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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

ArcelorMittal Taps Sarralle for Spanish EAF

30 Nov 2023 - ArcelorMittal Asturias in Spain has signed Sarralle to build an electric arc furnace for its Gijón plant, the equipment manufacturer has announced. 

Reports: U. S. Steel Puts Granite City BF on Indefinite Idle

29 Nov 2023 - United States Steel Corporation is indefinitely idling the primary end of its Granite City Works in Illinois, impacting approximately 1,000 workers, according to news reports. 

SSAB Celebrates Start of Work on EAF 

29 Nov 2023 - SSAB has broken ground on a SEK6.2 billion (approximately US$600 million) project to install an electric arc furnace and ancillary equipment at its Oxelösund plant in Sweden. 

Fives Receives the Nod for Walking Beam Furnace Build 

27 Nov 2023 - India’s Vardhman Special Steels has ordered a billet reheating furnace from Fives, the equipment supplier has said. 

Danieli to Upgrade Austrian Slab Caster 

27 Nov 2023 - voestalpine has contracted Danieli to upgrade a vertical slab caster at its Linz plant in Austria. 

thyssenkrupp Sees Machine Vision System Aiding Defect Detection 

27 Nov 2023 - thyssenkrupp is implementing a Primetals Technologies-made computer vision solution for detecting strip cross cracks at a German hot strip mill. 

Nucor Announces US$280M Plate Mill Improvement 

20 Nov 2023 - Nucor Corp.’s board of directors have greenlighted a US$280 million modernization of its Tuscaloosa, Ala., plate mill, the company announced Friday. 

BlueScope Steel Selects Danieli Technology for Decarbonization Project

20 Nov 2023 - BlueScope Steel’s New Zealand Steel has ordered a Danieli Digimelter furnace as part of its plans to reduce its CO2 emissions. 

German Mill Gives Preliminary Acceptance of Mill Upgrade  

15 Nov 2023 - Germany’s BGH Edelstahlwerke has signed the preliminary acceptance certificate on an upgrade to a roughing mill, according to project contractor Primetals Technologies. 

Shifting Steel Demand Prompts Steel Tube Institute to Refocus 

14 Nov 2023 - The Steel Tube Institute, a trade group representing North American pipe and tube producers, is shifting its priorities to reflect current commercial construction trends. 

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