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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

Report: thyssenkrupp to Expand Coating Capacity at German Sheet Processing Facility

14 Aug 2018 - thyssenkrupp plans to invest several hundred million euros in a vertical hot-dipped galvanizing line at its Dortmund processing plant in Germany, reports MarketWatch.com. 

Contractors Hospitalized in Incident at U. S. Steel Plant

14 Aug 2018 - United States Steel Corporation is investigating an accident that hospitalized 15 contractors at its Great Lakes Works in Michigan, according to local reports. 

Project Aims to Improve Energy Recovery at Cogen Plant

08 Aug 2018 - A Polish cogeneration plant is installing a pair of energy recovery turbines in between blast furnace flues and the cogen plant itself, essentially putting the exhaust gases to work twice. 

ArcelorMittal USA Blast Furnace Knocked Off-Line

08 Aug 2018 - The No. 3 blast furnace at ArcelorMittal’s Indiana Harbor facility has taken an unplanned outage after its large bell fell in during a charge, reports The Times newspaper of northwest Indiana.

This Mill Once Faced Permanent Closure. Now It’s Growing. 

08 Aug 2018 - A Scottish plate mill that was rescued from closure by Sanjeev Gupta's Liberty Steel is now on track to produce more than 120,000 metric tons this year, and even more in the following year, reports The Scotsman newspaper. 

New Twist Develops in Long-Planned Minnesota Mine Project

03 Aug 2018 - The former Essar Steel Minnesota taconite project faces new uncertainty as a dispute over the project’s ownership has arisen, according to reports. 

Acquisition Expands Boomerang Tube’s Processing Capabilities

02 Aug 2018 - Texas-based oil country tubular goods maker Boomerang Tube LLC has acquired nearby casings processor Southern Tube LLC for an undisclosed amount, the company has announced. 

Primetals Technologies, Danieli Tapped for Caster Improvements

02 Aug 2018 - Two Italian steelmakers are upgrading continuous casters in a bid to increase capacity and improve product quality, according to separate announcements from the equipment suppliers on the projects. 

Severstal Plans Stamp Charged Coke Plant

30 Jul 2018 - Coke oven and blast furnace specialist Paul Wurth has won a contract to build two stamp-charged coke batteries for Severstal’s Cherepovets steel works in Russia, the company has announced.  

Nucor Lays Bet on New Electroplating Process

27 Jul 2018 - Nucor Corp. is investing in a start-up company developing a chrome-plating process that substitutes toxic hexavalent chromium for a trivalent chromium, its safer form.

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