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DeP Converter from Siemens Commences Operation at Tangshan

28 Aug 2014 - A DeP converter from Siemens has commenced operation at Chinese steel producer Tangshan Stainless Steel Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Tangshan Iron & Steel Group Co. Ltd.

GE Power Conversion Helps El Marakby Steel Plant Increase Production

28 Aug 2014 - GE’s Power Conversion business was chosen by El Marakby Steel in Egypt to supply a dynamic var compensator (DSVC) to reduce the frequency and intensity of power disturbances generated by the electrical arc furnace of El Marakby Steel’s new melting shop.

CAN-ENG Furnaces International Celebrates 50 Years

28 Aug 2014 - CAN-ENG Furnaces International recently celebrated 50 years of business with an open house and dinner in Niagara Falls, Ont., Canada.

Change of CEO Announced at Rautaruukki

28 Aug 2014 - Rautaruukki's new Board of Directors has appointed Olavi Huhtala, EVP and head of SSAB Europe, as Rautaruukki's new chief executive officer with effect from 1 September 2014. He will serve as CEO in addition to his own position.

SteelBenchmarker: HRB Prices Languish

28 Aug 2014 - In its 202nd report, the SteelBenchmarker released 9 steel products and 3 USA scrap prices. Of these, here are four benchmark prices for hot-rolled band for 25 August 2014:

Fernando Sabetta joins SANGRAF International in South America

27 Aug 2014 - SANGRAF International, a manufacturer of premium graphite electrodes to the EAF steel industry, has added a graphite industry veteran and AIST member to its sales and technical support team.

Habaş Successfully Commissions Hot Strip Mill from SMS Siemag

27 Aug 2014 - Turkish steelmaker Habaş has successfully commissioned a hot strip mill supplied by SMS Siemag in Aliağa, Turkey. Production of the first coil in July 2014 marked Habaş’ entry into the market of flat products.

Salzgitter’s U.S. Subsidiaries Secure Largest Order in Corporate History

27 Aug 2014 - The Salzgitter Group participations Berg Steel Pipe Corp. and Berg Spiral Pipe Corp., both located in the U.S., have received an order from Energy Transfer Partners of Dallas, Texas, for the delivery of 480,000 tons (approximately 430,000 metric tons) of large-diameter pipes for the ET Rover Pipeline Project.

AIIS: U.S. Steel Imports Keep Climbing

27 Aug 2014 - Steel imports into the United States continued to grow in July 2014, expanding by more than 6% from June and nearly 56% from a year earlier, according to the American Institute for International Steel (AIIS).

Wells Lamont Industrial Introduces Cut Resistant Tube Sleeve

27 Aug 2014 - Wells Lamont Industrial, a U.S. manufacturer of hand and arm protection, has introduced its Cut Resistant Tube Sleeve (KRG).

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