• From his early involvement in an asset-leasing deal with the Steel Company of Trinidad and Tobago in 1989 up until the acquisition of Arcelor in 2006, Lakshmi Mittal grew his empire into what became the world's largest steel company in the space of ~17 years . (wikinvest.com)
  • Cliffs' strategy is to continually achieve greater scale and diversification in the mining industry through a focus on serving the world's largest and fastest growing steel markets. (aist.org)
  • The noun steel originates from the Proto-Germanic adjective stahliją or stakhlijan ( made of steel ), which is related to stahlaz or stahliją ( standing firm ). (wikipedia.org)
  • Varying the amount of carbon and many other alloying elements, as well as controlling their chemical and physical makeup in the final steel (either as solute elements, or as precipitated phases), slows the movement of those dislocations that make pure iron ductile, and thus controls and enhances its qualities. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the late 1970s Rautaruukki Oy began transporting raw materials to the steel mill in Raahe by towed barges and found them suitable for the steel company's transportation needs. (wikipedia.org)
  • AISTech 2018 will feature technologies from all over the world that help steel producers to compete more effectively in today's global market. (aist.org)
  • With the invention of the Bessemer process in the mid-19th century, a new era of mass-produced steel began. (wikipedia.org)
  • From simple, small-batch production, new technologies such as the Bessemer process (developed in England in 1854) contributed to the mass production of steel. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Bulk steel production was made possible by Henry Bessemer in 1855, when he obtained British patents for a pneumatic steelmaking process. (britannica.com)
  • This "basic Bessemer" process was little used in Britain and the United States, but it enabled the phosphoric ores of Alsace and Lorraine to be used, and this provided the basis for the development of the Belgian, French, and German steel industries. (britannica.com)
  • A second definition, distinguishing it from cast or wrought iron , is that it has been produced in the molten condition, and a third states that steel can be hardened by quenching from a suitably high temperature. (wiktionary.org)
  • Steel is distinguishable from wrought iron (now largely obsolete), which may contain a small amount of carbon but large amounts of slag. (wikipedia.org)
  • World production of steel rose to about 50 million tons by 1900. (britannica.com)
  • Up to 1950, 90 percent of steel in Britain and the United States was produced in the open-hearth process , and as recently as 1988 more than 96 million tons per year were produced in this way by Eastern-bloc countries. (britannica.com)
  • With this process, which became known as the basic oxygen process (BOP), it was possible to produce 200 tons of steel from a charge consisting of up to 35 percent scrap in a tap-to-tap time of 60 minutes. (britannica.com)
  • Similarly, the availability of iron ore and coal around Birmingham, Alabama , and later in the late nineteenth century in Minnesota and Michigan influenced the location of steel mills in the Great Lakes region with Chicago as a major market. (encyclopedia.com)
  • A major steel strike in 1959 paralyzed the economy, which was soon followed by brief controls of steel prices during the Vietnam War under the Kennedy administration (1961 - 1963) to stem inflationary pressures. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In 1901 U.S. Steel, then the world ' s largest company, was formed. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Steel Dynamics (STLD) and Nucor (NUE) used a different process to run the company, manage employees, produce steel, and distribute the finished product. (wikinvest.com)
  • Known as the LD-AC (after the ARBED steel company of Luxembourg and the Centre National of Belgium) or the OLP (oxygen-lime powder) process, this led to the more effective refining of pig iron smelted from high-phosphorus European ores. (britannica.com)
  • It is part of the Finnpusku integrated tug and barge system developed in the 1980s by Finnlines, a Finnish shipping company that also managed the vessel until 2003, in co-operation with Rautaruukki for the transportation needs of the steel company. (wikipedia.org)
  • While the first pusher, Rautaruukki, was used since the beginning solely to supply the Raahe Steel Works with raw materials, the jointly owned pusher Finn was time-chartered by the transportation department of Rautaruukki only when the steel company required additional capacity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pusher Steel and barges Baltic, Board and Bulk, built by a Portuguese shipyard Estaleiros Navais de Setubal in Setúbal and outfitted in Rauma, were delivered to their respective joint shipping companies on 28 April 1987. (wikipedia.org)
  • Steel joins the two-time Emmy-winning newsmagazine, now in its 36th season, following the news yesterday that CBS News veteran Sharon Hoffman has been named executive producer at Entertainment Tonight and The Insider . (yahoo.com)
  • To meet every customer requirement, we supply hot-rolled steel strip in widths up to 1,750 mm and thicknesses up to 20 mm. (voestalpine.com)
  • However, in East Asian countries such as South Korea , Taiwan , and Japan, devoid of raw materials, a new pattern of plant location emerged, targeting coastal locations to source raw materials from and export finished steel to the world economy. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The rock city of Petra in Jordan, the still-unfinished Sagrada Família cathedral in Barcelona, the façade of the Grand Central Terminal in New York - these are all testaments to architecture at its finest, graceful rebukes to the banal steel-and-glass creations that have come to dominate skylines the world over, from Manhattan to Dubai. (newsweek.com)
  • Chinese steel production has grown from 13% of world steel production in 1995 to 32% in 2005. (wikinvest.com)
  • Jared Diamond's theories about the course of human civilization come to television in 'Guns, Germs, and Steel: A National Geographic Presentation,' a three-part television series produced exclusively for PBS. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Steel, who has worked as a special correspondent for ET since joining in 2013 to cover the Cannes Film Festival, has been named a correspondent for the top syndicated series. (yahoo.com)
  • Online and offline play add a new element to the game which will ensure Birds of Steel remains a fresh combat experience long after you've played for the first time. (xbox.com)
  • However, China's demand for steel has grown just as fast, and it remains a net importer of steel. (wikinvest.com)
  • Diamond's Pulitzer Prize-winning book offers a look at the rise and fall of societies through the lens of geography, technology, biology and economics - forces symbolized by the power of guns, germs and steel. (washingtonpost.com)
  • John F. Kennedy asked steel workers to restrain their wage demands on the condition that steel corporations such as U.S. Steel would not raise prices. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Steel spheres are injected evenly into the liquid slag providing a large contact surface for efficient heat transfer. (aist.org)
  • colofer® is a finish-coated steel strip with optimum surface and processing properties. (voestalpine.com)