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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

Steelmaker Targets Heavier Bar-in-Coil Weights Through Mill Upgrade 

16 Oct 2018 - South Korean long products producer DaehanSteel Co. Ltd. has awarded a contract to SMS group for upgrades to a rolling mill at the company’s Pyeongtaek plant. 

Liberty House Adds Four European Steel Plants to Growing List of Assets

12 Oct 2018 - Sanjeev Gupta’s Liberty House Group has signed an agreement to buy four ArcelorMittal facilities in Europe, an acquisition that will double its rolling capacity to more than 15 million metric tons annually. 

United Steelworkers Ratify Cleveland-Cliffs Labor Deal 

12 Oct 2018 - Union workers at iron ore miner Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. have ratified a four-year labor agreement with the company. 

Primetals Technologies Announces Improvements to Michigan Service Shop 

12 Oct 2018 - Primetals Technologies has upgraded its Benton Harbor, Mich., USA, service workshop, making enhancements that will allow it meet increased demand for continuous caster mold refurbishments.

U. S. Steel Blast Furnace Once Again Making Hot Metal

11 Oct 2018 - Roughly four months after restarting the B furnace at its Granite City Works in Illinois, United States Steel Corporation has brought back up the facility’s A furnace.

Paul Wurth Completes Expedited Repair of Italian Blast Furnace

09 Oct 2018 - Blast furnace specialist Paul Wurth recently completed a fast-track repair at the Arvedi Group’s Siderurgica Triestina plant in Trieste, Italy. 

Motion Industries Closes on Deal to Acquire Hydraulics Distribution Business

09 Oct 2018 - Industrial parts supplier Motion Industries Inc. has completed its acquisition of hydraulics and pneumatics distributor Hydraulic Supply Co., the company said on Monday.  

Revamped Cold Mill Runs Its First Coil

08 Oct 2018 - China’s Masteel has completed upgrades to a reverse cold mill at its Maanshan plant in the Anhui province and has begun producing coils, reports the equipment supplier on the project. 

SSAB to Revamp Tube Operations

05 Oct 2018 - SSAB Europe will close one tube mill and upgrade another as part of a plan to reposition its tube business, the company said on Friday.

USW Members Approve Labor Contract at Universal Stainless Mill

05 Oct 2018 - Hourly employees at Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc.’s Bridgeville, Pa., USA, mill have ratified a new labor agreement, the steelmaker has announced.

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