Metals/Materials

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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ISG to expand Cleveland Works' operations

August 5, 2004

The board of directors of International Steel Group Inc. (ISG) has approved the company's Cleveland Works' expansion. The company will add an automotive-quality hot dip galvanizing line by converting...

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Aluminum Association announces sale of China Aluminum Fabrication Directory

July 13, 2004

The Aluminum Association, in cooperation with Beijing Antaike Information Development Co. Ltd., has announced the sale of The China Aluminum Fabrication Directory.The reference book contains...

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Alcoa announces a price increase on drawn seamless tubing

July 2, 2004

Alcoa Engineered Aerospace Products announced Monday that it will increase prices for soft and hard alloy drawn tube by 4-8%, depending on the type of tube, starting August 1, 2004.The company says...

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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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Metallurgical aspects of tube production

May 4, 2004

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Small-diameter tubing plays a crucial role in many markets, including aerospace, nuclear, medical, and industrial. From coronary stents to hydraulic aircraft controls, each application has unique requirements. To meet the requirements of customers in these industries, well-designed processing steps and adequate control are critical.

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10 burning questions you asked about the steel price meltdown

May 4, 2004

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December came, and the Section 201 tariffs went out under the tide of global and World Trade Organization (WTO) pressure. Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, material price increases hit the metals industry like a tidal wave that made the tariff increases look like gently lapping wading waves. "The Perfect Storm," it's been called.

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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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