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Annual Steel Scrap Conference 2017

Date: November 17 - 18, 2016
Location: Chicago, IL

North America’s main ferrous scrap event

In conjunction with the 4th DRI and Mini-mills Conference, come find out the latest on raw materials and metallic mixes.

The North American steel industry is under an unprecedented amount of pressure from imports – how will this impact the continent’s steel industry moving towards 2020?  And with demand from Turkey receding from view, American scrap processors find themselves devising innovative strategies to survive.

With a keynote session welcoming the likes of Nucor, Big River Steel, Gerdau and Schnitzer Steel, the conference will examine trends both in steel and steel-making raw materials.

BGL Managing Director and Metals Group Head Vince Pappalardo will attend and participate on the following panel:

Day Two – November 18, 2016

Session I: Steel scrap keynote presentations

08:30 Keynote panel: Shredder (over)capacity and industry overview

What is the raw material to shedder capacity ratio at this point in time?
What do capacity utilization rates say about shredding activity?
In the current market conditions, what kind of consolidation are we heading towards?

Vince Pappalardo, Managing Director, Brown Gibbons Lang and Company
Bobby Triesch, Vice President – Director of Operations, Newell Recycling
Adam Weitsman, CEO, Upstate Shredding