Eurocoke Summit 2017

25-27 April 2017 | Dusseldorf, Germany

The most important international companies in the Met Coke  industry with key decision maker: analysts, transporters, material providers, commodity investors, brokers and traders, experts in the coke, coal and steel industries to network and get up-to-speed on the latest technologies, processes and global market forecasts.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dr Frederic Honnart, CTO at ArcelorMittal
  • Peter Liszio, Managing Director of Schwelgern Coke Plant, ThyssenKrupp
  • Hyun Ju Jeong, Manager at Pohang Works, POSCO
  • Researchers from other key European research institutions including DMT, CPM and CSIC-INCAR

to discuss about:

  • Navigating challenges to recovery
  • Global outlook for the industry
  • Successfully operating plants in today’s challenging circumstances
  • Battery repair and maintenance
  • Methods to reduce emissions from cokemaking
  • Exploring the latest R&D projects in Europe 




9 th Cokemaking course – MCMaster University – May 2017

May 14 – 19, 2017

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada



Peter Schiestel (Chair)
Area Manager – Coke Plant
U. S. Steel Canada Inc.,

Cory Evans
Superintendent – Cokemaking
Essar Steel Algoma Inc.

Jodi Kesik
Specialist Coke Process
Cokemaking Technology
ArcelorMittal Dofasco

Ted Todoschuk
Principal Researcher
ArcelorMittal Dofasco

Ken Coley (Secretary)
McMaster University

This  course is designed to present knowledge of the coke plant to operators, researchers and suppliers to the cokemaking industry.


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Draft Program:

SSI to close Redcar steel plant

The Redcar steel plant in Teesside will be closed after all, officials have confirmed, meaning 1,700 workers will lose their jobs.