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Steelmaker Targets Heavier Bar-in-Coil Weights Through Mill Upgrade 

16 Oct 2018 - South Korean long products producer DaehanSteel Co. Ltd. has awarded a contract to SMS group for upgrades to a rolling mill at the company’s Pyeongtaek plant. 

Liberty House Adds Four European Steel Plants to Growing List of Assets

12 Oct 2018 - Sanjeev Gupta’s Liberty House Group has signed an agreement to buy four ArcelorMittal facilities in Europe, an acquisition that will double its rolling capacity to more than 15 million metric tons annually. 

SMS group Receives Final OK on Bar Mill Improvements

05 Oct 2018 - Spain’s Sidenor Aceros Especiales has signed the final acceptance certificate on upgrades to a bar mill at its Basauri plant, reports the equipment supplier on the project.

Tata Expands Capacity With Usha Martin Acquisition

24 Sep 2018 - Indian wire rope manufacturer Usha Martin Ltd. is divesting its special steel plant and other upstream assets to Tata Steel for the equivalent of between US$589.6 million and US$644.5 million, the company has announced. 

South Korean Steelmaker Slates Bar Mill Improvements

18 Sep 2018 - South Korea’s Daehan Steel Co. Ltd. has contracted SMS group to replace a bar mill quenching line at its Sinpyeong works and make other improvements, the equipment supplier has announced. 

Steel Dynamics Takes the Keys to Closed Bar Mill, Eyes November Restart

18 Sep 2018 - Steel Dynamics Inc. has finalized its acquisition of shuttered Kentucky Electric Steel for US$5 million and plans to reopen the facility in November. 

British Steel Announces Layoffs

14 Sep 2018 - U.K.-based long products producer British Steel said on Friday that it will eliminate 400 managerial, professional and administrative positions in an effort to cut costs and provide for long-term growth. 

SMS group Wins Order for Bar Mill

14 Sep 2018 - With an eye to expanding its long products portfolio, Cameroon’s Prometal Aciérie has awarded a contract to SMS group for a 300,000-ton rolling mill, SMS group has announced. 

Primetals Technologies Bags Order for Wire Rod Mill

04 Sep 2018 - JSW Steel has awarded a contract to Primetals Technologies for a new wire rod mill to be built at the steelmaker’s Vijayanagar works in India.

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