire bar and copper sheets cutting, moved down in a mixed ...
Indopia - India

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Monday, 16 March 2009
 

Two Knox businesses cited in scrap metal sting


A scrap metal sting operation — possibly the first of its kind in Knox County — yielded citations against two businesses ...
Knoxville News Sentinel - Knoxville,TN,USA

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Domestic scrap demand may fall 30%: Trade body


“Currently, scrap metal import is only 20-30 per cent due to lower metal demand. India's imports are likely remain at this level until December,” Kothari ...
Business Standard - Mumbai,Maharashtra,India

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Brass in a pile of scrap


The brothers, who employ 40 people, are proud of the fact they were the original recyclers, and process around 100000 tonnes of scrap metal every year, ...
Manchester Evening News - Manchester,England,UK

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Wife told of hubby's death at funeral


Rajeswaren Saravanamuthu, 39 and a father of two young children, was found beaten and stabbed to death Thursday in his scrap metal shop -- Tiga Metals -- on ...
Toronto Sun - Ontario, Canada

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Scrap dealers decide not to sue govt


Kota Kinabalu: The Sabah Scrap Metal Recycle Association (SCMRA) has dropped the suit against State Government following the revocation of the Cabinet's ...
Daily Express - Kota Kinabalu,Sabah,Malaysia

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The Daily Resource 03/14/2009


Copper bottomed in the late pre-dawn hours, pushed higher from there to mid-morning, then eased into a finish at $1.6449/lb., up 2 1/3 cents. Nickel had a ...
International Business Times - New York,NY,USA

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Lawmakers weigh copper theft legislation


Although the scrap metal is now worth less than $1 per pound, it's not stopping lawmakers from weighing in on how to toughen the laws to protect it. ...
MSNBC - USA

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Border fences grow, as does debate that rages over them


"It's just a piece of scrap metal that will be jumped over, tunneled under, gone around," Clark said. "At the end of the day, it's just a big waste of money ...
Arizona Daily Star - Tucson,AZ,USA

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Sunday, 15 March 2009
 

Scrap Metal Business Plummets


Scrap metal was at at record highs last summer, but the business has taken a hard hit since then, as other industries shrivel in the recession. ...
KIMA CBS 29 - Yakima,WA,USA

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Scrap metal dealers cause UWASA to incur 42m/- loss


... Urban Water and Sewerage Authority (UWASA) has incurred a loss of more than 42m/- due to vandalism of its water infrastructure by scrap metal dealers. ...
IPPmedia - Dar es Salaam,United Republic of Tanzania

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Ferrous scrap hunts for bright spot, stocks build


Prices for No. 1 heavy melting steel scrap fell as much as $35 earlier this month to $150 per long ton delivered to mills in the Pittsburgh market, ...
American Metal Market - New York,USA

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New Maryland Metals, Steel and Alloys Directory Introduced by ...


The publications, according to the company are utilized by thousands of buyers every day seeking metals and scrap metal for their manufacturing facility at:
PR.com (press release) - Levittown,NY,USA

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Copper, nickel strengthen on firm global cues


New Delhi, Mar 14 Prices of copper and nickel rose up to Rs 5 per kg in the wholesale market here today on buying by stockists in line with firming global ...
Indopia - India

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UK’s FTSE 100 Extends Biggest Weekly Advance Since January


BHP Billiton Ltd., the world’s largest mining company, and Royal Dutch Shell Plc climbed as copper advanced in Asia and oil trades near $47 a barrel. ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Saturday, 14 March 2009
 

Two businesses cited in Knox County scrap metal sting


A joint scrap metal sing operation between the Knoxville Police Department and Knox County Sheriff’s Office has busted two East Tennessee businesses for ...
WVLT - Knoxville,TN,USA

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Penalties for scrap metal theft debated


Nevada lawmakers on Friday debated a bill to boost penalties for thieves who steal copper wiring and then ...
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA

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Lawmakers weigh copper theft legislation


Although the scrap metal is now worth less than $1 per pound, it's not stopping lawmakers from weighing in on how to toughen the laws to protect it. ...
KVBC - Las Vegas,NV,USA

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Fitch Affirms Sidetur's FC and LC IDR at 'B+'; Outlook Stable


The melt shops are mini-mills that use electric arc furnaces to melt scrap metal and HBI, a scrap substitute. Sidetur is the largest scrap buyer in ...
Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA

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BUYINS.NET: Market Maker Surveillance Report. Top 6 Abnormal Price ...


It processes large pieces of scrap metal into smaller pieces by sorting, shearing, shredding, and torching. This segments products include ferrous products, ...
Trading Markets (press release) - Los Angeles,CA,USA

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Is copper poised to take gold’s throne?


... copper rose 12 per cent on the month in February to a three-month high as smelters completed repairs and bought alternative feed to replace scrap metal. ...
Copper Investing News - USA

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American H1 scrap export prices to Korea slides down


It is reported that American H1 scrap export price declined to USD 245 per tonne CNF to Korean market, which was that Hyundai Steel settled with main scrap ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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Multispectral imaging helps recycle scrap metal


The aim of this project, known as SORMEN, is to develop a technology for the separation of scrap metal from electronic waste based on a system of ...
Vision Systems Design - Nashua,NH,USA

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New Superior manufacturer promises 82 jobs


The company will make large machinery to be housed in scrap steel yards to break up scrap for recycling. Finstad said Exodus will be the only American ...
Duluth News Tribune - Duluth,MN,USA

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Man sentenced for scrap metal theft


COSHOCTON - A man who took scrap metal from a local business was sentenced to jail time this week in Coshocton County Common Pleas Court. ...
Coshocton Tribune - Coshocton,OH,USA

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Duluth Metals Receives Additional Higher Grade Assays on the ...


The Nokomis Deposit has a combined base and precious metal resource with significantly higher grade copper, nickel, platinum, palladium, gold and silver ...
PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA

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RJK Explorations Acquires Claims in the Magma Metals Platinum ...


However, no assaying was ever conducted for platinum, palladium, copper or nickel. The terms of the property option are for RJK to earn a 100% interest for ...
Trading Markets (press release) - Los Angeles,CA,USA

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Copper Rises in Shanghai, Pares Weekly Drop, as Equities Rally


By Glenys Sim March 13 (Bloomberg) -- Copper climbed in Shanghai, paring the week’s losses, as a rally in global equities eased concerns that a deepening ...
Bloomberg - USA

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UK’s FTSE 100 Extends Biggest Weekly Advance Since January


BHP Billiton Ltd., the world’s largest mining company, rose 3 percent as copper climbed in Asia and oil trades near $47 a barrel. ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Half Year Accounts


During the reporting period the Company discovered a new nickel-copper prospect on the Harts Range JV of the Huckitta Project called Blackadder....
Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,Australia

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Gold price rises, copper slides


Nickel traded at $9650 from Wednesday’s last bid at $9795, tin at $10550 versus $10740. Zinc traded at $1215 from $1242 at the close on Wednesday and lead ...
Daily Times - Lahore,Pakistan

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Africa still in Brazilian mining major’s sights


The company is, in Barbosa’s words, “permanently evaluating nickel, copper, iron-ore” and other projects, while “fertilisers, [potash and phosphates], ...

Creamer Media's Mining Weekly - Garden View,South Africa

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BHP Should Spin Off Units on Slump, JPMorgan Says


By Jesse Riseborough March 13 (Bloomberg) -- BHP Billiton Ltd., the world’s largest mining company, should spin off its underperforming aluminum and nickel ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Start spring cleaning early this year


Junk Masters will pick up scrap metal, appliances, vehicles, batteries, pipe, wire, machinery and more for free. Junk Masters will not accept television ...
Canon City Daily Record - CO, United States

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Metalico, Inc. Q4 2008 Earnings Call Transcript


We expended approximately $6.5 million for the scrap metal recycling segment largely for facility improvement and new processing equipment and 4.4 million ...
Seeking Alpha - New York,NY,USA

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Universal Wrecking Corp. Completes Demolition and Scrap Metal ...


It was uneconomical to try to repair the crane, so the client contracted UWC to perform scrap metal recycling of the crane in a controlled and ...
PR-CANADA.net (press release) - Murino,Montenegro

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Dallas metal sculpture event launches month-long exhibit


Twenty-six metal sculptures created by the metal sculpture class of Booker T. Washington were displayed in an exhibit entitled “Scrap Can Be Beautiful”. ...
Pegasus News - Dallas,TX,USA

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''Smoke and mirrors'' evident in metals markets


... China can make a real difference in the marketplace and analysts will be keeping close watch on the demand for copper units – scrap and refined metal. ...
Purchasing.com - Newton,MA,USA

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US copper futures steadier at open, track equities


... 12 percent on the month in February to hit a three-month high as smelters were completing repairs and bought alternative feed to replace scrap metal. ...
Reuters - USA

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IndustrialPR Debuts Its New Metals & Alloys Buying Guide For ...


The publications, according to the company are utilized by thousands of buyers every day seeking metals and scrap metal for their manufacturing facility at:
Live-PR.com (Pressemitteilung) - Wein,Austria

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Living in the Jhb 'bush'


Eight Zimbabweans who are illegally in South Africa, and about four South Africans spend their everyday life "mining" for scrap metal from what was once a ...
News24 - South Africa

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Garbage in, art out


However, for four Sacramento artists who use old magazines, scrap metal, scavenged wood and other discarded objects in their creations, such words would ...
Sacramento News & Review - Sacramento,CA,USA

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Friday, 13 March 2009
 

Gossan's JV Partner Intersects 2.8 m of 2.66% Nickel, 2.10% Copper ...


Marathon's drilling intersected two distinct types of mineralization; (i) lenses of Nickel-Copper and Platinum Group Metals ("Ni-Cu-PGM") and (ii) ...
MSNBC - USA

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Copper Little Changed on Concerns of Rising Chinese Stockpiles


Copper was little changed after Chinese imports climbed to the highest since at least 2003 amid slumping exports, ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Half Yearly Report and Accounts


In this role Ribson was involved in negotiations of mineral agreements for copper, nickel, diamonds, coal and soda ash. During the past five years Ribson ...
The Age - Melbourne,Australia

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What’s Next for Kennecott? Part 2


By Jerry Hume MARQUETTE COUNTY -- The legal controversy over Kennecott's proposed nickel and copper mine in Marquette County has gone on for years, ...
ConnectMidMichigan.com - Clio,Michigan,USA

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Judge OKs lease for UP mine


Ruling supports DNR decision to let mineral company dig on state land for nickel, copper. John Flesher / Associated Press TRAVERSE CITY -- A judge has ...
DetNews.com - Detroit,MI,USA

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MIRDC`s Clad Metals Raise Added-value for Taiwan-made Metal ...


The team can currently electroform with nickel-cobalt alloy, copper, nickel, nickel-phosphorous alloy and nickel-fluorine alloy composite to finish clad ...
The Taiwan Economic News - Taiwan

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Raw Material: Who Is Benefiting from China's Rising Demand?


In the last three months, China is importing more and more raw materials, such as copper, iron ore, steel, nickel etc. The China PMI index rose the second ...
Seeking Alpha - New York,NY,USA

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Steel-beam prices to drop $25/ton


The expected steel price decrease is pinned to weak sales and the recent decrease in a key scrap-steel benchmark costs. Purchasingdata.com put the February ...
Purchasing.com - Newton,MA,USA

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Heaps of trouble


By November, scrap steel prices had fallen 77 percent from the peak. "Nobody had ever seen it get so bad so quick," Griffin said. Prices have rebounded ...
News & Observer - Raleigh,NC,USA

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Steel Dynamics sees Q1 loss; shares fall


... rates and a lower volume of steel shipments. The metals recycling unit is expected to report a loss as scrap prices continue to fall and recycled-metals ...
Reuters - USA

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Owego businessman wants land in Syracuse for scrap metal ...


By Rick Moriarty The owner of two Tioga County-based scrap metal companies wants to expand his business to Syracuse, but city officials aren't welcoming him ...
The Post-Standard - Syracuse.com - Syracuse,NY,USA

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Price difference of Japanese scrap to China and South Korea enlarges


At present, many mills in South Korea ask Japan for scrap price decrease, citing the soft domestic demand and thus Daehan Steel Mill Co. purchases 20000 ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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Thursday, 12 March 2009
 

Scrap Metal and Gold Thefts on the Rise


Increasingly, scrap metal thieves do, and here’s why. Catalytic converters, one of the key cogs in an auto’s emission control system, are a veritable ...
MainStreet - New York,NY,USA

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China’s Copper, Product Imports Climb 42% to Record


Scrap imports more than halved to 184364 tons in January from a year ago as tumbling prices of the metal cut supplies of recycled material. ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Zambia asks Glencore to surrender two copper mines


L) of Australia placed its Munali nickel project in Zambia under care and maintenance, blaming the crisis. Workers' unions urged the government to take over ...
Reuters - USA

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Xstrata PLC


Its activities are organized into five global commodity businesses: alloys, coal, copper, nickel and zinc, and a technology services business, ...
ABN Newswire Sydney,NSW,Australia

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US Stock Futures Fluctuate; Alcoa Drops, Citigroup Advances


Zinc, lead and nickel also slipped. Avon Products sank 3.6 percent to $15.54 in German trading. The biggest door-to-door cosmetics seller was cut to “sell” ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Mining industry hit by financial crisis


... its 7.9 billion tonnes of copper the fourth largest and the 815.3 million tonnes of nickel ore the fifth biggest in the world, it says.
Capital FM - Nairobi,Kenya

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Hyundai Steel: Market not bottomed


He also expected global prices of steel scrap, a feedstock used to make steel from mini mills, would come under further pressure due to lower global steel ...
Reuters - USA

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Beams poised for slide amid falling scrap costs


By Frank HaflichPublished: Mar 10 2009 3:1PM Buyers of wide-flange steel beams who are awaiting upcoming mill price announcements are asking not so much if ...
American Metal Market - New York,USA

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Severstal Reports Fourth-Quarter Loss on Steel Prices


Severstal scrapped its fourth-quarter dividend and said investors will get no payout this year “unless conditions improve.” Steel prices surged in the first ...
Georgiandaily - New York,NY,USA

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Aveng boosts H1 profits, sees slower growth ahead


J) expected slower growth in the second half as deteriorating steel prices bite after posting a 54 percent increase in the six months to end-December. ...
Reuters - USA

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Wednesday, 11 March 2009
 

Bill cracks down on scrap metal theft


The Georgia Senate has approved a bill that would crack down on scrap metal thieves and the dealers who buy ...
WTVM - Columbus,GA,USA

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Risking their lives for metal


Scrap metal thieves who have been raiding the St Cuthbert's Paper Mill in Haybridge have been unaware their every move is being watched on CCTV – and that ...
This is Somerset - Clevedon,Somerset,UK

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Work it out on off-duty work


But a district commander and the lead investigator of scrap metal thefts were among the 51, a development that prompted a ban on outside employment by top ...
Indianapolis Star - United States

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Copper Advances in Asia on Expectations of Higher China Imports


Among other LME-traded metals, aluminum fell 0.1 percent to $1298 a ton, nickel fell 1 percent to $9575 a ton, and tin fell 0.2 percent to $10925 a ton. ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Canadian Royalties Inc.: Implementing a New Longer Term Business Plan


Consider executing a limited diamond drilling program during Q3 2009 to explore for new Nickel, Copper and PGE mineralization subject to the company's ...
MSNBC - USA

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South African Rand Gains as Stocks, Copper Prices Advance


Copper for delivery in three months gained as much as 1.6 percent to $3670 a metric ton in London, paring yesterday’s 2.9 percent slide. Nickel and aluminum ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Nortec Ventures Announces Definition Drill Program on the Kaukua ...


The PLATSOL TM process was developed at SGS Lakefield Research by International PGM Technologies Ltd., in 1999 to treat NorthMet bulk copper-nickel-PGM ...
Market Wire (press release) - USA

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Geovic Mining’s Flexibility Preserves Value


... in 2009-10 (nearly all as a byproduct of primary copper and nickel mines), however nearly all of those projects have been either delayed or cancelled. ...
Midas Letter - Portland,OR,USA

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LS-Nikko warns of further output cut


Lee said the current price recovery was mainly driven by China's inventory build-up and tight supply of copper scrap resulting from fewer regeneration works ...
Reuters - USA

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FACTBOX-Mines and plants hit by low prices, high costs


Sharp falls in metals prices have forced several small mining companies in Mexico to scrap ongoing projects, the country's mining chamber said. ...
Forbes - NY,USA

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The stories on gold and steel exports


However, once scrap steel and iron ore prices become higher, they would sell raw materials to get prompt profit. If the material prices decrease, ...
VietNamNet Bridge - Hanoi,Vietnam

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Tuesday, 10 March 2009
 

Metal that is hot to the touch


by Rick Attig, The Oregonian It's about time that Oregon lawmakers take action not only against metal thieves, but also the scrap and second-hand operators ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com - Portland,OR,USA

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Scrap Metal Prices Crash, Say Syracuse-Area Dealers


The boom ended abruptly last fall, when foreign markets lost their hunger for American scrap. Almost overnight, metal prices collapsed, leaving scrappers ...
The Post-Standard - Syracuse.com - Syracuse,NY,USA

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Fire Still Burning At Scrap Metal Company


North Carolina - It took Charlotte firefighters about two hours to contain a massive fire at a scrap metal company today a blaze that sent up a huge plume ...
FireFighting News.com - USA

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Council might reconsider unit to oversee moonlighting


Police say the raid followed a yearlong investigation into whether workers at the company knowingly purchased stolen scrap metal. No arrests have been made, ...
Indianapolis Star - United States

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South Korea to boost aluminum, copper reserves


But it plans to reduce zinc and nickel purchases by around 30 percent because of ample inventory, the head of state-run Public Procurement Service (PPS) ...
Reuters - USA

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Macquarie Group, Rio, Roc, Woodside: Australia Equity Preview


Mirabela Nickel Ltd. (MBN AU): The owner of the world’s third-largest open-pit nickel mine had its stock rating cut to “neutral” by Credit Suisse Group. ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Indian domestic iron ore prices remain firm despite global fall


In the pre Lunar Holidays (25th -31st Jan’09) period international prices exhibited buoyancy owing to the frenzy among the steel manufacturers in China ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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Fortescue Metals to raise extra cash from Valin


AX) will raise an additional A$86.8 million ($56 million) from China's Hunan Valin Iron and Steel Group though a share issue, it said on Monday. ...
Reuters - USA

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Monday Market Monitor - India (WEEK 10) - Market divergent


ON the whole Indian Steel Prices remained stable last week as the fall in long products was compensated by rise in flat products. ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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Iron Range jewelers invite customers to in-home "gold parties"


As prices have risen, so has interest in selling gold for scrap. Seiler estimated that since November, his purchases of gold are up 30 percent to 35 percent ...
Duluth News Tribune - Duluth,MN,USA

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Best of a bad bunch


He observes that for about 15–20 years prior to 2004 steel prices were depressed and steelmakers were not investing all that much in their facilities. ...
Hoist - UK

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Monday, 9 March 2009
 

Scrap metal prices crash as economy slides


by Hart Seely / The Post-Standard Michelle Gabel/The Post-Standard TIM LAMICA unloads scrap metal onto the light iron pile at Metalico Aluminum Recovery in ...
The Post-Standard - Syracuse.com - Syracuse,NY,USA

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Fisherman uses WWII bomb as anchor


'Never ever use it as a decoration or sell it as scrap metal because some bombs can still be active,' he said. He recalled the incident where an old mortar ...
Electric New Paper - Singapore,Singapore

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Craftsman sees beyond rusted metal


No, you’re not looking at a scrap metal shop: Phuc spends his life collecting and carefully restoring old fans until they work as well as the day they were ...
VietNamNet Bridge - Hanoi,Vietnam

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Winona stands out for local athletes


He is the third generation to run his family's scrap metal business, William Miller Scrap Iron & Metal Co. The city is home to D-III St. Mary's University ...
Northwest Herald - Crystal Lake,IL,USA

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ADL honoree shows her can-do spirit


Marsha Serlin was a mother of two facing foreclosure when she began her scrap-metal business. Photo: Erik Unger The Anti-Defamation League, founded in 1913, ...
Crain's Chicago Business - Chicago,IL,USA

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Scrap link to car fires


“We know kids will still set cars on fire but when they know they can get a lot for the scrap metal it seems they are less likely to do so.”
expressandstar.com - Wolverhampton,England,UK

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10-K: UNIVERSAL STAINLESS & ALLOY PRODUCTS INC


In addition, miscellaneous sales benefitted from the $1.1 million sale of excess scrap in June 2008. Cost of products sold, as a percentage of net sales, ...
MarketWatch (press release) - USA

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Sunday, 8 March 2009
 

Nuinsco Announces Appointment to Board of Directors


Most recently Mr. Wardell served as Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Victory Nickel Inc. Prior to joining Victory Nickel,...
MSNBC - USA

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Altius Minerals Corporation (TSX: ALS) Reports Third Quarter Net ...


... and development stage companies and an effective 0.3% net smelter return in the producing Voiseys' Bay nickel-copper-cobalt mine located in Labrador. ...
MSNBC - USA

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Judge upholds lease of Michigan land for mine


The targeted deposit is expected to yield 300 million pounds of nickel, 250 million pounds of copper and trace amounts of other minerals. ...
Forbes - NY,USA

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Analyst points to steel industry's strength


"We lack evidence of end demand recovery across most key end markets, and pricing metrics for scrap and steel products look likely to remain in a downtrend ...
Forbes - NY,USA

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Saudi Arabian scrap market in slump and prices stable


It is reported that demand for steel scrap products from Saudi Arabia fell into slump with declining transactions, but the prices had not many changes...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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Scrap prices dip at Mandi Gobindgarh


It is reported that the prices of 80:20 HMS at Mandi Gobindgarh weakened by about 1% on March 5th 2009. To know exact prevailing steel prices in India in 22 ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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Hot-rolled steel sheet drops to $480/ton; cheaper imports available


... sheet prices are sliding since the US scrap market is very weak--with prices dropping again this month--as the steel mills, continue to operate under ...
Purchasing.com - Newton,MA,USA

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Saturday, 7 March 2009
 

Nice home found for deer sculpture


He said he plans to use scrap metal for the project, and the metal is now buried under snow. "I think it's going to be fun and challenging," Branstrom said ...
Escanaba Daily Press - Escanaba,MI,USA

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'Pipe Bomb' Turns Out To Be Scrap Metal


What a Carmichael man believed to be a pipe bomb in his yard turned out to be a piece of scrap metal, Sacramento Metro Fire officials said. ...
KCRA.com - Sacramento,CA,USA

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Gold Halts Eight-Day Skid, Rising to $927 on Haven Buying


"There has been an end to some of the scrap selling [in India]," Mr. Pawlicki said. Morgan Stanley analysts issued a report Thursday lifting the firm's 2009 ...
Wall Street Journal - USA

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Harsco Secures Refocused Metal Services Contract Under Five-Year ...


North American Stainless is owned by Acerinox, SA, the world's second largest stainless steel producer, which Harsco also supports through contracts in ...
MSNBC - USA

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Turkish steel mills starting scrap purchase


Advanced steel reported that most of Turkish steel mills have started to purchase scrap in order to replenish their stock. The market price of mixed scrap ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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ThyssenKrupp to Halt German Blast Furnace as Steel Demand Wanes


The Dusseldorf, Germany-based company adds as much as 900 tons of scrap steel to cool the liquid metal before it is processed in a neighboring steel plant, ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Copper Falls After China Doesn’t Increase Stimulus Spending


Among other LME-traded metals, zinc lost 1.8 percent to $1221 a ton, lead fell 1.1 percent to $1171 a ton, and nickel slid 0.3 percent to $9800 a ton. ...
Bloomberg - USA

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DJ BASE METALS HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories Of The Day


MOSCOW (Dow Jones)-Russia exported in January 14000 metric tons of nickel, 38.3% less than in January 2008, the federal customs service reported Thursday. ...
MarketWatch (press release) - USA

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Commodity markets uninspired by China spending plans


John Meyer of Fairfax said evidence of an earlier than anticipated recovery in China had prompted him to revise up his forecasts for copper and nickel ...
Ninemsn - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia

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US Stock Futures Fall Before Jobs Report; Europe Shares Drop


Copper, nickel and tin all rose on the London Metal Exchange. Italy’s S&P/MIB Index sank to a record low, led by bank stocks amid concern an economic ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Gold up 1%, copper slips from 3-mth high


Tin was softer at $10800 a tonne from $10950 a tonne and key stainless steel ingredient nickel fell to $9850 a tonne from $10025. reuters.
Daily Times - Lahore,Pakistan

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Judge OKs lease of state land for UP mine


(AP) — A judge has upheld the Michigan Department of Natural Resources' decision to lease 120 acres of state land for a nickel and copper mine in the Upper ...
MLive.com - MI,USA

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HudBay Minerals Releases Fourth Quarter and Year End 2008 ...


These were partially offset by higher costs of purchased copper concentrates, higher mining and processing costs, costs associated with HMI Nickel and ...
MSNBC - USA

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Gold rises over 2 percent on flight to quality


On the supply side, dealers in Asia and the Middle East reported surging inflows of scrap as high prices lured sellers. Turkey imported no gold last month ...
Reuters - USA

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Up to 630 more scrap yards set to require permits


Around a third of the 1893 scrap metal yards that do not currently need an environmental permit could be forced to apply for one under Defra's current ...
letsrecycle.com - London,England,UK

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DA thinks big on scrap metal case


By Jeff German The district attorney’s office has filed a rare criminal complaint against the owner of a scrap metal recycling company and several ...
Las Vegas Sun - Las Vegas,NV,USA

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Friday, 6 March 2009
 

Saudi Arabian scrap market in slump, prices stable


Mar.5 MetalBiz—Demand for steel scrap products from Saudi Arabia fell into slump with declining transactions, but the prices had not many changes within a ...
Alibaba News Channel - New York,NEW YORK,USA

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Chinese scrap prices on reducing trend


Platts quoted the latest survey on domestic prices by the China Iron and Steel Association showed China's domestic steel scrap prices averaged lower over ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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Turkish section steel prices fall


Yieh reported that Turkey's section steel prices continued to drop to USD 480 per tonnes to USD 490 per tonnes from last week's USD 490 per tonnes USD 510 ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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Imported Scrap Steel to Rescue Indian Steel Manufacturers from ...


In 2007-08, carbon steel finished products contributed around two third of the overall imported steel products followed by scrap steel. ...
PR-USA.net (press release) - Varna,Bulgaria

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Canadian steel makers: bought by foreign companies


Licensed technology from other steel makers to make high-quality steel. Gained expertise in using an electric arc furnace to melt scrap into new steel by ...
Globe and Mail - Canada

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Copper Declines as Shanghai Price Premium to London Narrows


Among other LME-traded metals, aluminum was down 0.4 percent at $1355 a ton, zinc lost 1.1 percent to $1212, lead declined 0.9 percent to $1170, nickel ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Stocks Rise Around the World; Commodities Gain, Treasuries Fall


Nickel, aluminum, zinc and lead also climbed. Standard Pacific Corp. jumped 15 percent to lead gains in all 14 homebuilders across S&P indexes as House ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Gold changes little, copper at 3-week high


Key stainless steel ingredient nickel rose to $9850 from $9650, Zinc rose to $1170 from $1134 a tonne, while tin was lower at $10660 a tonne versus $10850. ...
Daily Times - Lahore,Pakistan

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DJ BASE METALS HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories Of The Day


Chilean state copper giant Corporacion Nacional del Cobre has begun engineering studies at its mid-sized Inca del Oro deposit while it finds a strategic ...
MarketWatch (press release) - USA

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Emerging-Market Stocks Gain on China Stimulus; Brazil Surges


Lead rose 9.8 percent and nickel and zinc also climbed. Crude oil jumped 9 percent in New York to $45.38 a barrel. Dongfang Electric Corp., China’s ...
Bloomberg - USA

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VIDEO: Machine Destroys Old 727 Plane for Scrap Metal


Elkton Recycling of Maryland was at the airport to scrap the plane. They say it takes about a whole day to do the job. They use heavy-duty equipment to ...
WHAG - Hagerstown,MD,USA

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Mitchell Rasansky Tells City to Get the Pocketbook Ready if it ...


"The presence of the scrap metal dealers does not help fulfill the Trinity vision." Council member Mitchell Rasansky said he was surprised the issue was ...
Dallas Observer - Dallas,TX,USA

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Gold scrap sales surge in Asia (Recasts, updates prices, market ...


Rising gold prices have sent sales of scrap gold rocketing. Gold refiners are running at full capacity across Asia as people cash in jewelry and coins, ...
guardian.co.uk - UK

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Gold scrap sales surge in Asia (Recasts, updates prices, market ...


Rising gold prices have sent sales of scrap gold rocketing. Gold refiners are running at full capacity across Asia as people cash in jewelry and coins, ...
guardian.co.uk - UK

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5 Ways to Get Cash for Trash


Americans are turning clothing, scrap metal and other junk into cash by going online or just down to their local recycling center. Are you looking to change ...
MainStreet - New York,NY,USA

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City May Buy Out Trinity Scrap Yards


By Ken Kalthoff A new Dallas battle is brewing over plans to remove metal scrap yards along the Trinity River. The city wants the yards removed to make way ...
MSNBC - USA

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Gold Declines, Extending Longest Losing Streak Since June 2006


“The gold bears are calling for lower prices due to a decline in demand from India and an increase in gold scrap,” Mark O’Byrne, managing director of ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Officials hope stolen owl will fly home soon


Scrap metal has dropped in value as the economy has declined, and bronze now fetches less than 50 cents a pound, according to scrapindex.com, which tracks ...
Columbus Dispatch - Columbus,OH,USA

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Thursday, 5 March 2009
 

Stocks in Europe, Asia Advance, Led by BHP; US Futures Gain


Copper futures advanced in Shanghai and London on optimism metals consumption in China may pick up as government stimulus packages take effect. Nickel ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Vale Inco, battling nickel slump, will cut 900 jobs


The 365 people employed at Copper Cliff South would be redeployed elsewhere in the group's Sudbury operations, a spokesperson said at the time. Nickel ...
Creamer Media's Mining Weekly - Garden View,South Africa

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Australia’s Lindian to explore for platinum, nickel in Guinea


... mineral exploration company Lindian Resources has been granted four exploration licences for a potential platinum, nickel and copper project, in Guinea. ...
Creamer Media's Mining Weekly - Garden View,South Africa

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RPT-INTERVIEW-UPDATE 1-Rio Tinto economist sees rough year ahead


Copper, zinc, nickel and other industrial staples have lost 50 percent or more in value since last year's collapse in commodities markets. ...
Reuters - USA

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Firm trend in metal prices on higher LME advices


Mumbai , Mar 4 Prices of copper, nickel, tin, zinc and brass firmed up on the non-ferrous metal market here today due to good industrial demand coupled with ...
Indopia - India

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Kloeckner Falls After Dividend Scrapped, Earnings to Slump


Demand for steel in the country fell at the quickest pace since World War II last quarter, lowering prices and slashing the value of Kloeckner’s stockpiles. ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Global steel prices in February slide down further


Reductions in steel production in most regions had a clear impact on scrap prices, which fell 8.4% in the US at USD 227.63 per long tonnes delivered Midwest ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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TRENTON: Armor plating facility could take over shuttered steel mill


Already there’s an alliance with Fritz Enterprises in Trenton to provide scrap steel for the project, Brown said. The DSC plant would require thousands of ...
Southgate News Herald - Southgate,MI,USA

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Seoul shares up as China hopes boost shipbuilders


Steel and shipbuilding issues, which tend to respond sensitively to Chinese economic trends, led gains. Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering climbed 8.2 ...
Reuters - USA

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Joy Global Inc. Announces Fiscal First Quarter 2009 Operating Results


China's imports of scrap steel and scrap copper started to increase late in 2008, and China's steel exports showed modest sequential growth at the same time ...
Trading Markets (press release) - Los Angeles,CA,USA

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Wednesday, 4 March 2009
 

Blaze breaks out at Edinburg dump site


Edinburg fire Chief Shawn Snider said the fire destroyed one of two large scrap metal grinders at Edinburg Iron Works, located at 610 W. Monte Cristo Road. ...
Brownsville Herald - TX United States

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Scrap metal to wedding cars


After 30 years in the Mudgee scrap metal business, Ian Cameron is moving on. The business, which was established by Ian, has been purchased by former Sydney ...
Mudgeee Guardian and Gulgong Advertiser - Mudgee,New South Wales,Australia

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Copper bounces 4 pct as inventories, dollar fall


Meanwhile, low availability of scrap is reducing production of refined copper in China, which could drive up demand for imports of the metal, ...
Khaleej Times - Dubai,United Arab Emirates

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Metal Anguish: The City Would Like to Scrap Recyclers Along ...


But Sam will also be treated to this fascinating discussion concerning a Trinity task force's latest dilemma: what to do with the two dozen or so metal ...
Dallas Observer - Dallas,TX,USA

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Moderate rise in metal prices on industrial demand


Copper cable scrap, copper scrap heavy, copper armiture, copper utensils scrap, copper wire bar, brass utensils scrap and brass sheets cutting also ended ...
SamayLive - Noida,Uttar Pradesh,India

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Metal Ban Passes Ark. Senate


(Little Rock, AR) -- The Arkansas Senate has approved a bill aimed at cutting down on scrap-metal thefts by banning the sale of certain scrap items. ...
Ozarks First - Springfield,MO,USA

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Gold Gains in Asia as Investors Seek Haven From Plunging Stocks


... but scrap supply has been extremely strong in recent weeks and refiners, far from scrambling for metal in January, are carrying very heavy scrap ...
Bloomberg - USA

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Amador Gold Corp. Revamps Property Portfolio


Ongoing work programs are focused on further exploring two nickel-copper zones with historic resources along strike and at depth, and defining several newly ...
Filing Services Canada (press release) - Calgary,Alberta,Canada

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Manicouagan Announces Project and Corporate Update


The property includes the Forgues claim group, located some 16 kilometres west of the Barre de Fer Prospect which hosts several nickel-copper-cobalt ...
MSNBC - USA

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Copper bounces 3 per cent


Key stainless steel ingredient nickel rose to $9736 from $9500. Russia's Norilsk Nickel, the world's top producer of nickel, has no plans to cut any jobs in ...
Globe and Mail - Canada

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Bronze Age Discovery Mirrors Modern Era


As valuable as bronze was to ancient civilizations, today it and other copper-based alloys like brass and copper-nickel are being recognized anew as being ...
SYS-CON Media - Montvale,NJ,USA

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FACTBOX-Mines and plants hit by low prices, high costs


Marc 3 - Albidon Ltd said it has suspended operations at its Munali nickel project in Zambia. At full capacity the mine, which came on stream last May, ...
Forbes - NY,USA

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Mustang Completing Drilling at Manitoba Nickel Project


... development is a near-mine exploration drilling program focused on increasing the existing resource and identifying new nickel-copper-PGM resources. ...
MSNBC - USA

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DJ BASE METALS HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories Of The Day


... and copper export earnings in 2009-10, the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics said Tuesday. SYDNEY (Dow Jones)--Australian nickel ...
MarketWatch (press release) - USA

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Steel Prices Expected to Continue Dropping in the Short Term


Weakening scrap costs, coupled with poor demand from the construction sector, are likely to reverse the previously anticipated upturn in selling figures. ...
Azom.com - USA

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Tuesday, 3 March 2009
 

Local Scrap Metal Yards Feeling Pinch As Auto Industry Staggers


The auto industry's been particularly hard hit by the economic downturn, and now the scrap metal business in Canada is feeling the residual effects. ...
CityNews - Toronto,Canada

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House passes bills to lower scholarship cap, post college ...


Darren Williams, D-Little Rock, which would expand and enhance Act 749 of 2007, which required scrap metal dealers to keep records on their scrap metal ...
Arkansas News - Little Rock,AR,USA

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Ark. Senate Approves Scrap-Metal Sale Restrictions


The Senate has approved a bill aimed at cutting down on scrap-metal thefts by banning the sale of certain scrap items. By a 33-0 vote, the Senate on Monday ...
Today's THV - Little Rock,AR,USA

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Mission Residents Hurt by Plummet in Metal Prices


Six months ago he had a profitable routine: Scour the lower Mission and Bernal Heights for scrap metal and recyclables early in the morning before workers ...
Mission Local - San Francisco,CA,USA

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Russian steel scrap prices now at $150-180 per tonne


"Scrap metal collection in Russia is now three times less than a year ago," Viktor Makushin, president of MAIR Group, told Reuters in an interview. ...
guardian.co.uk - UK

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Crisis becoming the mother of new laws


At least five bills introduced by lawmakers this session make it harder to buy and sell scrap metal. Tired of hearing from regionites who awake to find ...
Gary Post Tribune - Gary,IN,USA

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Crisis becoming the mother of new laws


At least five bills introduced by lawmakers this session make it harder to buy and sell scrap metal. Tired of hearing from regionites who awake to find ...
Gary Post Tribune - Gary,IN,USA

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Tapping new northern markets


Upstate Shredding is in the process of opening a scrap metal facility in Syracuse at the end of the summer, said Adam Weitsman, owner of the Owego-based ...
Press & Sun-Bulletin - Binghamton,NY,USA

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Govt to tighten norms for steel scrap imports


The government is planning stricter norms for import of steel scrap. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade, the nodal agency for foreign trade matters, ...
Business Standard - Mumbai,Maharashtra,India

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Barzel Industries Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and 2008 Year-End ...


... particularly much lower scrap prices, has resulted in unprecedented declines in pricing over the last four months of 2008. Flat rolled carbon steel ...
MarketWatch (press release) - USA

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After scrapping scrap, business picks up for electronics recycler


By CHUCK SODER E-Waste LLC is rising even as the scrap prices it used to rely on are falling. The electronics recycling company is in the process of ...
Crain's Cleveland Business - Cleveland,OH,USA

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Ferrous scrap price on downward trend in Japan


JMB reported that ferrous scrap market price decreased to less than JPY 20000 per tonne for H2 grade at purchase price by electric furnace steel makers ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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After many warnings, huge salvage yard for trucks is scrapped


Most days, two track hoes rumble back and forth like pit bulls amid heaping piles of tires and torn, mangled steel that once was smooth and gleaming as it ...
Kansas City Star - MO,USA

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Trash receptacle challenge stirs can-do spirits


The 30-gallon Pittsburgh prototypes, ranging in price from $693.38 to $825.70, are made of one-eighth-inch powder-coated steel with canopies and doors, ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Pittsburgh,PA,USA

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METALS-Copper falls as demand worries mount


China's State Reserves Bureau (SRB) may buy 10000 to 20000 tonnes of refined nickel from local smelters to boost its reserves, industry sources said on ...
Alibaba News Channel - New York,NEW YORK,USA

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Copper exploration woes seen stoking metal rebound


ST) to cut copper production at certain operations, although output cuts have not been as severe as in the more hard-hit nickel and zinc industries. ...
Reuters - USA

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Not just a token hobby


The 3 cent piece was made of silver and the Indian head penny was made of a copper-nickel mixture. The prices of silver and nickel spiked, so the coins were ...
Attleboro Sun Chronicle - Attleboro,MA,USA

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Looking for light at end of tunnel


With prices for such commodities as copper, nickel and zinc falling more than 60 per cent in a year, financing for junior base metals miners - needed to ...
Globe and Mail - Canada

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Monday, 2 March 2009
 

Trio Charged In Aluminum Theft


Three local men are accused of felony charges stemming from the theft of aluminum scrap metal valued at $19000 ...
MSNBC - USA

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Booker T. Washington students create sculpture from scrap metal


The sculptures in the exhibit were created using donated scrap metal by Commercial Metals Company. This year marks the 31st year for Commercial Metals ...
Pegasus News - Dallas,TX,USA

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Reader's view: Further restrictions on mining will cost vital jobs


PolyMet, one of the firms that would be affected, plans to produce copper, nickel and precious metals from an ore body that runs parallel to the Iron Range. ...
Duluth News Tribune - Duluth,MN,USA

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Govt to issue directive on scrap imports shortly


A recognised inspection agency would have to certify that the scrap being imported is not contaminated, he said. Certain steel consignments, processed out ...
Hindu Business Line - Chennai,India

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Sunday, 1 March 2009
 

Trio charged in aluminum theft


by Staff Report Three local men are accused of felony charges stemming from the theft of aluminum scrap metal valued at $19000 from a Winston-Salem industry ...
Mount Airy News - Mount Airy,NC,USA

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Jackson man sentenced for theft


He admitted that he participated in thefts of scrap metal and a computer from the warehouse. Mangine was one of five co-defendants ordered to pay $24292 in ...
Asbury Park Press - Asbury Park,NJ,USA

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Jackson man sentenced for theft


He admitted that he participated in thefts of scrap metal and a computer from the warehouse. Mangine was one of five co-defendants ordered to pay $24292 in ...
Asbury Park Press - Asbury Park,NJ,USA

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10-K: RELIANCE STEEL & ALUMINUM CO


In the 2008 fourth quarter carbon steel prices began to plummet. This was caused mainly by significant decreases in scrap carbon steel prices and ...
MarketWatch (press release) - USA

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Macroeconomic news aren’t supportive to commodities


This week, we note that World Steel Dynamic’s “Steel BenchMarker”--and Purchasing-- are showing HRC at $499/ton fob As for ferrous scrap, the near term ...
Purchasing.com - Newton,MA,USA

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10-K: STEEL DYNAMICS INC


We purchased OmniSource to significantly expand our strategic expansion into the steel scrap and recycled metals sector. OmniSource primarily procures and ...
MarketWatch (press release) - USA

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California Steel Industries announces 2008 financial results


California Steel Industries Inc has reported record net sales of USD 1.51 billion for 2008, buoyed by sales prices which increased significantly during the ...
SteelGuru - Gurgaon,Haryana,India

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Amador Drills Gold and Nickel-Copper Targets at Loveland Project


The results from Hole LL08-22 also indicate that grades may improve at depth as the combined copper-nickel grades of 2.39% are higher than the previously ...
MSNBC - USA

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Oil, Industrial Metals Drop in London, New York as US Shrinks


Consumption of aluminum, copper, nickel and zinc will decline this year, leading to a third consecutive annual surplus for all of the metals, Goldman Sachs ...
Bloomberg - USA

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AGORACOM Announces "Must See Resource Companies" for Investors ...


The Ferguson Lake property hosts a 44 million tonne copper-nickel-cobalt resource (NI 43-101). Company geologists believe there is potential to quadruple ...
SYS-CON Media - Montvale,NJ,USA

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Golden Chalice Announces New Nickel Discovery on Langmuir


This interval includes a 20-cm massive sulphide section grading 11.35% nickel, 0.6% copper and 1.46 g/t combined platinum/palladium. ...

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First Nickel Announces the Results of the NI 43-101 Reserve ...


Metal production would total 51.7 million pounds payable nickel, 34.4 million pounds payable copper, and 1.0 million pounds payable cobalt. ...
Stockhouse - Vancouver,BC,Canada

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