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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.

Plant Operations

News items on technologies necessary to ensure the smooth operation of iron and steel mills.

Cold Rolling

Includes cold rolling mills, skinpass rolling and related processes.

Process Lines

Includes galvanizing, tinning, coating, blanking and all other types of process lines.

Continuous Casting

Includes news about all types of continuous casting processes, including strip, thin strip, bloom, billet and beam.

Secondary Metallurgy

News related to secondary refining and ladle technologies.

Converter Steelmaking

News about the production of steel using basic oxygen converters.

Specialty Alloy and Foundry

The latest technological news related to specialty alloys and foundries.

EAF Steelmaking

News about electric arc furnace steel production.

Stainless Steel

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.

Long Products Rolling

Includes bar, rod, wire and structural rolling and finishing processes.

Latest News

U.S. Government OKs Cleveland-Cliffs Acquisition  

25 Nov 2020 - U.S. anti-trust regulators have cleared Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.’s planned acquisition of rival ArcelorMittal USA, the steelmaker said Wednesday. 

 LKAB Plans Generational Shift to H2 DRI Production

24 Nov 2020 - Swedish iron ore miner LKAB has unveiled a transformational plan to replace pellet production with hydrogen-reduced sponge iron, reflecting the European steel industry’s transition to a carbon-neutral future. 

Coil Welding Equipment Maker Opens New R&D Lab

24 Nov 2020 - Ohio-based coil welder specialist Taylor-Winfield Technologies Inc. has opened a new laser joining research and development laboratory, the company reports. 

Big River Completes Arkansas Expansion

18 Nov 2020 - Big River Steel has successfully started up its new melt and cast equipment, marking the end to a project that doubles the steelmaker’s production capacity, the company announced on Wednesday. 

voestalpine Upgrading Annealing Line Automation 

17 Nov 2020 - voestalpine has contracted Primetals Technologies to modernize a continuous annealing line’s basic automation system, the company has announced. 

Danieli Wins Order for Turkish Wire Rod Mill, Caster Automation 

17 Nov 2020 - Danieli has landed an order for a wire rod mill and for a slab caster electrical and automation system from Turkish steel producer Habaş Sınai ve Tibbi Gazlar İstihsal Endüstrisi. 

Tata Steel Europe, SSAB Open Talks on Ijmuiden Acquisition

13 Nov 2020 - Tata Steel Europe is splitting its U.K. and Netherlands operations into two units as it begins to negotiate a potential sale of the Netherlands business to SSAB. 

Nucor Exits Italian Joint Venture

13 Nov 2020 - Nucor Corp. is divesting its stake in its Italian beam joint venture to partner Duferco, Duferco has announced. 

Quicklime Supplier Plans Tennessee Distribution Facility

12 Nov 2020 - Belgium-based lime and limestone supplier Lhoist Group will build a new dolomitic quicklime distribution facility in southwestern Tennessee, the company has announced. 

Stelco Nears Completion of Pig Iron Caster

12 Nov 2020 - Stelco Inc. expects to commission its new pig iron caster by the end of this year, company executives said Thursday. 

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