More stories about Steel

  • Cleaning Up the Steel Production Process

    A new method to extract iron from virgin resources might give the world's most widely recycled material an environmental edge after all, despite its high embodied energy.

  • Structural steel framing and precast concrete panels

    As the general manager of a custom home builder in Orlando, Fla., Mike Williams is very familiar with concrete and steel as building materials. His usual routine, as it is for most Gulf Coast builders, is to construct a first level of masonry block over a concrete slab foundation and then top that...