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Report: thyssenkrupp to Expand Coating Capacity at German Sheet Processing Facility

14 Aug 2018 - thyssenkrupp plans to invest several hundred million euros in a vertical hot-dipped galvanizing line at its Dortmund processing plant in Germany, reports 

Turkish Long Products Producer Commissions Meltshop Upgrade

13 Aug 2018 - Turkey’s Ekinciler Iron and Steel Industries Inc. has commissioned a pneumatic lime injection system at its plant in İskenderun.

Brazilian Plant Comes Back On-Line Following Explosion

13 Aug 2018 - Nearly three dozen people were injured Friday in an explosion at a Usinas Siderúrgicas de Minas Gerais S.A. (Usiminas) plant in Brazil. 

Project Aims to Improve Energy Recovery at Cogen Plant

08 Aug 2018 - A Polish cogeneration plant is installing a pair of energy recovery turbines in between blast furnace flues and the cogen plant itself, essentially putting the exhaust gases to work twice. 

This Mill Once Faced Permanent Closure. Now It’s Growing. 

08 Aug 2018 - A Scottish plate mill that was rescued from closure by Sanjeev Gupta's Liberty Steel is now on track to produce more than 120,000 metric tons this year, and even more in the following year, reports The Scotsman newspaper. 

Heat Wave Forces Some Chinese Producers to Chill on Steel Production

06 Aug 2018 - A power shortage brought on by a heat wave has prompted production curtailments at some mills in China’s leading steelmaking province, according the Reuters news service. 

China Might Again Order Steel Production Cuts

03 Aug 2018 - China is drafting its emissions-reductions measures for the coming winter heating season and may require steel mills in six major steel cities to curtail production by 50%, according to the Reuters news service. 

Mittal: Steel Tariffs Have Been a ‘Net Positive’ for Company

02 Aug 2018 - Rising steel prices and healthy demand propelled ArcelorMittal’s second-quarter profits to US$1.9 billion, its best quarterly finish since 2011. And chief executive Lakshmi Mittal is thanking one person: U.S. President Donald Trump. 

Third-Gen Automotive Steels Have Arrived

02 Aug 2018 - Third-generation steels that are at once strong and formable are now being sold into the automotive market and can readily substitute components made from earlier advanced steels with lower tensile strengths, reports Repairer Driven News.  

Primetals Technologies, Danieli Tapped for Caster Improvements

02 Aug 2018 - Two Italian steelmakers are upgrading continuous casters in a bid to increase capacity and improve product quality, according to separate announcements from the equipment suppliers on the projects. 

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