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Indian Blast Furnace Restarted Following Accident

12 Oct 2015 - JSW Steel’s Salem works in Mecheri, Tamil Nadu, India, has restarted operations after being ordered closed following an accident in September, according to reports.

Indian Tube Manufacturer To Double Capacity at New Plant

12 Oct 2015 - India’s Rama Steel Tubes Ltd. has begun expanding its Khopoli plant in Maharashtra, a project that will double its capacity to make mild steel tube, the company has announced.

Italian Steelmaker Accepts Furnace Efficiency Upgrade

09 Oct 2015 - Italy’s Industrie Riunite Odolesi SpA has signed off on upgrades to an electric arc furnace, the vendor on the project has announced.

Analyst: Despite Cost-Cutting Measures, Steel Works Unlikely to Remain Open

09 Oct 2015 - Wage freezes and layoffs will delay, but likely won’t prevent, the eventual closure of BlueScope Steel Ltd.’s Port Kembla works, according to a Deutsche Bank analyst.

Home Is Where the Heart Is, and for Some, It’s in a Big Steel Box

09 Oct 2015 - A Dutch architect said he expects to see more housing projects built from a re-purposed steel product – shipping containers.

Research Team Awarded Inaugural T.C. Graham Prize

08 Oct 2015 - A team of Canada-based researchers has been awarded the Association for Iron & Steel Technology’s inaugural T.C. Graham Prize, the association has announced.

New BOF Put Into Service at JSW Steel Works

08 Oct 2015 - India’s JSW Steel Ltd. has installed a new basic oxygen furnace (LD) at its Vijayanagar works in Toranagallu, Karnataka, according to the contractor on the project.

Unions Agree to Wage Freeze, Job Cuts at Australian Steel Works

08 Oct 2015 - Employees at an Australian steel works have accepted concessions in a bid to keep the operation afloat.

ArcelorMittal Transferring Algerian Operations to State-Owned Company

07 Oct 2015 - The world’s largest steelmaker is exiting Algeria and handing over its shares in steel mills and mines there to the Algerian government.

Titanium-Strength Steel? Scientists Say They Have Invented It

06 Oct 2015 - Materials scientists at South Korea's Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) have made what they say is one of the biggest steelmaking breakthroughs in years -- a new type ultrastrong, lightweight steel made in part from aluminum.

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