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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

SAIL Says It Can Roll Rail in Record Lengths Now

23 Jan 2017 - The Steel Authority of India has put a new universal rail mil into service at its Bhilai facility, giving it the ability to produce single strands in lengths of up to 130 meters, reports The (India) Economic Times.  

Harsco Extends, Expands Role at Two Overseas Mills

23 Jan 2017 - Mill services contractor Harsco Corp. has signed agreements worth more than US$100 million to provide services to mills in China and Brazil, the company announced on Monday. 

Report: Serbian Mill Ends Seven Years of Losses

20 Jan 2017 - Less than a year after acquiring Serbia’s Zelezara Smederevo steel works, China’s Hesteel Group said it has returned the facility to profitability, reports Xinhua, China’s official news agency. 

Tubemaker Starts Up Revamped ERW Line

20 Jan 2017 - SMS group has completed upgrades to a high-frequency ERW tube line for Italy’s Arvedi Tubi Acciaio. 

Evraz Sees North American Production Fall in 2016

19 Jan 2017 - Weak demand for rail and tube, along with extended outages, led to a 24 percent decline in crude steel production at Evraz’s two North American mini-mills. 

Russian Steelmaker Selects Primetals for Blast Furnace Automation

19 Jan 2017 - Primetals Technologies has won an order to supply the instrumentation and the automation and electrical equipment for a Russian steel works’ new blast furnace. 

U.S. Commerce Department Affirms Hefty Duties on Chinese Plate

18 Jan 2017 - The U.S. Commerce Department has made its final determinations on a trade case on Chinese cut-to-length plate, setting anti-dumping and countervailing margins of more than 300 percent.

Fire Puts Japanese Plate Mill Out of Commission For Eight Months

18 Jan 2017 - A heavy plate mill in Japan is likely to remain off-line for the next eight months following a fire that damaged the facility. 

Great Lakes Iron Ore Shipments Increased in 2016

17 Jan 2017 - The Soo Locks, which are a vital link between Lake Superior and the other Great Lakes, have closed for annual maintenance, marking the end of the 2016 shipping season. And while overall cargo volumes were down, iron ore shipments increased 7.8 percent, reports the MLive news site. 

ArcelorMittal Wins Long-Term Supply Deal for Coke Byproduct

17 Jan 2017 - ArcelorMittal’s U.S. division has struck up long-term agreements to sell coal tar to Koppers Inc., a manufacturer of wood-treatment chemicals and carbon compounds.

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