Tosyalı to build 'world's largest DRI complex' in Libya

Tosyalı to build 'world's largest DRI complex' in Libya

22nd July, 2024

Tosyalı, a global producer of green steel, and Libya United Steel Company for Iron and Steel Industry (SULB) have signed an agreement to build the ‘world's largest DRI complex in Benghazi, Libya’.

Ovako to invest €9m to modernize Smedjebacken steel mill

Ovako to invest €9m to modernize Smedjebacken steel mill

22nd July, 2024

Swedish steelmaker Ovako is set to invest €9 million (approximately 100 million SEK) in its Smedjebacken steel mill.

Alleima introduces Freeflex® Versa compressor valve steel

Alleima introduces Freeflex® Versa compressor valve steel

16th July, 2024

Swedish steelmaker Alleima has announced its latest compressor valve steel called Freeflex® Versa, a successor to its award-winning Freeflex® Core. According to the company, the new material contributes to designing smaller, more sustainable and more energy efficient compressors for refrigerators and freezers. “It is pioneering compressor valve steel with exceptional fatigue resistance, residual stresses, and wear resistance,” it is claimed.

Latest issue: July/August

July/August

I’ve been trying to channel my inner Dan Brown ever since attending AISTech’s 2024 Town Hall Forum in Columbus, Ohio. Dan, who is senior vice president of advanced technology and chief operating officer of Big River Steel, certainly lived up to the event’s theme, that of ‘sustainable optimism’– he had bags of it and was, I thought, the kind of panelist Ron Ashburn, executive director of AIST, and George Koenig, a steel sector consultant working for Hatch Associates, are looking for when they sit down and comprise the panel of steelmakers needed to make the event the runaway success that it always is.

Brown’s one word to describe the steel industry was ‘excitement’. He said it was ‘just incredible to be a part of it right now’ and generally exuded a high octane level of…