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Severstal Blast Furnace to be Retrofitted with New Charging System

18 May 2017 - SMS group’s Paul Wurth unit has won a contract to refurbish the No. 5 blast furnace at Severstal’s Cherepovets Metallurgical Plant in Russia, the equipment maker has announced. 

Stelco Seeks Court Approval for Sale

08 May 2017 - Canada’s Stelco could emerge from creditor protection and officially come under new ownership next month, reports The Hamilton Spectator newspaper.

Stelco Sale Wins Support of Salaried Employees

20 Apr 2017 - A Canadian steelmaker said it now has handshake agreements with salaried employees and retirees on a proposed acquisition plan.

Plans for Giant Steel Plant Put on Hold

18 Apr 2017 - Vietnam’s prime minister has stopped Hoa Sen Group’s massive $10.6 billion integrated steel plant to allow more time to study its feasibility and environmental impacts, reports Vietnam’s VnExpress newspaper.

Rebuilt Converter Resumes Production at POSCO Mill

11 Apr 2017 - POSCO has restarted a LD (BOF) converter at its Gwangyang plant following a project to modernize the approximately 30-year-old unit.

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