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Danieli Contracted for New SBQ Mill Automation Package

23 Jan 2020 - Danieli India Ltd. has been chosen to supply the drives and process automation for a new 320,000-metric-ton special bar quality (SBQ) rolling mill, Danieli has announced.  

Shougang Jingtang Runs First Coils on New Galvanizing Line

23 Jan 2020 - China’s Shougang Jingtang has started up a new 360,000-ton hot-dip galvanizing line that is designed to coat high-strength automotive steels, according to equipment manufacturer SMS group. 

Record Mill Shipments, Strong Sales Contributed to Profitable Year at SDI

23 Jan 2020 - Despite falling steel prices that marked much of 2019, Steel Dynamics Inc. (SDI) recorded one of its best years ever, posting record shipments and near-record net sales, the company reported Thursday. 

CMC Poland Signs Renewable Power Agreement

22 Jan 2020 - Commercial Metals Co.’s Poland mill has signed a long-term power purchase agreement with Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy. 

Tenova Bags Order for Process Furnace 

22 Jan 2020 - Tenova LOI Thermprocess has won an order for a continuous annealing furnace from ChelPipe Group’s Pervouralsk Pipe Plant in Russia. 

Primetals Technologies Receives Order for Blast Furnace Staves 

21 Jan 2020 - Primetals Technologies will supply a number of cast iron staves that will be used in the rebuild of a Taiwanese blast furnace. 

Startup Lands Contract to Create Steel Tracking Blockchain

21 Jan 2020 - A Toronto, Ont., Canada-based startup has been awarded a Canadian government contract to develop a prototype blockchain for tracking steel through the supply chain. 

ArcelorMittal USA Forms Digitalization Steering Committee

20 Jan 2020 - Looking for competitive advantages, ArcelorMittal USA has begun to embrace industry digitalization and has created a steering committee to guide its efforts at its U.S. plants. 

Steel Recycler Expands Through Acquisition

20 Jan 2020 - Rivers Metals Recycling has closed on its acquisition of Kentucky-based scrapper Industrial Services of America Inc., Rivers Metals has said.  

ABB Launches Longs-Specific Mill Optimization Service 

20 Jan 2020 - Automation technology specialist ABB has created a new digital service designed to help long products rolling mills reach new levels of performance in terms of yield, quality and productivity. 

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