Steel industry news

China produces 8.8Mt stainless in 2009

Published: February 25, 2010 by Greg Morris

Chinese major stainless steel producers rolled out over 8.8Mt of stainless crude steel last year, up 26.80% over 2008, according to Stainless Steel Council (CSSC) of China Special Steel Enterprises Association.

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ITMk3 process starts producing high-purity iron nuggets

Published: January 15, 2010 by Tim Smith

Kobe Steel Ltd has announces that the world’s first commercial plant using the ITmk3 Process successfully began production of iron nuggets in the United States on January 12 2009. This next-generation ITmk3 Process was developed by Kobe Steel.

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