Steel industry news


NISCO invests in six-strand billet caster from SMS Concast

Published: January 14, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

National Iranian Steel Company (NISCO), which is part of the state-owned Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organisation (IMIDRO), has ordered a six-strand billet caster from SMS Concast AG, part of the SMS group. The plant will be part of a newly built EAF-based…

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Timken Steel opts for Tenova high-tech package

Published: January 12, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

TimkenSteel’s Faircrest Plant in Canton, Ohio, USA has placed an order for Tenova’s proprietary off-gas based technology package including a NextGen off-gas analysis system, iEAF dynamic process control technology and Water Detection Technology. 

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Nucor chooses Danieli minimill technology

Published: January 11, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

Danieli’s MI.DA micromill technology has been chosen by America’s biggest steelmaker, Nucor Corporation. The US steelmaker, claims Danieli, is building a new operation at Sedalia, Missouri designed to produce over 350kt (short tons) of rebar.

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FIVES wins prestigious industry award

Published: January 10, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

Fives OTO SpA (Italy), a leading company in the welded tube mill lines market, received Lloyd’s Register Foundation’s best Italian client award in the quality, safety and environment management category.

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Primetals receives FACs from Vietnamese steelmaker

Published: January 10, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

Primetals Technologies has received a Final Acceptance Certificate (FAC) from the Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation of Vietnam following the commissioning of three continuous casters last June.

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