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Habaş Successfully Commissions Hot Strip Mill from SMS Siemag

27 Aug 2014 - Turkish steelmaker Habaş has successfully commissioned a hot strip mill supplied by SMS Siemag in Aliağa, Turkey. Production of the first coil in July 2014 marked Habaş’ entry into the market of flat products.

Emerson’s New Monitoring Program Protects Rolling Mill Drives for Safe Increases in Mill Loads

25 Aug 2014 - Emerson Power Transmission Solutions is launching a new torque-amplification analysis program for precisely measuring the true torque loads and vibration frequencies experienced by rolling mill drives, as part of a program to help mills process tougher alloys, increase output with thicker slabs or higher speeds, protect against cold-end slabs, or mitigate torsional vibration.

Saarstahl Invests €46 million in Modernization of Rolling Mills

22 Aug 2014 - After the major investment projects of previous years, the most recent of which was the building of the new secondary metallurgy in the steelmaking plant, Saarstahl is continuing its modernization program with further investments in the rolling mills in Völklingen and Burbach, Germany.

Kobe Steel and Angang Steel Establish JV to Make Automotive Cold Rolled High-Strength Steel In China

07 Aug 2014 - Kobe Steel, Ltd. and China’s Angang Steel Company Limited, a leading subsidiary of Anshan Iron & Steel Group Complex, established a joint venture called Kobelco Angang Auto Steel Co. Ltd. in China on 1 August 2014 to produce and sell advanced cold rolled high-strength steel sheet for automobiles.

Jindal Chooses GE Power Conversion to Help Triple Output of Steel Plants in India

25 Jul 2014 - GE’s Power Conversion business announced that Jindal Steel & Power Limited (JSPL) has chosen GE Power Conversion’s AC motors and drives to upgrade the steckel mill at its Raigarh Steel Plant, Chhattisgarh, India.

ArcelorMittal Updates Spanish Lines with ISRA VISION PARSYTEC Surface Inspection Technology

24 Jul 2014 - Two lines in ArcelorMittal's facility in Avilés, Spain, were recently equipped with the latest technology from ISRA VISION PARSYTEC, a leading provider of surface inspection systems for the metal industry.

IMS Systems Introduces New Optical Width Gauge

17 Jul 2014 - IMS Systems Inc. has developed an optical width gauge that uses the most advanced technology to measure edge crack, hole/pinhole and strip contour defects in cold processing environments.

Siemens Commissions Pickling Line-Tandem Cold Mill for VAMA

16 Jul 2014 - The coupled pickling line-tandem cold mill (PLTCM) supplied by Siemens Metals Technologies was commissioned for Valin ArcelorMittal Automotive Steel Co. Ltd. (VAMA) at the end of May 2014.

ThyssenKrupp Europe's Duisburg-Beeckerwerth Hot Strip Mill Reaches 50 Years in Operation

11 Jul 2014 - ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe announced that its hot strip mill in Duisburg-Beeckerwerth, Germany, began operation 50 years ago.

JP Steel Plantech to Supply China Steel with Cold Leveler and Pre-Leveler

09 Jul 2014 - JP Steel Plantech Co. (SPCO) has received orders from China Steel Corp. Group (CSC) in Taiwan for one cold leveler and one pre-leveler to carry out CSC’s plate mill improvement plans to produce direct quenching plates.


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