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Red Metal Shipments Up 3 percent in June

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Service center shipments of red metal products in June were up 3.2 percent over the year-ago month, reports the Copper and Brass Servicenter Association.

Total copper shipments in June increased 3.7 percent to 11.4 million pounds, while alloy shipments grew 2.8 percent to 11.5 million pounds.

Through six months, shipments of copper and alloy products increased 7.7 percent to 122.8 million pounds.

Copper shipments were up 8.5 percent through June to 62.5 million pounds, while alloy shipments were up 7 percent to 60.4 million pounds.