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HBIS to Build H2-Based DRI Plant

25 Nov 2020 - China’s HBIS Group has contracted Tenova to build a hydrogen-based direct reduction plant, the company has said. 

U.S. Government OKs Cleveland-Cliffs Acquisition  

25 Nov 2020 - U.S. anti-trust regulators have cleared Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.’s planned acquisition of rival ArcelorMittal USA, the steelmaker said Wednesday. 

 LKAB Plans Generational Shift to H2 DRI Production

24 Nov 2020 - Swedish iron ore miner LKAB has unveiled a transformational plan to replace pellet production with hydrogen-reduced sponge iron, reflecting the European steel industry’s transition to a carbon-neutral future. 

Coil Welding Equipment Maker Opens New R&D Lab

24 Nov 2020 - Ohio-based coil welder specialist Taylor-Winfield Technologies Inc. has opened a new laser joining research and development laboratory, the company reports. 

Alacero: Recovering Steel Demand Pushes Production to Pre-Pandemic Levels 

19 Nov 2020 - Latin American steel production returned to pre-pandemic levels in September, lifted by a recovery in steel consuming sectors, reports the Alacero, the Latin America Steel Association. 

Engineering Firm Contracted for Tata Steel Carbon Capture Project

19 Nov 2020 - Tata Steel has awarded a pre-front-end engineering design contract to multi-national engineering and construction firm McDermott International Ltd. for its North Sea carbon capture project. 

Big River Completes Arkansas Expansion

18 Nov 2020 - Big River Steel has successfully started up its new melt and cast equipment, marking the end to a project that doubles the steelmaker’s production capacity, the company announced on Wednesday. 

voestalpine Upgrading Annealing Line Automation 

17 Nov 2020 - voestalpine has contracted Primetals Technologies to modernize a continuous annealing line’s basic automation system, the company has announced. 

Danieli Wins Order for Turkish Wire Rod Mill, Caster Automation 

17 Nov 2020 - Danieli has landed an order for a wire rod mill and for a slab caster electrical and automation system from Turkish steel producer Habaş Sınai ve Tibbi Gazlar İstihsal Endüstrisi. 

SMS Group Receives Regional Economic Development Honor

17 Nov 2020 - SMS group has received a special recognition from the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia for its ongoing efforts in leading the region’s economic transition to the future. 

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