TITLE

Metals:What It Means to be Green

AUTHOR(S)
Markham, Dan
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Metal Center News;Apr2009, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the activities of the steel industry and trade in the U.S. to reduce its emissions. The industry improves its recycling process and refrains from using electric arc furnaces to meet its goal of reducing emission by 60%. The industry has also partnered with international steelmakers for the development of technologies that make the entire recycling process more efficient and environmental friendly.
ACCESSION #
38905087

 

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