Steel Industry Protests China's Role in Bridge Fabrication

September 2011
Metal Center News;Sep2011, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the issues concerning the move of California's state officials to outsource the fabrication of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge to China. The project is scheduled to be completed in 2013 and China's state-owned Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co. Ltd. will produce the steel. The state's decision has drawn protests from the U.S. steel industry questioning the state's justifications for outsourcing the project and China's ability to produce quality steel and workmanship.


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