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Worldsteel Twitter Debate to Explore Steel: The Material of Choice in a Sustainable World

15 Jan 2015 - On Tuesday, 27 January between 14:00 and 15:00 GMT, the World Steel Association (worldsteel) will bring together business leaders, steel associations, and academics at the forefront of the steel industry to take part in a Twitter debate on the future of the steel industry and its contribution to the green economy.

Outotec to Provide Gas Cleaning Technology for Zinc Refinery in Peru

07 Jan 2015 - Outotec has been awarded a contract to supply gas cleaning technology for Votorantim Metais, part of the Votorantim Group, to the Cajamarquilla zinc refinery.

ArcelorMittal to Invest in New Dust Filters at Zenica Plant

30 Dec 2014 - ArcelorMittal Zenica, a steel producer located in Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H), announced the start of a major project to install advanced new dust filters in its basic oxygen furnace (BOF) steel plant.

Outokumpu to Invest in Utilizing Liquefied Natural Gas in Finland

19 Dec 2014 - Outokumpu is investing approximately €30 million into using liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a replacement for propane at its Tornio, Finland, mill.

Siemens Management System Cuts Energy Costs of Electrostatic Precipitators in Steel Mills

17 Dec 2014 - With Precon, Siemens Metals Technologies is offering steel works operators an energy management system for electrostatic precipitators in dedusting plants.

Outokumpu to Invest in Mercury Cleaning Technology at Tornio Plant

08 Dec 2014 - Outokumpu’s Tornio, Finland, plant has made continuous and long-time study to find an appropriate mercury cleaning technology to further reduce mercury emissions. A suitable technique has now been found and Outokumpu will invest in mercury cleaning technology at the Tornio plant.

Severstal Completes Converter Upgrade, Environmental Improvement Program

04 Dec 2014 - The Cherepovets Steel Mill, one of the world’s largest integrated steel mills and part of the Russian Steel division of Severstal, has completed a maintenance project to upgrade its No. 1 Converter.


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