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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

SSAB to Proceed With EAF Installation

02 Jun 2023 - SSAB’s board of directors has greenlighted construction of an electric arc furnace at its Oxelösund mill, a SEK6.2 billion (US$575.6 million) investment that is projected to reduced Sweden’s national CO2 output by 3%. 

India’s Steel Ministry Considering Proposals for Green Hydrogen R&D

01 Jun 2023 - The country’s steel ministry is seeking proposals for research and development of green hydrogen use in iron and steel production, Argus Media reported yesterday.

Australia’s InfraBuild Lines Up Financing to Acquire Three U.S. Operations

01 Jun 2023 - InfraBuild, an Australian long products producer owned by Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance, has secured financing that will allow it to buy three U.S. wire rod operations also owned by GFG Alliance. 

Nucor Bar Mill Looks for Q4 Start of New Bundling Station

31 May 2023 - Nucor Corp.’s Jewett, Texas, USA, bar mill has awarded a contract to Danieli for a new bundling station, the equipment manufacturer reports. 

Spanish Mill Installs Hot Billet Charging System  

31 May 2023 - A Sarralle-built hot-charging system has passed its factory acceptance test and is being installed at the customer’s plant in Spain. 

PGT Trucking, Nucor Celebrate a First — A Shipment of Steel on an Electric Truck

30 May 2023 - Flatbed trucker PGT Trucking Inc. recently celebrated a milestone, hauling a shipment of steel from Nucor Corp.’s Brandenburg, Ky., USA, plant to a fabricator via a battery electric tractor, reports The Trucker newspaper. 

Salzgitter Selects Energiron DR for Hydrogen-Ready DRI Plant

24 May 2023 - Salzgitter Flachstahl announced today it has chosen Energiron DR technology for its new 2.1-million-tons-per-year hydrogen-ready direct reduction plant to be installed at its facility in Salzgitter, Germany.

Texas Port Lands Pipe, Tube Mill

24 May 2023 - Mexico’s Forza Steel is opening a 240,000-metric-ton pipe and tube mill at the Port of Brownsville in Texas, according to announcement from port officials. 

Nucor to Shutter Texas Heavy Plate Facility 

24 May 2023 - Nucor will close its Longview, Texas, USA, heavy plate mill later this year amid a reorganization of its plate mill group, the steelmaker said on Wednesday. 

BlueScope Targets Emissions Reductions at NZ Steel

23 May 2023 - The Australian steelmaker announced yesterday it is looking into building a NZ$300 million (US$187 million) electric arc furnace (EAF) at its New Zealand Steel (NZ Steel) works in Glenbrook to lower its greenhouse gas emissions.

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