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2014-04-15 23:04:36

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Steel Wire markets. Global market for Steel Wire is projected to reach US$34 billion by 2020, driven by growing demand in major end-use markets such as construction, machinery manufacturing, automotive, oil & gas, telecom, and power, among others. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Produced from wire rods, a finished long steel product, steel wire finds use in several end-use sectors....

2014-04-15 12:23:55

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that it will increase prices for all of its stainless steel products, effective with shipments on May 4, 2014. For the following products, the increase will be achieved through a discount reduction of two percentage points. -- Commodity sheet and strip -- Pipe and tube sheet and strip -- Specialty sheet and strip For all other stainless steel products, including automotive exhaust sheet and...

2014-04-14 14:18:13

Scientists at Yale University have devised a dramatically faster way of identifying and characterizing complex alloys known as bulk metallic glasses (BMGs), a versatile type of pliable glass that's stronger than steel. Using traditional methods, it usually takes a full day to identify a single metal alloy appropriate for making BMGs. The new method allows researchers to screen about 3,000 alloys per day and simultaneously ascertain certain properties, such as melting temperature and...

2014-04-14 12:23:45

Secured at Least 1.5 Million Metric Tons of Imported Iron Ore for 2014 BEIJING, April 14, 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 its principal manufacturing facility, Shaanxi Longmen Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. ("Longmen Joint Venture"), has signed a supply agreement with Rio Tinto Iron Ore Asia Pte. Ltd. ("Rio Tinto") for procurement of imported iron ore in...

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...


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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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