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Primetals Technologies to upgrade continuous slab caster for China Steel Corporation in Kaohsiung, Taiwan


In June, Primetals Technologies received an order from Taiwanese steel producer China Steel

Corporation (CSC) to upgrade the continuous slab caster S6 at the company´s Kaohsiung plant. The

project includes the replacement of obsolete or redundant features via the modernization of the mold and

the installation of proven technology packages. The aim is to increase flexibility, product quality and to

minimize breakouts. The upgrade will also consider possible additional enhancement features in future.

Start-up of the modernized caster is expected in mid-2018