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Process

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

Quebec Buys Into Iron Ore Development Project

28 Jul 2016 - The Quebec government is taking an equity stake in a Canadian direct shipping ore project, agreeing to invest CAN$125 million.

Baosteel Starts Up Continuous Galvanizing Line

28 Jul 2016 - A new continuous galvanizing line at China’s Baosteel Zhanjiang Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. has processed its first coil.

U. S. Steel Records Another Loss, But Sees Better Results Ahead

27 Jul 2016 - United States Steel Corp. lost US$46 million in the second quarter due in part to losses in its tubular division, but the steelmaker said it expects conditions to continue to improve for its other businesses during the second half of the year.

ArcelorMittal Names New North American Chief Executive

27 Jul 2016 - ArcelorMittal veteran Robrecht Himpe has been named chief executive of ArcelorMittal North America, the steelmaker has announced.

Mitt Romney's Former Investment Firm Wants to Buy a Steel Mill

27 Jul 2016 - Bain Capital, the investment firm that was founded by former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, is part of a consortium of lenders looking to acquire Canada’s Essar Steel Algoma, reports the online SooToday.com

Houghton Acquires Metalworking Fluids Maker

27 Jul 2016 - U.S.-based metalworking fluids maker Wallover Enterprises Inc. has been sold to a Gulf Oil International subsidiary for an undisclosed amount.

Commerce Department Clears the Way for Anti-Dumping Duties on Cold Rolled Steel

22 Jul 2016 - The U.S. Commerce Department has set final anti-dumping margins of between 1 percent and 35.4 percent on cold rolled steel from five countries – Brazil, Korea, Russia, India and the United Kingdom.

ArcelorMittal Awards Contract for Coke Oven Rebuild

22 Jul 2016 - Engineering firm Paul Wurth has been tapped to rebuild the coking plant at ArcelorMittal’s integrated Gijon works in Spain, the company has announced.

Auto Parts Maker Orders 25-MN Forging Press

22 Jul 2016 - SMS group said it has won an order for a closed-die forging press from Turkey’s PARSAN Makina Parçaları Sanayii A.Ş., a key forged-parts supplier to the European automotive industry.

Nucor Executives See Much Potential in Texas Plate Mill Acquisition

21 Jul 2016 - Nucor executives are upbeat about the company’s US$29 million investment in a Texas plate mill, saying it is a well-run, well-equipped facility that will give Nucor access to new value-added niche markets.

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