News Release

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Conference Call

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 31, 2009-- Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCHN), in conjunction with its second quarter earnings release to be made before the market opens on April 2, 2009, invites you to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet Thursday, April 2, 2009, at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time with Tamara Lundgren, President and Chief Executive Officer and Richard Peach, Chief Financial Officer.

The call is being webcast by Thomson Financial and can be accessed on the events calendar page located in the investor relations section of Schnitzer Steel’s web site at

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. is one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of recycled ferrous metal products in the United States with 42 operating facilities located in 13 states throughout the country, including seven export facilities located on both the East and West Coasts and in Hawaii and Puerto Rico. The Company’s vertically integrated operating platform also includes its auto parts and steel manufacturing businesses. The Company’s auto parts business sells used auto parts through its 40 self-service facilities and 18 full-service facilities located in 16 states and in western Canada. With an annual production capacity of over 800,000 tons, the Company’s steel manufacturing business produces finished steel products, including rebar, wire rod and other specialty products. The Company commenced its 103rd year of operations in 2009.

Source: Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.
Investor Relations Contact: Rob Stone, 503-224-9900
Press Contact: Tom Zelenka, 503-323-2821
Email: [email protected]

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