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Slovenian Steelmaker Receives New Ladle Car

17 Apr 2018 - SIJ Ravne Systems, part of Slovenia’s SIJ Group, has built and installed a new ladle transfer car for sister company SIJ Acroni, turning around the project in four months, the company said. 

New Heat Treat Line Earns Final Acceptance

16 Apr 2018 - Romanian pipe producer TMK-ARTROM has issued the final acceptance certificate on a new heat treat line at its plant in Slatina. 

Pipemaking Resumes at Former National Tube Site

13 Apr 2018 - Large-diameter pipe producer Dura-Bond Industries has received its API certification to produce small-diameter, high-frequency welded pipe at a newly acquired facility outside of Pittsburgh, Pa., USA.  

New 2.5M-Ton Russian Blast Furnace Enters Production

10 Apr 2018 - Russian steelmaker EVRAZ has blown in a new blast furnace at its Nizhny Tagil facility, reports the equipment supplier on the project. 

JSPL Sees Big Gains in Crude Steel Output

09 Apr 2018 - With its new integrated plant fully operational, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. (JSPL) is setting internal production records, reports the Press Trust of India. 

Cleveland-Cliffs Marks Start of Construction on HBI Plant

06 Apr 2018 - Iron ore miner Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. broke ground Thursday on its US$700 million hot-briquetted iron plant in Ohio, celebrating the start of work on a project that could displace up to 1.6 million tons’ worth of imported iron units.

Hyundai Steel Signs Off on New Long Steel Rolling Mills

06 Apr 2018 - South Korea’s Hyundai Steel has issued final acceptance certificates on two bar mills installed at its Dangjin plant.   

Kobe Steel Plans New Annealing Line

04 Apr 2018 - Japan’s Kobe Steel Ltd. said it will expand its capacity to make ultrahigh-strength steel through the equivalent of a US$470.5 million investment at its Kakogawa Works, the steelmaker announced Wednesday. 

Workers Begin Reviving Idled Wire Rod Mill

03 Apr 2018 - The first group of United Steelworkers reported back to work today at the Liberty Steel Georgetown wire rod mill in South Carolina, becoming the first to clock in there since the facility closed in 2015. 

Primetals Technologies Finishes Upgrades to Georgia Caster

29 Mar 2018 - Gerdau’s sections mill in Cartersville, Ga., USA, has completed modifications to its 4-strand caster and has put the machine back into service, according to the equipment supplier on the project. 

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