Military-Grade Steel: What It Is & How It’s Used

Steel is commonly used in the armed forces due to its incredible resilience against weaponry like bullets and even some blasts. It is used both as a protective material and in the creation of certain products like missiles.   All the military forces, including the Navy, Marine Corps, Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard, use military-grade…

(WOW) Way of working

Pre-engineered Buildings – (WOW) Way of working : Joseph Rozario
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LGSF-Price Fluctuations

Light gauge steel framing construction (LGSF) is a rapid construction system that is used in cold rolled galvanized steel sections allows us to design and build strong, durable steel-framed buildings easily and efficiently, anywhere in the world. This year, the construction industry has seen price fluctuations like no other. In turn, this scenario has brought…
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Chinese Steel Producer Orders Unique 3-Strand Continuous Caster

Chinese steel producer Tangshan Donghua placed an order with Primetals Technologies to supply a unique 3-strand continuous slab caster for its plant in Tangshan, Hebei province, China. Established in 2009, Tangshan Donghua’s range of expertise covers sintering, ironmaking, steelmaking, as well as bar and high-end wire rod rolling. Unique design This caster is the first
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Tosyali Orders Second Slab Caster

Turkish-based Tosyali Holding recently ordered a new slab caster to expand the Algerian market, implementing the slab caster with a new hot-strip mill in Bethioua, located in the north-western part of Algeria. The Bethioua steel plant employs 4,000 people is represents a portion of Tosyali’s 70 percent share of the Algerian steel market.  Significant capacity
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Çolakoğlu Sets Two World Records in Stainless Steelmaking

Turkish steel producer Çolakoğlu’s vacuum oxygen decarburization (VOD) plant, located in Dilovası about 60 kilometers to the south-east of Istanbul, achieved a heat size of 298.2 tons. This same plant also obtained a carbon content of 5 parts per million (ppm) after decarburization, making that two world records for Çolakoğlu. Leading expertise in stainless steelmaking
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FAC Granted for the First Subscription-Based Process Optimization Solution

Using a new subscription-based model for process optimization, steel producers can now implement an operational expenditure-based license model for new automation systems instead of planning for large capital expenditures. With this new concept in place, the first three systems for continuous casters using a subscription-based model were granted final acceptance certificates in Germany and the
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New Task Force to Lead Transition to Green Steel

To strengthen its position as a market leader in environmental innovations for the metals industry, Primetals Technologies appoints Dr. Alexander Fleischanderl as the Head of Green Steel. By gathering and refining all the information and expertise within the company, the task force aims to communicate and support initiatives in the areas of green steel production
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CSP Orders New Relining Machine for Steel Mill in Northeastern Brazil

Brazilian steel producer Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém (CSP) ordered a new relining machine for its steel mill in Pecém, Ceará. CSP’s plant in northeastern Brazil has a current capacity of three million tons of slabs per year. Operating two 300-ton BOFs, improving relining efficiency and safety will lead to immediate improvements of CSP’s steel mill.
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Indian Customer Orders PLTCM to Increase Production for the Automotive Industry

ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India (AM/NS India) recently ordered a coupled Pickling Line and Tandem Cold Mill (PLTCM) from Primetals Technologies for its site in Hazira, Gujarat, in the western part of India. Specializing in integrated flat carbon steel, the company has an annual capacity of nine-million tons. With a rated capacity of 1.92 million tons
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