Special Reports

Tuesday | 16 August, 2016 | 8:49 am

Women in metals

Celebrating the movers and shakers who have thrived and wouldn’t choose to be anywhere else

Wednesday | 06 July, 2016 | 12:29 pm

Hometown pride

Erectors, fabricators, ironworkers find joy in raising up U.S. Bank Stadium

Wednesday | 11 May, 2016 | 12:49 pm

Racing form

Magnesium has had applications at Porsche for more than half a century

Thursday | 03 March, 2016 | 11:38 am

Advanced parts

Aerospace supplier builds materials laboratory, partners with UConn

Wednesday | 10 February, 2016 | 1:31 pm

Power play

GameChange Racking lives up to its name as utilities adopt its solar panel racking designs

Monday | 04 January, 2016 | 10:50 am

The mono bucket challenge

Lake Erie’s Project Icebreaker relies on a novel method of setting steel wind turbine foundations

Friday | 18 December, 2015 | 10:31 am

Our top stories of 2015

December 18, 2015 - As we wrap up 2015, we look back on a year that brought us a trove of great Modern Metals stories. We've rounded up the top 10 stories that resonated with you, our readers.

Tuesday | 01 December, 2015 | 10:03 am

Trucking along

Aluminum going into super duty pick-ups

Tuesday | 24 November, 2015 | 10:37 am

Altitude adjustment

Rolls-Royce joins Purdue University in fostering aerospace research

Tuesday | 27 October, 2015 | 9:03 am

Low-energy plasma field is among Purdue’s pursuits

Purdue University’s aerospace district research complex, established in September as part of the West Lafayette, Indiana, campus, won’t actually “be about bricks and mortar,” says Purdue Research Foundation President Dan Hasler. “It will be about the intellectual capital.”

Steady as she goes // Device makers grow despite challenges within the healthcare industry

Military mettle // Contractors look overseas for growth prospects

Road warriors // Truck builders don’t expect a steep grade for orders in 2016

Commodity crush // Surplus grains, ores and fossil fuels compel a pullback in machinery orders, but construction is still rising

Pipeline power // Lower oil prices mean different things for different regions

Shifting sands // Depending on the market segment, construction is either up or down

Upward bound // Steady air travel keeps production orders growing despite softness in market

Engines: still hot // Light vehicle production rates worldwide will continue to rise, just more slowly

// Although low pricing on metal products across the globe once inspired companies to stock up, there’s little appetite for risk peering into 2016

Tuesday | 11 August, 2015 | 9:20 am

Beyond metallics

Precision Castparts’ latest acquisitions reveal a widening materials strategy


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