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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Nucor to purchase Corus Tuscaloosa assets

June 8, 2004

Nucor Corporation has entered into an agreement to purchase substantially all of the steelmaking assets of Corus Tuscaloosa for a cash purchase price of approximately $90 million. The acquisition will...

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Nucor’s DiMicco awarded AISI’s 2004 Gary Memorial Medal

June 8, 2004

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has announced that Daniel R. DiMicco is the 2004 recipient of the Gary Memorial Medal. DiMicco, former AISI chairman and vice chairman, president, and CEO...

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AISI: Steel imports up substantially; industry urges import monitoring

May 27, 2004

Based on preliminary U.S. Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported May 25 that the U. S. imported a total of 2,436,000 net tons (NT) of steel in April (up 0.3 percent...

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Alcoa announces price increase on small diameter drawn seamless tubing

May 24, 2004

Alcoa Engineered Aerospace Products has announced a price increase for soft and hard alloy small diameter (under 0.750-in OD) drawn tube in both round and other than round product forms. Base prices...

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ISG to acquire Georgetown Steel Co.

May 6, 2004

International Steel Group Inc. (ISG) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of the Georgetown Steel Co. facility in Georgetown, S.C., subject to customary closing adjustments and...

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Greer Steel announces key management appointments

May 4, 2004

Greer Steel, a cold-rolled strip steel producer, has appointed Todd Daenzer as vice president, quality and technology; Don Fleeher as vice president, purchasing; and Paul Eagle as vice president,...

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AISC appoints vice president of certification

May 4, 2004

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) has named Roberta L. Marstellar, P.E., as vice president of certification. Previously she was director of the Steel Solutions Center, an AISC...

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Judge approves sale of Weirton Steel's assets to ISG

April 23, 2004

A federal bankruptcy court judge has approved Weirton Steel Corp.'s request to sell substantially all of its assets to Cleveland-based International Steel Group (ISG) Inc."Our employees, our other...

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Alloy Eng. Co. appoints sales engineer

April 8, 2004

The Alloy Eng. Co. has appointed Steve Hulvey to the position of sales engineer with account responsibility for Ohio, Michigan, western West Virginia, and the Ohio River area of Kentucky.In this...

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ASKO names North American sales director

April 8, 2004

ASKO Inc., Homestead, Pa., has promoted Mark. G. Nicholas to the newly created post of director of sales, North America. In his new position, Nicholas oversees all products and services sales in the...

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