All told, there are around 10 million net tons
of mini-sheet capacity operating in North America, Europe, and Japan, most of it representing the "compact strip production" (CSP) technology used by Nucor and developed by the German equipment supplier SMS.
0 percent in the second quarter of 2001 from the first quarter of the year (from 5,404,000 net tons
to 6,107,000 net tons
1 million net tons
in November, a decrease of 11% compared with a year ago.
The USP facility has world-class pipe making and coating capabilities that will produce, at its peak, 300,000 net tons
of line pipe per year to meet the anticipated demand in North America for spiral welded pipe due to natural gas and oil transmission projects.
The plant, which is expected to begin production by spring 2008, will be able to produce 300,000 net tons
of pipes annually for the oil and gas industry.
The result is a combined $150-million plant that offers 470,000 sq ft of manufacturing space and 450,000 net tons
of new annual capacity.
US imports of steel mill products totaled 8,699,000 net tons
in the first half of this year, compared with 11,027,000 tons in the same 1988 period, according to the AISI's compilation of Commerce Department figures.
3 million net tons
of steel, making it the largest integrated steel manufacturer in Africa.
It will be able to produce up to 300,000 net tons
annually in diameters ranging from 24 to 64 inches with grades up to X80.
58 million net tons
on imports of steel wire rod, valid for three years.