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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, Essar Steel Reach Settlement

29 Apr 2016 - Canada’s Essar Steel Algoma has settled its dispute with iron ore miner Cliffs Natural Resources over their pellet supply agreement, the steelmaker has announced

Commercial Metals Marks Start of Oklahoma Mill Construction

29 Apr 2016 - U.S.-based Commercial Metals Co. broke ground on its new micro-mill in Oklahoma on Friday, kicking off a project that will help the company expand into five states.

Metals Trader Completes Acquisition of Scottish Plate Mills

28 Apr 2016 - Metals trading firm Liberty House has closed on its acquisition of two Tata Steel plate mills in Scotland, the firm has announced.

Restructuring Costs, Production Disruptions Contribute to Allegheny Technologies' First-Quarter Loss

27 Apr 2016 - Specialty metals producer Allegheny Technologies Inc. posted a net loss of US$101.2 million due to the ongoing market downturn, restructuring costs and the disruption caused by its now-ended lockout of the United Steelworkers union.

Losses Continue to Mount for United States Steel Corp.

26 Apr 2016 - United States Steel Corp. posted a first-quarter net loss of US$340 million on Tuesday and announced that it filed a Section 337 petition seeking to bar unfairly traded, Chinese-made steel products from entering the country.

Founder of EAF Supplier EMPCO Ltd. Dies at 85

26 Apr 2016 - Edgar R. Wunsche, an engineer who founded Ontario-based EMPCO Ltd. and an AIST Life Member, died Friday, 22 April 2016, at Toronto General Hospital in Canada. He was 85.

Quad Infotech Commissions New Manufacturing Software at Virginia Mill

25 Apr 2016 - Software engineering and design firm Quad Infotech Inc. has completed commissioning of its QMOS manufacturing execution system at Gerdau’s large section plant in Petersburg, Va., USA, the company has announced.

German Equipment Manufacturer Acquires Capco Machinery Systems

22 Apr 2016 - Germany’s Heinrich Georg GmbH is expanding its North American presence, acquiring roll grinder manufacturer Capco Machinery Systems for an undisclosed amount.

Electrode Maker Establishes Sales Office in Canada

22 Apr 2016 - Graphite electrode manufacturer SANGRAF International is opening a Canadian sales office and has hired an industry veteran to call on the electric arc furnace shops there, the company has announced.

Improvements in Flat Rolled Market Help Boost Steel Dynamics' Q1 Profits

21 Apr 2016 - U.S.-based Steel Dynamics Inc. doubled its first-quarter profits on greater shipments and improving market conditions, especially in its flat rolled business, the company reported Thursday.

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