American Metal Market
June 23, 2014
By Daniel Fitzgerald

 SiMn mart bearish ahead of Felman planned restart

NEW YORK - Silicomanganese market sentiment is trending towards bearish, with an expected restartof Felman Production LLC prompting spot prices to firm below 60 cents per pound.

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Charleston Daily Mail
June 22, 2014
By Jared Hunt

Felman rate plan almost complete

Appalachian Power and Felman Production plan to have a new power rate agreement filed with the state Public Service Commission by the end of the month.

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Ryan’s Notes
June 20, 2014

GAA reduces SiMn production in Georgia

Georgian American Alloys (GAA) reported that it has reduced silicomanganese production at the company's Georgian operations by idling one of its furnaces. A time period for when the furnace would resume normal operations was not indicated; the company commented in its press release that cessation was indefinite. The idling was effective June 1, 2014.

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American Metal Market & Metal Bulletin
June 19, 2014
By Daniel Fitzgerald

GAA to cut back production at silicomanganese division

NEW YORK - Georgian American Alloys Inc. (GAA) will cut silicomanganese output at its Georgian Manganese LLC unit in Georgia by 2,500 tonnes per month, with subsidiary Felman Production LLC preparing to return to production soon.

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June 17, 2014
By Bob Matyi


Felman reaches power deal for WV SiMn plant, paving way for potential restart

US silicomanganese producer Felman Production and electricity utility Appalachian Power have reached a special electricity rate contract, potentially eliminating the final roadblock to a long-awaited restart of Felman's 105,000 mt/year silicomanganese plant in New Haven, West Virginia, an APCo spokeswoman said on June 17.

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