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Nucor Bar Mill to Upgrade Process Capability

20 May 2019 - Nucor Corp. on Monday revealed plans to equip its Darlington, S.C., bar and rod mill with a vacuum degassing system, allowing it to meet even higher quality specifications.

ArcelorMittal Allocates US$162 Million for Burns Harbor Improvements

15 May 2019 - ArcelorMittal will invest US$162 million in its integrated Burns Harbor facility in Indiana, reports The Times newspaper of northwest Indiana. 

Fives Wins Contract for Polish Reheat Furnace Rebuild

14 May 2019 - Polish steel producer Cognor S.A. has contracted Fives to overhaul a reheat furnace at its steel plant in Krakow, according to an announcement from the supplier. 

Primetals Technologies Undertakes Caster Overhaul

14 May 2019 - China’s Angang Iron & Steel Group Co. has contracted Primetals Technologies to rebuild the No. 1 slab caster at its Anshan plant in the Liaoning province. 

Vale to Increase Dry Processing Capabilities 

14 May 2019 - Brazilian iron ore miner Vale said it will invest the equivalent of US$2.5 billion over the next five years to expand its use of “dry” ore processing. 

SMS group Moves Toward Completion of SDI Columbus Upgrades 

13 May 2019 - SMS group said it expects to begin commissioning several upgrades it is making to a Steel Dynamics Inc. (SDI) sheet mill this summer. 

INTECO Bags Order for RH Degasser 

13 May 2019 - Turkish long and flat steel producer Isdemir has awarded a contract to INTECO for a twin RH degasser, the equipment supplier has said. 

Danieli Cold Mill Reaches Performance Milestone

10 May 2019 - Turkish steel processor Yildiz Demir Çelik has achieved an annual production rate of more than 1.5 million tons on its new cold mill complex, an amount that exceeds the contracted equipment output, Danieli tells AIST Steel News. 

SMS group Wins Order for US$150 Million Structural Tube Mill  

10 May 2019 - Pipe and tube maker Zekelman Industries has contracted SMS group as the primary equipment supplier for its new US$150 million electric-weld tube mill. 

Plate Mill Contract Adds to Danieli's U.S. Projects 

08 May 2019 - Danieli has been awarded a contract to install a new primary descaler and hot plate leveler and to replace the No. 1 plate shearing line at JSW Steel’s Baytown, Texas, plate mill.  

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