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JSW Steel Awards Converter Shop Contract

21 Sep 2017 - SMS group has won an order to outfit a new converter shop at JSW Steel’s Dolvi facility in India, the equipment manufacturer has announced. 

SAIL to Regain Position as India's Leading Producer

21 Sep 2017 - The Steel Authority of India (SAIL) is preparing to blow in its newest blast furnace – and reclaim its spot as the country’s No. 1 steel producer, reports the Business Standard newspaper.

Romanian Mill Adds Coating Line

21 Sep 2017 - Romanian steelmaker ArcelorMittal Galati has completed EUR15 million upgrades to its facility, allowing it to produce a new family of organic coated coils. 

Tata, thyssenkrupp Set Framework for Combining Steel Operations

20 Sep 2017 - Tata Steel and thyssenkrupp have signed a preliminary agreement to combine their European steel operations, creating a 50-50 joint venture that would be Europe’s second-largest steelmaker behind ArcelorMittal. 

India Well on Its Way to Meeting Steel Production Target

18 Sep 2017 - India is making strides toward its national goal of lifting steel production to 300 million metric tons, reports the Press Trust of India (PTI).

Ovako Launches New Line of Steels

18 Sep 2017 - Swedish special bar quality maker Ovako has introduced a new family of steels that it says combines the characteristics of tool steel, maraging steel and stainless steel with the production economy of special bar quality steel. 

AUMUND Wins Order for Replacement Rotary Discharge Machine

18 Sep 2017 - voestalpine’s integrated mill in Linz, Austria, has put a new rotary discharge machine on order.

Blast Furnace Research Company Names New Chief Executive

15 Sep 2017 - HYBRIT, a research joint venture among Sweden’s SSAB and two other companies, has hired a chief executive. 

Chinese Steel Production Sets August Record

14 Sep 2017 - China’s steel output climbed to another new monthly record in August as mills cranked out 74.59 million metric tons, reports the Bloomberg news service. 

A Tata-thyseenkrupp Deal May – or May Not – Be Close

14 Sep 2017 - Now that Tata Steel has finalized the divorce between its European business and the legacy British Steel Pension Scheme, a deal to combine the operation with thyssenkrupp’s steel division may be close, according to the Reuters news service.  

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