21.03.2023SSAB and Vestre have started a collaboration, whereby the Norwegian urban furniture producer will be the first company globally using fossil-free steel to make a piece of furniture. Vestre will present the first collaboration project later this spring.
21.03.2023Nucor Steel Gallatin produced the first hot coil following a comprehensive upgrade of its production lines using SMS digital’s Manufacturing Execution Suite (MES 4.0®) at its Gallatin steel plant in Ghent, Kentucky, USA.
21.03.2023At METEC, Dango & Dienenthal (D&D) will present the new vertical ingot ejector that pushes ingots out of the mold in a controlled manner. These features enable the machine to significantly increase both process reliability and occupational safety.
09.03.2023Meneta Group is pioneering in the international automotive industry by committing to fossil-free steel from SSAB for its global production of components and sealing materials, mainly for the automotive industry.
03.03.2023In presence of Burkhard Dahmen, CEO SMS group, Bernhard Osburg, CEO of thyssenkrupp Steel, Hendrik Wüst, Minister President of North Rhine-Westphalia, Martina Merz, CEO thyssenkrupp AG, Sören Link, Mayor of Duisburg, Tekin Nasikkol, Chairman of the General Works Council at thyssenkrupp Steel, SMS group and thyssenkrupp have announced a new decarbonization project today.
27.02.2023With its “Skilled Workers for Africa” initiative, the VDMA is working intensively to promote on-site vocational training and the expansion of local value creation. Africa’s markets are increasingly coming into the focus of mechanical and plant engineering companies from Germany and Europe.
27.02.2023An international organization in the field of industrial automation has ordered a Seco/Warwick heat treatment system with the goal of establishing a captive hardening plant within their machine park. This comprehensive technological line for hardening applications will consist of two Vector® vacuum furnaces. Furthermore an atmosphere furnace, and a washer are included.
21.02.2023The Chinese special steel producer Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. as subsidiary of the Baosteel group, decides on a RSB® 300++/4 in 5.0 design for equipping its new combined bar in coil/wire rod mill in Shanghai, China.
16.02.2023Steel producer Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann (HKM) has ordered an LD converter (BOF) relining machine from Primetals Technologies. A 30-year-old and outdated machine at HKM’s steel plant in Duisburg, Germany, will be replaced. Startup is scheduled for June 2024.
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.