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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

Primetals Technologies Receives FAC for Blooming Mill at Acciaierie Venete in Italy

03 Jul 2015 - Acciaierie Venete S.p.A. has issued the Final Acceptance Certificate (FAC) for a blooming mill extensively modernized by Primetals Technologies at its Camin, Italy location.

New Stretcher Leveler Line Debuts at Olympic Steel's Winder Operation

03 Jul 2015 - Olympic Steel Inc., a leading national metals service center, announced that it has commenced operation of a new cut-to-length stretcher leveler at its Winder, Georgia, facility.

Cintolo to Invest In New Technology to Manufacture Stainless Accessories

02 Jul 2015 - According to a report published by the Argentinian Ministry of Industry, pipe accessory manufacturer Cintolo will invest more than $2.6 million dollars into new technology to supply industrial sectors with stainless steel accessories for corrosion-resistant pipes.

Heinrich Georg Maschinenfabrik Shows Off First Roll Grinder for Cold Mill Rolls

02 Jul 2015 - Heinrich Georg Maschinenfabrik hosted a customer day on 23 March of this year to present its new roll grinding machine type ultragrind 700 R to an experienced audience.

NISCO Plate Mill Controlled by TMEIC Automatic Control Software State-of-the-Art Solution Delivers Robust Control and Functionality.

02 Jul 2015 - Nanjing Iron and Steel Co. Ltd’s (NISCO) green-field heavy plate mill in Nanjing, China operates using TMEIC’s latest control and automation system, the TM Advanced Control Solutions (TMACS) system.

Acroni Produces X120 Mn12 Grade on Continuous Caster From Primetals Technologies

02 Jul 2015 - Since early 2015, the continuous caster of Slovenian steelmaker Acroni, d.o.o. (member of SIJ – Slovenian Steel Group) that was modernized by Primetals Technologies also produces X120Mn12 wear resistant grade.

Yong Steel Group Co. Ltd. Extends Lance Tube Life From One Month to One Year With Sandvik Stainless Steel

02 Jul 2015 - Chinese company extends lance tube life from one month to a year with Sandvik stainless steel Yong Steel Group Co. Ltd, a leading iron and steel producer in China, was able to extend the service life of its pulverized coal injection (PCI) lance tubes – one of the most important blast furnace components – from as little as one month to a year.

Wuhan Iron & Steel Trials CRC Mill at Fangchenggang Plant

01 Jul 2015 - According to SteelFirst, Central China's Wuhan Iron & Steel (Wugang) produced the first cold rolled coil at its Fangchenggang plant in the country’s southern Guangxi province at the weekend on Monday June 29.

Mechel Reports First Quarter 2015 Operational Results

01 Jul 2015 - Mechel OAO, one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announced their operational results for the First Quarter of 2015.

2014 World DRI Production Tops 74.5 Million Tons

30 Jun 2015 - The world’s direct reduction industry produced 74.55 million tons of DRI Products in 2014 according to data compiled by Midrex and audited by World Steel Dynamics.

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