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Primetals Technologies receives FAC for automation upgrades at Gerdau Ouro Branco and conducts Industry 4.0 study

5 September 2019 - 16:13
In late March, Primetals Technologies received the Final Acceptance Certificates (FACs) for automation upgrades conducted on a third-party 6-strand billet caster and two blast furnaces of Gerdau Ouro Branco in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Hot start-up of Danieli mould electro-magnetic braking for Tangshan thin-slab casters

5 September 2019 - 16:09
After seven years of operation Danieli carried out upgrades to the two thin-slab casters supplied in 2012 at TISCO in Tangshan, China.

Bundling machinery for bar/rod mill at AEMZ, Russia

5 September 2019 - 16:08
Abinsk Electro Metallurgical Works chose Sund Birsta technology and KNDelta binding machine with double wirefeeding for its mill in Abinsk, Russia.

Salzgitter Flachstahl commissions SMS group to revamp continuous caster No. 1

5 September 2019 - 16:04
Salzgitter Flachstahl has commissioned SMS group to revamp continuous caster No. 1 at its Salzgitter works. The plant, which was delivered by SMS group in 1981, is to be fitted with a new machine head with mold, oscillator, and segment 0.

NLMK Group, Russia, commissions SMS group to supply two gas recovery systems for its site in Lipetsk

5 September 2019 - 16:01
NLMK Group, Russia, has placed an order with SMS group for the delivery of two gas recovery systems for its Lipetsk site.

Thyssenkrupp in talks to buy steel trader Kloeckner

5 September 2019 - 15:12
German industrial group Thyssenkrupp is in talks to buy metals trader Kloeckner & Co in a move to strengthen its steel business, Handelsblatt reported on Thursday citing sources familiar with the matter.

8 Companies Retain WSA’s Top Producer Ranking for 3 Years

5 September 2019 - 15:02
ArcelorMittal continues to lead but with lower output volume; 6 Indian steel players make it to top 100 list

How Iron Ore Was Processed after Mining

5 September 2019 - 14:06
Iron ore is an important raw material for iron and steel production enterprises.

High Inventories Likely to Keep Indian Billet Export Offers Under Pressure

3 September 2019 - 15:35
The SE Asian billet import market reported dull this week. No deals were reported this week. The SteelMint analyzed the dim-witted situation in the region and learned; there is disparity between the offers and the buying interest, which has left the SE Asian market with no deals.

India: Vizag Steel Issues 25,000 MT Pig Iron Export Tender

3 September 2019 - 15:32
Vizag Steel, a leading state owned Pig iron producer and exporter, has issued an export tender of 25,000 MT basic grade steel making Pig iron for any country other than Nepal. The offered material has specifications - C: 3.5 - 4.8%; Mn: 0.50% (max); Si: 1.5% (max); P: 0.12% (max); S: 0.050% (max).
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