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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

Friedrich Kocks to Supply 3-Roll RSB to Chinese Stainless Producer

17 Sep 2014 - The privately owned Chinese company Taizhou Daming Stainless Steel Co. Ltd. is set to upgrade its existing bar mill with the implementation of a KOCKS 3-roll Reducing & Sizing Block RSB®.

SMS Siemag to Provide Eco Pickled Surface Pickling Lines

11 Sep 2014 - The Material Works Ltd. (TMW) and SMS Siemag have entered into an agreement whereby SMS may offer, design, build and install processing lines incorporating Eco Pickled Surface (EPS) Cells for descaling carbon and stainless coiled strip steel.

Second Converter Successfully Revamped by SMS Siemag at ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe

10 Sep 2014 - The 400-ton converter at ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG in the Duisburg-Bruckhausen works in Germany went into production immediately after the successful revamp by SMS Siemag in July 2014.

Baotou Steel Calls on Woodings for Two New Hydraulic Distributors

08 Sep 2014 - Baotou Steel — China's largest steel manufacturer in the northwest area — will install two Woodings-produced hydraulic distributors as part of the company’s upgrade to the No. 4 blast furnace facility in Baotou City, Inner Mongolia.

IMS Systems to Provide Worthington Steel with Three Center Line Thickness Gauges

08 Sep 2014 - IMS Systems Inc. has received an order from Worthington Steel for three XR X-ray Gauges to measure center line thickness of strip processed in the company’s Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio, plant near Cleveland.

Brighter Unilux LED-12 Leads Second Generation of Handheld Strobe Lights

05 Sep 2014 - Unilux has introduced the LED-12, the first handheld strobe light in its H2LED Series of second-generation LED inspection lights for the printing, converting, papermaking, metals and textiles industries.

New Cooling Tower Begins Operating at OEMK’s Pellet Plant

04 Sep 2014 - A cooling tower for circulating water at the pellet plant has been launched at OEMK, part of Metalloinvest.

Joint Venture for Wire Rod Processing To Be Established in Mexico

03 Sep 2014 - Shinsho Corp. and Kobe Steel Ltd. have agreed with Metal One Corp., Osaka Seiko Ltd., Mexico’s Grupo Simec, and O&k American Corp. in the U.S. to establish a joint venture in Mexico to produce steel wire of cold heading (CH) quality.

New Continuous Annealing & Processing Line Inaugurated in India

03 Sep 2014 - The continuous annealing and processing line at Jamshedpur Continuous Annealing and Processing Co. Private Ltd. (JCAPCPL), a 600,000-metric-ton-per-annum facility for manufacturing automotive grade continuous annealed products, was inaugurated on 1 September 2014 at Steelennium Hall inside Tata Steel’s Jamshedpur Works.

Process Sensors Introduces Self-Contained Pyrometers for R&D and Industrial Applications

02 Sep 2014 - Process Sensors Corporation has introduced its newest self-contained pyrometer models, the stand-alone PSC-SR56N Series.

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