Continuous slab caster from Primetals Technologies goes on stream at CSP in Brazil


Annual slab production capacity of three million metric tons

A two-strand continuous slab caster supplied by Primetals Technologies has gone on stream at Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém (CSP), a Brazilian steel producer. The plant has a capacity of three million metric tons of slabs per annum. The continuous slab caster is part of a new steel works in the Pecém Industrial and Port Complex in São Gonçalo do Amarante in the state of Ceará. Primetals Technologies received the order in 2012 from Posco E&C, a company based in South Korea.