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  • London, 19 September 2023

    Second Arvedi ESP line at Chinese steel producer in operation after exceptionally fast startup

    Primetals Technologies has recently started up ESP line No. 2 at a Chinese steel producer in Hebei province, China. The customer’s first ESP line is in full operation since 2021. Line No. 2 is the 9th ESP line to be put into operation in the world. Thanks to the close and effective collaboration between Primetals Technologies and the Chinese steel producer, the startup of its second ESP line was exceptional in terms of swiftness and efficiency. The first hot-rolled coil was produced in endless mode only nine weeks after the beginning of cold commissioning, and the first coil of 0.8 millimeter thickness was produced just 50 days after.


  • London, 12 September 2023

    New collaboration to implement grid-friendly power supply system, the next evolution in electric steelmaking

    Active Power Feeder is a key technology for green electric steelmaking. It utilizes a patented and proven medium voltage modular multilevel converter (MMC) technology in a ground-breaking power control system developed by experts at Primetals Technologies. BGH Edelstahl in Siegen, Germany, has signed an agreement with Primetals Technologies to test the Active Power Feeder solution at its 50-ton electric arc furnace (EAF).


  • London, 05 September 2023

    Primetals Technologies expands its portfolio with leading torch-cutting solutions

    In August 2023, Primetals Technologies acquired the cutting technology assets from Spanish company TCT Torch-Cutting Technologies and signed key personnel to a long-term service contract in order to expand its competences with inhouse torch-cutting expertise. The acquirement of the TCT assets allows Primetals Technologies to fully integrate torch-cutting technologies into not only the continuous casting segment but also into the wider range of automation solutions for casting and a comprehensive scope of metallurgical services.


  • London, 29 August 2023

    ArcelorMittal orders two LD converters (BOFs) and gas cleaning systems for steel plant in Brazil

    ArcelorMittal has recently contracted Primetals Technologies for the revamping of two LD converters (BOFs) at its steel plant in Jõao Monlevade, Brazil. The order encompasses two new 135-ton converters, an upgrade of the primary dedusting systems, and complete electrics and automation packages. In addition to the new equipment’s technological advantages, the main influencing factors for ArcelorMittal’s decision were other recently completed projects and the fact that ArcelorMittal, over time, had built a strong partnership with Primetals Technologies in Brazil.


  • London, 22 August 2023

    China Steel Corporation (CSC) places large order to ramp up electrical steel production

    China Steel Corporation (CSC) has signed a contract with Primetals Technologies for a pickling line and tandem cold mill upgrade at its plant in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Startup is scheduled for September 2025.