IRON and STEEL
Mining Machinery & Equipment
The state-of-the-art finishing equipment for two wirerod rolling mills was successfully started up, including a 10-pass fast-finishing block characterized by easy ring changing, extreme rigidity, minimum vibrations, high-speed design and high-rolling quality.
A laying head equipped with the innovative “Oil-film Bearing” rotors reduces vibrations and noise generation, and guarantees better wirerod patterns and increased pipe lifetime.
The product range covers wirerods from 5.5 to 20 mm at speed up to 105 m/s, for maximum productivity of 110 tph.
A new meltshop will be installed at North Star BlueScope Steel, Delta, Ohio, USA. The new facility will include a single-bucket charge, 195-sht EAF, two LMFs and Pulse-Jet fume treatment plant with fume quenching technology.
On January 31, Nucor Steel safely struck the first EAF arc on the new MIDA plant located in Sedalia, Missouri, USA, producing a few hours later the first bundles of rebar #8, tagged and ready for shipment.
Hydro Extrusion North America awarded Danieli Breda the contract for a new, 60-MN front-loading direct extrusion press for the Phoenix, AZ facility.
On 25 November 2019, Dung Quat Blast Furnace #2 was successfully blown-in by Hoa Phat Steel, Vietnam.
Two new grinders ordered by Henan Jiyuan will be installed in Jiyuan, Henan province, China.
The new Draw Sizing Danieli (DSD) technological package has been installed as part of the 600,000-tpy, state-of-the-art, greenfield SBQ steel mill of SIMEC in the city of Apizaco, Mexico.