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News on the latest technological processes and equipment used in all stages of the steelmaking process.
Coke, Iron and Alternate Iron Production

News items including recovery and non-recovery coke production as well as blast furnace, iron ore, DRI and other sources of iron.

Long Products Rolling

Includes bar, rod, wire and structural rolling and finishing processes.

Cold Rolling

Includes cold rolling mills, skinpass rolling and related processes.

Plant Operations

News items on technologies necessary to ensure the smooth operation of iron and steel mills.

Continuous Casting

Includes news about all types of continuous casting processes, including strip, thin strip, bloom, billet and beam.

Process Lines

Includes galvanizing, tinning, coating, blanking and all other types of process lines.

Converter Steelmaking

News about the production of steel using basic oxygen converters.

Secondary Metallurgy

News related to secondary refining and ladle technologies.

EAF Steelmaking

News about electric arc furnace steel production.

Specialty Alloy and Foundry

The latest technological news related to specialty alloys and foundries.

Flat Products Rolling

Includes hot strip mill and plate rolling news.

Tubular Rolling

Includes seamless and welded pipe, tube and OCTG rolling and finishing processes.

Latest News

Mark Bula of Big River Steel Addresses Association of Women in the Metal Industries

24 Apr 2015 - The Pittsburgh Chapter of the Association of Women in the Metal Industries (AWMI) held an industry dinner on Thursday, 23 April 2015. Mark Bula, chief commercial officer for Big River Steel, was the keynote speaker.

Oerlikon’s Drive Systems Segment Inaugurates Third Plant in India

24 Apr 2015 - Oerlikon’s Drive Systems Segment inaugurates its third plant at Sanand in Gujarat, India. This is the 10th production facility for the Segment globally.

China Steel Corporation Approves Investment in LanzaTech Commercial Project

23 Apr 2015 - Taiwan’s largest integrated steel maker, China Steel Corporation (CSC), has announced formal Board approval of a 1400M TWD ($46M USD) capital investment in a LanzaTech commercial ethanol facility. This follows the successful demonstration of the revolutionary carbon recycling platform at the White Biotech (WBT) Demonstration Plant in Kaohsiung using steel mill off gases for ethanol production.

Largest AUMUND Conveyor for Hot Sinter Material Goes to Japan

23 Apr 2015 - With the order for delivery of the largest pan conveyor for the transport of hot sintering material to Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal, the Division Metallurgy of AUMUND Fördertechnik GmbH at Rheinberg/ Germany won an outstanding reference project in Japan.

Phoenix™ to supply system for monitoring refractory temperature in ladles

22 Apr 2015 - A major manufacturer of refractory materials for the steel and foundry industries has recently placed an order on Phoenix™ for a ‘Hot Box’ system to monitor refractory temperatures in the linings of steel ladles.

A.G.T. Revolutionizes Thickness Gauging with Keyence Laser Sensors

21 Apr 2015 - Advanced Gauging Technologies (A.G.T.), L.L.C. in Plain City, Ohio, is a leading supplier of quality, affordable thickness gauges to the metals industry. The company’s newest gauge, the AGT800 is revolutionizing the way companies measure material by using patent pending laser triangulation technology instead of radioactive isotopes.

SSAB Is Launching Strenx, a New Brand for High-Strength Steels

21 Apr 2015 - SSAB is launching Strenx, a new high-strength structural steel product brand, which offers the most extensive portfolio of high-strength steels on the market. This will open up new competitive possibilities for customers to make stronger, lighter and more sustainable products.

ArcelorMittal Steel in the Largest Oil Discovery of Recent Years

20 Apr 2015 - ArcelorMittal will supply some 15,000 tonnes of clad plate to aid one of the largest and toughest oil projects of the last 30 years.

TimkenSteel Commissions World's Largest Jumbo Bloom Vertical Caster

20 Apr 2015 - TimkenSteel, a leader in customized alloy steel products and services, held an open house ceremony on Friday, 17 April, to celebrate the commissioning of its jumbo bloom vertical caster, the largest of its kind in the world, at the Faircrest Steel Plant in Canton.

HARTING's Ha-VIS preLink®: One Ethernet Cabling System for All Device Connectivity Needs

20 Apr 2015 - HARTING’s newly released Ha-VIS preLink® is an ingenious, Ethernet cabling system for the full gamut of industrial applications. It is based on the simplicity of a termination block the user wires separately, then snaps securely into any one of seven mating profiles: RJ45, PushPull RJ45, M12 D-coded, M12 X-coded, RJ45 HARTING Industrial Form Factor, RJ45 Keystone and a preLink® extender for cable extensions and transitions, solid-stranded.

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