Monthly Archives: March 2015

Low Steel Prices Make It Buyers’ Market for Steel Storage Tanks

Steel prices have fallen yet again after an already 10% price drop in 2014.  In the realm of steel storage tanks, this decrease translates to the price of steel plate material dropping approximately $10 per hundred weight.  For an API 650 above ground storage tank compared to prices in 2013, the customer can see a… Read more »

West Virginia Senate Bill 423 A Signature Away From Revising the Aboveground Storage Tank Act

A year after the water contamination catastrophe from the Freedom Industries chemical spill and quick enactment of the West Virginia Aboveground Storage Tank Act, West Virginia Senate Bill 423 has been passed by the Senate and House.  The Bill greatly scales back the number of aboveground storage tanks that would be regulated by the state… Read more »

How to Handle Winter Salt and Stratification in Your Liquid Fertilizer Tank

The winter cold is starting to break, and you are preparing to use various starters and liquid fertilizers for the upcoming agricultural season.  Liquid fertilizer that has sat in aboveground storage tanks through a cold winter is not exactly the same as when it was placed in the tank.  Cold temperatures can have two possible… Read more »