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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

Woodings Chosen to Fill Major Blast Furnace Order

01 Apr 2015 - Woodings Industrial Corp., a worldwide leader in the manufacture of metals industry equipment, has been selected to design, manufacture and install a substantial amount of equipment that will be a part of a leading steel producer’s rebuild of its “A” blast furnace at its southern Illinois facility.

Primetals Technologies to Modernize Rolling Mill Drives for AMAG Rolling in Austria

31 Mar 2015 - Primetals Technologies has won an order from AMAG rolling GmbH, located in Ranshofen, Austria, to modernize the entire drive technology on its four-high hot rolling stand.

SMS Mevac Commissions VOD Facility at Fujian Fuxin Special Steel

27 Mar 2015 - After the successful start-up of the stainless steel melt shop of Fujian Fuxin Special Steel (part of Formosa Plastics Corporation) in Zhangzhou, China, by the SMS group in 2014, last month the Duplex VOD X-eed unit supplied by SMS Mevac, Germany, was put into operation. This plant represents the extension phase of the melt shop.

New Power Plant Halves Energy Costs, CO2 Emissions at Tata Steel Plant in Germany

25 Mar 2015 - Tata Steel has almost halved energy costs at its steel facility in Düsseldorf after building an innovative new power plant.

New Fine Dust Extraction Technology from SMS Group to Be Employed by Chinese Steelmaker

25 Mar 2015 - Shougang Qian'An Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. has placed an order with the SMS group to retrofit its steelworks with three hydro-hybrid filter systems.

Munroe Responds to Disaster, Turns Job in 10 Days

23 Mar 2015 - On 27 March 2014, a major U.S. steel producer in the Great Lakes region experienced a catastrophic failure of a giant collector duct pipe that collapsed and crashed through the roof of the company’s BOP shop.

Large Woodings Goggle Valve Bound for Detroit Steelmaker

23 Mar 2015 - A large steelmaking facility is going big, having placed an order for the design and production of a very large hydraulic goggle valve from Woodings Industrial.

SMS Siemag Supplying Continuous Pickling Line to Turkey’s Tezcan

23 Mar 2015 - Turkish steel service center Tezcan has placed an order with SMS Siemag for the supply of a continuous pickling line.

ThyssenKrupp Implements IDEAL Laser Welder into Existing HDG Line

20 Mar 2015 - The implementation of a laser welding machine into an existing hot dip galvanizing line (HDGL) a ThyssenKrupp in Germany (TKSE) set an example for IDEAL’s unique solutions.

U. S. Steel to Build EAF and Tubular Coupling Facility in Alabama

19 Mar 2015 - United States Steel Corporation announced two capital investment projects valued at a total of US$277.5 million.

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