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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

Chinese Mill Orders Danieli SBQ Bloom Caster 

17 Jan 2020 - Danieli has been chosen to install a new, technologically advanced 5-strand bloom caster at China’s Chengde Jianlong Special Steel Co. Ltd.

Australian Pellet Plant Turns to AUMUND for Conveyor Upgrade

17 Jan 2020 - Germany’s AUMUND Fördertechnik GmbH has been contracted to install a 92-m pan conveyor at an Australian pellet plant., SMS digital Release AI-Driven Production Application

16 Jan 2020 - A new partnership between equipment maker SMS group and artificial intelligence (AI) provider has borne fruit – the companies have released their first AI-driven application for the steel industry. 

Gerdau Rolling Mill Receives Automation Upgrade

14 Jan 2020 - Italy’s Automazioni Industriali Capitanio s.r.l. is upgrading to the rolling mill at Gerdau’s Selkirk plant in Canada.

Primetals Technologies Completes AOD Improvement

14 Jan 2020 - India’s Jindal Stainless Ltd. has issued the final acceptance certificate on an upgrade to the No. 1 AOD converter at its Jaipur, Odisha, plant.

CMC Mill Upgrades Furnace Control System

13 Jan 2020 - Industrial automation specialist Automazioni Industriali Capitanio has been contracted to upgrade a furnace system at Commercial Metals Company's Jacksonville, Fla., USA, mill, the company has announced.

North Star BlueScope Taps Danieli for Meltshop EOT Cranes

13 Jan 2020 - Danieli Centro Cranes will supply two charging cranes to North Star BlueScope Steel’s new meltshop at its Delta, Ohio, USA, plant.

ArcelorMittal Blast Furnace to Return to Service, But Other Outages Planned

10 Jan 2020 - ArcelorMittal intends to put an idled blast furnace back into service at its Gijón plant in northern Spain, but will halt other production lines this quarter in order to cope with lower demand, reports Kallanish Steel. 

Court Allows Ilva Blast Furnace to Remain in Service  

10 Jan 2020 - The No. 2 blast furnace at ArcelorMittal’s Ilva steel works in Italy can keep operating, an Italian court has ruled, according to reports. 

With Construction Still Going Strong, Commercial Metals Records Profitable Q1

07 Jan 2020 - An expanded Commercial Metals Company took advantage of a healthy construction market and posted some of its best first-quarter results in years, the steelmaker said on Monday.

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