Platts
August 6, 2014
By Bob Matyi

Felman confirms second SiMn WV furnace started

Felman Production confirmed it is operating two furnaces on a three-shift basis at its 105,000 mt/year silicomanganese plant in New Haven, West Virginia.

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Platts
August 4, 2014
By Bob Matyi

Felman starts second WV silicomanganese furnace: union

Felman Production is producing silicomanganese again and has started the second of three furnaces at its 105,000 mt/year plant in New Haven, West Virginia, having restarted the first furnace a month ago, an official with the United Steelworkers union told Platts on August 4.

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Ryan’s Notes
August 1, 2014

Russia Out, Venezuela in

Consumers were mostly back at ease this past week following the reaffirmation of 0% anti-dumping duty on Russian ferrosilicon by the US Department of Commerce (DOC), while the body issued a 22.84% duty on Venezuelan ferrosilicon. The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) held its public hearing this past week as well, while its final determination will be released on September 8, 2014, the first business day following its September 7 deadline. There will be no final determination from the ITC on Russia due to the DOC's negative final determination.

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American Metal Market
AMM
July 29, 2014
By Daniel Fitzgerald

FeSi decision unlikely to affect prices

NEW YORK - The Commerce Department's decision not to impose anti-dumping duties on U.S. imports of Russian ferrosilicon is not expected to impact the domestic market until 2015 contract negotiations begin later this year, market participants said.

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American Metal Market
AMM
July 28, 2014
By Daniel Fitzgerald

Russian ferrosilicon escapes duties in US clumping case

NEW YORK - U.S. imports of Russian ferrosilicon have escaped anti-dumping duties after the Commerce Department confirmed its preliminary negative ruling, but Venezuelan shipments will face duties of more than 20 percent.

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