Category Archives: WTC

Bikers escort WTC steel to new memorial

USATODAY.comThe roar of 1,000 motorcycles accompanied a steel beam from the World Trade Center on Saturday as it traveled to Pennsylvania, where it will be part of a memorial to those who died there in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.Hundreds … Continue reading

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Ship built with WTC steel christened

I’ve talked about this story before (click the WTC link below), but now it’s been properly christened and launched. Yahoo! News The USS New York, an amphibious assault ship built with scrap steel from the ruins of the World Trade … Continue reading

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World Trade Center steel lives on in naval warship

It’s nice to see at least part of the scrap steel being used for something appropriate. It seemed odd somehow that the scrap was mostly taken away to be reprocessed in Asia. The Record (NorthJersey.com) The brains behind the use … Continue reading

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Long journey of Freedom Tower steel

Some behind-the-scenes information about rebuilding where the twin towers stood. AP via Yahoo! NewsThe steel bound for the Freedom Tower at ground zero travels thousands of miles, from a plant in Luxembourg where columns are rolled through casting machines at … Continue reading

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New Navy Ship Being Built With WTC Steel

I like a good recycling story …Yahoo! NewsWith a year to go before it even touches the water, the Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS New York has already made history twice. It was built with 24 tons of scrap steel … Continue reading

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