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Concast (India) to supply continuous billet caster to Orissa Metaliks in India


Concast (India) Ltd., a Primetals Technologies Group Company, has received an order from Indian steel

producer Orissa Metaliks Private Limited (Orissa Metaliks) to supply a three-strand continuous billet

caster for the company´s production site near Kharagpur, West Bengal. The plant is designed to produce

384,000 tons of carbon steel billets per year with a cross section of 100 millimeters for further processing

to commercial rebars. The aim of the project is to increase capacity. To save energy, the casting

machine is designed for hot direct rolling of billets to rebars without reheating. The plant start-up is

scheduled for November 2016.