Month Features Events for distribution Copy dates

October

2016

 

Ironmaking
Blast furnace; Direct reduction shaft; DR rotary; Direct smelting; control; charge; sinter lines; emission control; energy; tuyere; injectants

Steel markets
Steel is in competition with aluminium, timber and composites in many markets but a Life Cycle Anaylsis reveals its superior environmental credentials in many applications in construction, transport and packaging as well as its ability to meet the mechanical, thermal and volume and financial requirements of today's world.

Metal-Expo

 

Editorial:
19/08/2016

Advertising:
16/09/2016

November/
December

2016

 

Minimills

EAF based long and thin slab caster mills; continuous casting; rolling; scrap, DRI & pig charging; control

Coating
Continuous strip coating; galvanising; priming; painting; strip welding

DIGITAL ISSUE: Energy Efficient Steel Production: The Latest Thinking on Energy Efficient Steelmaking.

Conference/Expo report
50th World Steel Association Annual Conference – Dubai.

 

Editorial:
16/09/2016

Advertising:
14/10/2016

January/
February

2017

 

Handling and scheduling:
Ladle and slab carriers; identification; bundling and strapping; fork lifts, scheduling software.

Testing & analysis:
Mechanical testing; non-destructive testing; spectrographic analysis; infra-red imaging; sample preparation; sample tracking.

DIGITAL ISSUE: Innovations: New products on the market.

Conference/Expo report:
Metal Expo/Stahl.

TMS 2017

 

March

2017

Furnaces:
Reheat; heat treatment; continuous annealing; furnace control; burners; emissions.

Continuous casting:
Slab, billet and thin slab casters; metal level control; electromagnetic stirrers and brakes; mould powders; water spray cooling; bearings; caster maintenance; cut-off machines; shears.

IT and emissions control:
An examination of the role of IT in steel processing and in particular emissions control.

Conference/Expo report:
Steel Success Strategies.

 

 

April

2017 

 

Electric steelmaking:
Electric arc furnaces, scrap, DRI and pig charging; burners; control; electrodes; refractories; gunning; flue gas analysis; water panels; power supply; transformers.

Environment:
Energy use, CO2 emissions; dust collection; analysis; recycling; water treatment.

Plant safety:
An examination of health and safety practices in steel plants. How is the industry safeguarding its employees?

Conference/Expo report:
CRU World Steel.

AISTech

ROLLING 2017

 

May/June

2017

 

Structural steels:
Long product rolling; I&H beams, LWT (welded) tube; piling; floor beams; composite flooring.

Process control:
Level 0 – 4; PLCs; scheduling; software models; hardware.

Automotive steels:
Who is winning the battle for the automotive industry – steel or aluminium? Are advanced high strength steels (AHSS) enough to meet stringent emissions reduction limits in the USA and in Europe? We talk to the major players.

Conference/Expo report:
AISTech, Cleveland.

Future Steel Forum

ESTAD & ECCC 2017

 

July/August

2017

 

Steel processing:
Service centre equipment, eg slitters; cut-to-length; pickling, levellers; toll services.

Oxygen steelmaking:
Basic oxygen steelmaking plant, on-line analysis; ferro alloys, scrap; secondary metallurgy, pre-treatments, eg de-sulphurisation and phosphorus removal.

Reputation management:
Is the steel industry doing enough to maintain its global reputation?
We examine the plus points of an industry often criticised over emissions and the environment and look at why steel has been described as ‘the fabric of life’.

DIGITAL ISSUE: Innovations: New products on the market

Conference/Expo report:
Eurocoke 2016

 

 

September

2017

 

Rolling:
Flat and long rolling: mills; shape control; rolls.

Special & stainless steels:
Tool, high alloy; wear resistant; stainless steel; powder met; ferro alloys.

Conference/Expo report:
Steel Success Strategies.

 

 

 

October

2017

 

Ironmaking
Blast furnace; Direct reduction shaft; DR rotary; Direct smelting; control; charge; sinter lines; emission control; energy; tuyere injectants

Steel markets
Steel is in competition with aluminium, timber and composites in many markets but a Life Cycle Analysis reveals its superior environmental credentials in many applications in construction, transport and packaging as well as its ability to meet the mechanical, thermal and volume and financial requirements of today’s world.

Metal-Expo  

 

November/
December

2017

 

Minimills
EAF based long and thin slab caster mills; continuous casting; rolling; scrap, DRI & pig charging; control

Coating
Continuous strip coating; galvanising; priming; painting; strip welding

DIGITAL ISSUE: Energy Efficient Steel Production: The Latest Thinking on Energy Efficient Steelmaking.

Conference/Expo report
World Steel Association

Stahl Dusseldorf  

Foreign language issues

  Month Issue Key events covered Advertising copy dates
May Russian

Metallurgy Litmash

26/02/2017
September Russian Metal Expo
11/06/2017
 
October Spanish Alacero (ex ILAFA)
16/07/2017
 

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