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2014-09-24 16:20:34

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mill Steel Co., an industry-leading flat-rolled steel service center, announced today three promotions--consistent with the company's commitment to build and maintain its dynamic executive and management teams, in support of an expanding presence in the marketplace. Rob Vella, formerly Corporate Operations Manager, has been appointed to Vice President of Operations. Having grown up in the steel industry, Mr. Vella brings a vast...

2014-09-22 16:22:33

DUBLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7pbcw5/global_structural) has announced the addition of the "Global Structural Steel Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7pbcw5/global_structural ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global Structural Steel Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on...

2014-09-22 12:22:59

DUBLIN, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Chinese Shape Memory Alloy Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Chinese Shape Memory Alloy Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the shape memory alloy industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions,...

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,...


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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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