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Primetals Technologies to Modernize Rolling Mill Drives for AMAG Rolling in Austria

31 Mar 2015 - Primetals Technologies has won an order from AMAG rolling GmbH, located in Ranshofen, Austria, to modernize the entire drive technology on its four-high hot rolling stand.

New Power Plant Halves Energy Costs, CO2 Emissions at Tata Steel Plant in Germany

25 Mar 2015 - Tata Steel has almost halved energy costs at its steel facility in Düsseldorf after building an innovative new power plant.

Large Woodings Goggle Valve Bound for Detroit Steelmaker

23 Mar 2015 - A large steelmaking facility is going big, having placed an order for the design and production of a very large hydraulic goggle valve from Woodings Industrial.

Metinvest Establishes New Maintenance Company for Its Metallurgical Assets

19 Mar 2015 - Metinvest Group created Metinvest-PromService, LLC based on the maintenance departments of Ilyich Iron & Steel Works of Mariupol, Azovstal, and Yenakiieve Steel.

Gerdau Steel India Commissions QMOS MES System from Quad Infotech

09 Mar 2015 - Gerdau Steel India Limited (GSIL) has completed the first phase of commissioning of the QMOS MES system at its integrated steel plant in Tadipatri, India.

Ajax TOCCO Supplies Induction Heater for FBE Coating System at L.B. Foster

06 Mar 2015 - Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic recently shipped a 4,500-kW, 12-pulse, Pacer II induction heating system to the L.B.Foster Coated Products pipe coating facility in Birmingham, Ala.

U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission Introduces New Sprockets with Patented Wear Indicator Technology

05 Mar 2015 - U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission LLC has introduced Tsubaki SMART TOOTH sprockets utilizing the company’s patented Wear Indicator Technology that allows customers to identify and schedule drive system maintenance before critical component failure occurs.

Kenwal Steel Installs Digital Lumens Intelligent LED Lighting System

04 Mar 2015 - Digital Lumens announced that Kenwal Steel Corp., one of North America’s largest and most-respected flat-rolled steel distributors, has upgraded the lighting in its 100,000-square-foot steel mill in Detroit, Mich., to the Digital Lumens Intelligent LED Lighting System.

Harsco Acquires Transportation Safety Products Provider Protran Technology

03 Mar 2015 - Harsco Corporation has acquired Protran Technology, a New Jersey-based leader in the design and production of safety systems for transportation and industrial applications. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Terex Material Handling Unveils Innovative Demag Crane Design

27 Feb 2015 - Terex Material Handling has launched the Demag V-type crane design, a revolutionary crane that sets a new industry standard and weighs up to 17% less than comparable box-section profile girders.

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