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2014-09-19 16:22:09

DUBLIN, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bbx6fc/global_steel) has announced the addition of the "Global Steel Manufacturing Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bbx6fc/global_steel ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Steel is the main engineering material used in industries such as Construction, Automotive, Transport,...

2014-09-18 16:28:55

WINNIPEG, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Large amounts of last year's grain are still in storage and this year's grain is beginning to be delivered into the handling system. How you can protect all of your grain from spoiling or becoming infested? The Canadian Grain Commission has tips to help you manage the quality of grain already in storage. We also have steps you can take before you start filling your bins to keep your stored grain in good condition. Quick facts --...

2014-09-17 16:23:01

LONDON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High performance alloys exhibit excellent mechanical strength, good surface stability and superlative corrosion and oxidation resistance. High performance alloys exhibit excellent mechanical strength and high resistance to creep at high temperatures. In addition, they provide good surface stability and corrosion and oxidation resistance. These alloy operate in complicated combination of force and temperature under the influence of corrosive...

2014-09-16 16:22:38

Summary of Benefits: WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that it has completed its acquisition of Severstal North America's integrated steelmaking assets located in Dearborn, Michigan. The transaction also included a cokemaking facility and interests in three joint ventures that process flat-rolled steel products. AK Steel said that it paid $707 million in cash for the acquisition, which includes $314 million for working...

2014-09-03 08:24:59

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) today provided guidance for its third quarter 2014 financial results. AK Steel said it expects to report net income of $0.05 to $0.10 per diluted share of common stock, representing a substantial improvement over its second quarter results. Severstal Dearborn Acquisition UpdateOn September 2, 2014, AK Steel was notified by the Department of Justice that the company has received early termination of the...

2014-09-03 08:21:18

DALLAS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), has signed on as title sponsor of the 2014 Texas Truck Rodeo. The Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) rodeo brings journalists from throughout Texas and the U.S. to the Texas Hill Country to evaluate the nation's top trucks and SUVs. The writers recognize excellence in several categories, including selecting the year's...

2014-08-29 20:21:31

DUBLIN, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4265ck/casting_and) has announced the addition of the "Casting and Forging Market in Europe 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4265ck/casting_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Casting is a manufacturing process in which molten or liquid metal is poured into a mold made of sand,...

2014-08-22 08:22:01

DUBLIN, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Ferroalloy (Ferrochrome, Ferromanganese, Ferrosilicon and Others) Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Ferroalloy refers to compounds that contain iron as well as other elements such as silicon, manganese and chromium. Ferroalloy is commonly manufactured through the...

2014-08-04 12:21:45

DETROIT, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), announced today that Dr. Jody N. Hall, former Technical Integration Engineer at General Motors Company Global Body Manufacturing Engineering Center in Warren, Michigan, will succeed Ronald P. Krupitzer as Vice President Automotive Market for the Institute. Krupitzer, who has held the position for 13 years, will retire at the end of the...

2014-07-30 12:24:42

ALBANY, New York, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has published a new market report titled "High Performance Alloys Market (Non-ferrous Alloys, Platinum Group Metal Alloys, Refractory Metal Alloys and Superalloys) for Aerospace, Industrial Gas Turbines, Industrial, Automotives, Oil & Gas, Electronic & Electrical and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020." According to the report,...


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2005-05-26 09:40:46

Lead is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pb (L. Plumbum) and atomic number 82. A soft, heavy, toxic and malleable poor metal, lead is bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes to dull gray when exposed to air. Lead is used in building construction, lead-acid batteries, bullets and shot, and is part of solder, pewter, and fusible alloys. Lead has the highest atomic number of all stable elements. (But see the article on Bismuth, which has a half life so long it can...

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