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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

Workers Return to Idled U.S. Steel Corp. Mill

28 Jun 2016 - Steadily improving market condtions have allowed United States Steel Corp. to recall most of the laid-off employees at its East Chicago tin mill in northwest Indiana, reports The Times newspaper.

China Says It Might Challenge U.S. Import Duties

28 Jun 2016 - China’s commerce ministry, which has said America’s imposition of import duties on certain steel products is protectionist, now says it might sue the country through the World Trade Organization, according to the Reuters news service.

Proposed 10M-Ton Mill Wins Environmental Approval

27 Jun 2016 - The Indian government has given environmental clearances to an integrated steel plant that JSW Steel is proposing to build in the state of Jharkhand.

Indian Coking Coal Demand Poised for Significant Increase

23 Jun 2016 - India’s coking coal demand is likely to increase by 45 percent by 2020 as the country looks to expand its steel production, according to The (India) Economic Times.

Steelworkers Accept Three-Year Labor Agreement with ArcelorMittal

23 Jun 2016 - The United Steelworkers union has ratified a three-year labor deal with ArcelorMittal USA, the union announced on Thursday.

U.S. Cold Rolled Producers Injured by Imports, U.S. Trade Commission Finds

22 Jun 2016 - American producers have been harmed by unfairly traded imports of cold rolled sheet from China and Japan, the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled on Wednesday.

U.S. Steel Canada, Essar Algoma Mills Won't Shut in Proposed Merger, Says Investment Firm

22 Jun 2016 - The investment firm planning to buy Canada’s Essar Steel Algoma has confirmed that it also is bidding on U.S. Steel Canada and intends to merge the two steelmakers, reports The (Toronto) Globe and Mail newspaper.

Nippon Steel Marks Start of Construction on U.S. Processing Plant

22 Jun 2016 - Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. has broken ground on a US$50 million wire rod processing plant in the state of Indiana.

Billiton Forecasts Increased Demand for Coking Coal

21 Jun 2016 - BHP Billiton Ltd. said it believes that a rise in steel production from emerging economies – India’s economy especially – will drive long-term demand growth for coking coal, reports the Bloomberg news service.

U. S. Steel Investigating Incident at Edgar Thomson Plant

21 Jun 2016 - Firefighters were summoned to a fire at United States Steel Corp.’s Edgar Thomson plant on Monday evening, according to reports.

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