Posts in Press Releases

Zamtel Says it has Completed Connecting its Fiber-optic to Submarine Cables

August 01, 2012

Zambia’s Zamtel has completed its fiber-optic connection to two submarine cables, the West Africa Cable System (WACS) and Sat-3, thr... (more)

Encore Wire Reports Second Quarter Results

July 29, 2012

Encore Wire Corporation announced results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2012.   Net sales for the second ... (more)

Jiuquan Iron and Steel Produces 85,000 Tonnes of 85B Grade Wire Rod So Far in 2012

July 29, 2012

It is reported that Gansu Province-based Chinese steelmaker Jiuquan Iron and Steel in the first half of the current year its rolling plant... (more)

Noranda Announces Rod Mill and Port Expansion Projects

July 25, 2012

Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation announced plans to move forward on two capital projects—a $45 million investment to build ... (more)

China Machinery Industry Growth Slows Sharply in First Half of 2012

July 24, 2012

China's machinery industry grew 9 percent in the first half of 2012 from a year earlier, slowing sharply from the 16.2 percent annual pace... (more)

Japanese Mills Negotiate for Steel Wire with Asian buyers

July 23, 2012

It is reported that the Japanese blast furnace mills are having a price negotiation for steel wire with Asian buyers for August and Septem... (more)

3rd Quarter Profits Down for Insteel

July 21, 2012

Insteel Industries earned $900,000 in the third quarter of its fiscal year, down from $3.7 million a year earlier, ... (more)

China’s Rising Steel Exports Undercut Asian Producers

July 21, 2012

China’s slowing demand for steel is driving Chinese exports of the metal to the highest level in more than three years, flooding the... (more)

Japan Copper Cable Output up 1 pct in June on Reconstruction Demand

July 20, 2012

Japan's copper cable and wire output rose in June from a year ago, the second straight monthly gain on demand for reconstruction materials... (more)

Nexans to Supply HV and MV Cables for Libya’s Power Infastructure

July 19, 2012

Nexans, a worldwide expert in the cable industry, has bee... (more)