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TimkenSteel Cleaning Up After Ladle Spill

17 Nov 2017 - No injuries were reported after molten steel spilled from a ladle and burned through three floors at TimkenSteel Corp.’s Harrison Plant in Canton, Ohio, USA, according to reports. 

Steelmaker, OEM Form Chinese Joint Venture

02 Nov 2017 - Primetals Technologies has launched a joint venture with China’s HBIS Tangshan Iron and Steel Group that will provide support for the steelmaker’s slab casters in the Hebei province. 

ArcelorMittal Awards Contract for Caster Rebuild

27 Oct 2017 - SMS group has won a contract to rebuild the No. 2 slab caster at ArcelorMittal Asturias’ plant in Avilés, Spain, the equipment supplier has announced. 

Primetals Wins Order for New Caster

26 Oct 2017 - India’s Star Wire Ltd. has contracted with Primetals Technologies for a new billet and bloom caster at its mill in Ballabgarh, Haryana state. 

Danieli Contracted for Slab Caster Upgrade

24 Oct 2017 - Danieli has been awarded a contract to overhaul the No 2. slab caster at ArcelorMittal Tubarão, the steelmaker’s flat-rolled plant in Serra, Brazil. 

Czech Mill Plans Caster Mold Improvements

16 Oct 2017 - ArcelorMittal’s unit in the Czech Republic, ArcelorMittal Ostrava, is upgrading a round bloom caster with a mold that uses fiber optics to read temperatures instead of thermocouples.

Primetals Completes Overhaul of Rebar Mill

11 Oct 2017 - Russian long products manufacturer Abinsk Electric Steel has completed an overhaul of its meltshop and billet caster, according to the equipment supplier on the project. 

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