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2014-02-05 08:24:14

Improved Inventory Now Available to Meet Customers' Needs HOUSTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Steel is among the most popular types of metal materials used in the construction industry. Because it is both affordable and highly durable, it may be used for everything from constructing outdoor decks and railings to using for interior support features during the construction of new buildings. In many cases, professional construction crews and others will use quality steel...

2014-01-30 08:23:36

-- Posted fourth-quarter earnings per diluted share (EPS) of $0.55, or $0.78 excluding unusual items CANTON, Ohio, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com) today reported sales of $4.3 billion for 2013, a decrease of 13 percent from the prior year. The decline reflects lower demand across most of the company's broad end markets. In addition, a $117 million decline in Steel segment raw material surcharges from the prior-year period further...

2014-01-29 23:25:28

Green Manufacturer Increases Recycled Content to 90% in Stainless Steel Sinks and Fixtures Franklin Park, Illinois (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Just Sinks, the residential sinks division of Just Manufacturing Company, has announced that newly melted stainless steel used in the production of the company’s stainless steel sinks and faucets has reached a 90% recycled materials level in an ongoing effort with their steel mill suppliers. “We are proud to be part of the industry that is...

2014-01-28 12:30:24

SHENYANG, China, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SUPOR Kitchen & Bath Co., Ltd ("SUPOR Kitchen & Bath"), a subsidiary of China SUPOR Group, has recently announced the world's largest stainless steel faucet plant, which began production in 2012, entering a stable mass production stage. The company also announced that it will attend the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Las Vegas, U.S.A, from February 4-6, 2014 (Booth 3067). To view the multimedia assets associated with...

2014-01-27 08:21:44

ZHENGZHOU, China, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Gerui Advanced Materials Group Limited (NASDAQ: CHOP) ("China Gerui," or the "Company"), a leading high precision, cold-rolled steel producer in China, today commented on the Chinese Government's recent accelerated initiatives to restructure its steel industry. "The planned restructuring of the steel industry places China Gerui in a beneficial position by regaining a much needed supply-demand equilibrium in the sector...

2014-01-21 16:21:27

DUBLIN, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4qxpkj/steel_global) has announced the addition of the "Global Steel Market Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4qxpkj/steel_global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Steel in Million Metric Tons by the following End-Use Applications:...

2014-01-21 08:23:28

CHANGSHU, China, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sutor Technology Group Limited (the "Company" or "Sutor") (Nasdaq: SUTR), a leading China-based manufacturer and distributor of high-end fine finished steel products used by a variety of downstream applications, today announced it has completed construction of the new 500,000 metric tons (MT) cold-rolling production line and moved to the phase of trial production at Jiangsu Cold Rolled Technology Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of...

Waterfowl Poisoning Reduced By Lead Shot Prohibition
2014-01-17 13:10:53

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Lead shot was forbidden in 2001 in Spanish wetlands on the Ramsar List of these areas of international importance. Ten years later, this prohibition -and the consequent use of steel shot by hunters- has started to bear fruit, according to a report in the journal 'Environment International'. "The most important part of our work is that it shows that, despite it's still covering a partial area, the change of material from lead to steel...

2014-01-15 16:21:24

BEIJING, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc. ("General Steel" or the "Company") (NYSE: GSI), a leading non-state-owned steel producer in China, announced today that the New York Stock Exchange, Inc. (the "NYSE") has notified the Company that it has fallen below the NYSE's continued listing standard that requires a minimum average closing price of $1.00 per share of the Company's common stock over a 30 consecutive trading day period. Under the NYSE regulations,...

2014-01-14 16:22:24

LONDON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:US Steel Industry Outlook to 2017The US steel industry ranked third largest in the world in terms of production and is also one of the world's largest to be consumed. In 2012, the country maintained its third position globally with nearly 5.7% share in crude steel production. The industry benefited from soaring steel demand in the automobile and construction sectors. Moreover, the cost...


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2005-05-25 11:21:05

Titanium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Ti and atomic number 22. It is a light, strong, lustrous, corrosion-resistant (including resistance to sea water and chlorine) transition metal with a white-silvery-metallic color. Titanium is used in strong light-weight alloys (most notably with iron and aluminum) and its most common compound, titanium dioxide, is used in white pigments. This element occurs in numerous minerals with the main sources being rutile and...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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