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2014-07-21 04:20:48

- $1.625 billion acquisition of Severstal Columbus to be funded with available cash and debt FORT WAYNE, Ind., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ/GS: STLD) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of Severstal Columbus, LLC ("Columbus") from OAO Severstal. Located in northeast Mississippi, Columbus is one of the newest and most technologically advanced mini-mills in North America. Steel Dynamics will purchase...

2014-07-21 04:20:43

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Severstal North America's integrated steelmaking assets located in Dearborn, Michigan for $700 million in cash. The acquisition also includes a cokemaking facility and interests in three joint ventures that process flat-rolled steel products. Summary of Benefits: -- Increased scale enhances company's ability to better serve customers -- Highly modernized...

2014-07-17 08:23:58

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnetation LLC (Magnetation) announced today that it has successfully completed a $100 million senior secured notes tack-on offering. The proceeds from the offering will be used to complete its iron ore expansion projects ahead of schedule and finance the increased production capacity of its new iron ore concentrate plant. "We are very pleased with the execution on these projects by our Magnetation team members as well as our...

2014-06-23 12:23:18

DUBLIN, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vfmkmr/global_market) has announced the addition of the "Global Market Report of Nickel sulfate (CAS 7786-81-4)" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769Global Market Report of Nickel sulfate (CAS 7786-81-4) aims at providing comprehensive data on Nickel sulfate globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America etc.). It captures...

2014-06-18 12:26:35

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnetation celebrated today the arrival of the first of six new unit trains being manufactured specifically to move iron ore concentrate to its pellet plant in Reynolds, Indiana. The concentrate will be loaded at its Jessie Load-Out terminal just east of Grand Rapids before departing for the state-of-the-art pellet plant currently in the final stages of construction in Indiana. To celebrate the shipment, Magnetation is hosting...

2014-06-16 12:31:09

LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Ferrite Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/construction/construction_materials/2014_deep_research_report_global_china_ferrite_industry.html Summary"2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Ferrite Industry" was professional and depth research report on Global and China Ferrite industry. The report firstly introduced...

2014-06-16 12:23:44

LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Ferrous Sulfate Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/asia_pacific/china/2014_deep_research_report_global_china_ferrous_sulfate_industry.html Summary"2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Ferrous Sulfate Industry" was professional and depth research report on Global and China Ferrous Sulfate industry. The report firstly introduced...

2014-06-12 23:09:56

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global IV Iron Drugs Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Intravenous (IV) treatment, in a broad sense, covers all the types of medications delivered intravenously, i.e. directly into the vein, through intravenous drip. Compared to the other routes of infusing medications, the intravenous route is the fastest way to deliver fluids and medications throughout the body. Also, this method ensures...

2014-05-16 16:20:42

Advanced High-Strength Steels Application Guidelines Version 5.0 combines metallurgy, forming and joining experiences from around the world LIVONIA, Mich., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Great Designs in Steel automotive conference, WorldAutoSteel announced the launch of the Advanced High-Strength Steels Application Guidelines (AHSS Guidelines) Version 5.0, the largest and most comprehensive update since its first publication in 2004. WorldAutoSteel offers the AHSS Guidelines...

2014-05-14 16:20:46

LIVONIA, Mich., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For its use of advanced high-strength steel (AHSS), the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), awarded General Motors Co.'s Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 design team with the 2014 Automotive Excellence Award. The team, which successfully incorporated advanced steels to enhance safety and performance, and offer significant low-cost lightweighting benefits, was...


Latest Iron Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 10:41:56

Hematite (AE) or haematite (BE) is the mineral form of Iron (III) oxide, (Fe2O3), one of several iron oxides. The ore sometimes contains slight amounts of titanium. When shaped into ornaments, it is often called black diamond. Hematite is a very common mineral, coloured black to steel or silver-gray, brown to reddish brown, or red. It is mined as the main ore of iron. Varieties include Bloodstone, Iron Rose, Kidney Ore, Martite, Paint Ore, Specularite (Specular Hematite), Rainbow Hematite...

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2005-05-26 10:06:59

There are a number of iron oxides: Iron oxides Iron(II) oxide or ferrous oxide (FeO) The black-coloured powder in particular can cause explosions as it readily ignites. Iron(III) oxide or ferric oxide (Fe2O3) known in its natural state as hematite or haematite, but also purified for use as a coating in magnetic audio and computer media, where it is known as ferric oxide. Also known as rouge. Iron(II,III) oxide or ferrous ferric oxide (Fe3O4), better known as the black-coloured...

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2005-05-26 09:37:09

Limonite Limonite is a ferric hydrate of varying composition, the generic formula is frequently written as FeO(OH)·nH2O, although this is not entirely accurate as Limonite often contains a varying amount of oxide compared to hydroxide. Together with hematite, it is mined as ore for the production of iron. Limonite is heavy and yellowish-brown. It is not a true mineral, however, but a mixture of similar hydrated iron oxide minerals, mostly Goethite. Limonite forms mostly in or near...

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2005-05-26 09:07:13

Manganese is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Mn and atomic number 25. Notable characteristics Manganese is a gray-white metal, resembling iron. It is a hard metal and is very brittle, fusible with difficulty, but easily oxidized. Manganese metal is ferromagnetic only after special treatment. The most common oxidation states of manganese are +2, +3, +4, +6 and +7, though oxidation states from +1 to +7 are observed. Mn2+ often competes with Mg2+ in...

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