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thyssenkrupp Investing in New Slab Reheat Furnace

12 Aug 2020 - thyssenkrupp has revealed plans to replace a hot strip mill reheat furnace, its first project under a new initiative to optimize its steel plants.

ArcelorMittal to add Melt Capabilities to Alabama Plant

12 Aug 2020 - ArcelorMittal will install an electric arc furnace at its advanced finishing facility in Alabama and begin producing slab in two years, the company announced Wednesday. 

EVRAZ Greenlights Rail Mill Construction 

10 Aug 2020 - EVRAZ plc’s board of directors has given the go-ahead to the company’s proposed US$480 million long rail mill at its Pueblo, Colo., USA, steel plant. 

JSW Forges Ahead With U.S. Facility Overhaul 

10 Aug 2020 - JSW Steel is stepping up plans to recast its U.S. operations and will spend the next year “structurally fixing” its facilities, reports the Bloomberg news service. 

Berry Metal Wraps Up Lime Injection Install on Arkansas EAF

07 Aug 2020 - Big River Steel has commissioned a new lime injection system on its electric arc furnace (EAF) in Arkansas, according to project contractor Berry Metal Co.  

Fives: Close Collaboration Allowed for Successful SDI Project 

06 Aug 2020 - In spite of the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, Steel Dynamics Inc.’s (SDI) Mississippi sheet mill coated the first coil on its new galvanizing right on schedule, reports project contractor Fives. 

Ohio HBI Plant to Begin Producing by Year’s End 

06 Aug 2020 - After being forced to take a pandemic-related time-out on its hot briquetted iron (HBI) plant, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. has resumed construction and aims to have 400 contractors on-site by mid-month, the company has said. 

Nucor Mill Commissions Bar Spooling Line

06 Aug 2020 - Nucor Corp.’s new Missouri rebar mill has started up the bar spooling line and is making coils weighing up to five tons, according to Danieli, the mill’s builder. 

HYBRIT Reports Early Successes in Fossil-Fuel-Free Pellet Trials

06 Aug 2020 - Swedish iron ore miner LKAB is so far seeing successful results as it trials several heating technologies for iron ore pellet production, a new milestone on the path to create a fossil-fuel-free pellet. 

ArcelorMittal to Restart Idled Furnace, Announces Layoffs

05 Aug 2020 - ArcelorMittal is restarting an idled Indiana blast furnace as it repairs another unit damaged in a fire last month, reports The Times newspaper of northwest Indiana.

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