Primetals Technologies Archive

Primetals Technologies to modernize automation system in Novelis Pinda aluminum hot strip mill

• New automation technology will improve reliability and availability Brazilian aluminum producer Novelis do Brazil Ltda. has commissioned Primetals Technologies to modernize the automation system installed in its hot strip mill in Pindamonhangaba in the state of São Paulo. The existing basic automation will be replaced by a new platform, and the operator control and

Primetals Technologies receives final acceptance from Rizhao for the first three Arvedi ESP lines

  Plant 1 went on stream within 20 months • Plant 3 was started-up within 15 months and received final acceptance after 22 months • Production is now focused on hot strip with a thickness of 0.8 millimeters Chinese steel producer Rizhao Steel Group Co., Ltd (Rizhao) awarded Primetals Technologies the final acceptance certificate (FAC)

Primetals Technologies to replace two LD converters in Dąbrowa Górnicza for ArcelorMittal Poland

• Vaicon Link 2.0 maintenance-free converter suspension offers long service life ArcelorMittal Poland S.A. has given Primetals Technologies an order to replace LD (BOF) converters #1 and #3 in its Dąbrowa Górnicza steel works. The new converters will have a tapping weight of 325 metric tons and the project will be executed on a turnkey

Acoustic Expert from Primetals Technologies monitors bag filters in dedusting plant at voestalpine

• Acoustic Expert supports preventive maintenance • System measures and analyzes the sound spectrum of the filter cleaning system • Commissioned two months before scheduled date • Hardware installed in less than one day • Commissioning and optimization completed in just two days At the end of January, a new acoustic monitoring system was brought

Primetals Technologies copper rod mill sold to Southwire for end user Ningbo in China

• Demand leads to order of second copper rod mill • Will roll electrolytic tough pitch (ETP) copper • Fall 2017 startup expected Ordering a second mill identical to one supplied to the Southwire Company, LLC of Carrollton, Georgia, USA by Primetals Technologies in 2010, Ningbo Jintian Copper (Group) Co. Ltd. has signed a contract

Primetals Technologies modernizes twin electric arc furnace at Baosteel in Shanghai, China

• Improved power efficiency reduces production costs • Greater flexibility in the use of raw materials • Increased anode durability to more than 1,500 melts • Production with a hot metal content of up to 90 percent possible. Primetals Technologies has won an order from China’s Baoshan Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. (Baosteel) to modernize

Hot rolling mill from Primetals Technologies produces first coil in Vietnam for Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co.

• Production capacity 5.3 million metric tons of hot strip per annum • Plant produces many grades of steel, up to API and TRIP grades • Pair cross technology ensures optimal closed-loop control of profile and flatness Primetals Technologies has supplied a hot rolling mill to the new steel works in Vung Ang, Vietnam, which

Primetals Technologies to modernize minimill of Abinsk Electric Steel Works in Russia

• Billet production to rise from 0.95 to 1.5 million metric tons per annum • More quality steel grades will be produced • New technology will ensure higher availability and lower maintenance costs • Conversion costs will be substantially reduced Abinsk Electric Steel Work, a Russian producer of long products, has signed a contract with

Severstal orders ladle furnace from Primetals Technologies for its Cherepovets converter steel works

• Twin ladle furnace will treat 4.8 million metric tons of liquid steel per annum • Production capacity of converter steel works to increase to almost 10.3 million metric tons per annum • Consolidation of liquid steel treatment will significantly reduce operating costs Primetals Technologies has received an order from PAO Severstal, a Russian steel

Power X-HI stainless steel tandem cold mill from Primetals Technologies produces first coil at Beihai Chengde

• Plant capacity is 600,000 tons of cold strip per year • Designed to produce stainless steels of AISI grade series 200 and 300 • Short cold test phase and first coil produced within three months In late December 2015, a stainless steel continuous tandem cold mill (TCM) supplied by Primetals Technologies to Beihai Chengde