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PJSC ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih awards SMS group a contract for two secondary metallurgy plants and two continuous billet casters

Cost-efficient process route and increased plant availability PJSC ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine, has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the contract to supply two secondary metallurgy plants and two six-strand continuous billet casters (Nos. 2 and 3). The new plants will be installed next to the existing caster No. 1 at Kryvyi Rih. With the new process route

voestalpine Tubulars commissions new heat treatment line and hot tube straightener from SMS group

voestalpine Tubulars GmbH & Co KG based in Kindberg-Aumühl, Styria, Austria, has successfully commissioned a new heat treatment line and a hot tube straightening machine supplied by SMS group (www.sms-group.com). The line is designed for seamless tubes with outside diameters between 60.3 and 273.0 millimeters. It can process steel grades with alloying contents of up

Significant increase in AOD converter availability and safety at Valbruna thanks to new torque support from SMS group

Acciaierie Valbruna S.p.A., Italy, has been supplied a torque support by SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for the 70-ton AOD converter at its steel plant in Vicenza. Acciaierie Valbruna has awarded SMS group the final acceptance certificate for the revamp two days ahead of schedule. The aim of the revamp – which was to minimize the destructive forces

SteelAsia Manufacturing Corporation places order with SMS group for the supply of a small section mill

Small section mill for the Philippines The Philippine company, SteelAsia Manufacturing Corporation, has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for the supply of a new small section mill. The mill, which will be designed for an annual capacity of 500,000 tons, will be the SteelAsia’s seventh rolling mill. It will be built at the

SMS group to supply walking beam furnace to Forjas Iraeta Heavy Industry

Integration of efficient furnace technology into an existing breakdown mill SMS group to supply walking beam furnace to Forjas Iraeta Heavy Industry In August 2017, SMS group (www.sms-group.com) received a new contract from Forjas Iraeta Heavy Industry, S.L. (GRI Group), Spain, for the supply of a new 30-ton-per-hour walking beam furnace to be used upstream

ArcelorMittal Asturias (Avilés) has contracted SMS group for tailor-made conversion of slab caster No. 2

Sophisticated modernization concept for the production of high-quality structural steel, boiler, tube and heavy-plate grades ArcelorMittal Asturias, Avilés, Spain, has contracted SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for a comprehensive conversion of the company’s two-strand slab caster No. 2. With this modernization, ArcelorMittal Asturias responds to the increasingly higher quality demands in the growing market for special steels

Reversing cold mill from SMS group on stream at Gunung Raja Paksi

On August 31, 2017, the first coil was successfully rolled on the new reversing cold mill (RCM) of the Indonesian steel producerGunung Raja Paksi (GRP) in Bekasi. SMS group (www.sms-group.com) supplied and commissioned the complete plant in due time. SMS group supplied the complete RCM in CVC®plus six-high design (CVC = Continuously Variable Crown), comprising mechanical

ArcelorMittal Ostrava orders HD moldFO from SMS group

Higher plant availability and better product quality through the use of optical fibers in the mold ArcelorMittal Ostrava orders HD moldFO from SMS group ArcelorMittal Ostrava, Czech Republic, has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for an HD moldFO (FO: Fiber Optics) for use in a continuous round bloom caster for bloom diameters of 350

MMK increases output of galvanized steel

New hot-dip galvanizing line from SMS group on stream at MMK The Russian steelmaker PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) has commissioned the new continuous hot-dip galvanizing line No. 3 in July 2017 according to schedule. The facility was completely supplied by SMS group (www.sms-group.com) and is designed to process 360,000 tons of galvanized cold

Aurus, Russia, places order with SMS group to supply UrbanGold Compact plant for electronic scrap recycling

Aurus, a company based in Moscow, Russia, has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for the supply of an UrbanGold Compact plant. The plant will be located near Moscow. Around 6,000 tons of printed circuit boards will be processed by the plant each year. It will be used to produce LME grade metals such