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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

U.S. Mills Expand Circumvention Claims Against Processed Sheet From Vietnam

14 Jun 2018 - U.S. producers are accusing their South Korean counterparts of circumventing anti-dumping duties by shipping coils to Vietnam for processing into cold-rolled and corrosion-resistant sheet, reports Metal Bulletin. 

NLMK Plans Improvements to Coke Facility

14 Jun 2018 - In a bid to improve coke quality, Russia’s NLMK Group said it will invest EUR57 million in process upgrades at its Altai-Koks facility. 

SAIL Celebrates Completion of Major Plant Upgrades

14 Jun 2018 - India Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the Steel Authority of India Ltd.’s Bhilai Steel Plant to mark the completion of company’s expansive modernization program. 

Cliffs to Divest Australian Iron Ore Mine

12 Jun 2018 - Iron ore miner Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. has reached an agreement to sell its Australian iron ore operation to Australia's Mineral Resources Ltd. for an undisclosed amount.

SMS group Lands Order for Galvanizing Line

12 Jun 2018 - China’s Shandong Ruifeng Stainless Steel Co. has chosen SMS group to supply a hot-dip galvanizing line to complement its pickling line and tandem mill.

Tata Steel Europe Employees Not Sold on Potential thyssenkrupp Joint Venture

12 Jun 2018 - Tata Steel’s European works council has raised new doubts over the combination of the steelmaker’s European strip business with thyssenkrupp’s steel division, making it less likely that a deal will come to fruition by the end of the month, reports the Reuters news service.

voestalpine Brings New Slab Caster Into Service

11 Jun 2018 - voestalpine has been quickly ramping up a new slab caster at its No. 3 steel shop in Linz, Austria, having successfully cast nearly all of the steels it is designed to produce within its first three months of operation, according to the caster's manufacturer.

CMC Winds Up First Spool of Rebar

07 Jun 2018 - Commercial Metals Company’s new micro-mill in Oklahoma has begun producing spooled rebar, according to the plant’s technology supplier, Danieli.

Tenova Bags Orders for Two EAFs

06 Jun 2018 - China’s Shandong Laigang Yongfeng Steel Corp. has awarded a contract to Tenova for the retrofit of two new electric arc furnaces at its plant in Dezhou City, Shandong Province.

Citing Section 232 Tariffs, U. S. Steel Says it Will Restart Another Idled Blast Furnace

05 Jun 2018 - United States Steel Corporation is planning to restart the second of two blast furnaces at its Granite City works in Illinois and rehire 300 people, the company announced on Tuesday.   

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