Bricmont, Inc. of Canonsburg, Pa., has been awarded a contract to supply a dual-line tunnel roller-hearth furnace to heat slabs for the new thin-strip production line at Dongbu Steel Co. Ltd. (Asan Bay, South Korea). Line 1 is 219.25 meters long and line 2 is 176.8 meters in length. Bricmont will provide engineering, materials, procurement and field services for the furnace, which is scheduled for completion by June 1, 2009.

This furnace is the second of this type in Korea designed by Bricmont to process jumbo slab lengths for semi-continuous rolling.