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Ladle Refining Furnace

Although not a new technology, the ladle refining furnace (LRF) method has of late become popular among steel manufacturers for the production of construction grade steel. This spurt in its adoption is attributable to the Government of India’s focus on large-scale infrastructure projects, including ports, bridges and dams, as well as high rise buildings in […]

The growth of the steel industry in India

Early beginnings Steel manufacturing in India dates back to ancient times. Recent excavations in the Middle Ganges Valley reveal that iron making may have begun as early as 1800 BCE. However, it was the period of the Maurya Empire, between 322-185 BCE, that witnessed major advancements in the technology of metallurgy, with high quality steel […]

German Thermex Technology for earthquake-prone areas

HSE Germany pioneered and introduced Thermex® in 1969.  Today, this unique Quenching and Self-tempering (QST) process that enables rolling mills to produce low-cost, high strength deformed bars has been installed worldwide, across Asia, Australasia, Europe, Africa and the Americas. Thermex® rebars meet all the mandatories of civil construction – yield strength, toughness, ductility, weldability and […]