AK Steel raises prices for carbon flat-rolled steel products AK Steel said that it has increased current spot market base prices for all carbon flat-rolled steel products. Effective immediately, the company will be quoting the following minimum base prices for new orders: Hot Rolled: $680 per ton; Cold Rolled: $790 per ton; Hot Dipped Galvanized: $810 per ton.
USW members ratify labor agreement for AK Steel's Ashland Works AK Steel said that members of United Steelworkers Local 1865 have ratified a new 42-month labor agreement covering more than 800 hourly production and maintenance employees at the company's Ashland, Kentucky Works. The new agreement will take effect following expiration of the existing contract on March 1, 2015. The new agreement will expire on September 1, 2018.