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GE Power Conversion Helps El Marakby Steel Plant Increase Production

28 Aug 2014 - GE’s Power Conversion business was chosen by El Marakby Steel in Egypt to supply a dynamic var compensator (DSVC) to reduce the frequency and intensity of power disturbances generated by the electrical arc furnace of El Marakby Steel’s new melting shop.

POSCO Profits from Next Generation Inspection Technology from ISRA VISION PARSYTEC

26 Aug 2014 - POSCO and ISRA VISION PARSYTEC have forged a successful cooperative venture. ISRA VISION PARSYTEC was awarded the contract to install a SURFACE MASTER inspection system in the POSCO Pohang coupled pickle tandem line.

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.

Arnold Machine Builds Successful Custom Automation System for Nucor Steel

21 Aug 2014 - Arnold Machine Inc. (AMI), a premier full-service designer and manufacturer of industrial equipment and services, has built and successfully implemented a new proprietary automation system for custom fence posts for Nucor Steel.

Overhead Crane Design-Build Company Now Offers In-House Construction of Box Girder Beams

19 Aug 2014 - Specializing in overhead bridge crane design, build, and installation, Innovated Industrial Services Inc. announces that it has expanded its product line to include construction of box girder beams.

ArcelorMittal Dofasco Selects Quintiq to Optimize Maintenance Scheduling

18 Aug 2014 - Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), announced that ArcelorMittal Dofasco Inc. has selected Quintiq’s software platform to optimize maintenance planning and scheduling at its Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, flat rolled steelmaking facility.

Russula to Upgrade Automation System at Nucor Steel Utah’s No. 2 Bar Mill

13 Aug 2014 - Russula will upgrade the automation system and drives for the stacker on Nucor Steel Utah’s No. 2 bar mill in Plymouth, Utah.

InfoSight Announces Powerful Laser Upgrade

06 Aug 2014 - InfoSight Corporation announced that a laser upgrade is now available on its 2800 series printers — one of their most popular metal tag printers.

voestalpine Stahl to Equip Linz Works with 28 Warehouse Management Systems

28 Jul 2014 - voestalpine Stahl GmbH has awarded 3tn the order to supply 28 TWMS/metals warehouse management systems for its Linz works.

New Electrical Power Unit Helps ArcelorMittal Bottrop Coke Plant Cut Energy Use

28 Jul 2014 - ArcelorMittal Bottrop in Germany has invested in a cutting-edge electrical power unit which not only produces electricity but also doubles up as a pressure reducing station.

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