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voestalpine Delays Opening of Special Steel Plant

05 Jun 2020 - Delayed deliveries are forcing voestalpine to push back the expected completion date of its advanced special steel plant in Kapfenberg, Austria.

ABB to Upgrade Drive System at Swedish Mill

05 Jun 2020 - ABB has won a US$2.5 million order for a new drive system to be installed at a Swedish blooming mill, the electrification, motion and industrial automation specialist has announced.

MMK Upgrades Soviet-Era Hot Strip Mill 

04 Jun 2020 - Russia’s Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works has commissioned an overhauled hot strip mill at its facility, reports project contractor SMS group. 

Danieli Technology Selected for Plate Mill Upgrade

04 Jun 2020 - Danieli has won a contract to upgrade a 4-high plate mill in Italy, the company has announced. 

World Steel Association Looks for Steel Demand Rebound in 2021

04 Jun 2020 - Global steel demand is expected to contract 6.4% this year but might begin to rebound next year, according to a World Steel Association forecast. 

Another Steel Producer Eyeing Hydrogen-Based Steel Production

03 Jun 2020 - Spanish long products maker CELSA Group will work with renewable energy supplier Statkraft to build a hydrogen electrolysis plant. 

AIST Board Member Named BEUMER Corp. CEO

03 Jun 2020 - German material handling specialist BEUMER Group has brought aboard steel industry veteran Joseph "Joe" Dzierzawski to lead its North American subsidiary. 

ArcelorMittal Still is the World's Biggest Steelmaker. For Now.

03 Jun 2020 - ArcelorMittal remained the world’s biggest steel producer in 2019, but China Baowu Group closed in on the top ranking during the year, according to a new report from the World Steel Association. 

Gerdau Announces Plans for 80-MW Solar Farm

02 Jun 2020 - Gerdau Long Steel North America will develop a 700-acre solar farm that will power its Midlothian, Texas, USA, bar mill, the company announced Tuesday.  

Olympic Steel Expands Footprint in Southeastern U.S. 

02 Jun 2020 - Service center operator Olympic Steel Inc. has opened a new flat-rolled processing plant in northern Georgia. 

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