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As we close the books on the month of July, we’d like to share a few of our favorite steel related stories from that month that we found across the web. From what we’ve seen, demand for cars and residential homes have been on the rise, which gives the steel industry a positive future.
China to Flood the Steel Market – Bloomberg News
Metal detecting is one of the most popular (and profitable) hobbies in the world, and millions have been made from those lucky enough to uncover lost and forgotten valuables with the help of metal detectors. It’s easy to see why treasure hunting is such a popular hobby; it’s a great way to get exercise, it is proven to help relieve stress, and it’s a great way to learn more about your local history.
Look North For Growth
Capital Steel & Wire, Inc. recently repositioned its corporate headquarters to DeWitt, but still maintains a facility in Lansing that incorporates distribution, along with precision machines that cut custom steel slugs for customers throughout the United States and South America. The company also activated a facility in Mason in May.
At Capital Steel & Wire, we like to stay on our toes and follow steel industry news on a daily basis. Here are a few of the top steel related stories that caught our eye. There appears to be a common trend where European Union countries have been recently slacking, while most other countries have seen positive growth.
At Capital Steel, we appreciate seeing steel put to good use. The ability to transform steel into an aesthetically appeasing steel sculpture is something we marvel at and admire, and we would like to acknowledge the fascinating works of some of the world’s best steel sculpting artists. We scoured the internet searching for as many steel sculpting websites as possible and somehow managed to pick a top ten list of our favorite steel sculpting websites. Show these artists the appreciation they deserve by taking a look at some of their awesome artwork.
Operations Manager Vicky Pizzo was interviewed with the Michigan Business Network Business Beat at the Strategic Business Luncheon with Mike Maddox, President of ASK, and host Mike Mahoney on May 4, 2012 at the Eagle Eye golf course in Lansing MI.
Along with being distributors of hot rolled steel bar and cold drawn steel, we like to produce interesting and useful sources of information for those involved in the steel industry. Here's a list of some of the most updated and informative sources of news in the steel industry.
American Institute of Steel Construction - A United States non-profit trade association and technical instutute for the use of structural steel in the construction industry. They produce the AISC 360, a standard guide to components of steel building structures.
We've surfed around the web to find some interesting steel industry related news that we would like to share with our site visitors. From what we've found, the steel industry has been gaining some steam recently and we hope that trend continues.
Low International Iron Ore Prices Helping Steel Industry - India Times
Being manufacturers of wire rod, hot rolled steel and other steel products in the steel industry, Capital Steel understands the huge impact steel recycling has on our economy and the environment. Not only does steel recycling help preserve the Earth’s natural resources, it is valuable for individuals and businesses alike. We’ve put together a collection of steel recycling resources so you can learn the benefits steel recycling has on the environment, and all the ways it helps our economy and save businesses money.