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Steel Industry News

Innovations in the Steel Industry

The Steel Summit Conference ended the month of August with a lively discussion on the influence innovation will have on the future of the steel industry. Lawrence Kavanagh, President of the Steel Market Development Institute, revealed last Wednesday some of the newest uses of steel in infrastructure, building construction and automotive. The opportunities in the

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Looking Back at Forgings

Everything has a history, and this couldn’t be more true when it comes to metalworking. With a history tracing all the way back to 4500 B.C in Mesopotamia, forging metals has a rich past worth understanding. Early inhabitants of Mesopotamia, the Sumerians, were the true founders of metallurgy, and it was their early innovations that

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Can the Steel Industry Meet the Challenges of Lightweight Vehicles?

Historically, the rise of the automobile industry was a great boon for steel manufacturers in the United States. This partnership is a great fit because steel enables automakers to meet their constantly changing demands for vehicle strength and safety at costs more affordable than other metals. Not only have automobile manufacturers’ requirements changed over time,

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