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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. 

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. 

Russian Mill Breaks Hot Strip Production Record

05 Sep 2018 - Russia’s PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) said one of its hot rolling mills set a record in July, producing nearly 528,000 metric tons during the month. 

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.  

This Mill Once Faced Permanent Closure. Now It’s Growing. 

08 Aug 2018 - A Scottish plate mill that was rescued from closure by Sanjeev Gupta's Liberty Steel is now on track to produce more than 120,000 metric tons this year, and even more in the following year, reports The Scotsman newspaper. 

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