steel prices

December 6, 2016

The Global State of Steel: 3rd & 4th Quarters 2016

By | December 6th, 2016|Blog Posts, Steel|

Corus IJmuiden, Netherlands. Photo by Sander van der Molen As a global commodity, the price of steel varies daily, and those prices are influenced by several factors, including the price of oil, availability of recycled steel, and the condition of the world economy in general. But the single most important factor that determines current steel prices is supply and [...]

November 1, 2016

Next Level Looks at What Affects the Price of Steel

By | November 1st, 2016|Blog Posts, Steel|

"Mighty on the Lehigh" by Alan Strakey via Flickr Just like any other commodity, steel is subject to a number of events that can influence its price. Everything from the cost of the raw materials to fuel prices has a direct impact on the price of steel on a daily basis. Here's a look at some of the [...]