2018 Member news

Severstal becomes Russia’s first manufacturer of damping steel

03 九月 2018 

PJSC Severstal, one of the world's leading vertically integrated steel and mining companies, presented a new vibration and sound absorbing damping steel, 01U5T, during a techno-breakfast organized by the All-Russian Society of Inventors and Innovators (ARSII). 浏览更多

Materials Processing Institute and University of Leicester collaborate to support NISCO

16 八月 2018 

Leading UK-based research and innovation centre the Materials Processing Institute has continued to strengthen its ties with international steel producers, as part of a collaborative £500,000 research project. 浏览更多

ММК has completed the reconstruction of its first blast furnace

13 七月 2018 

The reconstruction of Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works’ (MMK) blast furnace No.1 has been completed in the run up to the Day of the Metallurgist. The history of the company dates back to the launch of this blast furnace in 1932. The new equipment will enable the company to significantly reduce its ecological pressure on the environment. 浏览更多

Specialist steel growth Materials Processing Institute

26 六月 2018 

North East-based research and innovation centre the Materials Processing Institute, is on course for further expansion as it enters news markets with its specialist steel capabilities. 浏览更多

HYBRIT’s World-first Pilot Plant Wins Energy Agency’s Backing

18 六月 2018 

SSAB, LKAB, and Vattenfall’s project for creating fossil-free steel—has been granted SEK 528 million in financial backing by the Swedish Energy Agency. 浏览更多

NLMK Group to employ new technology to boost quality and reduce cost of coke production

13 六月 2018 

NLMK Group, a global steel company, is designing equipment to implement stamp charging process at Altai-Koks. This will boost coke quality and reduce the cost of its production through use of more cost-efficient grades of coking coals. 浏览更多

ArcelorMittal and LanzaTech break ground on €150million project to revolutionise blast furnace carbon emissions capture

11 六月 2018 

ArcelorMittal has begun construction of new premises at its site in Ghent, Belgium, to house a pioneering new installation which will convert carbon-containing gas from its blast furnaces into bioethanol. 浏览更多

NSSMC Named a Top 100 Global Innovator in 2017 for Sixth Consecutive Year

29 五月 2018 

Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC) was recognized as one of the world’s top 100 most innovators, by receiving the “2017 Top 100 Global Innovator Award" for the sixth consecutive year. 浏览更多

PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works Receives Top Global Energy Management Award

25 五月 2018 

The PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK), city of Magnitogorsk, Russia, won the 2018 Award of Excellence in Energy Management from the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), a high-level global forum that promotes policies and programs to advance clean energy. 浏览更多

Nucor Announces Plans to Build Galvanizing Line at Arkansas Sheet Mill

11 五月 2018 

Nucor Corporation's (NYSE: NUE) Board of Directors approved the construction of a galvanizing line at the company's sheet mill in Arkansas to support Nucor's growth into a wider and more diverse set of strategic end-market applications. The new galvanizing line is a $240 million investment with an annual capacity of approximately 500,000 tons. It is expected to be operational in the first half of 2021. 浏览更多

voestalpine to be main sponsor of European Formula E racing

08 五月 2018 

voestalpine will be a partner to the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in its European races for an initial period of two years starting with the 2018/2019 season. Titled the “voestalpine European Races”, the world’s first electric street racing series will be run in European cities including Paris, Berlin, Rome, and Monte Carlo among others - pending publication of next season’s calendar. 浏览更多

The American Iron and Steel Institute awards prestigious Gary Memorial Medal to Lakshmi N. Mittal

04 五月 2018 

Lakshmi N. Mittal, chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, is the 2018 recipient of The American Iron and Steel Institute's (AISI) highest award, The Gary Medal. Mittal accepted the award via video link during a lunch-time ceremony at AISI’s General Meeting in Washington, D.C. earlier this week. 浏览更多

H2FUTURE on track: construction starts at the world’s largest hydrogen pilot facility

16 四月 2018 

An EU-funded flagship project for a CO2-reduced energy future and the decarbonization of steel production is taking shape: today, at the voestalpine site in Linz, the H2FUTURE project consortium, consisting of voestalpine, Siemens, VERBUND, and Austrian Power Grid, together with the research partners K1-MET and ECN, officially gave the go-ahead for construction of the world’s largest pilot facility for the production of “green” hydrogen. 浏览更多

Kobe Steel to make capital investments for automotive high strength steel at Kakogawa Works

04 四月 2018 

Kobe Steel, Ltd. plans to make capital investments of approximately 50 billion yen at Kakogawa Works centered on a new continuous annealing line for steel sheet in response to the growing demand for automotive ultra high-strength steel (UHSS). Kobe Steel will go forward with construction and plans to start up the new facility in February 2021. 浏览更多

NLMK Group invests over 5.7 billion rubles in environmental initiatives

20 三月 2018 

NLMK Group, an international steelmaking company, spent over 5.7 billion rubles on environmental projects and initiatives in 2017. 浏览更多

voestalpine picks up the pace with innovations in electromobility

07 三月 2018 

The technology and capital goods group voestalpine is increasingly securing a key position in the dynamic and growing global electromobility industry. 浏览更多

Global success for the Materials Processing Institute as it delivers strong export growth

06 三月 2018 

The UK’s leading centre for steel research, the Materials Processing Institute, is targeting further export growth after seeing turnover rise by 10%, following a series of global contract wins. 浏览更多

JFE Steel JV JFE Meranti Mynmar breaks ground on hot-dip galvanizing and color coating plant in Myanmar

02 三月 2018 

JFE Steel Corporation announced today that its joint-venture company JFE Meranti Mynmar Co., Ltd (JMM) celebrated the start of construction on a plant for hot-dip galvanizing and color coating of flat-steel products for building and construction in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone near Yangon, Myanmar on March 1. 浏览更多

HBIS delivering special steel to world’s largest pumped storage hydro power station

23 二月 2018 

HBIS has recently received a new order of 300tons of extra thick steel plates from Andritz, a world’s famous Hydropower equipment manufacturer, to produce two base ring boards of the two variable speed turbine power generation units. 浏览更多

Shell’s new petrochemical complex to boast ArcelorMittal’s cryogenic steel

20 二月 2018 

ArcelorMittal is supplying 770 tonnes of cryogenic steel plates through its subsidiary Industeel for a new major Shell petrochemical complex currently under construction in Pennsylvania, US. 浏览更多

Chrysaor chooses Tenaris for North Sea operations

14 二月 2018 

Tenaris has recently secured its first Long-Term Agreement with Chrysaor, an independent oil and gas producer in the North Sea, for the provision of OCTG casing and tubing and associated services. 浏览更多

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall to build a globally-unique pilot plant for fossil-free steel

01 二月 2018 

SAB’s, LKAB’s and Vattenfall’s pre-feasibility study is giving the green light for the fossil-free steel initiative, HYBRIT. For the first time in 1,000 years, there is an opportunity for a technology shift and, as early as this spring, a globally-unique pilot plant for fossil-free steel is being planned for Northern Sweden. 浏览更多

Tata Steel launches India's First Branded LD Slag Product

18 一月 2018 

Tata Steel has launched two new products, Tata Aggreto and Tata Nirman, India’s first branded LD slag products for applications in road, fly ash brick and clinker making. 浏览更多

Green light for world’s largest industrial hydrogen pilot plant in Linz

16 一月 2018 

voestalpine has long been regarded as an environmental and efficiency benchmark in its industry, as well as a driver of innovation. Now the technology and capital goods group can complete another step towards realizing the H2FUTURE research project funded by the EU: the government of Upper Austria as the responsible EIA authority has recently authorized construction of the world’s largest pilot plant of its type for CO2-free production of hydrogen at the site in Linz. 浏览更多

NLMK-SAP Innovations Lab pilots 3D employee positioning system

15 一月 2018 

NLMK-SAP Innovations Lab together with National Centre of Internet of Things (NCIT) have developed a pilot 3D positioning system for shop-floor employees of hot-dip galvanizing line No.1 at NLMK Group’s Lipetsk site. 浏览更多

Tata Steel develops mobile canning concept to cut food loss

09 一月 2018 

The mobile canning line concept would allow farmers to process and preserve food onsite, massively reducing food loss. 浏览更多

State-of-the-art research vessel built tough with ArcelorMittal steel

08 一月 2018 

ArcelorMittal Galati, Romania, has supplied steel for an Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) with icebreaking capabilities commissioned by the Australian government to broaden the country’s exploration of the Southern Ocean and Antarctica. 浏览更多

ArcelorMittal expands solar energy portfolio with Exosun acquisition

04 一月 2018 

The Commercial Court of Bordeaux has confirmed ArcelorMittal will take over the assets of Exosun, a company that specializes in trackers for solar farms. 浏览更多