The space race is currently at its height, and steel is becoming a key player in the mad dash for territory control beyond Earth’s borders. Space travel is no longer a purely scientific or even a military endeavor.
While the world focuses on sustainability and recycling, the truth is that barely eight percent of plastic is recycled. That’s compared to 93% of all structural steel, recycled back into new steel products, making steel one of the most recycled materials in the world. 
Recovery is the word of the year as the steel industry comes roaring into 2021. With the third coronavirus vaccine now on the horizon, a calmer wave of steadily growing supply and demand will set the industry on the path to return to pre-pandemic levels.
You don’t have to have traveled much in the U.S. to have heard names like the Sears Tower (now known as the Willis Tower), the Empire State Building, or the Chrysler Building. These names are as ubiquitous in America as the companies with which they are related. What they have in common is that they...
Citric acid is a weak acid that occurs naturally in fruits, such as lemons and limes. Alternatively, some commercially available products have citric acid in them. Weak acids act as a buffer in acid-base chemistry and work to mitigate oxidation-reduction effects.
In the early years of baseball, the stadiums in which the games were played were largely made out of wood. But, this changed at the end of the 19th century. This is when so-called “jewel-box” stadiums began.
Steel piping is commonly used due to its durable nature. It can withstand high pressure and heat alike. For this reason, it’s typically used for plumbing and gas lines throughout residences and commercial buildings.
June is just getting started, but that hasn’t stopped heat waves from hitting large regions of the United States. There have been a variety of issues as a result of these temperature spikes, steel expansion.
Battleships went from wooden warships to ironclad military vessels. The history of steel battleships is a testament to the tenacity of American steel.
Today, more and more women are entering executive and leadership roles in the steel industry. They are building on the work begun by women at the outbreak of World War I.