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BlueScope Reports Cyber Incident 

15 May 2020 - Australian steelmaker BlueScope Ltd. has suffered a cyber attack that has affected operations in its home country, the company reported. 

 Nucor Mill Commissions Water Treatment Plant

12 May 2020 - Commissioning of the Danieli-built water treatment plant at Nucor’s new Missouri rebar mill has been completed, Danieli has announced. 

Turkish Mill Signs PSIMetals for MES Upgrade 

06 May 2020 - Turkish flat and long steel producer Metalurji A.Ş. has contracted PSIMetals to upgrade its manufacturing execution system (MES), the metals production management software developer announced.

Italian Steelmaker Installs Automated Tagging System

04 May 2020 - Italy’s Automazioni Industriali Capitanio (AIC) has wrapped up installation of a new bundle tagging system for rebar maker Ferriera Valsabbia. 

Gerdau Certifies Danieli-Led Furnace Upgrade

30 Apr 2020 - Gerdau has signed off on an upgrade to a furnace at its Divinopolis plant in Brazil, reports Danieli, the project contractor. 

FOERSTER Instruments Expands Portfolio 

24 Apr 2020 - Non-destructive testing equipment maker FOERSTER Instruments Inc. is adding to its inspection offerings through a new representation agreement, the company has announced. 

Schenk Vision Lands Order for Inspection System for SDI Mill 

16 Apr 2020 - Steel Dynamics Inc. has chosen Schenk Vision to equip production lines at its new Texas sheet mill with a surface inspection and surface analysis system. 

AIC Contracted for Caster Safety Improvements

09 Apr 2020 - Automation and robotics specialist Automazioni Industriali Capitanio (AIC) has been contracted to upgrade safety systems on a continuous caster in northern Italy. 

Chinese Mill Upgrades Caster Automation, Plant Controls

31 Mar 2020 - China’s Baoshan Iron & Steel Co Ltd. has commissioned a new integrated control center (ICC) to run a casting plant at its Shanghai steel works. 

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