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In a move to rejuvenate downtown, crews lay over 1,000 tons of fabricated rail through the heart of Detroit.


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  • The spirit of Detroit

    From the Editor - There has never been a shortage of big talk in Washington, D.C., about renewed investment in rail to spur regional transportation.

  • Testing strength and formability

    Guest Editorial - Demand for stronger materials has led to the introduction of high-tensile and ultra-high-tensile steel materials.

  • Look ahead to 2015

    From the Editor - Happy New Year to our readers, and welcome back to work!

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