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2008-09-08 03:00:18

By Baer, Jim The new coke facility will include 120 heat recovery ovens capable of producing approximately 650,000 tons of screened blast furnace coke per year, which will be sold to U.S. Steel under a 15- year contract. What it does is make U.S. Steel's Granite City plant much more energy-based self-sustaining while meeting the strictest of new environmental standards. Ground was broken on May 5th of this year, and the construction project is expected to last upwards of 18 months. This...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'