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Breakbulk News

Breakbulk industry and maritime shipping news from American Journal of Transportation


Europe Aviation Agency Warns on Kobe Steel as Scandal Deepens

Bloomberg | October 18, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

BHP First-Quarter Iron Ore Output Drops 3% to Miss Estimates

Bloomberg | October 17, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

Rio on Track for Iron Ore Record as China’s Imports Surge

Bloomberg | October 17, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

Rickmers-Line and RZ Carrier certified according to latest ISO standards

AJOT | October 16, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

Iron Ore Rallies as China Imports Bust 100 Million Ton Level

Bloomberg | October 13, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

Metals Scandal Forged Over a Decade Rocks Japan Inc. to Core
Metals Scandal Forged Over a Decade Rocks Japan Inc. to Core

Bloomberg | October 10, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

The industrial scandal engulfing Kobe Steel Ltd. began to reverberate overseas as Japan’s third-biggest steelmaker said its staff falsified data about the strength and durability of some aluminum and copper products used in planes, trains and potentially a space rocket.

Congo Halts Sicomines Copper Exports, Orders Local Processing

Bloomberg | October 08, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

3rd Eye teams up with Gorilla Safety

AJOT | October 04, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

U.S. Steel Missing Prime Profit With Upgrade at Aging Plants

Bloomberg | October 04, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

PCA forecasts more moderate cement consumption at 2.7 percent growth in 2018

AJOT | October 04, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

Log markets in China have tripled softwood log exports from Australia

AJOT | October 02, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

Trump Still Determined to Impose Steel Tariffs, Says Nucor CEO
Trump Still Determined to Impose Steel Tariffs, Says Nucor CEO

Bloomberg | September 29, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

The head of America’s top steel producer said he has received assurances from the White House that President Donald Trump is still determined to impose tariffs on steel imports despite repeated delays on a decision.

Steel imports dipped 3.5 percent from July to August

AJOT | September 29, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

Naming ceremony held by MOL for world’s largest FSRU
Naming ceremony held by MOL for world’s largest FSRU

AJOT | September 29, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

First FSRU Independently Built, Owned and Operated by Japanese Shipping Company (Updated with revised information)

China’s `Unprecedented’ Anti-Pollution Drive to Shake Metals

Bloomberg | September 26, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

Sawmill production margins fall in Brazil, Russia and Finland

AJOT | September 22, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

Hurricanes Deliver Shock to Scrap-Metal Market

Bloomberg | September 13, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

US and China softwood prices climbing

AJOT | September 13, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

U.S. primary aluminum production remains low despite slow increase in prices
U.S. primary aluminum production remains low despite slow increase in prices

AJOT | September 12, 2017 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

Since January 2015, the production of primary aluminum in the United States has fallen by more than 50%. The United States consistently produced about 140,000 metric tons of aluminum each month until mid-2015, when output slowed significantly. Since April 2016, primary aluminum production has averaged around 60,000 metric tons per month, even as aluminum prices have slowly increased.

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