Monday May 13
N.C. House passes anti-LEED bill in support of timber industry
N.C. Rep. Ruth Samuelson fought unsuccessfully against House Bill 628, titled Protect/Promote NC Lumber.
Monday May 13
NC House to take final vote on anti-LEED bill tonight
The N.C. House of Representatives is scheduled to take a final vote on proposed legislation that may bar the use of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system on public projects.
Fri May 10, 2013
ArcelorMittal Looks Like A Good House In A Really Tough Neighborhood
Although the U.S. mini-mill companies Nucor and Steel Dynamics have beaten the market over the past year, these are still tough times in steel, as stocks like U.S. Steel , POSCO , and ThyssenKrupp really have not been strong.
Nucor: North Carolina "must not abandon its use of LEED certification"
"Today's modern steelmaking processes are capable of producing steel with nearly 100% recycled content," says Nucor Corp.
Wed May 08, 2013
NC House gives tentative approval to anti-LEED bill
N.C. Rep. Ruth Samuelson says she received numerous emails with concerns on the impact of the legislation, adding that there was uncertainty as to how the bill would affect Charlotte-based Nucor Corp., concrete makers and other companies that are part of the green building industry.
Tue May 07, 2013
NC House bill would end LEED certifications for state government buildings
The legislation, which has the backing of the Weyerhaeuser Corp. and the N.C. Forestry Association, easily passed the House Agriculture Committee on Tuesday by a vote of 26-8. It was the first vote on the bill since it was introduced a month ago.
UPDATE 1-Brazil miner Vale wants part of U.S. steel recovery
Vale SA, the world's biggest iron ore miner, hopes to boost sales to the U.S. steel industry, which has become more competitive as the country's shale gas boom has lowered costs, the Brazilian miner's CEO said on Tuesday.
Thu May 02, 2013
Kevin Kamenetz to reveal vision for Sparrows Point
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz on Friday will unveil a framework for redeveloping Sparrows Point, the peninsula that is home to a 3,000-acre industrial tract.
Wed May 01, 2013
Metal Center News
People on the Move
Hamilton Lott Jr., Nucor Corp.'s executive vice president of fabricated construction products, will resign after 37 years with the Charlotte, N.C.-based steelmaker.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Before the Bell Scans of MT, NUE, CNX, PZG, and BBL
China's rapid expansion over the years has boosted demand for industrial metals, as well as steel iron.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Is Nucor A Buy After Earnings?
Nucor is down 44% in the last five years, though that's actually not that bad for a steel company: U.S. Steel has fallen more than 80% over the same period, and Steel Dynamics had underperformed Nucor as well.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Nucor Corporation (NUE), Alcoa Inc (AA), The Dow Chemical Company...
The debate over natural gas exportation has created some unfamiliar enemies and even more unfamiliar friends.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
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Nucor to Host 1Q 2013 Conference Call
In conjunction with Nucor's first quarter earnings release, announced its live conference call with host John Ferriola, Chief Executive Officer and President.