Severstal has supplied 26,000mt of special X70 grade steel to spiral welded pipe manufacturer, Alfapipe in Algeria.
The production and delivery was carried out from July to September and tight thickness tolerance was ensured during production, as per Alfapipe’s request, Severstal noted in a media statement.
X70 grade steel is the highest strength steel and was produced at the Russian steelmaker’s Cherepovet’s Steel mill. A modernization project worth RUB 2bn ($26.42mn) was implemented at the plant in the fall of 2019. This grade of steel was produced using new technologies, the company said in a statement.