low steel


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low steel

A soft steel containing a small amount of carbon (less than 0.25%).
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Steel maker Corus has posted falling profits after its business was hit by low steel prices and higher energy costs.
The laptops' low steel content had little effect on the acid bath, says Townsend.
When the steel price on the Asian marker was down, the low steel price did not much benefit the local CRC industry as PT Krakatau Steel, as the main steel supply in the country, did not lower the sale price of its products.
For much of 2002, Bethlehem struggled to pull itself out of bankruptcy (it filed in late 2001), but it wasn't able to overcome the weak economy and low steel prices.
The majority of the site has been demol-ished to ground level but a low steel framed building and a temporary office complex remains.
This crisis has resulted in a record number of bankruptcies, record low steel prices, scores of facility shutdowns, the loss of thousands, reduced shipments, large financial losses, a lack of access to capital and unprecedented market instability.
We've changed in the last year, and actually went back to what I call low steel.
My own 1200 gallon storage tank is mounted on low steel reinforced concrete piers, and rode out the wild motion of the quake without incident.
6% at the end of 2009 as a result of depressed trading conditions and low steel prices.
Since SSI relit the historic blast furnace in April 2012, it has battled against a never-ending onslaught of low steel prices and cheaper foreign imports flooding the market.
High cost of production and low steel prices, analysts say, are to blame for the decline.
The battle for Corus:1999 - British Steel and Holland's Koninklijke Hoogovens merge to form Corus 2003 - Venture has yet to make a profit and is plagued by low steel prices and high costs.