JSPL Angul and SMS group commission new combi-caster

Jindal Steel & Power Limited (JSPL), Angul, India, and SMS group (www.sms-group.com), have successfully commissioned the high-speed seven-strand combi-caster established at the Angul Odisha plant in India. This combi-caster is the largest high-speed billet caster in India and was commissioned within 12 months only from project start. The combi-caster was designed in cooperation with SMS Read more about JSPL Angul and SMS group commission new combi-caster[…]

New order from Jindal Group

JSW Steel Ltd. in Toranagallu, India, belonging to Jindal Group, has awarded SMS Concast, a company of SMS group (www.sms-group.com), an order covering a 5(6)-strand high-speed billet caster. This project is part of a bigger expansion plan, and the main objective is a productivity increase. The existing steel plant consists of a 160-ton electric arc Read more about New order from Jindal Group[…]

Lianxin Steel and Shandong Laigang Yongfeng order TMbaR mill from SMS group

For decades, SMS group (www.sms-group.com) has been a pioneer in and promoter of thermomechanical rolling. Now, two Chinese companies, Lianxin Steel and Shandong Laigang Yongfeng Steel, have decided to employ TMbaR, the process developed by SMS group for thermomechanical rolling of rebar. With SMS group’s TMbaR process, it is possible to produce fine-grained final products while Read more about Lianxin Steel and Shandong Laigang Yongfeng order TMbaR mill from SMS group[…]

Vizag Steel Plant successfully commissions new bloom & round combi-caster from SMS Concast

RINL’s (Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd.) Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) has successfully commissioned the new continuous casting machine in Visakhapatnam, India, which was supplied by SMS Concast, a company of SMS group (www.sms-group.com). With a casting radius of twelve meters, the five-strand continuous casting machine has a rated capacity of one million tons per year, covering a Read more about Vizag Steel Plant successfully commissions new bloom & round combi-caster from SMS Concast[…]

Yongfeng orders two five-strand billet casters for direct rolling from SMS Concast

Shandong Laigang Yongfeng Steel Corporation (YONGFENG), based in Dezhou, China, is a subsidiary of Yongfeng Group Ltd. In February 2018, Yongfeng  ̶  as a private company  ̶  placed an order for two continuous casting machines with SMS Concast AG, a company of SMS group (www.sms-group.com). The two continuous casters are part of a project aimed Read more about Yongfeng orders two five-strand billet casters for direct rolling from SMS Concast[…]

Celsa Barcelona chooses direct oscillation drive from SMS Concast for the upgrade of their beam blank caster with a new strand

Cia Española de Laminación S.L. (CELSA) Barcelona, Spain, has awarded SMS Concast, a company of SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the order for the upgrade of their existing beam blank caster. The six-strand machine, built by Concast in 2000, casts billet, bloom and beam blank sections of various sizes. It was originally designed for a nominal capacity Read more about Celsa Barcelona chooses direct oscillation drive from SMS Concast for the upgrade of their beam blank caster with a new strand[…]

Aarti Steels successfully restarts billet caster after modernization by SMS Concast

Aarti Steels Ltd. and SMS Concast, a company of SMS group, have successfully commissioned the revamped Continuous Casting Machine for billets in Cuttack-India. Smooth start-up to the full satisfaction of the customer was performed after a minimized installation period of less than two months. With a casting radius of nine meters, the two-strand continuous casting Read more about Aarti Steels successfully restarts billet caster after modernization by SMS Concast[…]

Saarstahl AG banks on continuous casting technology from SMS Concast and orders five-strand billet caster

Saarstahl AG, Völklingen, has ordered a five-strand billet caster for their steelplant in Völklingen, Germany, from SMS Concast. The new casting plant is going to be designed for an annual capacity of 850,000 tons of billets. Start of operation is planned for the third quarter of 2019. The new casting machine, to be named S1, Read more about Saarstahl AG banks on continuous casting technology from SMS Concast and orders five-strand billet caster[…]

NISCO invests in six-strand billet casting machine from SMS Concast

National Iranian Steel Company (NISCO), which belongs to the state-owned Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO), has ordered a six-strand billet casting machine from SMS Concast AG, a company of SMS group. The plant will be part of a newly built EAF-based meltshop and designed for an annual capacity of more Read more about NISCO invests in six-strand billet casting machine from SMS Concast[…]

ArcelorMittal Ostrava orders HD moldFO from SMS group

ArcelorMittal Ostrava, Czech Republic, has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for an HD moldFO (FO: Fiber Optics) for use in a continuous round bloom caster for bloom diameters of 350 and 400 millimeters. The SMS group scope of supply comprises two mold tubes, each with twelve optical fibers, for a total of 180 temperature Read more about ArcelorMittal Ostrava orders HD moldFO from SMS group[…]