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New Rotary Discharge Machine Put Into Service at Australian Steelworks

24 Feb 2017 - AUMUND Fördertechnik GmbH has built and installed a new rotary discharge machine serving the coke handling system at BlueScope Steel Ltd.’s Port Kembla Works in New South Wales, Australia.

HarbisonWalker International Plans New Refractories Plant

22 Feb 2017 - Refractories manufacturer HarbisonWalker International plans to build a US$30 million monolithic refractories plant in the Ohio River Valley, the company has announced.  

Nucor-Yamato Steel Upgrade Incorporates Voith Driveline Products

22 Feb 2017 - Nucor-Yamato Steel Co. has chosen two Voith driveline products as part of recent upgrades to its No. 2 rolling mill, Voith tells AIST’s Steel News.  

CB&I Issues Pink Slips as SunCoke Energy Contract Expires

21 Feb 2017 - Contractor CB&I is laying off 149 employees at the SunCoke Energy coke plant in Indiana, reports The Times newspaper of northwest Indiana. 

Dover Hydraulics Expands Southeast U.S. Facility

20 Feb 2017 - Ohio-based Dover Hydraulics is expanding its southeastern U.S. service center, a project that will double its square footage in addition to adding new capacity for projects, the company has announced. 

Engineering Firm Creates New Department to Help Fulfill More Extensive Orders

31 Jan 2017 - Pittsburgh, Pa.-based Bloom Engineering has appointed a company veteran to lead its newly created project management department.   

Tata Steel May Add 2 Million Tons of Capacity to New Steel Works

30 Jan 2017 - A Tata Steel executive said the company will seek board approval for plans to expand a planned second phase of construction on its new Kalinganagar Works sometime by the midpoint of the year.

German Wire Rod Mill Wraps Up Modernization Project

26 Jan 2017 - Germany’s Saarstahl AG has signed off on upgrades to its wire rod mill in Burbach, according to the vendor on the project. 

Harsco Extends, Expands Role at Two Overseas Mills

23 Jan 2017 - Mill services contractor Harsco Corp. has signed agreements worth more than US$100 million to provide services to mills in China and Brazil, the company announced on Monday. 

Custom Refractory Linings Maker Expands Operation

16 Jan 2017 - U.S.-based ArmorMax Engineered Products, which sells custom ceramic fiber and refractory products, has opened a new manufacturing and repair facility in eastern Pennsylvania. 

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