Posted on November 17th, 2011 No comments
Republic Steel has announced plans to build an electric arc furnace and associated equipment at its steelmaking plant in Lorain, Ohio. The company will spend $85.2 million on the EAF project. According to Republic, headquartered in Canton, Ohio, the decision to build the EAF is due to strong demand for the company’s special bar quality (SBQ) steel.
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Republic Steel to Build EAF in Ohio
Posted on September 12th, 2011 No comments
The closing and consolidation of steel plants throughout the United States was a source of economic turmoil in terms of job losses and negative economic impact, particularly at the local level in traditional mill towns. As some of these plants have been decommissioned and razed, though, the property on which they once operated is finding new life as land prime for new development. Examples of this include the 2,400-acre Keystone Industrial Port Complex, located 20 miles north of Philadelphia at what was once U.S
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In the Clear
Posted on August 19th, 2011 No comments
Severstal North America, (www.severstalna.com) headquartered in Dearborn, Mich., has announced the launch of a new coupled pickle line tandem cold mill (PLTCM) at its Dearborn, Mich., plant. The line cost around $450 million and is expected to ramp up to full capacity of 2.1 million tons within six months. Sergei Kuznetsov, Severstal North America CEO, says, “The launch of our new cold rolling complex is a key component in our goal of becoming one of the world’s most efficient and advanced steel producers
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Severstal North America Starts Up New Line at Michigan Facility
Posted on August 18th, 2011 No comments
The Richmond Common Council has approved additional funding for Chicago-Based Perpetual Recycling Solutions (PRS) to build a recycled
Posted on August 2nd, 2011 No comments
Sennebogen LLC, Stanley, N.C., recently recognized its three top-selling distributors for 2010. All faced the challenges of the year’s difficult economy, and succeeded by putting a personal face to their machinery lines, according to the company
Sennebogen Recognizes Dealers of the Year
Posted on July 26th, 2011 No comments
July 31-Aug. 3 CRRA 35th Annual Conference, San Diego,
Posted on April 5th, 2011 No comments
The Recycling Today Media Group has announced that the 2011 Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show, to be held Oct. 23-25 in downtown Chicago, will feature a number of sessions that address the concerns and interests of paper recyclers, from international trade to operational issues to the changing landscape of the paper recycling industry
Paper Recycling Conference Speaker Lineup Takes Shape
Posted on April 4th, 2011 No comments
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has announced that Golden Dragon Precise Copper Inc., a China-based company, has chosen Thomasville, Ala., as the location for its $100 million copper manufacturing facility. A release from the Governor’s office notes that the 400,000 square foot facility will be the first facility for Golden Dragon in the United States.
Posted on March 11th, 2011 No comments
China Shengda Packaging Group Inc., a Chinese paper company, has signed a Letter of Intent to purchase the land use rights for a 166,533 square meter plot of land in Yancheng City, China for $11.4 million in order to build a paper manufacturing plant. China Shengda Packaging plans to build the new plant in two phases. The first phase, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2011, will entail the construction of 100,000-150,000 metric tons per year of paper capacity and is expected to require capital expenditures of $34.2 million, including the cost of acquiring the land use rights.
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Chinese Paper Company Announces Plan to Build Paper Mill
Posted on March 10th, 2011 No comments
The steel company Nucor Corp. has broken ground on its direct reduced iron facility in Louisiana. The company notes that it received its air permit from the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality in January after meeting all of the standards ensuring the facility will comply with state and federal environmental controls.
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Nucor Breaks Ground on Louisiana Project