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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

Modernization of Blast Furnace 2 at ThyssenKrupp Duisburg-Schwelgern Making Good Progress

31 Jul 2014 - The modernization of blast furnace 2 in Duisburg-Schwelgern is proceeding according to schedule.

SMS Meer to Supply Cooling Bed for Bar Mill Modernization at Deutsche Edelstahlwerke

29 Jul 2014 - Deutsche Edelstahlwerke has ordered a new rake-type cooling bed from SMS Meer for its Siegen works in Germany as part of the modernization of its bar mill.

ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe Investing €90 Million to Modernize Continuous Caster in Duisburg-Beeckerwerth

29 Jul 2014 - The current reline of blast furnace 2 in Duisburg-Schwelgern is being used as an opportunity to modernize a further key facility of ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe: Work has started on revamping one of the continuous casters in Duisburg-Beeckerwerth.

voestalpine Stahl to Equip Linz Works with 28 Warehouse Management Systems

28 Jul 2014 - voestalpine Stahl GmbH has awarded 3tn the order to supply 28 TWMS/metals warehouse management systems for its Linz works.

New Electrical Power Unit Helps ArcelorMittal Bottrop Coke Plant Cut Energy Use

28 Jul 2014 - ArcelorMittal Bottrop in Germany has invested in a cutting-edge electrical power unit which not only produces electricity but also doubles up as a pressure reducing station.

Jindal Chooses GE Power Conversion to Help Triple Output of Steel Plants in India

25 Jul 2014 - GE’s Power Conversion business announced that Jindal Steel & Power Limited (JSPL) has chosen GE Power Conversion’s AC motors and drives to upgrade the steckel mill at its Raigarh Steel Plant, Chhattisgarh, India.

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.

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