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Outotec to Deliver Iron Ore Pelletizing Technology to India

15 Apr 2014 - Outotec received an order from a customer in India for the design and delivery of an iron ore pelletizing plant to be constructed in northeast India.

Ruukki to Install New PCI System at Raahe Blast Furnace

09 Apr 2014 - Rautaruukki is to replace the blast furnace oil injection system at its Raahe steel mill with a new pulverized coal injection (PCI) system.

ArcelorMittal Ostrava Gets New Robot for Use in Blast Furnace Area

03 Apr 2014 - Steelmakers in the blast furnace area in ArcelorMittal Ostrava have a new radio controlled colleague — a demolition robot.

Royal Nickel Welcomes World’s First Nickel Pig Iron Plant Utilizing Nickel Sulfide Concentrate

28 Mar 2014 - Royal Nickel Corp. is pleased to report that Tsingshan Holding Group, a party with whom RNC entered a strategic alliance in March 2013, is currently constructing the world's first integrated nickel pig iron (NPI) plant to utilize nickel sulfide concentrate as part of the stainless steel production process.

Tata Steel’s Breakthrough Ironmaking Technology to Begin Fourth Trial

27 Mar 2014 - Tata Steel is to begin a fourth test production campaign on the HIsarna pilot plant at its IJmuiden works in the Netherlands. The trial is scheduled to start mid-May and last about six weeks.

DMT Commissions Coke Oven By-Product Plant for SAIL

26 Mar 2014 - DMT GmbH & Co. KG has put a new coke oven gas by-product cleaning plant into operation at SAIL's IISCO Steel Plant.

Platts Scrap Seminar: DRI to Have Little Impact on Scrap Markets

18 Mar 2014 - The North American scrap market will see little short- to medium-term effects as a result of the increasing usage of direct reduced iron (DRI), according to speakers at Platts’ 3rd annual Scrap Seminar, held in Chicago on 18 March 2014.

Paul Wurth Becomes MIDREX® Process Construction Licensee

10 Mar 2014 - Kobe Steel Ltd. of Japan and Paul Wurth S.A. of Luxembourg, a member of the SMS Group, have signed a construction license agreement that enables the SMS Group to market, design and erect MIDREX® direct reduction plants around the world.

Cokenergy and ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor Sign 10-Year Agreement

27 Feb 2014 - Primary Energy Recycling Corp., a clean energy company that generates revenue from capturing and recycling recoverable heat and byproduct fuels from industrial processes, announced the signing of a new 10-year tolling agreement between Cokenergy and its site host, ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor.

Fives Stein Awarded Key Contract from Jindal Steel

17 Feb 2014 - Fives Stein, a designer and supplier of thermal solutions for steel and glass applications, was awarded a major contract to supply Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) with a new walking beam furnace for its Raigarh works in India.

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