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[NY Times] DOW closes at record high

From NYTIMES.COM, 3/5/2013 “Despite everything, the stock market is back at a record high. The Dow Jones industrial average, which measures the performance of 30 blue-chip companies, closed with a gain of more than 125 points Tuesday, surpassing its previous record close of 14,164.53, which it achieved nearly five and a half years ago, as well […]

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ISA is Reported in American Metal Market Online

Click here to Link to AMM Article (for subscribers only). Rebar fabricator co-op to leverage buys in bulk Jan 23, 2013 | 04:41 PM | Samuel Frizell NEW YORK — A group of U.S. and Canadian independent steel reinforcing bar fabricators has launched a steel purchasing cooperative aimed at leveraging purchases from steel suppliers and keeping small market players […]

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Rebar imports drop by half in December

From Nerds of Steel Blog: “Rebar imports in December were almost half November’s, which was the main driver behind the overall drop. This was due to lower rebar imports from Turkey where November volumes of almost 60,000 tons fell to December’s 20,000 tons of import licenses. However, Turkish rebar imports are already showing a strong […]

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Annual Shareholders’ Meeting and Reception

Notice of Meeting   Monday, February 4, 2013 3:00 – 5:00 PM Las Vegas Hilton   The First Annual Shareholders’ Meeting will be followed by a Reception, open to all ISA Members, Suppliers and prospective members (by invitation). Interested in attending the ISA Reception? Click here to request an invitation.

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World apparent steel use revised downward again in October 2012

From the Nerds of Steel blog: After a downward revision in April this year, worldsteel made a further revision downward for world apparent steel use in 2012. The revision this time was from 3.6% in April 2012′s Short Range Outlook to 2.1% in the latest October 2012 version published last week. In addition, the forecast […]

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PCA Calls for a “Rational” Congress to Reach Quick Accord

From Concrete Construction Magazine Now that the votes have been counted and the country’s leadership for the next four years has been determined, construction interests are challenging Congress and the Obama administration to get to work on addressing the “fiscal cliff.” Click here for the full article…

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Construction Starts Forecast to rise 6% in 2013

From Engineering News Record (11/21/12): Recovery! Finally! Yes! But how long will it last? Perhaps only until next January, if politics intervenes. While construction-market fundamentals are saying yes to recovery, federal politics is saying maybe. Here is what the economists are saying: McGraw-Hill Construction is forecasting a 6% increase in new construction starts in 2013, […]

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