Month: December 2017

Lakes Limestone Trade Up Almost 19 Percent in November

December 13, 2017

Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 2.95 million tons in November, an increase of 18.8 percent compared to a year ago. November’s loadings were also 6.4 percent ahead of the month’s 5-year average. Loadings from U.S. quarries totaled 2.5 million tons, an increase of 21.2 percent compared to a year ago. It should…

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Great Lakes Iron Ore Trade Up Slightly in November

December 12, 2017

CLEVELAND – Frequent weather delays hampered the iron ore trade on the Great Lakes in November. Shipments totaled 5.7 million tons, an increase of just 60,000 tons compared to a year ago. Loadings did fare better when compared to the month’s 5-year average, increasing by 260,000 tons, or 4.8 percent. Shipments from U.S. ports totaled…

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Port Unloads 5,000 Tons of Steel

December 6, 2017

About 5,000 tons of steel were unloaded at Port Milwaukee’s Terminal Two Monday afternoon. News media were invited to the port to see the rolled bundles of steel being moved from the ship, the Federal Champlain, to the warehouse nearby. Port Milwaukee Spokesperson Jeff Fleming said the steel will then be shipped via truck or…

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