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Duke Salutes - Ron Antos

On Veteran’s Day, we want to honor and thank all Veterans for their service and sacrifice.  We’d especially like to highlight and salute our very own Veteran, Ron Antos.  Ron has been in the military for nearly 10 years and…

A Tribute to Shannon E. Collins

October is the month we bring awareness to Breast Cancer and all the Research that goes into it.  At B.L. Duke, this disease hits home a little too hard, especially this past year. B.L. Duke has had multiple employees battling this disease at one time.  Unfortunately, in June of this year, our dear colleague and friend, Shannon Collins, lost her Breast Cancer Battle.
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B.L. Duke Named Finalist for Fastmarkets AMM and Crain's Fast 50 2019

B.L. Duke is pleased to announce that they have once again been named a finalist for Fastmarkets AMM Awards for Steel Excellence in the Scrap Metal Company of the Year category. This is the second consecutive year that B.L. Duke has been…
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Trim Market Risk by Hedging with B.L. Duke

Would you be interested in locking in your scrap price for anywhere from one to twelve months in the future? If so, B.L. Duke can now offer you a fixed price with customizable terms. No more waiting month to month to find out what you are…

Barges and Futures and Scrap, Oh My - AMM Conference Recap

There are always many topics of interest we focus on in the Scrap Metal Industry; China, tariffs, scrap exports to Turkey, logistics, ferrous scrap futures to name a few. To stay up to date on all relevant scrap metal subjects our team recently…
Chicago Warehousing Storage

Bridging the Gap Between Mills and End Users

Summer 2018 has been extremely busy with the opening of our NEW stevedoring and storage subsidiary, B.L. Duke River Transport (BLDRT). Located on the Des Plaines river adjacent to our Joliet processing facility, BLDRT took over the Gerdau…
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Crain's Chicago Fast Fifty Companies For 2018

We’re more than excited to announce B.L. Duke was recognized as one of Crain’s Fast Fifty Companies for 2018! Each year, Crain’s releases its Fast Fifty list, which recognizes Chicago-area companies that have shown significant growth…
Scrap Metal Pricing

AMM & SPB Creating Waves in the Windy City

There are major scrap metal price changes unfolding for both the American Metal Market and Scrap Price Bulletin.  These changes will have a direct effect on the Chicago’s scrap market. Just 6 months ago, we shared that the  American…