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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

Severstal Places 400K Ton Galvanizing Line Into Service

23 Apr 2018 - PAO Severstal’s Cherepovets mill has started up a new continuous galvanizing line and produced its first coil, according to the equipment supplier on the project. 

Idled Since 2015, Brazilian Blast Furnace Returns to Service

18 Apr 2018 - Brazil’s Usinas Siderúrgicas de Minas Gerais has restarted an idled blast furnace as it looks to capture benefits from improvements in the economy and steel consumption, the company said Tuesday. 

Slovenian Steelmaker Receives New Ladle Car

17 Apr 2018 - SIJ Ravne Systems, part of Slovenia’s SIJ Group, has built and installed a new ladle transfer car for sister company SIJ Acroni, turning around the project in four months, the company said. 

Outokumpu Broadens Marketing Agreement with German Steelmaker

17 Apr 2018 - Stainless steel manufacturer Outokumpu is expanding its relationship with Germany’s Böllinghaus Steel, which will distribute certain Outokumpu bar products in Germany and the United Kingdom through a new agreement.  

New Heat Treat Line Earns Final Acceptance

16 Apr 2018 - Romanian pipe producer TMK-ARTROM has issued the final acceptance certificate on a new heat treat line at its plant in Slatina. 

ArcelorMittal Prepared to Sacrifice European Flat-Rolled Units to Acquire ILVA

13 Apr 2018 - ArcelorMittal is offering to divest facilities in six European countries in order to resolve anti-competition concerns arising from its planned acquisition of Italy’s ILVA. 

Pipemaking Resumes at Former National Tube Site

13 Apr 2018 - Large-diameter pipe producer Dura-Bond Industries has received its API certification to produce small-diameter, high-frequency welded pipe at a newly acquired facility outside of Pittsburgh, Pa., USA.  

Investment Firm Adds Ontario Service Center to Portfolio

12 Apr 2018 - Chicago-based private equity firm Union Partners has acquired an Ontario service center and toll processor for an undisclosed amount. 

Labor Talks Delay thyssenkrupp, Tata Steel Tie-Up

12 Apr 2018 - Ongoing labor negotiations between Tata Steel and its workers in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands are delaying its planned joint venture with Germany’s thyssenkrupp, reports the Reuters news service.

New 2.5M-Ton Russian Blast Furnace Enters Production

10 Apr 2018 - Russian steelmaker EVRAZ has blown in a new blast furnace at its Nizhny Tagil facility, reports the equipment supplier on the project. 

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