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Gerdau Plans Modifications to Caster at Georgia Mill

23 Mar 2017 - Primetals Technologies has won a contract to modify the continuous caster at Gerdau’s Cartersville, Ga., USA, long products mill. 

New Joint Venture Mill Gives Final Acceptance to Coke Plant

23 Mar 2017 - Nine months after the ovens were lit, a coke plant serving a new, greenfield mill in Brazil has passed its final acceptance tests, reports SMS group subsidiary Paul Wurth. 

China's Hebei Steel Planning US$6B Mill Replacement

21 Mar 2017 - China’s largest steelmaking province has given the go-ahead to a US$6.2 billion project through which Hebei Steel Group will replace obsolete mills with new facilities – and cut capacity in the process, according to the Reuters news service. 

Rebuilt Caster at Spanish Mill Gets Up to Speed

21 Mar 2017 - ArcelorMittal Asturias has put a rebuilt slab caster at its Aviles plant in Spain back into service and is ramping up production, according to the equipment supplier on the project. 

POSCO Looks to Return Land for Indian Mill

20 Mar 2017 - South Korea’s POSCO is offering to surrender the acreage on which it had planned to build a US$12 billion integrated mill in India, a move that seems to put the final nail in the coffin on the long delayed project, according to reports.

Big River's Newest Employee Is a Supercomputer

20 Mar 2017 - Big River Steel has contracted with a Silicon Valley start-up that will incorporate its supercomputer-powered machine learning technology into the steelmaker’s day-to-day operations, the companies announced on Monday.

US$260 Million Investment to Boost Ternium Coating Capacity in Mexico

17 Mar 2017 - Ternium plans to invest US$260 million in a new hot-dip galvanizing line and a pre-painting line at its Pesquería plant in Mexico, the company has announced. 

ArcelorMittal Subsidiary Plans Upgrades to French Plate Mill

17 Mar 2017 - Danieli has won a contract to upgrade the plate mill at Industeel France’s Le Creusot plant.  

MMK Eyes Improvements to Slab Caster, Plate Mill

16 Mar 2017 - SMS group has won a contract to upgrade a continuous slab caster and the heavy plate mill at Russia’s Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works. 

ArcelorMittal Upgrades Long Products Mill in Southeastern Europe

13 Mar 2017 - ArcelorMittal Zenica, the steelmaker’s long products facility in Bosnia and Herzegovina, has inaugurated two projects designed to reduce its environmental footprint and a third that will allow it to begin producing coiled rebar.

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