Steel times features

Two new furnaces for US hot strip mill

Fives, an international industrial engineering group, and ATI Flat Rolled Products, a subsidiary of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI), one of the most diversified speciality materials and components producers in the world, commissioned new reheating furnaces for the world's most…

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Process Improvements with EMS

In the electric arc furnace (EAF) process, there are a number of factors that can impact negatively on productivity and cost-efficiency, many of which can be reduced or completely eliminated with the application of electromagnetic stirring (EMS) to deliver improved productivity, reduced…

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Production under scrutiny

In an ultra-competitive, unforgiving market, steelmakers must ensure that they produce good quality output at a competitive cost. To achieve this, they need to scrutinise every aspect of production to optimise processes and lower operating costs.

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All systems go for steel in Iran

Now that sanctions imposed upon Iran by the west have been lifted, following a landmark nuclear agreement that was rubber-stamped last month, expect to hear a great deal more about new contracts struck between western steel production technology companies and the MENA region’s largest steel…

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Plenty to shout about?

Dark grey to black prospects? A 'dying elephant' with a 'smoke stack' image? When it comes to reputation enhancement, some argue that the global steel industry has its work cut out, but others are much more upbeat. Matthew Moggridge, editor of Steel Times International, reports.

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