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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

Saldotecnica Americas: MCE External-Mix Cutting Tips for Continuous Casters Cut Cleaner, Save Gases, Extend Duty Cycle

21 Nov 2014 - Operators of continuous casters who have installed MCE external-mix cutting tips from Saldotecnica Americas have seen significant quality and efficiency improvements, along with lower costs, the company reports.

Asil Çelik Orders Turkey’s First 3-Roll RSB from FRIEDRICH KOCKS

21 Nov 2014 - ASIL ÇELIK, headquartered in Orhangazi county, in the Turkish province of Bursa, has decided to modernize its medium section mill with a major revamp. An order was placed with an international consortium made up of: DANIELI (Italy), FEMATEK (Turkey), and FRIEDRICH KOCKS (Germany).

Lee Steel Installs Red Bud EPS® Coil Line

19 Nov 2014 - Lee Steel Corp. of Novi, Mich., recently installed a Red Bud Industries’ EPS (Eco Pickled Surface) coil line. The new line is capable of removing scale from HRS material up to .375” at 72” wide and coil weights up to 70,000 lbs.

Tata Steel Upgrades Hot Strip Mill in Port Talbot

19 Nov 2014 - Tata Steel has completed a major upgrade of the hot strip mill at its Port Talbot steelworks in South Wales, enabling it to further improve the quality of its steel products used in a wide range of markets, including automotive, engineering, construction and domestic appliances.

SMS Group to Build Big River Steel's Eco-Friendly Mill

18 Nov 2014 - The official ceremony marking the start of Big River Steel’s greenfield steel project on the Mississippi River in Mississippi County, Ark., U.S.A., took place on 22 September 2014.

Deutsche Edelstahlwerke Orders LiquiRob Casting Platform Robot from Siemens

17 Nov 2014 - Deutsche Edelstahlwerke GmbH has given Siemens Metals Technologies an order to supply a LiquiRob casting platform robot for its Siegen, Germany, plant.

SMS Siemag to Supply Submerged Arc Furnace to CBMM

17 Nov 2014 - CBMM (Companhia Brasileira de Metalurgia e Mineração) of Brazil placed an order with SMS Siemag for the supply of a submerged arc furnace (SAF).

Republic Steel’s New EAF Produces 1,000th Heat

13 Nov 2014 - Republic Steel has produced the 1,000th heat at its Lorain, Ohio, plant after a US$120 million capital investment for a new electric arc furnace.

VSW Tests Equipment at New Coating Line

13 Nov 2014 - Vyksa Steel Works (VSW, based in the Nizhny Novgorod region of Russia, part of OMK) has held successful trials of technological equipment at the new external anti-corrosion coating line for large diameter pipes (AKP-1).

ANDRITZ Receives Order for Second Expansion of Stainless Cold Rolling Mill in Taiwan

12 Nov 2014 - International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Walsin Lihwa to supply a stretch-bend-leveling line, a rolling mill, and a regeneration plant for the stainless steel cold rolling mill in Taichung, Taiwan. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2016.

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