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Oerlikon Leybold to Deliver Record-Sized Vacuum System for Siemens VAI for AHMSA Degassing Plant

31 Oct 2014 - Siemens Metals Technologies has ordered another mechanical vacuum system from Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum which will be used by end customer AHMSA in Mexico.

SMS Siemag to Revamp SSAB Converter Shop

28 Oct 2014 - SSAB Luleå, Sweden, has awarded SMS Siemag the contract for the revamp of the converter shop and related environmental technology.

NLMK and Siemens Implement Large-Scale Environmental Project at Novolipetsk

08 Oct 2014 - NLMK Group has concluded a contract with Siemens VAI for undertaking the main works as part of a large-scale project of upgrading both gas exhaust equipment and emission collection and cleaning systems at the Novolipetsk BOF operations in Russia.

Metinvest Modernizing BOF at Ilyich Iron & Steel Works

06 Oct 2014 - In September, a large-scale general repair of basic oxygen furnace No. 1 commenced at Metinvest Group’s PJSC Ilyich Iron & Steel Works in Ukraine.

BOF Hot Trials Commence at SAIL’s Burnpur Plant

23 Sep 2014 - On a visit to ISP Burnpur, SAIL chairman C.S. Verma witnessed the start-up of the first basic oxygen furnace (BOF) on 14 September 2014.

Second Converter Successfully Revamped by SMS Siemag at ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe

10 Sep 2014 - The 400-ton converter at ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG in the Duisburg-Bruckhausen works in Germany went into production immediately after the successful revamp by SMS Siemag in July 2014.


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