The latest DaNews publication (January 2013) for the Italian Danieli Group, describes 55 recently commissioned or new plant projects, 10 automation projects and 10 customer service projects.

Of the plant build projects, 8 relate to iron & steelmaking, 10 to flat products, 17 to long projects, 5 tube mill projects and two each relating to heating, inspection and forging.
The recently formed Aluminium Division lists 8 projects.

Geographically, projects are located across the globe ranging from the signing of a contract for a 1.3Mt/y long product mill at Toussa in Ethiopia − the 80th minimill to be built by Danieli since the 1960s − through numerous projects in China and Russia to the recent commissioning of a heavy section mill capable of rolling beam exceeding 1000mm wide at Emirates Steel, UAE.

Copies of DaNews No 166 are available in hard copy or CD format from Danieli Publicity Dept, Tel +39 0432 1958 244 e-mail