ThyssenKrupp modernises hot strip mills in Rhine-Ruhr area

Steel producer ThyssenKrupp is to invest around €300m (£261.5m) in its hot strip mills in Bochum and Duisburg, Germany, in efforts to strengthen its position as technology leader for premium flat-rolled carbon steel products.

The modernisation will also secure sites and jobs in the Rhine-Ruhr area of western Germany.