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of various links and scrap related
aims to help the scrap recycling industry develop in a sound, environmentally
responsive manner and to foster public awareness of and appreciation for the
value of the industry in the nation's production of goods and services.
Provides training and education to its members through seminars, workshops,
roundtables, an annual convention, publications, and audio visuals.
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Scrap is the bimonthly magazine of ISRI. It provides practical and useful
information to scrap professionals that will increase the profitability of their
ACBL is the worlds largest and most diversified barge line. They
provide barging services, a fleet profile, e-business, and shows the territory
is the global forum for the world steel industry and The International Iron and
Steel Institute (ISII) and is one of the best-known organizations in the steel
industry. The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) was established within
IISI to provide a worldwide forum for the stainless steel industry and is said
to be the voice that presents the global industry to the world.
The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) is the primary trade association for scrap-based EAF steel
SMA develops and supports public policy positions consistent with the
interests of its members. They provide a forum for the exchange of information on
technical matters and operations among member companies; serve as a source of
information on the steel industry to suppliers, customers, and various
government entities. SMA is committed to maintaining a low cost operation
targeting for maximum impact issues of highest priority to its members in areas
such as international trade, new materials, products and technology,
environmental control, energy policy, and workforce matters.
North American steel producers, suppliers and affiliated organizations
joined together in 1997 to form TheSteelAlliance, an unprecedented,
industry-wide coalition charged with delivering the positive messages about
steel to consumers. The New Steel is designed to help consumers recognize
The American Iron and Steel Institute engages in a wide variety of
collective and collaborative activities such as communication, manufacturing and
technology, market development, public policy, and statistics.
The Steel Recycling Institute (SRI) is an industry association that
promotes and sustains the recycling of all steel products. The SRI educates the
solid waste industry, government, business, and consumer about the benefits of
steel's infinite recycling cycle.
Ingram Barge has been a quality marine transporter towing on America's
inland waterways. Today Ingram Barge is one of the leading carriers of
chemicals, coal, stone, fertilizer, ores, alloys, steel products and grain on
the inland system.
Of Metallurgical Terms
Principal Metals On-Line Glossary
Dictionary of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) Terms
Burlington Northern Santa Fe
one of the largest rail networks in North America. BNSF provides customers with quick links to get
plenty of information on just about anything you need from BNSF.
Canadian National Railway Company
unique railroad in North America linking the Atlantic and Pacific coasts with
the Gulf of Mexico. It operates a network of approximately 17,000 route miles of
track in Canada and the United States. During the past five years, CN has
undergone a major transformation, becoming the most improved railroad on the
continent. CN offers customers new competitive options, improved service
reliability, safer transportation, shorter transit times and better fleet
utilization and car availability.
The largest railroad east of the Mississippi River, provides rail transportation and
distribution services over 22,700 route miles and 31,365 track miles in 23
states, the District of Columbia and two Canadian provinces. CSX Transportation
provides an efficient, comprehensive information link between the company and
media sources. From ordering to billing to tracking your cars, CSX has an
electronic solution to replace your paper, phone, and fax communications.
the four major North American railroad subsidiaries, which comprise the NAFTA
Railway. KCSI is a diversified company featuring two primary lines of
business: transportation and financial services. In July of 2000, KCSI spun off
its Financial Services division into a separate company, called Stilwell
Financial, Inc., and returned to its original core business as a
transportation company. KCSI will now concentrate on expanding its franchise as
the NAFTA Railway while meeting the growing transportation requirements of the
North American marketplace.
Southern rail operations form a single system of some 21,600 miles of road in 22
states located in the East, the District of Columbia and the Province of
Ontario, Canada. It owns a major freight railroad, Norfolk Southern Railway
Company, and a natural resources company, Pocahontas Land Corporation. Norfolk
Southern's research can give customers a thorough profile of a site's relevant
geology. Norfolk Southern can also provide preliminary environmental screenings
of prospective sites to help customers weigh environmental and wetlands
considerations. Norfolk Southern gives customers a detailed rail layout and
information about rail and non-rail transportation logistics for plants.
Canadian Pacific Railway
is a Calgary-based company and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canadian Pacific
Limited, which also operates Canadian Pacific Hotels, CP Ships, PanCanadian
Petroleum, and Fording Coal. CPR is one of the largest railway systems in North
America, with about 15,500 miles of rail line in Canada and the United States.
Canadian Pacific Railways goal is to provide the best possible service and we
have included extensive corporate information for the benefit of customers,
stakeholders, and anyone interested in our operations.
CNET News is the source for providing information about computers and
technology. Get free newsletters to meet your technology information needs. Also
provides as a good search engine.
Wired News provides daily news and analysis of the technologies,
companies, and people driving the information age brought to you by Lycos, Inc.
Reuters provides stock information, charts, media information, and
general news around the world.
Bankrate provides information about news, interest rates, investing,
taxes, and plenty of other financial information.
Provides search tips, its fast, accurate, allows you to customize
preferences for your search, and provides you to set up an account with
Google is a search engine that also allows you to get stock quotes,
advertise with them, and provides search tips.
Altavista provides a good search in categories or for words separately, allows
you to shop, shows whats happening in the news, you can also set up an email
account with Altavista, and free internet access.
About.com provides a broad search engine, allows you to subscribe to daily
newsletters, has an online banking center, and allows you to join a chat room.
Askjeeves.com allows you to type in a question and it responds immediately with
results and provides related searches to the topic of interest, provides daily
news, and allows you to shop online.
A popular search engine, personalize your page to show various items
such as stocks, shows daily news stories, allows email accounts to be set up,
send greeting cards, shop, and chat.
Infoseek directs you to Go.com a new search engine that also provides current
new events, and shows the partners of Go.com.
Looksmart is the quality web directory, which allows a search by topics or
general search of a specific word or words, and provides searches in other
Lycos provides a good search engine, allows you to personalize your
Lycos page where you can trade stocks and get weather information. Also allows
you to see whats in the news, show top 50 hottest searches, send ecards, set
up an email account, and shop the internet in other countries and languages as
A search engine, also allows you to bid on products, and provides links
to other search pages on the internet.
Yahoo is a popular search engine that allows you to access stocks, show
current news stories, it provides a link to auctions, financial information,
sets up email accounts, and much more in other countries as well.
Weather.com is the weather channel of the internet, it allows you to get
weather forecasts for any city worldwide, shows breaking weather stories, top
news stories, and provides as search engine for weather topics.
Dictionary.com provides a definition for a word entered into the search
and also allows you to search a thesaurus.
Provides a search for airlines, lodging, vacations, cruises, and cars
ranging from next day availability to any date availability.
Popular site for booking airline flights, hotels, cars, cruises, and
locating maps for getting directions to your next destination.
Nsc is the National Safety Council that provides information regarding the
environment, health, and safety resources. It also provides booklets and
catalogs to order.
APHA has been influencing policies and setting priorities in public
health for over 125 years. Throughout its history it has been in the forefront
of numerous efforts to prevent disease and promote health.
The US dept of labor, provides events currently happening, an OSHA
library, news releases, regulations, and an index to search.
Stands for the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) organizes the work
necessary for the development or evolution of a Web technology into Activities.
Features top news stories about the technology industry and allows you
to sign up for newletters.
Search on the internet for topics about computer technology and shows
you diagrams and provides information about the search and sign up for