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One Word for Steel's Future? Wired.

26 Jun 2017 - Digital technologies will impact every aspect of steelmaking, and that impact is going to be felt sooner rather than later.  

Panel: Steel Leads in the Light-Weighting Race

26 Jun 2017 - As the saying goes: You win some, and you lose some. But these days, automotive steel is mostly winning, even if competition from other light-weighting materials is intense. 

Commercial Metals Sees Third-Quarter Profits Rise

22 Jun 2017 - Stronger shipments of scrap and mill products helped advance Commercial Metals Company’s third-quarter profits, which rose to US$39.3 million, the company said Thursday. 

Paul Wurth Lands Order for Blast Furnace Charging Systems

22 Jun 2017 - SMS Group’s Paul Wurth unit has been awarded contracts to design and supply four central-feed Bell Less Top charging systems and other equipment to a Chinese iron plant. 

Egyptian Rebar Producer Upgrades Rolling Mill Controls

22 Jun 2017 - Danieli Automation recently completed upgrades to a rolling mill control system at an Ezz Steel facility in Egypt. 

Texas HBI Plant Passes Performance Tests

21 Jun 2017 - The world´s largest single-module hot briquetted iron plant successfully completed its performance-guarantee tests, reports the facility’s technology supplier. 

To Survive, thyssenkrupp Turns Toward Another Business

21 Jun 2017 - Germany’s biggest steelmaker has a strategy that it hopes will allow it to succeed in a world awash in low-cost steel: make something other than steel. 

Global Steel Production Rose in May

21 Jun 2017 - The world's crude steel production rose to 143.3 million metric tons in May, an increase of 2% over the same month last year, according to World Steel Association figures. 

JSW Steel's U.S. Operation Wins Conditional Approval to Upgrade Plate Mill

19 Jun 2017 - JSW Steel’s board has given the preliminary go-ahead to a plan to modernize the steelmaker’s plate mill at its Baytown, Texas, USA, facility, the company announced Monday. 

U.S. OKs Tariffs on Imported Rebar

19 Jun 2017 - The U.S. International Trade Commission has cleared the way for the imposition of new tariffs on imported rebar from two countries. 

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