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4 ways steel changed the world

Steel has thousands of applications across a swathe of sectors. It’s a vital industry that’s part of the fabric of life for millions across the globe. But we shouldn’t forget that in many ways the modern world was forged from steel. So here are four ways steel changed the world: Samurai spirit Samurai culture transcended

Important Factors to Consider Before Starting a Steel Business

Are you thinking about starting a steel business in the near future? There is always a demand for steel products and this is a trend that looks set to continue for many years to come. However, like any business venture, there are potential risks and factors you need to consider before you start this type

The Future With Graphene

Over the centuries, humans have developed an amazing array of skills in design and construction. We’ve discovered how to support huge structures on small bases, create machinery that can handle incredible amounts of wear and force, and fight back against the elements with the systems that feed and transport us. But much of this innovation

Steel Fabrication And Its General Applications

Steel fabrication is widely used in all industrial sectors. Steel is also the most produced and commonly used iron alloy. The year 2015 saw 1,599.5 million metric tons of the manmade alloy production. China, Japan, and India produce and consume the highest percentage of Steel. Steel fabrications form the backbone of human civilization and Industrialization

Splurge: The Best Investments for Future Success

In a previous article, we talked about the different ways companies in the steel industry are saving money to remain competitive. Bringing costs down can help you and your steel business remain competitive, even in today’s economy. That said, not all savings are worth making. Bringing the costs down too much can actually lead to

Saving Money in the Steel Business

Many companies are exploring new ways to bring down costs and save money to improve their profit margin. Just because you are in the steel business doesn’t mean you should accept the costs as they are. Here are some ways to cut down costs so that your business can grow! Routine Maintenance is a Must

The Role Of Steel in Oceangoing Vessels

For as long as there have been oceans, there have been people traveling on them. As this travel grew more sophisticated, the ships used for it grew more complex as well. Wood was replaced by ever-improving alloys of steel, filling countless roles in the ship’s structure and function. Just as it has in other areas of

Gearing Up for an On-Site Fabrication Project

The majority of today’s steel-based projects are pre-fabricated, which means companies can utilize their own production facility to produce the necessary items. The only task required on-site is assembly. With most projects, assembly is very straightforward and requires only a small team of trained workers. That said, the number of projects that require on-site fabrication

CMMS for Steel Business

When it comes to various business maintenance, we are often seeking out the tool that will do it all. While an industry-specific tool would be most helpful, we aren’t always that lucky to have such tools at hand. That’s where CMMS software can come in handy. What Is It? CMMS is short for Computerized Maintenance

Steel and Buildings

The demand for steel to be used as a material for building is growing in the construction industry. The high strength, adaptation to prefabrication, ductility, speed of erection, and more have always been characteristics that are attractive to developers and consultants. Today, construction projects tend to be fast tracked, which puts scheduling and time ahead