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Process

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

Steel Company Revives Scottish Plate Mills

28 Sep 2016 - Liberty Steel has recommissioned two affiliated plate mills in Scotland and is looking to eventually increase production to 500,000 metric tons annually, according to the Reuters news service.

Researchers Developing High Silicon Steel That's Less Brittle -- And Less Expensive

28 Sep 2016 - The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a US$3.8 million grant to a research team that is helping to create smaller and more powerful electric motors based on a developmental electrical steel.

Chilean Steelmaker Produces First Heat of Nanotech Rebar Steel

27 Sep 2016 - MMFX Technologies Corp. has established a production partnership with CAP Steel, which has produced its first heat of MMFX’s ChrōmX 9100 concrete-reinforcing steel at its Huachipato plant in Talcahuano, Chile, according to announcement.

POSCO Trades the Safety Goggles for Electronic Goggles Through Virtual Tours

27 Sep 2016 - Using some emerging technology, POSCO is giving its customers a chance to see its steel plants without having to travel to them.

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.

Tata Steel Opens Pension Talks with Labor Representatives

26 Sep 2016 - Tata Steel executives are meeting with labor leaders at its U.K. steel works as the steelmaker looks for an agreement on changes to its pension plan, according to reports.

Kito, Konecranes Ending Alliance, But Not Relationship

26 Sep 2016 - Japan’s Kito Corp. is dissolving its strategic alliance with Konecranes so that it can bid on Konecranes' hoist and crane components business, which is being divested as part of a separate deal, the companies have announced.

Essar Algoma Lenders, Bondholders Set Recapitalization Plan

23 Sep 2016 - A majority of Essar Steel Algoma’s term lenders have settled on a recapitalization plan with the company’s bondholders, the Canadian steelmaker has announced.

Chinese Steelmakers Trying to Evade U.S. Import Tariffs, American Steelmakers Allege

23 Sep 2016 - Several U.S. steelmakers are accusing their Chinese counterparts of circumventing newly imposed tariffs on cold-rolled and corrosion-resistant steels by diverting products into another country before exporting them.

New Cold Mill to Expand Nucor's Lineup of Specialty Steels

23 Sep 2016 - Nucor Corp. will add a US$230 million cold-rolling mill to its Arkansas sheet mill, giving it the ability to make some new, higher-value products, the company has announced.

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