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June 2018 crude steel production

26 July 2018 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 151.4 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2018, a 5.8% increase compared to June 2017. World crude steel production was 881.5 Mt in the first six months of 2018, up by 4.6% compared to the same

Two Italian companies– Arlenico and Feralpi rely on SMS group MEERdrive®PLUS technology for the production of rebar and wire rod

Arlenico SpA and Feralpi Siderurgica SpA, two key Italian wire-rod producers, have each ordered a four-stand MEERdrive®PLUS finishing block from SMS group ( within one week. Both wire-rod finishing blocks will be integrated in the companies’ existing plants. Arlenico, part of the Duferco Italia Holding, a special quality wire rod producer located beside the Lecco

March 2018 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 148.3 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2018, a 4.0% increase compared to March 2017. World crude steel production was 426.6 Mt in the first three months of 2018, up by 4.1% compared to the same period in 2017. Asia

TMK-ARTROM starts production on new heat treatment line for pipes supplied by SMS group

In February 2018, after a successful test phase, TMK-ARTROM based in Slatina, Romania, granted SMS group ( the final acceptance certificate (FAC) for the supplied tube and pipe heat treatment line. Designed for an annual capacity of 160,000 tons, the new heat treatment line will be used for the production of seamless high-strength pipes up

Greater cost-efficiency in refrigerator production

– Leading Mexican manufacturer sets store by polyurethane foam technology from KraussMaffei – Doubling of production capacities – Mixing and metering system proves its value with stable production processes and high mixing quality  (Munich, June 21, 2017) Criotec SA is one of the leading manufacturers of refrigerators and freezers in the Americas. With the investment


The Signature of the MoU commitment of the Ecuadorian Government with producers and civil society marks the start of Jurisdictional Certification process in Ecuador, a first in Latin America. QUITO (Ecuador), March 30, 2017 – The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) congratulates the Ecuadorian national government, civil society and the producers of palm oil,

Prime Focus Technologies Signs Deal with Tata Sky for Production of Creative Assets

  Mumbai, India, February 10, 2017: Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the technology arm of Prime Focus, the world’s largest media services powerhouse, has signed a deal with Tata Sky, India’s leading content distribution platform providing Pay TV and OTT services to create exclusive subscriber communications for their Value Added Services (VAS). The deal includes developing

Stainless Steel Production Reached 10.3 Million Metric Tons in the First Three Months of 2016

Brussels 08 August 2016 – The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has released figures for the first three months of 2016 showing that stainless steel melt shop production increased by 0.4% year–on–year to 10.3 million metric tons. Production increased in Central and Eastern Europe, Asia without China and in China. Stainless and heat-resisting melt shop

May 2016 crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to worldsteelMay 2016 crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to worldsteel

Brussels, 21 June 2016 – World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 139 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2016, a -0.1% decrease compared to May 2015. China’s crude steel production for May 2016 was 70.5 Mt, an increase of 1.8% compared to May 2015. Elsewhere in


FIRST LOOK PHOTO  NEW YORK, NY – Producers Anja Wedell and Munire Armstrong announced today that Bikini,  directed by Academy award nominee Milcho Manchevski, wrapped production in New York.  Questioning the lines between fiction and reality, Bikini tells the story of a documentary filmmaker and his girlfriend who take a charismatic but troubled woman into their home, turning their lives upside down. Manchevski also wrote