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POSCO, Maruichi Steel Celebrate 35-Year Relationship

30 Nov 2015 - South Korea’s POSCO recently supplied its 8 millionth ton of steel to Japan’s Maruichi Steel Tube Ltd., POSCO has announced.

Primetals Setting Up Briquetting Plant at New HBI Facility

30 Nov 2015 - Primetals Technologies has won an order for a residuals briquetting plant to be installed at voestalpine’s new hot briquetted iron (HBI) facility in the United States.

EUROFER: Changes to EU's Emissions Trading System Would Cost Steelmakers EUR34 Billion

30 Nov 2015 - Revisions to the European Union Emissions Trading System would be so costly to implement that they would just about erase the steel industry’s margins, according to EUROFER, the European Steel Association.

10 Killed in Accident at Chinese Plant

30 Nov 2015 - Chinese authorities are investing a gas leak that killed 10 people at a steel plant during the weekend, according to reports.

American Lawmaker Wants to Put a Five-Year Halt on Steel Imports

24 Nov 2015 - A U.S. lawmaker said he plans to introduce a bill banning steel imports for five years to protect the country’s ailing iron ore miners and steelmakers, according to reports.

U. S. Steel Idling Illinois Steel Works

24 Nov 2015 - United States Steel Corporation will temporarily idle steelmaking and finishing operations at its Granite City Works in Illinois, the company has announced.

New Case-Hardening Process Under Development at German University

23 Nov 2015 - Engineers at Germany’s Karlsruhe Institute of Technology are working on a new steel-hardening process that they claim holds promise for the development of smaller car engines, reports The Engineer magazine.

Equipment Upgrade Helps ArcelorMittal Expand Piling Products Portfolio

23 Nov 2015 - ArcelorMittal’s Belval sheet piling mill in Luxembourg has put a new SMS group Compact Roller Straightener into service, allowing the mill to expand its product portfolio, SMS has announced.

AIST Reinvents the Steel Wheel

23 Nov 2015 - The Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) has created an online, interactive educational tool designed to help the public understand how steel is made.

LME's New Steel Contracts Make Market Debut

23 Nov 2015 - The London Metal Exchange launched its new rebar and steel scrap contracts today, but so far there hasn’t been much interest, according to Reuters news service.

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