March 23, 2015
By Bob Matyi

 USW endorses Eramet power rate discount extension

The United Steelworkers union has endorsed Eramet Marietta's request for an extension of a discounted electricity rate, warning the French-owned company may close its manganese ferroalloys plant in Marietta, Ohio, if the application is not approved by state regulators.

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Metal Bulletin
March 18, 2015
By Ellie Wang

US anti-dumping probe on Australian SiMn to have little impact on China

The US decision to start an anti-dumping probe into Australia-origin silico-manganese will have little influence on Chinese producers, according to analysts.

The US Commerce Department has initiated an anti-dumping duty investigation into silico-manganese imports from Australia following a petition from Felman Production LLC.

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November 16, 2015
By Grace Lavigne

Commerce starts silicomanganese probe

NEW YORK - An anti-dumping duty investigation into silicomanganese imports from Australia has been initiated by the U.S. Commerce Department following a petition from Felman Production LLC, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

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Ryan’s Notes
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March 13, 2015

US Department of Commerce will initiate an investigation into the dumping of Australian silicomanganese. The petition was filed by Felman Production on February 19. The domestic producer alleged that Australian silicomanganese was being dumping in the US and causing material injury to the domestic market. The US International Trade Commission is expected to also report whether or not it will undertake the investigation in the first week of April.

March 13, 2015
By Veselin Valchev

 BHP Billiton share price: US Commerce Department to investigate dumping allegations

BHP Billiton plc’s (LON:BLT) shares lost 2.75 percent to 1,396.00p as of 14:53 GMT today, after the US Commerce Department said it had launched a one-year investigation into dumping accusations targeted at BHP’s Tasmanian Metallurgical Co sales to the US market.

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