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Strengthening Steel Without Sacrificing Ductility
2014-04-09 16:20:21

Brown University Researchers from Brown University and universities in China have found a simple technique that can strengthen steel without sacrificing ductility. The new technique, described in Nature Communications, could produce steel that performs better in a number of structural applications. Strength and ductility are both crucial material properties, especially in materials used in structural applications. Strength is a measure of how much force is required to cause a material...

2014-04-08 08:34:43

BEIJING, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc. ("General Steel" or the "Company") (NYSE: GSI), a leading non-state-controlled steel producer in China, today announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Mr. John Chen, will be in New York City on April 15, 2014 to meet with investors and members of the media to discuss the Company's business developments. Mr. John Chen commented, "We believe 2014 will be a new era for China's steel industry, as the government is...

2014-04-07 16:21:50

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that it will increase the current spot market base price for its hot roll carbon steel to a minimum of $700 per ton, effective immediately with new orders. AK SteelAK Steel produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steels, primarily for automotive, infrastructure and manufacturing, construction and electrical power generation and distribution markets. The company employs about 6,100 men and...

2014-04-03 16:25:04

DUBLIN, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w2xg4f/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Steel Wire Rope Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w2xg4f/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global and Chinese Steel Wire Rope Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the...

2014-04-03 08:22:15

PITTSBURGH, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Mario Longhi today announced a series of executive management appointments which will further facilitate the company's Carnegie Way transformation. David L. Britten, who currently serves as Senior Vice President - Tubular Operations, will assume the newly created position of Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Britten will be responsible for a further...

2014-03-27 12:23:42

Leading bridge manufacturer hires experienced steel fabrication industry veteran as new business leader DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veritas Steel LLC, a portfolio company of Atlas Holdings LLC, announced today the hiring of Tracy Glende as President and Chief Executive Officer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140327/LA92338LOGO Mr. Glende brings over 20 years of global management experience, commercial, and operational expertise and a highly successful...

2014-03-27 12:23:03

MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Linde LLC ("Linde"), a global leader in technologies and industrial gases for all steps in the steel mill process chain, will feature proven solutions at AISTech 2014 to help mills strike the right balance between profitability and production objectives through improved process reliability, cost efficiency, productivity and product quality. Linde experts will be on hand at the Indianapolis Exposition Center, May 5-8,...

2014-03-25 16:22:17

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chief executives from a number of the leading steel companies in the U.S. today told members of the Congressional Steel Caucus that many government policies on trade, energy, environment and infrastructure need to be reformed to ensure U.S. industrial competitiveness and preserve American jobs in steel and other manufacturing sectors. Mario Longhi, president and chief executive officer of United States Steel Corporation; John...

2014-03-25 08:23:15

CHANGSHU, China, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sutor Technology Group Limited (the "Company" or "Sutor") (Nasdaq: SUTR), a leading China-based non-state owned manufacturer and distributor of high-end fine finished steel products used by a variety of downstream applications, today announced it will present at Jefferies Chicago Steel and Metals Summit at Thompson Chicago, 21 East Bellevue Place, Chicago. The Company is scheduled to present at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, April 9....

2014-03-24 23:25:45

Prices for nonelectrical steel and iron wire have grown over the past three years due to increased activity within the construction, mining and oil and gas industries, trends that are forecast to continue in the next three years. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Non-Electrical Steel and Iron Wire to its growing collection of procurement category market...


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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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