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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's Change in Leadership Throws European Steel Merger Into Question

25 Oct 2016 - Cyrus Mistry’s ouster as chairman of Tata Sons Ltd. might disrupt the conglomerate’s effort to merge its U.K. strip business with thyssenkrupp’s European steel operations, according to the Bloomberg news service.

German Steelmaker in Talks to Sell Brazilian Plant

25 Oct 2016 - thyssenkrupp might sell its Brazilian steel plant, Companhia Siderúrgica do Atlântico, to Latin American steelmaker Ternium, according to The Wall Street Journal.

U.S. Adds Two More Steel Products to Anti-Dumping Duty List

25 Oct 2016 - U.S. trade officials have made final determinations on two types of steel products from countries in the Middle East and Asia.

ArcelorMittal's Relationship With Shipbuilder Steams Onward

25 Oct 2016 - ArcelorMittal Asturias has reached a milestone in its relationship with shipbuilder STX France, which is about to take delivery of its 100,000th metric ton of steel plate from the steelmaker.

Ferriola Confident Big River Won't Drain Nucor's Business

21 Oct 2016 - Nucor Corp. is prepared to battle start-up Big River Steel, and, in fact, believes it has the upper hand on its new competitor, Nucor chief executive John Ferriola said Thursday.

Canadian Researchers Getting Close to Start of Pilot-Scale Coke Oven

20 Oct 2016 - The Canadian Carbonization Research Association’s pilot-scale energy recovery coke oven is about 70 to 75 percent complete and is scheduled to start up sometime in January or February, according to CanmetENERGY’s Louis Giroux.

EAF Production to Gain Ground, But BOF Production to Remain King

18 Oct 2016 - Electric arc furnace-based steel production will continue to grow faster than basic oxygen furnace production over the next several years, but the latter of the two will remain the dominant method, CRU North American steel consultant Josh Spoores said on Tuesday.

Consultant: India Holds Much Long-Term Steel Promise

18 Oct 2016 - Despite the global steel industry’s current woes, India presents steelmakers with a tremendous long-term opportunity as consumption there is expected to double over the next decade, according Atanu Mukherjee, president of Datsur Business & Technology Consulting.

Orissa Metaliks Prepares for November Start-Up of New Billet Caster

18 Oct 2016 - Indian steelmaker Orissa Metaliks Private Ltd. is preparing to start up a new three-strand billet caster next month, according to the equipment vendor on the project. 

Report: Liberty House Eyes Australian Steelmaker

18 Oct 2016 - Liberty House, the steelmaker and metals trading firm that had looked to acquire Tata Steel’s U.K. strip business, might be turning its attention to a different set of distressed assets, reports the Bloomberg news service.

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