Lonato del Garda works revamp, Italy

7th September 2018 By: Sheila Barradas - Creamer Media Research Coordinator & Senior Deputy Editor

Lonato del Garda works revamp, Italy

Name of the Project
Lonato del Garda works revamp.

Brescia, Italy.

Feralpi Siderurgica, a subsidiary of the Feralpi Group.

Project Description
Feralpi is revamping its six-strand billet caster at its Lonato del Garda works.

The project will increase production capacity from 1.1-million tons to 1.2-million tons of billets a year, to produce billets with a larger square cross section and improve plant availability.

The casting machine will also be equipped with new high-speed cast moulds for billet casters.

Included in the project is a new secondary cooling and a dummy bar head.

Potential Job Creation
Not stated.

Not stated.

Start-up of the revamped casting machine is scheduled for early 2019.

Latest Developments
None stated.

Key Contracts and Suppliers
Primetals Technologies (billet caster detailed engineering and supply).

On Budget and on Time?
Too early to state.

Contact Details for Project Information
Feralpi Group tel +39 030 99961, fax +39 030 9132786 or email feralpi@it.feralpigroup.com.