NLMK USA has re-started its #2 hot-dip galvanizing line in February 2017. The line, which is located at Sharon Coating in Pennsylvania, has a capacity of approximately 226,000 metric tonnes per year. With the re-launch of the second line, Sharon Coating’s effective capacity increased by 43% driven by growing demand in the USA.
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 The new furnace will replace 3 outdated pusher-type furnaces currently operational at the facility.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.