Steel industry news

Sunflag Iron and Steel chooses Danieli India

Published: January 22, 2020 by Matthew Moggridge

Sunflag Iron and Steel Company, part of the Sunflag Group, has selected Danieli India to supply the drives and process automation for a new 320kt/yr SBQ bar mill in Bhandara, Maharashtra, India.

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Severstal invests in robotics

Published: January 22, 2020 by Matthew Moggridge

Russian steelmaker PAO Severstal, one of the world's largest vertically integrated steel and mining companies, has invested in Dutch company Airborne, a global leader in developing digital automation platforms for the production of composite parts, and products with integrated composites.

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Big River Steel shows interest in Tata’s Orb steel plant

Published: January 10, 2020 by Matthew Moggridge

Rather than shut up shop and close its Orb steelworks in Newport, South Wales, UK, Tata Steel has decided to ‘mothball’ it instead. The difference between ‘close’ and ‘mothball’ is fairly simple: if you close something, that’s effectively the end of it, but if you ‘mothball’ you stop using…

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