Australian steel maker InfraBuild has relied on Danieli Service for the upgrade of its Danieli billet conticaster located at Rooty Hills in Australia to a new 130x130-mm commercial section, to increase billet exports. After 29 years of successful casting with the 127x127mm section, the customer has started casting using 130-mm square moulds. The start-up was successful from the very first heat.The main goal of the above-mentioned upgrade was to enhance productivity by 5% by installing plug & play equipment, with minimal production shutdown time. The scope of supply included eight new complete130x130mm moulds, secondary cooling cages, spare parts and the startup accessories like dummy bars heads and Quick Sealing Devices.As Australia’s largest vertically integrated, electric arc furnace based long steel manufacturer InfraBuild, with over Our 100 years of operations, recycles, manufacture and distribute steel long products including reinforcing bar, reinforcing mesh, tubular and hollow sections, merchant bar and wire products. Infrabuild’s domestic supply chain includes 26 scrap metal recycling sites across Australia, which includes four shredders to contribute about 1.4 million tonnes of scrap metal annually into steelmaking operations. Its manufacturing network comprises of two Steel Long Product producing Electric Arc Furnaces in Rooty Hill in Sydney and Laverton in Melbourne and eight product manufacturing mills in Laverton, Geelong, Rooty Hill, Newcastle and Brisbane. Internationally, InfraBuild own and operate recycling centres in Poland, the US and Hong Kong. InfraBuild also has a manufacturing facility in Dalian in China.