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2010-10-29 15:22:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLI), announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share on its common stock. The dividend will be payable December 15, 2010, to shareholders of record on December 1, 2010. Mueller Industries, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of copper tube and fittings; brass and copper alloy rod, bar and shapes; aluminum and brass forgings; aluminum and copper impact...

2010-07-30 12:55:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLI), announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share on its common stock. The dividend will be payable September 15, 2010, to shareholders of record on September 1, 2010. Mueller Industries, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of copper tube and fittings; brass and copper alloy rod, bar and shapes; aluminum and brass forgings; aluminum and copper...

2010-03-11 09:00:00

NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Copper Development Association (CDA) has produced a series of short, instructional how-to videos for anyone working with copper on architectural and plumbing projects. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/cda/42540/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100311/MM64744 ) The Do It Proper with Copper video series was designed to illustrate proper techniques for joining...

2009-07-30 10:43:10

Alloying elements in bronze sculptures give clues about artist, date, origin and authenticity.How do you tell when, where and how a Picasso or a Matisse sculpture was cast? Could bronze sculptures have their very own DNA? By linking data from the alloy composition of modern sculptures with parameters from art history, Dr. Marcus Young from Northwestern University together with collaborators from the Art Institute of Chicago, have classified the unique composition profiles of cast bronze...

2009-03-24 08:53:00

NOVI, Mich., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leader in developing innovative plumbing solutions, BrassCraft is proud to announce a full range of compliant products in response to new laws enacted in California and Vermont. Beginning July 1, 2009, BrassCraft's compliant products will include brass stops, a vast array of solid brass fittings, and Speedi Plumb(R) PLUS connectors ideal for most any job, including water heater applications. California and Vermont legislation, effective January 1,...

2008-10-10 18:00:27

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mueller Industries, Inc. announced today that it repurchased $122.9 million principal amount of its outstanding 6% Subordinated Debentures due 2014. In this privately negotiated transaction, the purchase price was at 84 percent of face value. Total cash used was approximately $106.6 million, including accrued interest of approximately $3.4 million. The remaining outstanding principal balance of the debenture issue totals $148.7 million....

2008-10-01 09:00:32

By Denise Nix BLOG Keep up to date with South Bay crime and court news Five new El Segundo businesses were welcomed to the neighborhood over the weekend with the theft of some pricey copper water fixtures. The pipes were discovered missing early Saturday at The Edge, a new retail and restaurant complex still under construction near Maple Avenue and Nash Street, El Segundo police Officer Glenn Delmendo said Monday. The crime left the businesses without water, Delmendo said. The...

2008-09-29 21:00:25

By Denise Nix BLOG: Keep up to date with South Bay crime and court news Five new El Segundo businesses got a fine welcome with the theft of some pricey copper water fixtures. The retail and restaurant facilities at The Edge, a new business park development near Maple Avenue and Nash Street, discovered the missing outdoor pipes early Saturday, according to El Segundo police officer Glenn Delmendo. The thefts left the businesses without water, Delmendo said. The pipes, which Delmendo...

2008-08-25 03:00:33

By Cotton, C Richard Walter Fleishhacker is not taking lightly what he considers bad legislation. The owner of Northeast Metal Processors took out a half- page advertisement several days in a Tupelo newspaper to show his disdain for what is known among scrap metal dealers as Senate Bill 2006. The buyer of scrap metals in Plantersville (southeast Lee County) will cease purchasing the targeted metals from individuals July 31. "This is ludicrous," Fleishhacker says of the law set to go into...

2008-07-21 18:00:36

By Carole Brand, The Enterprise Ledger, Ala. Jul. 22--More than 72 reports of theft of property have been investigated so far this year by the Coffee County Sheriff's Department. According to Chief Deputy Ronnie Whitworth nine arrests were made in connection to some of the thefts. "Right now, we're having more reports of thefts in copper and brass than any other thing," he said Monday. "People are stealing whatever they can that has any copper or brass in it because of the high price...


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2005-05-26 11:10:00

Copper is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Cu and atomic number 29. Notable characteristics Copper is a reddish-coloured metal, with a high electrical and thermal conductivity (among pure metals at room temperature, only silver has a higher electrical conductivity). Copper may well be the oldest metal in use, as copper artifacts dating to 8700 BC have been found. Besides being part of various ores, copper can be found in the metallic form (i.e. native copper)...

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2005-05-25 10:26:23

Zinc is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Zn and atomic number 30. Notable characteristics Zinc is a moderately reactive metal that will combine with oxygen and other non-metals, and will react with dilute acids to release hydrogen. The one common oxidation state of zinc is +2. Applications Zinc is the fourth most common metal in use, trailing only iron, aluminium, and copper in annual production. - Zinc is used to galvanize metals such as steel to...

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