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SMS Group to Build Big River Steel's Eco-Friendly Mill

18 Nov 2014 - The official ceremony marking the start of Big River Steel’s greenfield steel project on the Mississippi River in Mississippi County, Ark., U.S.A., took place on 22 September 2014.

GE Technology Increases Energy Efficiency for ArcelorMittal Bremen

30 Oct 2014 - In an effort to increase competitiveness, ArcelorMittal has chosen GE’s Power Conversion business to replace their existing DC drives control system with GE’s water-cooled Powersemi PW100 in an important upgrade of their Bremen hot rolling mill.

SMS Siemag to Revamp SSAB Converter Shop

28 Oct 2014 - SSAB Luleå, Sweden, has awarded SMS Siemag the contract for the revamp of the converter shop and related environmental technology.

NLMK Group Begins Testing Unique Environmental Facility in Lipetsk

27 Oct 2014 - NLMK Group has started hot testing of a unique environmental complex: a biochemical waste water treatment facility at the coke and chemical operations of its Lipetsk production site.

NLMK and Siemens Implement Large-Scale Environmental Project at Novolipetsk

08 Oct 2014 - NLMK Group has concluded a contract with Siemens VAI for undertaking the main works as part of a large-scale project of upgrading both gas exhaust equipment and emission collection and cleaning systems at the Novolipetsk BOF operations in Russia.

worldsteel Reports on Sustainability Performance of the Steel Industry

08 Oct 2014 - worldsteel has published its 2014 Sustainability Indicators, presenting the steel industry’s progress in sustainability performance over the past decade.

NLMK Enhances Efficiency of Blast Furnace Operations

02 Oct 2014 - NLMK Group, a leading manufacturer of steel and rolled products with high added value in Russia, has upgraded air-blowing equipment used in blast furnace operations in Lipetsk.

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