16/02/2023In Autumn 2022, Bosnian steel producer ArcelorMittal Zenica started up a new 125-ton LD converter (BOF), supplied by Primetals Technologies, at its plant in Zenica, Bosnia Herzegovina. As part of the project, engineers at Primetals Technologies have optimized the vessel shape, resulting in an increase in converter reaction volume by almost 30 percent.
16/02/2023In the 1st quarter of the 2022/2023 fiscal year, thyssenkrupp continued its transformation into a group of largely independent, high-performance technology companies and held its ground overall in a market environment that remained uncertain and challenging.
13/02/2023Highbar LLC has placed an order with SMS group for a new rebar minimill, which will be built on a site just outside of Osceola, Arkansas. The minimill will enable Highbar LLC to produce rebar at a sustainable scale with industry leading operating costs and environmental sustainability results.
07/02/2023YK Steel, Korea, has commissioned SMS group to supply a new minimill with integrated melting, casting, and rolling and including all electrical and automation systems. Instead of relocating and upgrading an existing plant, originally planned at the end of 2021, YK Steel instead opted for a completely new minimill.
31/01/2023The Akita Noshiro offshore wind farm project, which recently began commercial operation, is the first large-scale offshore project ever built in Japan. Dillinger supplied approximately 26,300 tons of heavy plate for the monopile foundation structures, in thicknesses ranging from 50 to 100 mm.
25/01/2023With its “Green Steel” white paper, the Swiss Steel Group has already made public an offensive for ecologically produced, low-CO2 steel. Now the company is expanding this paper, which provides customers and interested parties with clear information on all measures.
24/01/2023Metals producer AFV Beltrame Stahl Gerlafingen has recently contracted Primetals Technologies to upgrade its wire rod mill in Gerlafingen, a city in the canton of Solothurn, located in the north-western part of Switzerland. The scope of supply includes an Intelligent Pinch Roll and High Speed Laying Head.
16/01/2023As part of their business partnership, ArcelorMittal will supply C.D. Wälzholz GmbH & Co. KG with low carbon emissions wire rod from the Hamburg plant in the future. These steels are produced on the basis of scrap and renewable electricity (100 percent). The low carbon footprint of 504 kg CO2/t of steel is confirmed with an official Environmental Product Declaration (EPD).
11/01/2023The Nordic steel market is diverse and a lot of business goes through distributors to small and medium-sized companies. Now, that Stena Stål has signed a letter of intent with SSAB, another link in the value chain has been added to the future fossil-free steel market.
19/12/2022The automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with the French hydrogen producer Lhyfe regarding the production and purchase of green hydrogen. Lhyfe produces and supplies green hydrogen for mobility and industrial applications.