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Salzgitter Plate Mill Marks the Start of Work on New Processing Line

19 Sep 2018 - Salzgitter AG subsidiary Ilsenburger Grobblech GmbH has broken ground on a EUR150 million heat treat line, marking the start of a project that Salzgitter says is the single largest investment in the heavy plate mill’s history. 

South Korean Steelmaker Slates Bar Mill Improvements

18 Sep 2018 - South Korea’s Daehan Steel Co. Ltd. has contracted SMS group to replace a bar mill quenching line at its Sinpyeong works and make other improvements, the equipment supplier has announced. 

Nucor Announces Plans to Double Capacity of Gallatin Sheet Mill

07 Sep 2018 - Nucor Corp.’s board of directors has greenlighted a US$650 million expansion of its Kentucky sheet mill, the company said on Friday. 

POSCO Plans Multibillion Investment in Steel Plants

04 Sep 2018 - The world’s fifth-largest steelmaker said it is planning to invest the equivalent of US$23.2 billion in its steel plants over the next five years as part of a broader capital spending program. 

Primetals Technologies Bags Order for Wire Rod Mill

04 Sep 2018 - JSW Steel has awarded a contract to Primetals Technologies for a new wire rod mill to be built at the steelmaker’s Vijayanagar works in India.

thyssenkrupp Reveals Plans for 10th Galvanizing Line

04 Sep 2018 -  thyssenkrupp will add a new hot-dipped galvanizing line to its Dortmund plant in Germany, the company has said.

SMS group Scores Contract for Plate Mill Upgrade

24 Aug 2018 - Denmark’s NLMK DanSteel has awarded a contract to SMS group to overhaul its heavy plate mill, the equipment manufacturer has announced. 

Tata Steel Works Starts Up New Cooling System

24 Aug 2018 - Tata Steel Europe’s Port Talbot facility in Wales expects to gain 150,000 metric tons of annual capacity from new equipment installed on the hot strip mill, according to an announcement from Primetals Technologies. 

ArcelorMittal Decides to Proceed With US$330M Plant Expansion

22 Aug 2018 - ArcelorMittal Brazil is dusting off plans for a long-shelved expansion of its sheet processing facility in state of Santa Catarina, saying that there is finally enough demand to support the automotive-oriented project.  

Project Aims to Improve Energy Recovery at Cogen Plant

08 Aug 2018 - A Polish cogeneration plant is installing a pair of energy recovery turbines in between blast furnace flues and the cogen plant itself, essentially putting the exhaust gases to work twice. 

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