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Dynamic Process Control in Modern EAF

Operating a furnace like a Formula#1 racing car is exciting, but there’s a downside to it By Ananda Bhattacharjee   Melting steel in an electric arc furnace...

Liquid Steel Yield in EAFs – A Lean Operations Perspective

 By Ananda Bhattacharjee A major part of the cost of production in electric arc furnace (EAF) steelmaking is that of metallic inputs like scrap, DRI,...

Early Flowing Out of Slag a Huge Problem

Improving EAF operations through monitoring and control of slag residence time By Ananda Bhattacharjee An estimated 30% of today’s world steel production is through the electric...

Unlocking India’s Scrap Potential for Secondary Producers

By ANANDA BHATTACHARJEE India is sitting on a gigantic stock of steel scrap, which is of huge value to the secondary steel producers, but is...

A Green Initiative: Use of Hydrogen in BFs

By ANANDA BHATTACHARJEE On November 11, 2019, ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe, sent out a press release which reported that the Duisburg-based steel producer had launched a...

Acid Test

Acid Test When it comes to spent pickle liquor, steel makers need to embrace innovative solutions to reduce environmental impact & increase efficiency By NIRMALYA DEB Steel manufacturing...
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JSPL eyes big export opportunities in granulated pig iron

by Madhumita Mookerji Granulated pig iron (GPI) is likely to be the next big thing on the steel firmament and Chinese mills across the basic...
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How to prolong life of the 5100M3 blast furnace?

By Yu Guohua, Li Qingyang, Chencheng, Zhang Xiangguo & Wang Bin   The capacity of the 5,100m3 blast furnace at ShanSteel Group Rizhao Co Ltd is...
Carbon Capture and Storage Technologies

CCS can be applied to processes with large-scale emissions

A close look at Carbon Capture and Storage Technologies Carbon capture and storage (CCS) involves capture, transport, injection and containment of CO2 in geological structures located...
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Hot Metal Pretreatment can Lower Impurity Content

Hot metal pretreatment is a prerequisite for converter steel makers in order to attain the twin objectives of ensuring cost efficiency and optimising productive capacity   Hot metal...

Tata Steel, Tata Steel BSL, Tata Steel Long Products and JSW’s...

The Indian Steel Association (ISA), at its 18th apex committee meeting on the re-entry of four steel players gave the approval. Three of these,...

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