Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. announced that it has acquired Ponce Resources Inc., of Salinas, Puerto Rico. Ponce is engaged in the business of collecting, processing, and selling ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal and operates at four locations in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Commenting on the transaction, Don Hamaker, President of Schnitzer’s Metals Recycling Business, said, “We are pleased... Read more..
Ameron International Corporation announced the appointment of Richard I. Mueller as Group President of the Water Transmission Group effective January 19, 2009. In his new position, Mueller will report to Gary Wagner, Ameron’s President and Chief Operating Officer. Mueller had been Senior Vice President of Engineering and Technical Services for the Group. Mueller joined Ameron in 2002 and has held... Read more..
Esker, the leader in document process automation solutions, announced that Eaton Steel Bar Company, a leader in steel product distribution and processing, has implemented Esker DeliveryWare to automate inbound routing of fax documents and outbound delivery of purchase orders and product specifications. Eaton Steel Bar Company uses Esker DeliveryWare in combination with its Lotus and Domino email software,... Read more..
China Gengsheng Minerals, Inc., a materials technology company in China with products capable of withstanding high temperature, saving energy and boosting productivity in certain industries such as steel and oil, today announced that Henan Gengsheng Refractories Co., Ltd., its wholly owned subsidiary, has signed a $2.9 million (RMB 20 million) short-term loan agreement with the Industrial and Commercial... Read more..
China Fire & Security Group, Inc., a leading industrial fire protection product and solution provider in China, announced today that the Company has signed two total solution contracts with Anshan Iron & Steel Group Corporation, for a total value of approximately USD$4.4 million. Anshan Iron & Steel Group Corporation is headquartered in Anshan City, Liaoning Province, China. With annual... Read more..
Sutor Technology Group Limited, a leading provider of steel finishing fabrication products in China, announced that Sutor entered into an exclusive sales agent agreement with Ukraine-China Communication Ltd., a leading steel products agent and distributor focusing on the CIS market. Ukraine-China Communication Ltd. will act as Sutor’s exclusive sales agent in Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Lithuania,... Read more..
MMX Mineração e Metálicos S.A. announces to its shareholders and the market that it has won the private bidding process promoted by Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional for port services to be provided by Terminal de Carga do Porto de Itaguaí, in Itaguaí Municipality, Rio de Janeiro State, which will be fully dedicated to ship iron ore produced at MMX’s Sudeste System. The port services agreement... Read more..
-Schuff Steel-Gulf Coast, Inc. is currently fabricating a total of 25,400 tons of structural steel for a refinery plant in Whiting, Indiana, and a refinery complex in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Schuff Steel-Gulf Coast, Inc. is the largest steel fabricator in the Houston area and specializes in both industrial and commercial steel fabrication. Schuff operates three steel plants in the Houston area, one... Read more..
Xtralis, a leading provider of intelligent fire detection and security solutions, announced that its VESDA Aspirating Smoke Detection (ASD) system was chosen by ThyssenKrupp Steel, one of the world’s largest steel producers, to enhance fire safety at its new production plant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The VESDA solution will be deployed in conjunction with Xtralis partner Siemens Brazil. ThyssenKrupp... Read more..
Cardero Resource Corp. to the world-class Pampa De Pongo iron deposit which the Company has recently sold to a Chinese group for USD 200 million. The Company is currently undertaking a pilot-scale pig iron production program using Pampa El Toro (PET) iron ore concentrate produced from Cardero’s pilot plant. The concentrate will be processed into liquid hot metal (molten iron) in a pilot-scale... Read more..