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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

Cliffs Natural Resources, Steelworkers Shake Hands on New Labor Agreement

26 Aug 2016 - North American iron ore miner Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. has reached a tentative labor agreement with the United Steelworkers union, the company announced on Friday.

Billions of Rupees Committed to a New Mill, Plans for Another Set Aside

26 Aug 2016 - India’s JSW Steel plans to commit the equivalent of US$7.5 billion to build a large steel works in the state of Odisha, reports the Business Standard newspaper.

In Indiana, Steelworkers Rally Over U. S. Steel Layoffs, and ArcelorMittal Advances Optimization Plan

26 Aug 2016 - The United Steelworkers union is rallying this afternoon in downtown Gary, Ind., protesting U. S. Steel Corp.’s decision to layoff approximately three dozen maintenance workers at the Gary Works, reports The Times newspaper of northwest Indiana.

JFE Steel, thyssenkrupp to License Each Other's Sheet-Forming Technology

25 Aug 2016 - Japan’s JFE Steel Corp. and thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG have signed an agreement to cross-license each other’s flangeless automotive sheet-forming technologies, the steelmakers have announced.

Temporary Mill Shutdowns in China May Halt Advancing Iron Ore Prices

25 Aug 2016 - Amid reports of orders for Chinese mills to shut down during the G20 summit in Hangzhou early next month, iron ore traders are likely to be keeping a close eye on the markets for signs of a retreat in prices.

Konecranes Says Its Hoist Business Can Stand on Its Own Financially

24 Aug 2016 - Had it been a stand-alone entity, Konecranes’ STAHL CraneSystems business would have posted earnings of EUR30 million before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization in 2015, the company said on Thursday.

Essar Minnesota Lists US$1.1B in Liabilities

24 Aug 2016 - Essar Steel Minnesota owes US$1.1 billion, more than five times the value of its reported assets, reports the Mesabi Daily News newspaper.

Tata Steel Initiates Exports of New Iron Product

24 Aug 2016 - Tata Steel said its new Kalinganagar steel works in India shipped its first export batch of an alternative iron product called Tata Ferroshots.

Arrium Goes Out on the Road in Search of a Buyer

23 Aug 2016 - Executives of Australian steelmaker and iron ore miner Arrium are in Asia this week, shopping around the debt-laden business in advance of the release of the formal sale documents, reports The Australian Financial Review.

BlueScope Steel Exits Castrip Joint Venture

23 Aug 2016 - Australia’s BlueScope Steel Ltd. has divested its stake in Castrip LLC, its thin strip casting technology joint venture, for US$20 million, the steelmaker disclosed on Monday.

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