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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

Angang Orders Hot-Dip Galvanizing Line from SMS Siemag

24 Apr 2014 - Angang (Angang Steel Company), China, has placed an order with SMS Siemag, Germany, for the supply of a continuous hot-dip galvanizing line.

Abakan Subsidiary Receives EPA Funding to Develop CermaClad as Alternative to Galvanizing

23 Apr 2014 - Abakan Inc., an emerging leader in the advanced coatings and metal formulations markets, announced that its majority owned subsidiary, MesoCoat Inc., received a Phase One SBIR Grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a six month project to develop CermaClad™, Abakan's environmentally friendly high-speed large-area metal cladding technology, as a replacement alternative for the highly toxic galvanizing process currently in use.

Kobe Steel Provides License to FLSmidth for Iron Ore Pellet Process

23 Apr 2014 - Kobe Steel Ltd. of Japan and FLSmidth Private Limited of India have entered into an exclusive license agreement enabling the Indian partner to market, design and construct iron ore pellet plants using Kobe Steel’s pelletizing process called the KOBELCO Pelletizing System.

STEC-Roll from SMS Siemag Optimizes Casting Process at SSAB Iowa

22 Apr 2014 - For its continuous slab caster in Montpelier, Iowa, SSAB ordered twelve STEC roll lines from SMS Siemag for use in the casting bow.

Kobe Steel’s New Hot-Metal Treatment Plant Starts Up at Kakogawa Works

22 Apr 2014 - Kobe Steel Ltd.’s new hot-metal treatment plant has gone into operation at its Kakogawa Works in western Japan.

Metinvest's Azovstal Supplying Challenging Order to Indian Customer

21 Apr 2014 - Metinvest Group’s Azovstal Iron & Steel Works is working on a challenging order — the company will produce 10,000 tons of X70 rolled pipe plates with improved mechanical properties for an Indian customer.

China Steel Commissions Twin-Ladle Furnace from SMS Mevac

21 Apr 2014 - China Steel Corp. (CSC), located in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, has successfully commissioned a 270-ton twin-ladle furnace No. 3 supplied by SMS Mevac.

Hamilton Rolls Out New Caster Series

18 Apr 2014 - Hamilton’s 7700 Caster Series is a new line of dual-wheel solid pneumatic casters designed to cushion loads while providing a carrying capacity up to 8,400 lbs. per caster.

Duplex RH Plant from SMS Mevac Now in Operation at Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel

18 Apr 2014 - Taigang Group International Trade Co. Ltd. and the end user Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co. Ltd., both located in Taiyuan, China, have successfully put into operation a new 80-metric-ton duplex RH-TOP plant (Ruhrstahl Heraeus process) supplied by SMS Mevac, and its consortium partner SMS Siemag Technology (Beijing) Co. Ltd.

Tenaris Siderca Successfully Starts Up Carbon Injection System from MORE srl

17 Apr 2014 - Tenaris Dalmine, located in Campana, Argentina, commissioned a carbon storage and injection system supplied by MORE srl on its 100-ton EAF No. 4.

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