MMK and SMS group to work together to reduce steel carbon footprint
Dusseldorf - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in between the Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK), Russia, and SMS group, Germany.
23 Sep 2021
Tenova will Revamp OEMK Heating Furnace at Metalloinvest
Catellanza - Metalloinvest contracted Tenova Italimpianti for the reconstruction of Heating Furnace nr. 2 in the second rolling unit of Alexey Ugarov OEMK.
Vallourec participates in DNV’s H2Pipe Joint Industry Project
Meudon - Recently launched H2Pipe Joint Industry Project (JIP) aims the development of the world’s first guideline for the transport of hydrogen gas in existing and new offshore pipelines.
22 Sep 2021
Metso Outotec introduces higher capacity Vertical Pressure Filter
Helsinki - VPF for optimized solids removal in aluminate solutions optimizes the removal of suspended solids before alumina hydrate precipitation,
German Government aims to provide €55 million of funding for DRI plant
Luxembourg - Federal Environment Minister Svenja Schulze pledged the Federal Government’s support for the construction of Germany’s first industrial scale hydrogen-based direct reduced iron (DRI) plant.
21 Sep 2021
Aluminum production still high, Indonesia considers tax on nickel exports
Frankfurt - The International Aluminium Institute (IAI) reports global aluminum production rose 3.1% in August from a year earlier to 5.7 million tons.
Thyssenkrupp sells AST stainless steel mill to Italian group Arvedi
Essen - Parties agree not to disclose purchase price; closing expected within first half of 2022.
17 Sep 2021
Global zinc production set to recover 5.2% in 2021 following ~6% decline
London - According to GlobalData production expected to recover in 2021 and to reach 12.8 million tonnes.
Primetals to supply steel plate finishing rolling mill in Kobe, Japan
London - Implementation at Kakogawa Works located in Kakogawa City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan is scheduled for the late 2023 to early 2024.
In first 7 months of 2021, shipments of EU SSC rise by 20,2%
Brussels - In same period shipments of EU multi-product & proximity steelstockholding distribution were up by 12,3%.
14 Sep 2021
NLMK boosts premium electrical steels production capacity
Moscow - NLMK has commissioned a new grain-oriented electrical steel laser treatment unit with a capacity of 54,000 tonnes per year.
Swiss Steel Group nominates new members of the Board of Directors
Lucerne - The Board of Directors proposes to the Annual General Meeting for election to the Board of Directors Ralf Göttel, Mario Rossi and Emese Weissenbacher, three new members.
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