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Clear-cut cost and fast delivery times

© DEPRAG SCHULZ GMBH u. CO. [29/04/2016] The popular DCAM with advantageous modular design / Utilisation of components with communication capabilitiesClear-cut cost and fast delivery times - Read more

Negotiations concluded regarding personnel downsizing among office workers

( Source: SSAB, Stockholm )

[29/04/2016] The negotiations that SSAB initiated in order to reduce office workers within the Nordic operations have now been concluded. The result of the negotiations will be a reduction of 262 office workers in Sweden. In February, SSAB announced that it had begun negotiations in order to reduce the number of employees in the Nordic operations.Negotiations concluded regarding personnel downsizing among office workers - Read more

worldsteel publishes its Safety and Health position paper

( Source: worldsteel, Brussels )

[29/04/2016] The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has published its position paper on Safety and Health, reiterating its commitment to safety and health principles with a belief that ‘nothing is more important than the safety and health of people who work in the steel industry’. Six Safety and Health principles for the steel industry: All injuries and work-related illness can and must be prevented Managers are responsible and accountable for safety and health performance Employee engagement and training is essential Working safely is a condition of employment Excellence in safety and health drives excellent business results Safety and health must be integrated into all business management processes.worldsteel publishes its Safety and Health position paper - Read more

New selective solder, reflow and rework equipment

© Ersa GmbH [28/04/2016] With the VERSAFLOW 4/55, Ersa presents the next generation of the worldwide leading VERSAFLOW inline selective soldering systemNew selective solder, reflow and rework equipment - Read more

Pesmel supplies packing lines to Baosteel Group

( Source: Pesmel Oy, Kauhajoki )

[27/04/2016] Pesmel has signed a contract of two coil packing lines and logistic system to Baosteel Zhanjiang Iron & Steel Industry. Automated lines will be delivered to Baosteel’s mill situated in Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province in China. The start-up of the lines will be in summer 2017. Baosteel is building a new cold rolling mill to Zhanjiang City. The mill will produce 1.65 million t of medium and high-end sheets, including high-grade products like auto sheet and home appliance sheet.Pesmel supplies packing lines to Baosteel Group - Read more

Stepless control devices with flexible pressure sensors

© Fraunhofer-Institut für Silicatforschung ISC [27/04/2016] Researchers at Fraunhofer have recently created sensors made from Silicone.Stepless control devices with flexible pressure sensors - Read more

EU steel sector remains vulnerable to supply distortions from abroad

( Source: Eurofer, Brussels )

[26/04/2016] Overcast demand expectations, alongside continued evidence of continuingly high import levels, are stoking fears that EU producers will have to cope with another year of market distortions. EU apparent steel consumption grew 5.7% year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2015. Year-on-year growth in apparent demand outpaced growth in real consumption. While end-users and distributors reduced their inventories over the course of the final quarter, the stock change was lower than in the same period of 2014.EU steel sector remains vulnerable to supply distortions from abroad - Read more

Heraeus unveils new technology for gilding

© 2016 Foto & Copyright: Wonge Bergmann für Heraeus Holding GmbH [25/04/2016] New technology makes it possible to gild a number of new materials / Environmentally-sound application for a precious metals productHeraeus unveils new technology for gilding - Read more

ArcelorMittal Gent unveils 49m walking beam furnace

( Source: ArcelorMittal, Luxembourg )

[22/04/2016] A new walking beam furnace at ArcelorMittal Gent’s hot strip mill was unveiled on thursday at an inauguration ceremony attended by senior government officials. Belgium’s deputy prime minister Kris Peeters and Flemish minister-president Geert Bourgeois attended the official opening ceremony for the €49m furnace which is set to help the plant produce next-generation steel products. Kris Peeters and Geert Bourgeois spoke at the event, with additional presentations from Matthieu Jehl, CEO of ArcelorMittal Gent-Liège, and Reiner Blaschek, CMO of business division north, ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products.ArcelorMittal Gent unveils 49m walking beam furnace - Read more

European steel needs legitimate defence against unfair imports

( Source: ArcelorMittal, Luxembourg )

[22/04/2016] ArcelorMittal’s Geert Van Poelvoorde has spoken out in defence of Europe’s steel industry, underlining its importance to the wider European economy and calling for greater use of trade defence instruments. Speaking on European Steel Day, in his capacity as President of Eurofer, he said: “Logically, there is no reason why steel should not be produced here in Europe, for many decades to come. Our steel industry is truly world-class. In many cases, our steel mills are the benchmark for global industry excellence and productivity”.European steel needs legitimate defence against unfair imports - Read more