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Chinese Mills Begin Beefing Up Scrap Infrastructure

18 May 2018 - As China’s electric arc furnace capacity rises, Chinese steel mills are subsequently investing in scrap processing equipment, reports the Reuters news service.

Service Center to Set Up Shop at Nucor Steel-Arkansas

17 May 2018 - California-based service center Calstrip Industries Inc. is planning to build a 300,000-square-foot processing plant at Nucor Steel-Arkansas, an investment that will help support the new specialty cold rolling mill being installed there. 

Nucor Sheet Mill to Receive US$240M Galvanizing Line

14 May 2018 - Nucor Corp. will build a US$240 million galvanizing line at its Arkansas sheet mill, where it already is installing a specialty cold rolling mill, and is weighing similar investments elsewhere, the company has announced.  

SAIL Completes Work on New Blast Furnace

14 May 2018 - Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) last week blew in a new and larger blast furnace at its Rourkela steel plant. 

Gerdau Rounds Out Michigan Mill Overhaul with US$70.3M Investment

09 May 2018 - Gerdau Specialty Steel North America said on Thursday that it will invest US$70.3 million in its Monroe, Mich., USA, meltshop.

Report: Investors Hope to Bring Mill to Southern Florida

06 May 2018 - A group of local investors are trying to establish an electric arc furnace-based mill in southeastern Florida, the Miami Herald reports.

Ontario Contributes CA$22.7M to Dofasco Hot Mill Upgrades

06 May 2018 - ArcelorMittal Dofasco is planning to spend CA$151 million on upgrades to its Ontario hot mill in an effort to further its valued-added capabilities.

Looking to the Future, Tenaris to Consider Texas Expansion

03 May 2018 - Tenaris is ramping up its new seamless tube mill in Texas, but might eventually look to expand to the operation, reports the Houston Chronicle’s FuelFix blog. 

Stainless Producer Signs Off on New Converter Equipment

02 May 2018 - SMS group has received the final acceptance certificate on a new torque retainer system at Acerinox Group’s Columbus Stainless Ltd. in Middelburg, South Africa.

Kocks Bags Two Rolling Mill Equipment Orders

30 Apr 2018 - German bar and rod mill specialist Friedrich Kocks GmbH & Co KG has won separate orders for reducing and sizing blocks from two Chinese steel manufacturers, the company has announced. 

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