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Primetals Technologies revamps two wire-rod mills for China’s Zenith Steel

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Zenith Steel (Changzhou Zhongtian Iron & Steel) in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, China, has signed a contract with Primetals Technologies to revamp two wire-rod outlets located in Changzhou. New equipment will allow thermomechanical rolling to produce fine grain rebar at a significantly reduced cost. The wire-rod mills will operate at a speed of 105 m/s. Commissioning is planned for early 2016.