Russia’s NLMK Lipetsk begins commissioning new continuous casting machine

Novolipetsk (NLMK) Lipetsk, the main production site of NLMK Group, has completed assembly of the main process equipment at its continuous casting machine No.9, the company told Fastmarkets on Tuesday May 12.

Commissioning and start-up are currently in progress at the machine, which has a production capacity of 1.8 million tonnes per year of heavy slab.

NLMK will produce heavy slab with increased chemical purity and structural homogeneity, as well as produce semi-finished steel weighing up to...


Serife Durmus

May 13, 2020

12:55 GMT