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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

Ferriola Confident Big River Won't Drain Nucor's Business

21 Oct 2016 - Nucor Corp. is prepared to battle start-up Big River Steel, and, in fact, has the upper hand on its new competitor, Nucor chief executive John Ferriola said Thursday.

EAF Production to Gain Ground, But BOF Production to Remain King

18 Oct 2016 - Electric arc furnace-based steel production will continue to grow faster than basic oxygen furnace production over the next several years, but the latter of the two will remain the dominant method, CRU North American steel consultant Josh Spoores said on Tuesday.

Consultant: India Holds Much Long-Term Steel Promise

18 Oct 2016 - Despite the global steel industry’s current woes, India presents steelmakers with a tremendous long-term opportunity as consumption there is expected to double over the next decade, according Atanu Mukherjee, president of Datsur Business & Technology Consulting.

Orissa Metaliks Prepares for November Start-Up of New Billet Caster

18 Oct 2016 - Indian steelmaker Orissa Metaliks Private Ltd. is preparing to start up a new three-strand billet caster next month, according to the equipment vendor on the project. 

Report: Liberty House Eyes Australian Steelmaker

18 Oct 2016 - Liberty House, the steelmaker and metals trading firm that had looked to acquire Tata Steel’s U.K. strip business, might be turning its attention to a different set of distressed assets, reports the Bloomberg news service.

Ukrainian Steelmaker Upgrades Blast Furnace, Adds Coal-Injection System

17 Oct 2016 - ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih chief executive Paramjit Kahlon and Ukraine Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman ceremonially opened a new pulverized-coal injection system at the company’s No. 9 blast furnace last week.

A Fire Rekindled: How ArcelorMittal's Cleveland Works Reinvented Itself

17 Oct 2016 - Through innovation, hard work and difficult decisions, employees and managers at the former LTV steel works in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, have transformed the once-shuttered business into one of the world’s most productive steelmaking facilities, if not the most productive.

Danieli Secures Order for Heat Treat Furnace

17 Oct 2016 - Danieli Olivotto Ferré has won an order for a roller hearth furnace from Mexican tubemaker TenarisTamsa.

This Girder System is for Shorter Bridges and the Budget-Minded

12 Oct 2016 - A group made up of universities, government officials and the steel industry representatives have developed a new type of short-span bridge girder that’s less expensive to make and easier to install, reports the Engineering News-Record.

Mexican Wire Rod Processing Plant Inaugurated

12 Oct 2016 - Kobelco CH Wire Mexicana S.A. de C.V. has cut the ribbon on its new automotive wire plant in Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico.

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