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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

Superior Tube to Significantly Reduce Lead Times with New Draw Mill Processes

22 Aug 2014 - Superior Tube Company, a global leader in the manufacture of small diameter precision tubing for safety critical applications, has significantly reduced its lead times — from 30 weeks to just 6 weeks in some cases — by implementing a ‘pull system’ as part of a reconfiguration of its draw mill processes.

Saarstahl Invests €46 million in Modernization of Rolling Mills

22 Aug 2014 - After the major investment projects of previous years, the most recent of which was the building of the new secondary metallurgy in the steelmaking plant, Saarstahl is continuing its modernization program with further investments in the rolling mills in Völklingen and Burbach, Germany.

VSW Mounts New Coating Line for Large Diameter Pipes

22 Aug 2014 - Vyksa Steel Works (VSW Open Joint Stock Company, based in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, part of United Metallurgical Company, OMK CJSC, Moscow) has started installing new equipment for the first line of anti-corrosion coating for large diameter pipes (LDP).

ArcelorMittal Sends Second Shipment of Oversize Beams for German Bridge Project

21 Aug 2014 - This summer sees ArcelorMittal and CFL cargo repeating the feat achieved at the beginning of last year. On 18 August 2014, 14 more jumbo beams were transported by CFL cargo from ArcelorMittal Differdange to Dresden for use in the construction of a railway bridge by German rail company Deutsche Bahn.

Arnold Machine Builds Successful Custom Automation System for Nucor Steel

21 Aug 2014 - Arnold Machine Inc. (AMI), a premier full-service designer and manufacturer of industrial equipment and services, has built and successfully implemented a new proprietary automation system for custom fence posts for Nucor Steel.

INTECO Supplying Ruspolymet with VAR Plant; Discussing Strategic Partnership

19 Aug 2014 - In June 2014, Russian special steel producer Ruspolymet assigned INTECO with the engineering and supply of a 6t vacuum arc remelting (VAR) plant.

Overhead Crane Design-Build Company Now Offers In-House Construction of Box Girder Beams

19 Aug 2014 - Specializing in overhead bridge crane design, build, and installation, Innovated Industrial Services Inc. announces that it has expanded its product line to include construction of box girder beams.

ArcelorMittal Dofasco Selects Quintiq to Optimize Maintenance Scheduling

18 Aug 2014 - Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), announced that ArcelorMittal Dofasco Inc. has selected Quintiq’s software platform to optimize maintenance planning and scheduling at its Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, flat rolled steelmaking facility.

Russula to Upgrade Automation System at Nucor Steel Utah’s No. 2 Bar Mill

13 Aug 2014 - Russula will upgrade the automation system and drives for the stacker on Nucor Steel Utah’s No. 2 bar mill in Plymouth, Utah.

PT Krakatau Nippon Steel Sumikin to Build New Galvanizing, Annealing and Processing Line in Indonesia

11 Aug 2014 - Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC) and PT Krakatau Steel (Persero) Tbk (PTKS) executed on 11 August 2014 a definitive agreement concerning their joint venture, PT KRAKATAU NIPPON STEEL SUMIKIN (KNSS).

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