Weekly Raw Steel Production Declines

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 6:08 PM Written by 

Domestic raw steel production totaled 1,733,000 net tons in the week ending Sept. 9, an 8.9 percent increase from the same period last year, but a decrease of 0.8 percent from the prior week. The mill capability utilization rate was 74.3 percent, down slightly from 74.9 percent the prior week, but up from 68.0 percent the prior year, reports the American Iron and Steel Institute in Washington.


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