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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

Endless Mill Sets New Hot-Rolling Record

15 Jan 2019 - A Chinese endless cast-roll mill has set a new world record for the thinnest hot-rolled strip made on such equipment, according the mill’s builder, Primetals Technologies. 

SDI Changes Up Senior Leadership Team

15 Jan 2019 - Steel Dynamics Inc. is shifting its senior leadership, creating two new positions that will help support its planned US$1.7 billion sheet mill in the southwestern U.S. and moving two other executives. 

European Commission Sets April Deadline for Review of Tata-thyssenkrupp Joint Venture

15 Jan 2019 - European Union competition regulators have extended the timeframe in which they expect to complete a review of Tata Steel and thyssenkrupp’s planned European joint venture, news and commodities pricing service S&P Global Platts reports. 

Fives Lands Order for New SDI Galvanizing Line

14 Jan 2019 - Steel Dynamics Inc. (SDI) has awarded the contract for its planned Mississippi galvanizing line to Fives, the industrial equipment builder has announced. 

Red Bud Industries Bags Order for Coil Processing Machine

11 Jan 2019 - Flat-rolled processor Steel Warehouse of Arkansas has placed an order with Red Bud Industries for a 79-inch stretcher-leveler to augment capabilities at its facility in Osceola. 

Ellwood Group Elects New Chief Executive

10 Jan 2019 - After serving 35 years at the helm of Pennsylvania-based ingot and forgings maker Ellwood Group Inc. and its predecessor, David Evans Barensfeld has retired, and the family-owned company has named chief operating officer Bentraum D. Huffman as his successor. 

California Steel Plans Strip Mill, Galv Line Improvements

10 Jan 2019 - California Steel Industries Inc. has awarded a contract to Primetals Technologies for electrical and automation upgrades to its 86-inch hot-strip mill and its No. 2 continuous galvanizing line, the plant builder said on Thursday. 

ArcelorMittal Brazil Set to Begin Work on New Coke Oven Battery

09 Jan 2019 - Construction is to begin later this year on a new coke oven battery at ArcelorMittal’s Tubarão plant in Brazil, according to the contractor on the project. 

Commercial Metals Looks to Notch Up Production at New Mill

09 Jan 2019 - Commercial Metals Company’s new Oklahoma micro-mill shipped nearly 60,000 tons during the company’s first quarter of fiscal 2019 and is preparing to bring on a fourth crew at the plant. 

Nucor Board OKs US$1.35B Midwest Plate Mill (Updated)

07 Jan 2019 - Nucor Corp. has revealed plans to build a US$1.35 billion plate mill somewhere in the Midwestern United States to better serve the country’s largest regional plate market. 

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