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Iraq Targets 2019 Start-Up for New Billet Plant

23 Feb 2018 - Danieli has won an order for an electric arc furnace and billet caster in Kurdistan, the company said Friday.

Liberty House Pulls U.S., U.K. Mills Out of the Mothballs

20 Feb 2018 - The United Kingdom’s Liberty House Group has restarted an idled electric arc furnace in England and said it plans to put a closed U.S. wire rod mill back into service within the next four months.

Grupo Simec Starts Up Mexican SBQ Mill

20 Feb 2018 - Grupo Simec’s new bar and rod mill in Apizaco, Mexico, has rolled its first billet, the equipment supplier on the project has announced. 

Steel Processor to Set Up Shop at Big River Steel

15 Feb 2018 - An Illinois-based private equity firm has plans to build a sheet processing plant at Big River Steel, the firm announced on Thursday. 

Japanese Steelmaker Eyes Hefty Capital Investments

14 Feb 2018 - The corporate parent of Japan’s JFE Steel Corp. plans to invest the equivalent of US$6 billion in upgrades to its mills over the next three years, JFE president Eiji Hayashida tells the Reuters news service. 

SAIL Lights New Blast Furnace, and Another Comes Down for Repair

14 Feb 2018 - The Steel Authority of India Ltd. has blown in a new blast furnace at its Bhilai Steel Plant, reports The (India) Economic Times. 

Tata Steel Might Be Considering Blast Furnace Reline at Welsh Plant

13 Feb 2018 - Tata Steel reportedly is considering a GBP75 million reline of a blast furnace at its Port Talbot Works in Wales, reports The (London) Telegraph. 

ArcelorMittal Awards Strip Mill Contract to Primetals Technologies

09 Feb 2018 - Primetals Technologies has won an order for a hot strip mill and a hot skinpass mill from ArcelorMittal Mexico, the equipment supplier has announced. 

Florida County Approves Tax Abatement for US$227 Million Nucor Project

08 Feb 2018 - Nucor Corp. has been awarded a local property tax exemption for a US$227 million project, according to The (Lakeland, Fla.) Ledger.

Severstal to Light a New Blast Furnace in 2022

07 Feb 2018 - Russia’s PAO Severstal said it plans to build a RUB28 billion (approximately US$486.6 million) blast furnace at its Cherepovets steel works.

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