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SeAH Returns Upgraded Converter to Service

11 Jul 2018 - South Korean stainless producer SěAH CSS has completed upgrades to the 100-ton converter at its Changwon mill, according to the contractor on the project. 

Primetals Technologies Receives Final OK on German Furnace Improvements

10 Jul 2018 - German stainless and nickel alloy producer BGH Edelstahlwerke GmbH has signed the final acceptance certificate on upgrades to an electric arc furnace, according to the equipment supplier on the project. 

Turkish SBQ Mill Plans Caster Upgrade

06 Jul 2018 - Turkey’s Diler Demir Celik has awarded a contract to Danieli for upgrades to a 19-year-old caster at its Dilovasi special bar quality plant near Istanbul. 

Spanish Steelmaker Turns to MORE for Automated EAF Solution

06 Jul 2018 - Italian electric arc furnace equipment maker MORE has received orders for two of its automatic taphole filling and inspection systems. 

Fives Bags Orders for Chinese Cold Mills

06 Jul 2018 - Equipment manufacturer Fives has won separate contracts for cold rolling mills from two Chinese mills, the company has said. 

Big River Decides to Expand Arkansas Mill, Considers Additional Automotive Sheet Investment 

02 Jul 2018 - Big River Steel has decided to double down on its investment in Arkansas and expand its existing facility to 3.3 million tons annually. Meanwhile, it separately is considering whether to build an advanced coating line, the company has announced. 

Steel Dynamics Plans New Galvanizing Line for Mississippi Sheet Mill

28 Jun 2018 - Steel Dynamics Inc. plans to add a third galvanizing line to its Columbus, Miss., USA, sheet plant and make US$90 million to US$100 million in other improvements there.

SMS group Secures Orders for Finishing Blocks

21 Jun 2018 - SMS group has landed two separate orders for its MEERdrive PLUS finishing blocks from Italian wire rod producers Arlenico SpA and Feralpi Siderurgica SpA.

Tata Steel Modernizes Continuous Annealing Line

21 Jun 2018 - The No. 12 continuous annealing line at Tata Steel Packaging in IJmuiden, Netherlands, has been restarted following upgrades to its automation system and electrics, according to the equipment supplier on the project.

NLMK Plans Improvements to Coke Facility

14 Jun 2018 - In a bid to improve coke quality, Russia’s NLMK Group said it will invest EUR57 million in process upgrades at its Altai-Koks facility. 

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