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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.

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

This Is Heavy News: Mechel Casts a 50-Metric-Ton Ingot

20 Jul 2017 - Mechel PAO’s Chelyabinsk works in Russia has cast its first 50-metric-ton ingot, officially marking its entry into the oversized special steel market. 

Steelmakers Nearing Agreement on Establishing New Cold Mill

20 Jul 2017 - The Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and ArcelorMittal are closing in a joint venture cold mill that would produce automotive steel, reports the Press Trust of India.  

Direct Quenching System Now in Service at Nucor Mill

19 Jul 2017 - Nucor Corp.'s Tuscaloosa, Ala., plant has put a Danieli direct quenching system into service, the equipment supplier said on Wednesday. 

Planned Outage Impacts Quarterly Production At EVRAZ North America

19 Jul 2017 - EVRAZ North America's crude steel production fell 8.3% between the first and second quarters of 2017 on account of a project outage. 

SMS Delivers Caster to New Billet Plant

19 Jul 2017 - SMS Concast has supplied a 6-strand caster to a greenfield steel plant in the Iranian province of Yazd, the company said Wednesday. 

Welded Tube Manufacturer Acquiring Ohio Company

17 Jul 2017 - Ohio-based Phillips Tube Group is acquiring another Ohio welded tube manufacturer and consolidating operations into its current facilities, reports The (Lisbon, Ohio) Morning Journal.

Commissioning Underway on New PCI Units at Russian Blast Furnaces

17 Jul 2017 - Blast furnace specialist Paul Wurth and Russia’s NLMK Group have begun commissioning new pulverized coal injection units at the steelmaker’s Lipetsk works. 

Polytec Wins Order for Meltshop Robots

17 Jul 2017 - Two European steelmakers have awarded contracts to industrial robotics manufacturer Polytec S.r.l. to automate production steps. 

Chinese Steelmaker Puts Fives Bar Straightener on Order

17 Jul 2017 - Russian equipment manufacturer Fives has won an order for a Bronx straightening machine from Baosteel Special Metals Shaoguan in China. 

Report: No Deal Yet on Closed Wire Rod Mill Acquisition

11 Jul 2017 - The sale of an American wire rod mill remains on hold while the buyer continues to seek financial incentives from the state of South Carolina, reports The (Charleston, S.C.) Post and Courier. 

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