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New, Used and Surplus Steel

New, Used and Surplus Steel

When it comes to purchasing steel from your local New England steel service and supply center, it is important to have a comprehensive understanding of the terms that are used within the steel industry, so you will know exactly what you are ordering and what you should expect to receive. The steel industry has been around… Continue Reading

Steel Pipe Bollards MA CT RI

Steel Pipe Bollards MA CT RI

Originally, steel pipe bollards were made for maritime use, and were used where large ships would dock for mooring. History tells us that steel pipe bollards were first used outside of limited dock applications  in the 1600’s.  They were designed to look like upended canons and were used as town markers or to mark boundaries.… Continue Reading

Steel Landscape Edging at Mid City Steel

Steel Landscape Edging at Mid City Steel

Anyone who has labored over installing landscape edging on their property or for commercial landscaping purposes understands the frustration that can come from using inferior materials. Not only will you put in the time, money and effort to create a beautiful edging for the landscaped property, but chances are high that you will very likely… Continue Reading

Complete Rebar Supply and Service

Complete Rebar Supply and Service

While many of our customers come to Mid City Steel for all of their steel and surplus steel supplies, some are not aware that we also offer a wide variety of services that can help you get your job or project completed faster. In fact, Mid City Steel offers  full service rebar supply and services.… Continue Reading

New England Steel Supply: Thousands of Choices Available

New England Steel Supply: Thousands of Choices Available

When it comes to buying new, used and surplus steel for your next project, do you know what type of steel you need? If you visit your local New England steel service and supply store you will quickly discover that there are literally thousands of options to choose from – different grades, gauges, widths, coatings… Continue Reading

High Performance Steel: Hardox in Southern New England

High Performance Steel: Hardox in Southern New England

Are you looking for a high performance steel that will stand up to just about anything you can throw at it? If you are not familiar with Hardox materials, you may be surprised at the excellent wear protection and qualities of this amazing product, which is available at Mid City Steel supply in Westport. Mid… Continue Reading

7 Ways That Used and Surplus Steel Pipe is Used

7 Ways That Used and Surplus Steel Pipe is Used

Mid City Steel in Westport, MA buys and sells used and surplus steel pipe. The pipe and other types of steel that come through our Massachusetts location is available in a variety of lengths, dimensions and styles. While there are some situations where used and surplus steel are not allowed to be used, this surplus… Continue Reading

Zero Waste: The Case for Used Steel Supply in Massachusetts

Zero Waste: The Case for Used Steel Supply in Massachusetts

Steel is made from iron, which is known as the most abundant element on the planet. One of the biggest advantages to choosing steel construction for your next project is that it can be recycled and used again and again without diminishing any of its inherent properties. It is one of the more flexible metals,… Continue Reading

How to Use Ornamental Forgings in Connecticut

How to Use Ornamental Forgings in Connecticut

Also known as wrought iron or sometimes as cast iron, ornamental iron forgings are used in a number of different industries to created beautifully crafted gates, fences, railings and other architectural projects. Ornamental iron is virtually weatherproof and is a very attractive addition to many different commercial or residential projects, both indoors and outdoors. Frequently… Continue Reading

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