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SMS group Wins Order for Bar Mill

9/14/2018 - 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. 

In a statement, SMS said the mill will produce rebar, sections and wire rod from 130-mm square billet. Finished products are to include 8-mm to 32-mm rebar, 100-mm beams and channels, and 5.5-mm to 12-mm coiled smooth rounds. 

“The state-of-the-art HSD (High-Speed Delivery) system allows reaching the full production capacity for the complete size range, increasing the material yield. The high-speed finishing block will produce quality wire rod coils at minimized operational costs,” the company said. 

Commissioning is set for December 2019.