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Press Release

Portal launches new web-searching service


Steel website launches new, steel industry-specific search engine service

London, U.K. - May 30th 2002 Steel industry portal is pleased to announce the launch today of a new, steel industry-specific internet search engine service.

Comprising several hundred thousand fully searchable steel industry terms from thousands of steel industry websites and content providers such as, the new searching service offers all steel industry professionals a unique one-stop-shop for quickly locating steel-related information on the net.

Commenting on the launch of the new service, CEO Dr Andrew Kotas said "Thousands and thousands of web pages have been spidered by our robots to bring this innovative new service to the steel industry professional. The searching capability thus builds upon the free steel industry news, statistics, perspectives, and other services already provided by to provide a perfect complement to our existing steel industry information portal".

Previewing the new service, Martin Bailey, Technical Director of added "From a technical standpoint, this new service from does indeed combine breadth and depth of steel industry search capability with some of the top technical tools on the web. And the search engine is not only free to the site visitor and uniquely comprehensive - it is also very fast".

Adds Kotas "To test-drive our new service, visit us at For free inclusion of your website's pages in our engine's site searches, link to us. But most importantly, remember to bookmark us for future reference, as our search engine grows day by day".


For further information, contact:
Press enquiries: +44 (0) 775-149-0885

Dr Andrew M Kotas


About is a global steel industry news, statistics and information portal that also provides clients with iron and steel sector research, management consulting and other professional services. The site was launched in October 2001, and is owned by UK-based Metals Consulting International Limited.

About provides Internet-related services and information to/for the sheet metal fabrication industry. Created in 1999 by JETCAM International, the site was sold in May 2000 and is now privately-owned. The site offers a variety of products and services to the sheet steel fabricating sector, including online vendor searches, metals exhibition advertising and promotion, industry news, tutorials, downloads, advertising services and a discussion forum.

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