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Gerdau Orders New MES for Ouro Branco Mill  

01 Jul 2020 - PSI Metals and Primetals Technologies have been contracted to install a new manufacturing execution system (MES) for Gerdau’s Ouro Branco facility in Brazil. 

Texas Long Products Mill Plans EAF Upgrade

01 Jul 2020 - The Systems Group has been awarded a contract to upgrade a Texas electric arc furnace (EAF). 

Fives Receives Cold Mill Order

26 Jun 2020 - POSCO has awarded a contract to Fives to build a cold rolling mill that will process the steelmaker’s advanced, ultrahigh-strength GIGA brand steel. 

Forgings Maker Switches on New High-Speed Press

24 Jun 2020 - Gustav Grimm Edelstahlwerk GmbH & CO. KG, a German high-alloy forgings specialist, has put a new high-speed press from SMS group into service. 

Stainless Producer Contracts ABB for Control Systems Upgrade

24 Jun 2020 - Stainless steel producer Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel has placed an order with ABB for a new mechanical and electrical control system to govern a cold rolling mill in China’s Shanxi Province. 

Stelco, DTE to Build Cogen Plant

19 Jun 2020 - Stelco Inc. is partnering with DTE Energy Services Inc. on construction of a 65-MW cogeneration plant at the steelmaker’s Lake Erie Works in Ontario, Canada, Stelco has announced. 

IAC Secures Ancillary Equipment Order From New SDI Mill 

18 Jun 2020 - Kansas-based Industrial Accessories Co. (IAC) recently was awarded contracts to install certain ancillary components of Steel Dynamics Inc.’s new flat-rolled mill in Texas. 

Refractories Manufacturer to Open Kentucky Plant

17 Jun 2020 - The North American subsidiary of Chinese refractories maker PRCO is setting up its first U.S. plant and could begin production by the end of the year, according to an announcement from Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear.

Flat-Rolled Demand Is Beginning to Improve, U. S. Steel Says

17 Jun 2020 - United States Steel Corporation expects to report a second-quarter loss, but said it believes the quarter will mark the bottom of this year’s COVID-19 downturn.  

Report: JSW Steel Putting Ohio EAF Back Into Service 

16 Jun 2020 - JSW Steel is restarting its Mingo Junction hot rolling mill and electric arc furnace this week following a shutdown that began in mid-April, reports commodities news and pricing service S&P Global Platts. 

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