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Steelmaker Completes Improvements to Furnace Emissions System

26 Sep 2016 - Italy’s Acciaierie Bertoli Safau SpA has upgraded its emissions treatment capabilities, adding a system to better control the release of dioxins.

Fill 'Er Up: Steel Mills Might One Day Become the Gas Stations for Commercial Jets

16 Sep 2016 - A U.S. company that is developing technology to convert carbon-based waste gasses into biofuels and chemicals says it has produced 1,500 gallons of jet fuel from steel mill emissions.

Tata Steel Initiates Exports of New Iron Product

24 Aug 2016 - Tata Steel said its new Kalinganagar steel works in India shipped its first export batch of an alternative iron product called Tata Ferroshots.

Cliffs Reaches Long-Term Power Deal for Michigan Mine

16 Aug 2016 - Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.’s Tilden Mining division has signed a long-term power supply agreement with WEC Energy Group, the iron ore miner has announced.

Scientist Suggests a New Steelmaking Ingredient: Used Tires

10 Aug 2016 - A scientist at the University of New South Wales in Australia says she has come up with a new use for old tires: grind them up and inject them as carbon into electric arc furnaces.

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