IRON and STEEL
Metallurgical Machinery & Equipment
Scrap & Recycling
Shigang Steel Mill, part of Hebei Steel Group, recently placed an order with Danieli for a ZDS 220-600, twin-shaft pre-shredder to be installed in northern China.
The machine, with a mouth of 2.2 m width and an installed power of 600 kW, will allow the processing of the widest scrap range, including flattened and baled cars, for a productivity of about 30 tph expandable to over 60 tph.
Rotors will be equipped with manganese teeth to ensure high and continuous performance. The new pre-shredder will be supplied with a downstream Radial Stacking Conveyor to improve the scrap logistics, enhancing the optimal loading of the existing shredder.
The new pre-shredder will be put into operation by mid 2020.
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.