Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that the U.S. imported a total of 3,170,000 net tons (NT) of steel in July 2016, including 2,416,000 net tons (NT) of finished steel (up 12.4 percent and 6.5 percent, respectively, vs. June final data).
Nucor Corporation is adding an additional cold mill at its Nucor Steel Arkansas division.
Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway shipping rebounded in August due to a surge in U.S. grain exports, iron ore shipment improvements and a steady flow of raw materials for manufacturing and construction.
Aqua Metals, Inc., which is commercializing a non-polluting electrochemical lead recycling technology called AquaRefining™, held an open house at its first AquaRefinery at the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center (TRIC) in McCarran, Nevada. AquaRefining is the world’s first environmentally friendly process to recycle lead-acid batteries (LABs).
Novelis disclosed a number of senior executive moves to further meet the needs of its customers.