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Schade Machineries delivers to Vietnamese steel mill

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At the end of 2012, SCHADE Lagertechnik received one of the largest orders in company history: for the new Formosa Heavy Industries steel mill at Ha Tinh in the Vietnamese province of the same name, a total of 21 machines were ordered. This construction site is the largest Greenfield project of the steel industry worldwide.

In the first stage of expansion five million tpy of steel will be produced. An additional expansion of the production capacity to ten million t of steel and a final expansion up to 22 million t of steel have already been planned.

The delivery package by SCHADE contains two trippers for the coal-burning power plant and four trippers for the steel mill with a capacity of 5400 tph each. The customer will also receive six semi-portal scrapers with a track distance of 40.7 m (discharge performance: 2200 tph each).

Figure 1: Schade Machineries

At the steel mill, a portal scraper with a track distance of 48.5 m (performance: 1200 tph) as well as two boom stackers with a performance of 360 tph and respectively 3,200 t/h will be deployed. The project will be rounded off by six rail-bound conveyor wagons for mobile discharge machines.

Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs

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