Big River Steel officially opens North America’s latest steel complex

6 Mar

engineeringnews.co.za 01 Mar, 2017

Big River Steel officially opened its new steelmaking plant in Osceola in the U.S. State of Arkansas. Big River Steel will produce, at its Arkansas site, grades for pipelines, silicon steels for electronic sheets and advanced high strength grades for the automotive industry in the U.S. In the first construction stage, the mill will produce 1.6 million tons of steel per year. Increasing the annual output to nearly 4 million tons of steel will be accomplished stepwise by several expansions. The steelworks was commissioned in December 2016 together with the CSPĀ® plant while the RH-TOP facility is to follow in June 2017.

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