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SSAB introduces a new dimension program for heavy plates

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/INS. SSAB has broadened its dimension program and maximum plate weight for its heavy thick plates*. Plates are now available up to 18 tonnes, which makes processing for a wider range of applications more cost-efficient. All steel grades are available in these new formats according to the respective dimension program.

SSAB is launching Strenx – the new brand for high-strength steels

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<p>Strenx includes all SSAB’s hot-rolled plate and strip steels with a yield strength 600-1300 MPa (also tubes exceeding 600 MPa) and certain cold-rolled products. © SSAB</p>

/INS. SSAB is launching Strenx, a new high-strength structural steel product brand, which offers the most extensive portfolio of high-strength steels on the market. This will open up new competitive possibilities for customers to make stronger, lighter and more sustainable products.

Belaz wins Swedish Steel Prize 2014

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Belaz, winner 2014 Swedish Steel Prize<em>© SSAB</em>

/INS. This year’s winner of the international Swedish Steel Prize is Belaz from Belarus. The prize was awarded for the company’s innovative and new construction for axle suspension and slewing bearings for the world’s largest dump truck. The new construction takes full advantage of the properties of high-strength steel.

Swedish Steel Prize finalists 2014

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SSAB-Swedish-Steel-Prize-Timo-Penttimies<em> © SSAB</em> (photo: Ari Nakari)

/INS. New, innovative solutions, high quality and increased competitiveness characterize this year’s four finalists for the Swedish Steel Prize, the winner of which will be announced at a ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden on November 20, 2014.

Ruukki showcases Ramor protection steels at DVD2014 in Millbrook, Bedfordshire

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Jani Kastell, Director, Ramor steels at Ruukki. © Ruukki

/INS. Ruukki, a European steel manufacturer and supplier, is exhibiting its Ramor protection steels at the DVD2014 exhibition in Millbrook, Bedfordshire on 25-26 June 2014. Ramor protection steels are for applications where high ballistic resistance or blast protection is required. Ramor is mostly used for armoured vehicles, doors and systems for transporting valuables. Ramor 450 is Ruukki’s latest protection steel for the manufacture of armoured vehicles and now enables steel for the entire armoured vehicle frame to be sourced from the same manufacturer.