The sun shone brightly Thursday on Paulsboro, where the first ship, the Doric Warrior, was docked at the new Paulsboro Marine Terminal on the Delaware River and 55,000 tons of steel slabs were being unloaded, headed to mills in Western Pennsylvania and Indiana. New Jersey officials, and representatives from the port community, local businesses, and the terminal’s first tenant, an international steel company, gathered to celebrate the opening of the first new marine terminal in 50 years on the Delaware.
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.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Monday it was appealing to the World Trade Organisation to settle a dispute with the European Union over anti-dumping duties imposed on its steelmakers. The EU in August introduced duties of up to 36.1 percent on Russian cold rolled steel, a product used in the construction and automotive industries, following allegations Russian steelmakers were exporting at unfairly low prices. It also imposed duties on Chinese cold rolled steel.
Russian steelmaker NLMK Group has contracted US-based Tenova Inc to design and supply a 395 metric tons/hour walking beam furnace for reheating slabs at its Sharon plant in Pennsylvania. According to Tenova, the size of the furnace will make it one of the largest walking beam furnaces in North America upon completion. Tenova claims it has the experience and expertise to deliver a walking beam furnace of this magnitude.
NLMK Group has announced the appointment of Cornelius Louwrens as the CEO of NLMK Belgium Holdings1 plate business. It includes two of NLMK Group’s European sites: NLMK Clabecq (Belgium) and NLMK Verona (Italy), and together with NLMK DanSteel (Denmark), comprises the NLMK Europe Plate Division.
FARRELL, Pa. - The Russian-owned steelmaker NLMK has announced an $80 million project to build a new furnace at its operations in Farrell, Pennsylvania. NLMK Group, an international steel producer with operations in Russia, Europe and the USA, has signed an agreement for the purchase of equipment for the construction of a new walking-beam reheating furnace to streamline the slab heating process at the Farrell plant.