06 Oct 2014 -
ArcelorMittal Ostrava has invested 200 million crowns (US$9.2 million) into the modernization of the medium section rolling mill and has launched production of a unique product branded AMTB (ArcelorMittal threaded bars), designed for the construction sector.
25 Sep 2014 -
U.S. producer Keystone Steel and Wire Co. placed an order with Siemens Metals Technologies to upgrade the cooling conveyors of a two-strand wire rod mill in its Bartonville, Ill., production facility.
03 Sep 2014 -
Shinsho Corp. and Kobe Steel Ltd. have agreed with Metal One Corp., Osaka Seiko Ltd., Mexico’s Grupo Simec, and O&k American Corp. in the U.S. to establish a joint venture in Mexico to produce steel wire of cold heading (CH) quality.
28 Aug 2014 -
A US$60 million project to replace the continuous caster at Gerdau’s steel mill in St. Paul, Minn., is nearing completion.
25 Aug 2014 -
Emerson Power Transmission Solutions is launching a new torque-amplification analysis program for precisely measuring the true torque loads and vibration frequencies experienced by rolling mill drives, as part of a program to help mills process tougher alloys, increase output with thicker slabs or higher speeds, protect against cold-end slabs, or mitigate torsional vibration.