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Taiwanese Producer Gives Final OK on Upgraded Caster

22 Jan 2021 - China Steel Corp. subsidiary Dragon Steel Corp. has issued the final acceptance certificate on a modernized 6-strand billet caster, according to project contractor SMS group.  

JSW Fires Up New Reheat Furnace

22 Jan 2021 - JSW Steel’s Toranagallu plant in India has successfully started up a new walking beam reheat furnace, reports project contractor Danieli Centro Combustion India. 

Coil Processor Receives New Red Bud Cut-to-Length Line 

22 Jan 2021 - Toledo, Ohio, USA, toll processor Coil Steel Processing has installed a new 72-inch, heavy-gauge cut-to-length line and a stretcher leveler built by Red Bud Industries. 

voestalpine Returns Idled Blast Furnace to Service

21 Jan 2021 - voestalpine has restarted the second blast furnace at its Donawitz site in Austria to meet rising long products demand, the steelmaker has said.

Primetals Technologies Contracted for Rolling Mill Upgrade

21 Jan 2021 - Italy’s Acciaierie Venete S.p.A. has chosen Primetals Technologies to modernize the finishing train at its long products rolling mill in Mura. 

Nucor Mill Adding Spooled Rebar to Product Lineup

19 Jan 2021 - Nucor Corp. is adding rebar spooling capabilities to its Plymouth, Utah, USA, bar mill, according to the company that will supply the equipment. 

Tenaris Coating Booth Improvements Lead to Major Reduction in VOC Emissions

19 Jan 2021 - Tenaris’ seamless tube mill in Bay City, Texas, says it has eliminated 98% of the volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from the facility’s coating booth. 

U. S. Steel Starts Chemical Energy Package on EAF

19 Jan 2021 - Electric arc furnace accessories maker MORE srl said the chemical energy system on United States Steel Corporation’s new electric arc furnace has been started up.  

Report: thyssenkrupp Weighs Potential Spinoff for Steel Unit

18 Jan 2021 - thyssenkrupp is said to be considering a spinoff of its steel division, the latest of potential paths for the German technology group’s flat-rolled business. 

ANDRITZ Announces Changes to Metal Processing Business

18 Jan 2021 - ANDRITZ is reorganizing its ferrous and non-ferrous sheet processing business into three geographic units as part of its ANDRITZ METALS – STRONGER TOGETHER initiative. 

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