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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

Vietnamese Steel Processor Puts New Paint line on Order

16 Jan 2017 - Vietnam’s Ton Dong A Corp. has awarded a contract to Danieli Fata Hunter for a continuous coil coating line at its new plant in the province of Binh Duong province. 

Custom Refractory Linings Maker Expands Operation

16 Jan 2017 - U.S.-based ArmorMax Engineered Products, which sells custom ceramic fiber and refractory products, has opened a new manufacturing and repair facility in eastern Pennsylvania. 

Tata Steel Puts Eyes in the Sky

16 Jan 2017 - Puns not intended, but Tata Steel has launched a pilot program that employs unmanned aerial vehicles to help monitor operations at one of its iron ore mines, the steelmaker announced on Monday. 

Essar Minnesota Sues Parent for US$1 Billion and Hopes to Restart Project

13 Jan 2017 - The former Essar Steel Minnesota, which hopes to complete its half-finished taconite mine and pellet plant in Minnesota, has filed a lawsuit against parent Essar Global, alleging “a myriad of damaging actions” that helped starve it of cash, according to news reports.  

Nippon Steel Asks for Production Help Following Fire

13 Jan 2017 - Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. has asked competitors for help in meeting orders after a fire damaged its heavy plate mill in western Japan.

Dura-Bond to Restart Idled Tube Mill in Pennsylvania

12 Jan 2017 - Line pipe manufacturer Dura-Bond Industries plans to restart a mothballed United States Steel Corp. tube mill and eventually hire more than 200 people.

Danieli Acquires Italian Robotics Company

12 Jan 2017 - Danieli has acquired Italy’s Telerobot Labs, which designs and builds robotic systems for a number of fields, the equipment manufacturer has announced.

Commercial Metals Adds Scrap Capacity in Southeastern U.S.

12 Jan 2017 - A subsidiary of long products manufacturer Commercial Metals Co. has an agreement to acquire seven scrap facilities from OmniSource Corp., the company has announced.

Commercial Metals Adding New Product to Lineup

09 Jan 2017 - Long products manufacturer Commercial Metals Co. on Monday posted a first-quarter profit of US$6.3 million and revealed plans to produce hot-rolled, spooled rebar at its new mill in Oklahoma.

Altra Industrial Finalizes Purchase of Clutches and Brakes Maker

06 Jan 2017 - U.S.-based Altra Industrial Motion Corp. has closed on its deal to acquire the Stromag unit of Britain’s GKN plc.  

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