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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

Essar Algoma Lenders, Bondholders Set Recapitalization Plan

23 Sep 2016 - A majority of Essar Steel Algoma’s term lenders have settled on a recapitalization plan with the company’s bondholders, the Canadian steelmaker has announced.

Chinese Steelmakers Trying to Evade U.S. Import Tariffs, American Steelmakers Allege

23 Sep 2016 - Several U.S. steelmakers are accusing their Chinese counterparts of circumventing newly imposed tariffs on cold-rolled and corrosion-resistant steels by diverting products into another country before exporting them.

New Cold Mill to Expand Nucor's Lineup of Specialty Steels

23 Sep 2016 - Nucor Corp. will add a US$230 million cold-rolling mill to its Arkansas sheet mill, giving it the ability to make some new, higher-value products, the company has announced.

Investment Firm Takes a Step Toward Acquiring U.S. Steel Canada

23 Sep 2016 - The Ontario provincial government and an American investment firm have set broader terms of a restructuring plan for U. S. Steel Canada Inc., which has been operating under creditor protection for two years.

Harsco Wins US$40 Million Contract with South American Steelmaker

19 Sep 2016 - Mill contractor Harsco Corp. has signed a new US$40 million agreement with Chile’s largest steelmaker, CAP Huachipato, Harsco announced on Monday.

Union Workers at Republic Steel Ratify Labor Agreement

19 Sep 2016 - Members of the United Steelworkers have ratified a new, three-year labor agreement with Republic Steel, the union has announced.

Nucor Signs Deal to Acquire HSS Manufacturer

19 Sep 2016 - Nucor Corp. is acquiring structural tube manufacturer Independence Tube Corp. for US$435 million, a move that strengthens its grip on the non-residential construction market.

Steel Dynamics Subsidiary Plans Long Products Galvanizing Facility

16 Sep 2016 - Steel Dynamics Inc. is expanding its coatings capabilities, establishing a contract galvanizing shop in Kentucky that can treat long products and fabricated steel components.

Coil Exports Begin Shipping From New Tata Steel Works

16 Sep 2016 - Tata Steel’s new Kalinganagar works has reached another milestone as ramps up operations, shipping its first hot-rolled coils for the export market.

Egyptian Rebar Maker Inaugurates New Steel Shop

16 Sep 2016 - Egypt’s El Marakby Steel has fired up a new meltshop and caster at its rebar plant in Giza, allowing it to make steel in-house.

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