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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

Chinese Mill Upgrades Caster Automation, Plant Controls

31 Mar 2020 - China’s Baoshan Iron & Steel Co Ltd. has commissioned a new integrated control center (ICC) to run a casting plant at its Shanghai steel works. 

AK Steel Banks Michigan Blast Furnace

31 Mar 2020 - With the COVID-19 pandemic having brought North American auto production to a halt, AK Steel is temporarily idling its Dearborn Works in Michigan, reports Fastmarkets AMM.  

Danieli Wins Contract for Galvalume Line

31 Mar 2020 - Danieli has received an order for a continuous Galvalume® line from Bangladeshi strip processor Abul Khair Strip Processing, the equipment supplier has announced. 

An Aging Population, Other Market Challenges Force JFE Steel to Resize 

30 Mar 2020 - JFE Steel will permanently close a blast furnace in southeastern Japan as part of a plan to consolidate operations and refocus on key products, the company has announced.

ArcelorMittal Brazil to Idle Blast Furnace 

30 Mar 2020 - ArcelorMittal Brazil will temporarily idle a blast furnace at its Tubarão plant and throttle back production at some of its long steel plants, reports commodities news and pricing service S&P Global Platts. 

U. S. Steel Takes Two BFs Out of Service, Postpones Capital Projects

27 Mar 2020 - In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the sudden deterioration in the oil and gas markets, United States Steel Corporation is idling two blast furnaces and delaying a number of capital projects.

Primetals Technologies Announces Start of New Pickling Line

25 Mar 2020 - China’s Shougang Jingtang United Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. has started up a new continuous pickling line built by Primetals Technologies. 

Paul Wurth: Reline Complete at Dillinger Hüttenwerke BF

25 Mar 2020 - Paul Wurth recently finished a modernization of the slag granulation plant at AG der Dillinger Hüttenwerke (Dillinger).

U. S. Steel Idles Ohio, Texas Tube Mills

24 Mar 2020 - United States Steel Corporation has informed workers that will indefinitely idle its seamless tube plant in Lorain, Ohio, as well as its Lone Star tubular operations in Texas, reports The (Elyria, Ohio) Chronicle-Telegram newspaper. 

Plummeting Oil Prices Force Tenaris to Reduce U.S. Workforce 

23 Mar 2020 - Pipe and tube manufacturer Tenaris is laying off more than 900 people at its U.S. facilities as the sudden decline in oil prices have ground the energy tubular market to a halt. 

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