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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

GE Power Conversion Helping SAIL Increase Production Capacity at Bokaro Steel Plant

24 Jul 2014 - GE’s Power Conversion business will supply the Steel Authority of India Limited’s (SAIL) plant in Bokaro Steel City, India, with DC variable speed drives and automation for a cold rolling 4-hi tandem mill.

EVRAZ ZSMK Adopts Pulverized Coal Injection Technology

24 Jul 2014 - EVRAZ ZSMK, the eastern-most steel mill in Russia, has launched a pulverized coal injection unit for two of its blast furnaces.

ArcelorMittal Updates Spanish Lines with ISRA VISION PARSYTEC Surface Inspection Technology

24 Jul 2014 - Two lines in ArcelorMittal's facility in Avilés, Spain, were recently equipped with the latest technology from ISRA VISION PARSYTEC, a leading provider of surface inspection systems for the metal industry.

Kobe Steel's Wire Rod Processing Venture in China to Expand Capacity

24 Jul 2014 - Kobe Steel Ltd. and the other equity shareholders in Kobe Special Steel Wire Products (Pinghu) Co. Ltd., have agreed to expand the production capacity of their Chinese joint venture that processes special steel wire rod.

KMS Installs PURON® HF Modules at Major Steel Mill in Inner Mongolia

21 Jul 2014 - Koch Membrane Systems Inc. (KMS), world-class developer and manufacturer of innovative membranes and membrane filtration systems, has installed its PURON® HF ultrafiltration (UF) modules at a major steel mill in Inner Mongolia, China.

Magnetation Completes US$100 Million Financing for Accelerated Iron Ore Expansion Projects

18 Jul 2014 - Magnetation LLC has successfully completed a US$100 million senior secured notes tack-on offering. The proceeds from the offering will be used to complete its iron ore expansion projects ahead of schedule and finance the increased production capacity of its new iron ore concentrate plant.

Aptean Launches New Release of Axis ERP for Metals Industry

18 Jul 2014 - Aptean announced the launch of Axis 6.2, the latest version of its industry-leading ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solution designed for metals producers, wire and cable manufacturers and metals service centers.

Severstal and McKinsey to Evaluate Production Efficiency of BOF Cherepovets Mill

18 Jul 2014 - The Cherepovets Steel Mill (CherMK), part of the Russian Steel division of OAO Severstal, announced the launch of a project in conjunction with McKinsey, a global consultancy, to improve efficiency of basic oxygen steel production.

TimkenSteel to Invest US$40 Million in New Continuous Heat Treat Facility

17 Jul 2014 - TimkenSteel Corp. announced plans to open an additional continuous heat-treat facility in the U.S. to produce more value-added steel for demanding applications.

IMS Systems Introduces New Optical Width Gauge

17 Jul 2014 - IMS Systems Inc. has developed an optical width gauge that uses the most advanced technology to measure edge crack, hole/pinhole and strip contour defects in cold processing environments.

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