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2013-05-13 12:27:01

FRANKLIN, Tenn., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IRON Solutions will supply its IRON Index data to J.P. Morgan Equity Research for the J.P. Morgan quarterly report on the North American used agricultural equipment market, IRON announced today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130513/CL12513LOGO) Ann Duignan, Machinery Equity Analyst at J.P. Morgan, will publish the information from the IRON Index, which is IRON Solutions' measurement of pricing levels in the used agricultural...

2013-05-13 12:25:29

LONDON, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has launched coverage of the global iron ore market with a new daily report, Argus Steel Feedstocks, focused on the all-important Chinese market. The launch reflects growing interest in spot iron ore assessments and the market's need for transparent and accurate price markers. The new Chinese price assessments cover cargoes for delivery to the port of Qingdao, northern China, and are accompanied by...

2013-05-09 23:42:49

Players who want to own one of the top golf wedges in the industry are looking once again to Blade Runner Golf and its line of Black Magic hybrid wedges. Nationwide (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 The full line of wedges and putters combined makes for some of the best golf equipment for the short game. The company wants to put the power of that innovation into the hands of players who are serious about their game. The Black Magic clubs have gotten many golf equipment reviews by all sorts of players,...

First Biological Evidence Of Ancient Supernova
2013-05-09 09:20:27

John P. Millis, PhD for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In the early Universe the only elements capable of forming were hydrogen and helium. All subsequent atoms are created by massive stars: the lighter members by nuclear fusion in their cores, with much of the rest created during supernovae as atoms are collided at incredible energies leading to nucleosynthesis. Some of the elements produced have long half-lives, sticking around to lay the foundation for new stars, planets and...

2013-05-03 23:16:33

Players who are looking for the hottest golf wedge available today should look at the line of Black Magic Wedges. Nationwide (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 In the wake of some recent golf wedge reviews, the Black Magic golf wedge rates high on the list for many pros and amateurs from across the country. The golf wedges of Black Magic Wedge incorporate a “no hosel” design, along with a wide sole, that make their hybrid clubs perform exceptionally well from all types of lies. Many...

Scientists Uncover Link Between Lavas Erupting On Sea Floor And Deep-carbon Cycle
2013-05-03 08:05:27

Smithsonian Scientists from the Smithsonian and the University of Rhode Island have found unsuspected linkages between the oxidation state of iron in volcanic rocks and variations in the chemistry of the deep Earth. Not only do the trends run counter to predictions from recent decades of study, they belie a role for carbon circulating in the deep Earth. The team's research was published May 2 in Science Express. Elizabeth Cottrell, lead author and research geologist at the Smithsonian's...

2013-05-02 12:20:23

Seminar demonstrates steel's complete package of benefits over other materials DETROIT, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1,400 steel and automotive experts gathered in Livonia, Mich. yesterday to discuss a key aspect of the automotive industry's future success: advanced steel technologies. Recent research proves that advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) body structures can be as lightweight as aluminum bodies, while meeting all crash performance standards and matching today's...

2013-05-01 16:20:53

Resource enables engineers to incorporate new advanced steel technologies into bumper designs DETROIT, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To assist engineers and automakers in applying the most lightweight and cost-effective steel bumpers in passenger cars and light trucks, the Steel Market Development Institute's (SMDI) Bumper Group has released the 5(th) edition of the Steel Bumper Systems for Passenger Vehicles and Light Trucks product manual. The manual offers an updated, in-depth...

2013-05-01 12:20:57

Design Advisor software allows engineers to compare the mass, cost and emissions impact of various automotive materials DETROIT, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldAutoSteel, along with the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute, today unveiled a new tool that enables vehicle designers to quickly and accurately evaluate material selection tradeoffs, including mass, cost and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, for automotive...

2013-05-01 08:21:25

Automakers use of advanced steel grades enables fuel efficient and safe vehicle design DETROIT, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute gave top honors to Ford Motor Co.'s Ford Fusion design team at the 12(th) Annual Great Designs in Steel Seminar (GDIS) in Livonia, Mich. this morning. The Ford team received the annual Automotive Excellence Award for its innovative use of advanced...


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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