Kardemir begins billet-making at new plant; long steel rolling to start in Q3 [UPDATE]

Turkish long steel products maker Kardemir began the manufacture of steel billet at its new Kardemir Steel Mill late last week, and intended to start the rolling of wire rod and rebar in the third quarter of this year, Fastmarkets heard on Thursday May 19.

The company has finished the first phase of the project and started billet casting on May 13, it said. The plant has capacity for 1.2 million tonnes per year of...


Marina Shulga

May 20, 2022

14:07 GMT