The 68th meeting of IREPAS (International Rebar Exporters and Producers Association) was held in Doha on March 3-5, 2013. There were 76 producer representatives amongst the 210 registered delegates from 60 different countries. You can watch the first session here: [youtube=http://youtu.be/SrBwHz3zRr8]
While US industry lobbyists, associations and unions decry the various means in which traditional blue collar jobs such as manufacturing are increasingly disappearing (or moving, to be more accurate, south of the border or overseas), they have failed to direct their ire at the futuristic job-killer most likely to make “blue collar” an antiquated term […]
At the SteelOrbis Fall 2012 Conference and 67th IREPAS Meeting held in Munich, Peter Marcus from World Steel Dynamics gave a speech entitled “Steel: Opportunity in Crisis”.
Speaking at the SteelOrbis Fall 2012 Conference and 67th IREPAS Meeting held in Munich, Lutz Karpowitz, the director of FX strategy within Commerzbank, told attendees that the Outright Monetary Transactions (OMT) program of the European Central Bank (ECB) is not a game changer at all.
At the SteelOrbis Fall 2012 Conference & 67th IREPAS meeting held in Munich on September 30-October 2, Enrico Paglia from Banchero Costa presented the latest situation in the freight market and analyzed expectations.
At the SteelOrbis fall 2012 conference & 67th IREPAS meeting held in Munich on September 30-October 2, Dirk Sauter from Schrott Wetzel GmbH made a presentation enttitled “The German Scrap Market, Today and in Future.”
During the SteelOrbis fall 2012 conference & 67th IREPAS meeting held in Munich on September 30-October 2, Alexander Gordienko from CELSA Group gave a speech entitled “Global Market & Macroeconomics”, analyzing growth forecasts for the global economy and latest trends in long steel production and consumption.
The first week of July was anticipated to be a quiet one in terms of activity in the US steel market given the mid-week Independence Day holiday, making Severstal North America’s price increase letter on Monday, July 2, that much more of a surprise.
For several weeks, import offer prices of rebar and wire rod to the US from Turkey kept slipping further and further down, while many potential US customers just sat back and waiting for prices to hit bottom. But instead of hitting bottom and staying there long enough for buyers to actually have a chance to […]
On June 22, J.D. Fields & Co. Inc., a distributor of pipe and steel piling products, filed a $40 million lawsuit against its steel piling supplier Nucor-Yamato, a subsidiary of Charlotte, North Carolina-based Nucor Corporation. In the suit, J.D. Fields claims Nucor-Yamato consistently gave Skyline Steel lower prices, giving the company an unfair competitive edge. […]