Member Of Coalition Gives Advice And Assistance
One of the places that is known around the world for its steel production is Pittsburgh, PA, and now there is a individual that is helping the Iraq Steel industry from an expert. Pittsburgh is often known as the Steel City, and part of the reconstruction requires a lot of steel and steel production.
?In Iraq what is happening is there is a need for vast amounts of steel, and if they are able to produce some or all of this steel themselves then the nation will save a huge amount of money,? said Captain Dave Toocheck.
Captain Toocheck is a steel expert from the Steel Industry, and he serves with the Iraqi Strategic Support Services Cell, MNF Forces, Iraq.
Captain Toocheck is originally from Medina Ohio, and part of the Air Force Reserves, and in civilian life he works with Bloom Engineering out of Pittsburgh. He has over 15 years of experience with steel manufacturing and engineering, and is considered a steel industry expert.
Bloom engineering is a company that is sought after for their energy, steel and environmental expertise, and they are known throughout the world for their expert advice in the Aluminum and Steel industries.
The anticipated need at a minimum for steel in Iraq is over 3 million tons per year, and Captain Toocheck is working with members of the Iraqi minerals and Industrialization programs to try and brainstorm ways to help Iraq meet their own energy and steel quotas.