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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

Continuous Slab Caster from Siemens Receives FAC from Maanshan

22 Oct 2014 - Siemens Metals Technologies received the final acceptance certificate for a continuous slab casting machine with an annual capacity of 2.4 million metric tons from China's Maanshan Iron & Steel Corp.

Quaker Chemical Develops Fire-Resistant Grease for Hot Mills

21 Oct 2014 - Quaker Chemical has developed a fire-resistant grease to be used on the roller bearings in hot mills to reduce the amount of slag fires.

Ori Martin Revamping with New Consteel Evolution® and a Tenova iRecovery System

15 Oct 2014 - A new Consteel® Evolution combined with a Tenova iRecovery system will guarantee Ori Martin a reduction in the consumption to the lowest level while contributing district heating to the local community.

SMS Siemag Revamping 20-Roll Cold Mill at Outokumpu Nirosta

15 Oct 2014 - Outokumpu Nirosta in Krefeld, Germany, has awarded SMS Siemag an order to modernize the 20-roll cold mill “SG3” of type MB 21BB-61“.

ArcelorMittal Scoops Two Top Industry Awards for Innovation and Best Website

13 Oct 2014 - ArcelorMittal has won two World Steel Association ‘Steelie’ awards at the fifth annual ‘Steelie’ awards ceremony held during the 48th worldsteel conference in Moscow on 6 October 2014.

TimkenSteel to Build New US$40 Million Q&T Facility in Northeast Ohio

09 Oct 2014 - TimkenSteel announced the decision to locate an advanced quench-and-temper facility in Northeast Ohio to produce more value-added steel for demanding applications.

Essar Steel Minnesota Closes Financing for 7 MTPA Pellet Project

09 Oct 2014 - Essar Steel Minnesota LLC (ESML) has succeeded in reaching a major financial milestone by closing the financing to complete construction of its fully permitted open-pit iron ore mine, crushing, concentrating and pelletizing facilities, which will have an annual pellet production capacity of 7 million tons.

NLMK and Siemens Implement Large-Scale Environmental Project at Novolipetsk

08 Oct 2014 - NLMK Group has concluded a contract with Siemens VAI for undertaking the main works as part of a large-scale project of upgrading both gas exhaust equipment and emission collection and cleaning systems at the Novolipetsk BOF operations in Russia.

ArcelorMittal Ostrava Modernizing Medium Section Rolling Mill in Czech Republic

06 Oct 2014 - ArcelorMittal Ostrava has invested 200 million crowns (US$9.2 million) into the modernization of the medium section rolling mill and has launched production of a unique product branded AMTB (ArcelorMittal threaded bars), designed for the construction sector.

Metinvest Modernizing BOF at Ilyich Iron & Steel Works

06 Oct 2014 - In September, a large-scale general repair of basic oxygen furnace No. 1 commenced at Metinvest Group’s PJSC Ilyich Iron & Steel Works in Ukraine.

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