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2019 Could Be a Milestone Year for Indian Steel Consumption

11 Apr 2019 - India’s domestic steel demand is expected grow more than 7% this year and is likely to cross the 100 million metric ton threshold, according to The (India) Economic Times. 

Portuguese Rolling Mill Slates Major Upgrade for 2020

11 Apr 2019 - Long products producer Megasa Group has announced a major modernization project at its SN Seixal rolling mill in Portugal, according to the supplier on the project.

SSAB Eyes Lifting Machine Market for New High-Strength Grade

11 Apr 2019 - SSAB has introduced a new grade of hot-rolled strip grade designed for applications that require welded joints, particularly lifting equipment.

Fortescue CEO Sees Chinese Steel Production Rising This Year

11 Apr 2019 - China’s crude steel production potentially could grow to more than 950 million metric tons this year, according to the chief executive of iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group.

Sims Metal Unveils North American Growth Plans

11 Apr 2019 - Metals recycler Sims Metal Management said it plans to grow its North American ferrous recycling business by around 40% over the six years.

Paul Wurth to Participate in Blast Furnace Overhaul

11 Apr 2019 - Russia’s PAO MMK has contracted blast furnace specialist Paul Wurth for a rebuild of an 87-year-old blast furnace at its Magnitogorsk works.

Universal Stainless Celebrates US$10 Million Upgrade

09 Apr 2019 - Universal Stainless and Alloy Products Inc. has officially unveiled US$10 million worth of improvements to its Dunkirk, N.Y., facility.

Japan's Steelmakers Raise Mandatory Retirement Age

09 Apr 2019 - Japan’s aging population has created ever-present labor shortages for employers, but four Japanese steelmakers have found one workaround: keep the employees they have longer.

Nucor Progresses on Danieli Micro-Mills

09 Apr 2019 - Danieli said it has begun manufacturing equipment for Nucor Corp.’s planned micro-mill in Florida as work progresses on the company’s other such facility in Missouri.  

Turkish Plant Upgrades Environmental Controls

09 Apr 2019 - Turkey’s Karabük Demir Celik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. has equipped the sinter plants at its iron and steel works with new offgas cleaning systems, reports the equipment supplier, Primetals Technologies.

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