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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

Tata, thyssenkrupp Set Framework for Combining Steel Operations

20 Sep 2017 - Tata Steel and thyssenkrupp have signed a preliminary agreement to combine their European steel operations, creating a 50-50 joint venture that would be Europe’s second-largest steelmaker behind ArcelorMittal. 

ArcelorMittal to Cease Rolling Plate at U.S. Mill

19 Sep 2017 - ArcelorMittal USA said it will idle the plate rolling line at its Conshohocken, Pa., mill sometime in the next year on account of low demand and competition from unfairly traded imports.

Ovako Launches New Line of Steels

18 Sep 2017 - Swedish special bar quality maker Ovako has introduced a new family of steels that it says combines the characteristics of tool steel, maraging steel and stainless steel with the production economy of special bar quality steel. 

Nucor Mill Signs Off on EAF Upgrade

18 Sep 2017 - Nucor Steel Seattle Inc. has granted final acceptance of a newly installed water leak detection system on the plant’s electric arc furnace. 

AUMUND Wins Order for Replacement Rotary Discharge Machine

18 Sep 2017 - voestalpine’s integrated mill in Linz, Austria, has put a new rotary discharge machine on order.

Nucor to Build New Micro Bar Mill

15 Sep 2017 - Nucor Corp.’s board of directors has given the go-ahead to construction of a new micro-mill somewhere in the Midwestern or southeastern U.S. and approved the expansion of another mill. 

ArcelorMittal's Indiana Harbor Benefits From Capital Investment Increase

15 Sep 2017 - In a bid to improve efficiency and productivity, ArcelorMittal USA is increasing its capital spending. And many of the investment dollars have flowed into its sprawling Indiana Harbor facility in East Chicago, Ind.

Fire Damages New York Bar Finishing Plant

15 Sep 2017 - U.S.-based Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc. is investigating the cause of a fire that damaged the pickling operation at its Dunkirk, N.Y., bar and rod finishing plant. 

Blast Furnace Research Company Names New Chief Executive

15 Sep 2017 - HYBRIT, a research joint venture among Sweden’s SSAB and two other companies, has hired a chief executive. 

New Midrex HBI Plant Passes Muster

14 Sep 2017 - A Midrex hot-briquetted iron (HBI) plant built for a Russian iron ore miner and processor has passed its performance guarantee test, Midrex has announced. 

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