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A New Use for Slag? Dutch Researchers Think They Might Have One.

05 Dec 2016 - Researchers at a Dutch university are undertaking a four-year research project that will explore whether it’s possible, or even feasible, to use slag as an alternative to cement.  

ArcelorMittal Joins Cross-Industry Partnership Aimed at Lowering Carbon Emissions

17 Nov 2016 - ArcelorMittal and three other manufacturers have formed a partnership that will explore how the steel, chemicals and cement businesses could together reduce carbon dioxide emissions generated through operations, the steelmaker announced Thursday.

UAE Switches on Carbon Capture Plant

07 Nov 2016 - Abu Dhabi has launched what is being described as the world’s first commercial carbon-capture facility tied to a steel mill.

Filter Maker, Baghouse Contractors Enter Strategic Alliance 

03 Nov 2016 - The maker of GORE-TEX fabric and two leading baghouse services contractors have formed a strategic alliance around a new filter bag designed specifically for the steel and metals industries, the companies have announced.   

More Than 2 Years in the Making, voestalpine's U.S. HBI Plant Opens

26 Oct 2016 - voestalpine officially opened its US$740 million direct reduction plant in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Wednesday, marking the end of work on a project that is corporate Austria’s largest-ever U.S. investment and one that will help the company reduce its carbon footprint.

Canadian Researchers Getting Close to Start of Pilot-Scale Coke Oven

20 Oct 2016 - The Canadian Carbonization Research Association’s pilot-scale energy recovery coke oven is about 70 to 75 percent complete and is scheduled to start up sometime in January or February, according to CanmetENERGY’s Louis Giroux.

Europe's Steel Industry Urges EU Leaders to Toughen Trade Measures

17 Oct 2016 - Nearly six dozen of Europe’s top steel executives have called upon European Union leaders to support measures that would protect the industry from unfair competition.

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