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Lead Times For SSAB Plate Mills Increase
A spokesperson for SSAB Americas confirmed what the company is referring to as a planned maintenance outage running from late October into early November. End markets such as the energy and transportation industries have contributed to the increase in lead times in the domestic market.
PSL1 Vs. PSL2 Differences
The American Petroleum Institute (API) designates different specifications on selling line pipe. The two specs under API 5L are PSL-1 and PSL-2. These specs cover seamless and welded steel line pipe from grades X42 through X80.
According to estimates, there are currently 30,000 less truck drivers available than shipping companies need. This shortage of laborers could lead to increased costs across many industries.
API Launches Community Engagement Standards
The American Petroleum Institute is working hard to smoothly introduce the energy industry to areas ripe for energy development. Through a recently released set of standards, API intends to guide engagement between the industry and these communities.
Hot Rolled Coil Steel Prices Update
HRC steel is used to construct shipping containers, automotive wheels, steel racks, oil and gas pipeline, and more. Because of hot rolled steel’s many uses, a recent increase in price has caused some concern.
OCTG Trade Case
To most outsiders, “OCTG” probably means very little. However, those 4 letters represent a highly debated topic that has taken the energy and steel industries by storm.
Flood protection, Steel sheet piling in dike building
Steel sheet piling in dike building. Safety and cost-efficiency combined. For decades, steel sheet piling has been the classic solution for flood protection. These proven products can be used as permanent or temporary system and allow a situation-specific response to flood risks.
Foundation industry launches standardised open source tool to compare the sustainability of different foundation techniques
Foundation industry launches standardised open source tool to compare the sustainability of different foundation techniques.
12th International Workshop on Micropiles
This three-day technical program will include presentations on all aspects of micropile technology worldwide. June 11th to 14th, 2014. Krakow, Poland
SuperPile 2014 – Pilling design and construction conference
Seven of the Deep Foundation Institute's Technical Committees have combined their industry experience and resources for SuperPile 2014. Wednesday, June 18, 2014 7:00 PM - Friday, June 20, 2014 5:00 PM (Mountain Time)
Up-Down Construction Utilizing Steel Sheet Piles and Drilled Shaft Foundations
The use of steel sheet pile walls and drilled shaft foundation elements to enable up-down construction methods has been used successfully on recent high-rise structures with multi-story below grade parking.
Retaining Wall Sheet Piling Construction Parking Garage Site Thyssenkrupp Headquarters Essen
The design of the roughly 320 m long wall of sheet piling got underway in the summer of 2007.
Hydraulic Resistance of Steel Sheet Pile Joints
Steel sheet pile joints are investigated to determine their permeability behavior. A suitable definition is obtained for the permeability.
Steel Sheet Piling Wall Comparision – Earth retention (Case Study)
Time and money – the two factors that drive most business decisions. You can find a retaining wall system that delivers on both fronts, and results in a strong and permanent retaining solution. A recent comparison study concludes that hot-rolled steel sheet piling can provide the fastest construction time as well as signifi- cant cost savings over competing wall systems.