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HBIS to Build H2-Based DRI Plant

25 Nov 2020 - China’s HBIS Group has contracted Tenova to build a hydrogen-based direct reduction plant, the company has said. 

 LKAB Plans Generational Shift to H2 DRI Production

24 Nov 2020 - Swedish iron ore miner LKAB has unveiled a transformational plan to replace pellet production with hydrogen-reduced sponge iron, reflecting the European steel industry’s transition to a carbon-neutral future. 

Big River Completes Arkansas Expansion

18 Nov 2020 - Big River Steel has successfully started up its new melt and cast equipment, marking the end to a project that doubles the steelmaker’s production capacity, the company announced on Wednesday. 

voestalpine Upgrading Annealing Line Automation 

17 Nov 2020 - voestalpine has contracted Primetals Technologies to modernize a continuous annealing line’s basic automation system, the company has announced. 

Danieli Wins Order for Turkish Wire Rod Mill, Caster Automation 

17 Nov 2020 - Danieli has landed an order for a wire rod mill and for a slab caster electrical and automation system from Turkish steel producer Habaş Sınai ve Tibbi Gazlar İstihsal Endüstrisi. 

Stelco Nears Completion of Pig Iron Caster

12 Nov 2020 - Stelco Inc. expects to commission its new pig iron caster by the end of this year, company executives said Thursday. 

AIC Completes Tying Machine Install

12 Nov 2020 - Automazioni Industriali Capitanio (AIC) has installed two new bar tying machines at Alfa Acciai Group’s Acciaierie di Sicilia facility, the company reports. 

Nucor Plate Mill Equipment Soon to Set Sail

10 Nov 2020 - Danieli expects to begin shipping the first pieces of equipment to Nucor Corp.’s planned US$1.7 billion plate mill by the end of the month, the equipment supplier has said. 

Chinese Strip Mill Enters Service

10 Nov 2020 - China’s HBIS Laoting Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. has successfully started up a new SMS group-built strip mill, according to the equipment supplier.

Chinese Long Mill Starts New KOCKS Wire Rod Line 

05 Nov 2020 - China’s Guangdong Shaoguan Iron & Steel Co. has commissioned a new KOCKS-built combined wire rod and coiled billet line, KOCKS has announced. 

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