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Times Square’s ‘Bow-Tie’ to receive steel bollards

The New York Times called it the most free-flowing public spaces in the world, but Times Square will receive a bit of a safety obstacle in the near future. Stainless steel bollards, which Florida Pipe has available for distribution, will be situated between the pedestrian plazas that have been created between West 42nd and West… Read more »

Watch out for Steel Pipe looters

A Pennsylvania man tried stealing $40,000 worth of steel pipes from a construction site in Hampden Township, but was caught, arrested, and now sits in Cumberland County Prison on $25,000 monetary bail. The investigation found that Aaron David Babner was charged with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property, according to police and a… Read more »

A nation is only as strong as its steel

A nation is only as strong as its steel, literally, figuratively, and vice versa.  The country has certainly enjoyed stronger years. In a report on Steel Guru.com, shipments of steel were down in November in comparison to last year’s numbers.   The decrease in shipments has affected many, if not all, of North American steel service… Read more »

Fracking could change the steel industry, America

A fascinating article in the New York Times published on Dec. 11 described what could happened to America, and more specifically the steel industry, if hydraulic fracturing, or hydrofracking industry, booms like it very well may. Steel companies like U.S. Steel, which stock price has fallen 90 percent since the housing bubble burst, could see… Read more »

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