Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling has begun work on a state-of-the-art new steel warehouse at the company’s Ben Weitsman of Rochester facility at 80 Steel Street in Rochester, New York.
Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that the U.S. imported a total of 3,667,000 net tons (NT) of steel in August, including 2,768,000 NT of finished steel (down 5.0 percent and 10.2 percent, respectively, vs. July final data).
Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that steel import permit applications for the month of September total 3,879,000 net tons (NT).
The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that for the month of August 2014, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,480,954 net tons, a 0.1 percent decrease from the 8,492,744 net tons shipped in the previous month, July 2014, and a 1.7 percent increase from the 8,343,075 net tons shipped in August 2013.
Wise Metals, a producer of aluminum can stock for the beverage industry, has been acquired by the Dutch firm Constellium for $1.4 billion.