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Severstal and McKinsey to Evaluate Production Efficiency of BOF Cherepovets Mill

18 Jul 2014 - The Cherepovets Steel Mill (CherMK), part of the Russian Steel division of OAO Severstal, announced the launch of a project in conjunction with McKinsey, a global consultancy, to improve efficiency of basic oxygen steel production.

Siemens to Modernize Off-Gas Cleaning System in Tata Steel's Converter Steel Plant

15 Jul 2014 - Siemens Metals Technologies has received an order from Tata Steel to modernize the secondary emission system in LD2 shop in Jamshedpur, India.

ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe Modernizing Converter Plant, Waste Heat Boiler in Duisburg-Bruckhausen

08 Jul 2014 - ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe is modernizing its No. 2 converter and associated waste-heat boiler system in the Duisburg-Bruckhausen, Germany, steelmaking plant, one of the biggest in Europe.

Siemens and Baosteel Cooperate in Slag Granulation Solutions

30 Jun 2014 - Siemens Metals Technologies and Baosteel Engineering & Technology Group Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of the Baosteel group, will be cooperating in future in the granulation of slag produced in BOF converters and electric arc furnaces.

SMS Siemag’s Converter-Vessel Changing Concept Successfully Implemented at PT Krakatau-Posco Company

19 Jun 2014 - PT Krakatau-Posco Company (PTKP), Indonesia, and SMS Siemag (, Germany, have successfully put into operation the efficient converter-vessel changing concept involving a 300 ton change-vessel converter, a changing car as well as highly effective environmental technology for the converter shop.

Damping System From Siemens Reduces Vibrations of AOD Converters

04 Jun 2014 - A new damping system from Siemens Metals Technologies was brought into operation in March at the Steel Making Plant North of the Chinese producer, Taiyuan Iron & Steel.

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