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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

U.K. Steelmaker to Acquire American Rod Mill

21 Apr 2017 - Liberty House Group, a commodities trader and steelmaker that has cobbled together a portfolio of U.K. production facilities, has a deal to acquire a shuttered mill in the United States.  

Stelco Sale Wins Support of Salaried Employees

20 Apr 2017 - A Canadian steelmaker said it now has handshake agreements with salaried employees and retirees on a proposed acquisition plan.

Tenova Wins Order for Reheat Furnace

20 Apr 2017 - NLMK has awarded a contract to Tenova for a new walking beam furnace at its Lipetsk, Russia, mill.

U.S. Trade Officials Initiate Wire Rod Investigation

19 Apr 2017 - The U.S. Department of Commerce has launched a dumping investigation into carbon and alloy wire rod from 10 countries. 

Plans for Giant Steel Plant Put on Hold

18 Apr 2017 - Vietnam’s prime minister has stopped Hoa Sen Group’s massive $10.6 billion integrated steel plant to allow more time to study its feasibility and environmental impacts, reports Vietnam’s VnExpress newspaper.

Primetals Technologies Tapped for Rebar Mill Improvements

18 Apr 2017 - Primetals Technologies has won an order to install a continuous rolling system at a rebar mill in Abu Dhabi, the mill builder has announced. 

Russian Steelmaker Looks to Sell Long Products onto Europe

18 Apr 2017 - The Russian government is extending an RUB 300 million to Mechel PAO, which plans to expand its Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant for the export structurals market.

TimkenSteel Gains API Quality Management Certification

13 Apr 2017 - TimkenSteel has been awarded the American Petroleum Institute’s Q1 quality management certification and has been granted a license to apply the institute’s registered certification mark on certain products, the steelmaker has announced. 

SMS Wins Contract for Bar Mill Modernization

13 Apr 2017 - Spain's Sidenor Aceros Especiales SL has awarded a contract to SMS group to modernize the bar mill at its Basauri facility. 

Two Look to Acquire Bankrupt Essar Steel Minnesota

11 Apr 2017 - Iron ore miner and an investor group are making competing bids for the former Essar Steel Minnesota, the half-built taconite mine and processing plant in Minnesota’s Iron Range, reports the Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaper.

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