Metals/Materials News

The metals/materials technology area has information on the most commonly used materials in metal fabrication ̶ carbon steels; stainless steels; high-strength, low-alloy steels (HSLAs); and the 6000 series aluminum ̶ and those that aren't as common, such as the red metals, refractory metals, titanium, and magnesium.

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Mittal Steel Co. NV announces agreement with Arcelor

June 26, 2006

Mittal Steel Company NV today announced that it has reached an agreement with Arcelor to combine the two companies in a merger of equals to create what the company says will be the world's leading...

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Maintenance Metals & Alloys celebrates 10th anniversary

June 21, 2006

Concord, Ontario-based Maintenance Metals & Alloys Inc. is celebrating its 10th year serving the metals industry with an open house June 23, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.The "birthday party" will provide an...

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U. S. Steel opens training center

June 20, 2006

Fairfield Works of United States Steel Corp. held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to celebrate the opening of a new Maintenance Training Center. The Center occupies 11,000 square feet in the...

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WCI names vice president-operations

June 19, 2006

WCI Steel Inc. announced today that Michael T. Adams has been named vice president-operations, effective today.Adams has more than 22 years of steel industry experience, serving in managerial and...

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AK Steel announces stainless sheet price increase

June 19, 2006

AK Steel said today that it is increasing transaction prices for all hot-rolled and cold-rolled stainless steel sheet and strip products, tubular-quality products, and continuous mill plate products...

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AK Steel, UAW to begin Butler Works contract talks

June 14, 2006

AK Steel and the United Autoworkers (UAW) Local 3303, which represents about 1,400 production, service, and maintenance workers at the company's Butler (PA) Plant, announced today they will begin...

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Nucor to construct new galvanizing facility in Alabama

June 14, 2006

Nucor Corp. announced today that it plans to construct its fourth sheet steel galvanizing facility. The facility will be located at the company's existing sheet mill in Decatur, Ala. Annual capacity...

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Michigan Seamless Tube names president/CEO

June 13, 2006

Michigan Seamless Tube LLC, South Lyon, Mich., has named Michael Rinker as president and CEO.Rinker has spent 28 years in the stainless steel industry, most recently as president of North American...

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Apolo, Lone Star Steel form alliance

June 13, 2006

Apolo Tubos e Equipamentos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a subsidiary of Grupo Peixoto de Castro, and Lone Star Steel Co., Dallas, the primary operating company of Lone Star Technologies, have entered into...

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Denman and Davis launches Web site

June 13, 2006

Denman and Davis, Clifton, N.J., has launched its Web site, www.ddsteel.com.The site is set up to help customers quickly locate the products and services they need. It provides real-time inventory...

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Sharon Tube names product sales manager

June 13, 2006

Sharon Tube Co., Sharon, Pa., has appointed R. Gary Giles to product sales manager—electric resistance welded tubing. Giles works closely with the company's outside sales department and is...

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Arcelor board votes to reject Mittal Steel's revised offer

June 12, 2006

Arcelor Board of Directors met June 11 and unanimously decided to reject Mittal Steel's current revised offer. The board also recommended that shareholders support the proposed merger with Severstal...

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Olympic Steel completes Tinsley Group – PS&W acquisition

June 5, 2006

Olympic Steel, Inc., a national steel service center, reported today that on June 2, 2006, it completed the purchase of Tinsley Group - PS&W, Inc., an indirect subsidiary of Eliza Tinsley Group PLC,...

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European Commission approves Mittal Steel - Arcelor merger

June 2, 2006

Mittal Steel announced today that the European Commission has cleared its bid to acquire Arcelor subject to certain commitments. The granting of EU antitrust clearance is a further positive and...

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Mittal Steel restores full operations at Indiana steel plant

May 31, 2006

Mittal Steel USA has fully restored its steelmaking operations at the No. 3 basic oxygen shop at its Indiana Harbor plant in East Chicago, Ind. Fully automated operation of both furnace vessels was...

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