Scrap Metal Prices

CME METAL Prices  

SHFE METAL Prices

Scrap Metal Prices & Recycling News
olympus-ims.com
oxford-instruments.com
US weekly raw steel production increases 8% Y-o-Y: AISI
Lead poisoning rampant in India battery recycling
Gold buying weak in India despite wedding season

US weekly raw steel production increases 8% Y-o-Y: AISI

By (ScrapMonster Author)
March 06, 2012 07:50:40 AM
In the week ending March 3, 2012, US raw steel production was 1,947,000 net tons while the capability utilization rate was 78.8 percent, according to the data released by American Iron and Steel Institute in a weekly research note.

NEW YORK (Scrap Monster): In the week ending March 3, 2012, US raw steel production was 1,947,000 net tons while the capability utilization rate was 78.8 percent, according to the data released by American Iron and Steel Institute in a weekly research note.

According to AISI, production was 1,803,000 tons in the week ending March 3, 2011, while the capability utilization then was 75.2 percent. The current week production represents a 8.0 percent increase from the same period in the previous year. Production for the week ending March 3, 2012 is up 0.9 percent from the previous week ending February 25, 2012 when production was 1,930,000 tons and the rate of capability utilization was 78.1 percent.
 
Adjusted year-to-date production through March 3, 2012 was 17,238,000 tons, at a capability utilization rate of 77.5 percent. That is a 7.2 percent increase from the 16,087,000 tons during the same period last year, when the capability utilization rate was 74.2 percent.
 
Broken down by districts, here's production for the week ending March 3, 2012 in thousands of net tons: North East: 264; Great Lakes: 652; Midwest: 259; Southern: 682 and Western: 90.

Also Read:
Start a discussion or add a comment
360
July 20th 2016
Metal packaging market has witnessed tremendous growth over the past few years, mainly on account of increasing health consciousness among…
July 20th 2016
Fort Wayne, Indiana-based steelmaker Steel Dynamics Inc. (SDI) has announced that the recent recovery in ferrous scrap market conditions has…
July 20th 2016
The global rare earth metals market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13% from 2012 to 2018 to…
July 19th 2016
Canada’s Matalco Inc. has officially opened its new Lordstown, Ohio remelt and casting plant.
Paul Ploumis

Paul Ploumis
(ScrapMonster Author)

Paul Ploumis is the Scrap Monster Founder and CEO.  With years of experience in the Scrap and Recycling industry, he
Scrap Metal Prices
ItemPriceUnit
Old Sheet0.47$US / Lb
6063 Extrusions0.59$US / Lb
6061 Extrusions0.55$US / Lb
Zorba 90% NF0.51$US / Lb
#1 Copper Wire and Tubing1.95$US / Lb
#2 Copper Wire and Tubing1.81$US / Lb
N
Finish Metal Companies
Birmingham
P
New Equipment
Delhi
V
Plastic Recycling
Sandy
A
Multi-Material Recycling
Oneida
A
Plastic Recycling
Bloomsbury