CLIENT: GERDAU GROUP
SERVICES: Basic and Detail Engineering
COUNTRY: Brazil, España, Argentina.
Installation of a new special steel rolling mill, with an annual installed capacity of 500 thousand tons of round bars, a new continuous caster and a new reheating furnace in the special steel plant in Pindamonhangaba. The new facility will be operational in 2013 and its aim will be to supply special steel for the growing Brazilian automotive market.
Additionally, Gerdau contracted IDOM to develop the basic engineering of the new long steel melt shop that will be integrated in the existing facilities of Riograndense plant, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The commissioning of the new melt shop, schedule for 2015, will make it possible to enhance productivity, operational safety , product quality and environmental protection.