NLMK Group, an international steel producer with operations in Russia, Europe and the USA, has signed an agreement for the purchase of the core process equipment for the construction of a new walking-beam reheating furnace to streamline the slab heating process at NLMK Pennsylvania (Farrell, PA, USA). The new furnace will replace 3 outdated pusher-type furnaces currently operational at the facility.
A major Scania road show to mark the carmaker’s 125th anniversary has kicked off from Moscow.
In 2015, Novolipetsk, NLMK Group’s main production site in Lipetsk, produced 12.85 million tonnes of steel (+2.4% year-on-year), an all-time high in the history of the plant. This record performance was supported by productivity improvements throughout the value chain of the site.
NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK), the largest steel producer in Russia and one of the most efficient steel companies in the world, topped the Urban Ecology nomination in the Vernadsky National Environmental Competition.
NLMK Group has launched a new strip straightening machine at its Novolipetsk site to improve the surface quality of uncoated cold-rolled steel.