Posts in Press Releases

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)

WireCo acquires Dutch rope manufacturer for $177M

July 18, 2012

WireCo WorldGroup Inc. said it has acquired a Netherlands-based maker of synthetic ropes, the Kansas City-based company’s third acqu... (more)

Longhai Steel Commences Production of New Steel Wire Facility

July 15, 2012

Longhai Steel Inc., a producer of high-quality steel wire products in the People's Republic of China, announced it commenced initial produ... (more)

U.S. Mid-Atlantic Will Need $3 Billion in Transmission Projects

July 15, 2012

The U.S. Mid-Atlantic region will need nearly $3 billion of new or expanded  transmission lines to keep electricity flowing after sev... (more)