Primetals Technologies Archive

Primetals Technologies to supply combination mill for Chinese special stainless steel market leader Yongxing

• Contract for new combination bar, bar in coil and wire rod mill in Huzhou, China • Will meet growing demand for higher grade stainless steel products • Production to begin early 2017 To expand into higher grade stainless products, Yongxing Special Stainless Steel Co., Ltd., has selected Primetals Technologies for the supply of a

Société Internationale Métallique selects Midrex and Primetals Technologies to build new HBI plant in QuebecSociété Internationale Métallique selects Midrex and Primetals Technologies to build new HBI plant in Quebec

Bécancour will host the 2 MTPY HBI plant set to begin operations in 2019 Société Internationale Métallique (SIM) has chosen Midrex Technologies, Inc. and its construction licensee Primetals Technologies to furnish the equipment and oversee the technological aspect of its project to build a 2.0 million ton-per-year (MTPY) hot briquetted iron (HBI) plant in the

Primetals Technologies to engineer continuous caster and secondary metallurgy facilities for MMKI

Primetals Technologies to engineer continuous caster and secondary metallurgy facilities for MMKI • Annual production capacity to increase to four million metric tons of slabs • Project includes ladle furnace, alloying station and dedusting system • Expanded product portfolio • Cross-section heat-pacing solution to coordinate steel production with casting operation • Reduction of dust content

Coil Handling and Compactor system from Primetals Technologies for French stainless steel mill receives FAC

• New system automatically loads coil onto vertical compacting system • Novel approach ensures denser coils • New unloading station design French stainless steel wire rod producer Ugitech has awarded the final acceptance certificate to Primetals Technologies for its custom engineering solution to upgrade and automate the compacting and coil handling process in the company’s

Shandong Iron & Steel orders two continuous slab casters from Primetals Technologies

• Total annual capacity of 4.6 million metric tons of slabs • Technology packages ensure high quality slabs and flexibility even under fluctuating casting conditions • “Connect & Cast” supports quick commissioning Chinese steel producer Shandong Iron & Steel Group Rizhao Co., Ltd. has ordered two twin-strand continuous slab casters from Primetals Technologies. They will

Primetals Technologies receives final acceptance for wire rod mill upgrade from OneSteel in Australia

• Water cooling line and laying head improvements increase mill utilization, reduce maintenance, improve product quality • Rolling speed for smaller diameters increased by more than 10% • Reduced coil height and better compacted coil shape • Pipe support design incorporates new SR Series laying head pipe technology Primetals Technologies has received the final acceptance

Continuous slab caster modernized by Primetals Technologies goes into operation at ArcelorMittal Bremen

• Rugged mold design increase reliability and operational safety • Low-maintenance mold oscillator raises reliability • Technology packages improve product quality • Energy and running costs reduced The second strand of the continuous slab caster modernized by Primetals Technologies for German steel producer ArcelorMittal Bremen GmbH has now been brought into operation. The modernization included

Primetals Technologies to modernize another LD (BOF) converter for Mechel in Chelyabinsk

    • LD (BOF) converter modernization and replacement • Lower converter emissions • Follow-up order to earlier successful converter modernizations Primetals Technologies has won an order from the Mechel Group to modernize an LD (BOF) converter in the steel works of the Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant (ChMK) in Russia. The project aims are replacement of

Newly designed rebar rolling mill from Primetals Technologies performs well at Kalika Steel in India

• First operating plant of this type • Plant design permits fast and cost-efficient execution of projects • Production capacity 250,000 metric tons per year • All agreed performance parameters achieved At the Indian steel producer Kalika Steel Alloys Pvt. Ltd. (Kalika Steel), a new rebar rolling mill supplied by Primetals Technologies and started up

Two continuous slab casters from Primetals Technologies go into operation at Baosteel Zhanjiang

• Five million metric tons of slabs produced per annum for demanding applications • Part of a new site for Baosteel in South China Two two-strand continuous slab casters from Primetals Technologies went into operation in September at Baosteel Zhanjiang, a subsidiary company of the Chinese corporation Baoshan Iron and Steel Co Ltd. (Baosteel). The