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CDR Staff January 15, 2013

 

// Scrap Iron RMDAS
No. 1 Heavy Melt Steel Pricing
(Per Gross Ton for No. 1 HMS scrap)

 



The AMM Midwest Scrap Index is calculated based on transaction data received that are then tonnage-weighted and normalized to produce a final index value. The detailed methodology is available at www.amm.com/pricing/methodology.html.

All prices are effective the 10th of the month or the following Monday if the 10th falls on the weekend.

No. 1 HMS defined as prepared obsolete scrap, 5 feet long and under. Additional pricing information on each grade can be found at www.RecyclingToday.com.


// Stone and Aggregate Pricing
Construction Sand and Gravel­ - Washed, Screened or Otherwise Treated
(Bureau of Labor Statistics Price Index*)

Oct. 2011
Nov. 2011
Dec. 2011
Jan. 2012
Feb. 2012
March 2012
April 2012
May 2012
June 2012
July 2012
Aug. 2012
Sept. 2012
Oct. 2012

266.6
266.9
266.5
269.0
270.7
271.4
274.6
273.7
273.7
273.3
272.7
275.1
273.5



*Index is based on 1982 average price as 100
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
















 


The Steel Recycling Institute (www.recycle-steel.org) says the 2011 steel recycling rate in the United States reached a record 92 percent, with more than 85 million tons of steel scrap consumed, an increase of nearly 10 million net tons from the previous year.

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