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The Systems Group Commissions New EAF Roof, Elbow at Optimus Steel

07 Dec 2021 - In a press release, The Systems Group announced the commissioning last month of a new gravity-drained Spray-Cooled™ electric arc furnace (EAF) roof and elbow as part of a mill modernization at Optimus Steel in Beaumont, Texas, USA.

BlueScope Teams Up With Shell on Renewable Hydrogen Projects

07 Dec 2021 - The Australian steelmaker today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Shell Energy Operations Pty Ltd. to develop renewable hydrogen projects at its Port Kembla Steelworks in New South Wales.

TenarisDalmine Lowers Emissions Through Expansion of Large-Diameter Line

07 Dec 2021 - In a statement, the company announced its facility in Dalmine, Italy, has completed an investment of more than EUR 20 million to expand the range of its medium-size rolling mill, and has reduced its carbon footprint in the process.

Nucor Announces US$350 Million Rebar Micro-Mill

06 Dec 2021 - The steelmaker announced today in an official press release that it will build a 430,000-ton rebar micro-mill in the South Atlantic region of the U.S.

LIBERTY Steel Georgetown to Restart Production Next Month

06 Dec 2021 - GFG Alliance has announced the planned restart date of its LIBERTY Steel USA rod mill in Georgetown, S.C., USA.

Severstal to Sell Coking Coal Assets

06 Dec 2021 - The Russian steelmaker has announced that it has signed a binding agreement with OOO Russkaya Energiya to sell its coking coal assets, AO Vorkutaugol, for 15 billion roubles, according to an official press release.

Vale Tests Biochar in Pellet Production

06 Dec 2021 - Brazilian mining company Vale has tested charcoal, or biochar, as a replacement to mineral coal in its iron ore pellets on an industrial scale, reports the Pledge Times.

SSAB to Provide Steel for New U.S. Navy Ships

03 Dec 2021 - Alabama-based shipbuilder Austal USA has contracted SSAB Americas to provide steel for new U.S. Navy ships, according to naval defense news site Naval Technology.

Algoma to Utilize Danieli Digimelter in Transition From BF to EAF Steelmaking

03 Dec 2021 - The Canadian steel producer selected Danieli as its sole technology supplier in the company’s transition from integrated to electric steelmaking, according to a press release from Danieli.

Primetals Technologies Receives Final Acceptance for EAF Quantum, LF for Wuzhou Yongda

03 Dec 2021 - According to the equipment supplier, Chinese producer Wuzhou Yongda Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. (Wuzhou Yongda) issued the final acceptance certificate (FAC) for Primetals Technologies’ EAF Quantum electric arc furnace and twin ladle furnace at a greenfield project for the production of carbon steels.

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