Steel News

What do traders do?

A well known steelmogul  told the audience at the Steel Survival Strategies meetings that traders need to be removed from the supply chain.  He said removing traders would make the supply chain more efficient and sustainable.  Well, I beg to differ.  You actually need us more than you think. When[…]

New Production, Prime Steel Billets

Monthly availability from EAF producer in Mexico. Sizes available:  100 x 100 or 130 x 130 mm Lengths:             6 to 12 meters Grades:              Chemistries to make grade 40 or 60 rebar, or A-36 Quantity:            5,000 – 10,000 mt per month Shipment:          July/August Ports:                 Tampico or Manzanillo Please provide chemistry you[…]

Surplus/Secondary Plate

We offer the following plate from a prime USA mill The parameters are as follows: Gauge Range    .187″ to 3″    4.75 mm – 76.2 mm Width Range     48″ to 120″  1219 mm – 3048 mm Length              180″ – 360″   4.57 M    – 9.144 M Price:          $395 per metric ton,[…]

The Golden Gate Bridge

If you have visited or flown over San Francisco, you will likely see the Golden Gate Bridge.  I had the pleasure of viewing the bridge a few Sundays ago from both sides and underneath as my son swam with about 40 others from one side of the bridge to the[…]

Email joke of the day

I received this from one of my business partners today…. Three contractors are bidding to fix a broken fence at the White House. One is from Chicago, another is from Tennessee, and the third is from Minnesota. All three go with a White House official to examine the fence. The[…]