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  • London, 01.07.2019

    Primetals Technologies pleased to announce 150th order in the last ten years for continuous caster process optimization

    One of China's largest steel producers recently awarded Primetals Technologies an order to optimize the processes of one of its continuous casters. This meant that the leading supplier of automation systems in the metallurgical industry celebrated its 150th order in the last ten years alone for process automation systems (Level 2) in continuous casting.


  • London, 26.06.2019

    Primetals Technologies develops breakthrough technology for carbon-free, hydrogen-based direct reduction for iron ore fines

    Primetals Technologies has developed the world's first direct reduction process for iron ore concentrates from ore beneficiation not requiring any preprocessing like sintering or pelletizing. Primetals can resort to the comprehensive experience from the earlier Finmet development and plant installations. The new technology can be applied to all types of beneficiated ore and particle sizes of 100% smaller than 0.15 mm. As primary reduction agent, the new process uses H2 from renewable energy or alternatively H2 rich gases from conventional steam reformers or H2 rich waste gases. This results in a low or even a zero CO2 footprint.


  • London, 11.06.2019

    Notice on demise of our founding CEO Yasukuni Yamasaki

    It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we inform you that Mr. Yasukuni Yamasaki, the former CEO and Chairman of the Board of Primetals Technologies Limited, suddenly passed away on June 7, 2019 due to a heart attack.


  • London, 30.05.2019

    Primetals Technologies to install Automated Tapping systems at two BOF converters of Jiangsu Shagang

    Chinese steel producer Jiangsu Shagang Group Company Limited (Jiangsu Shagang) placed an order with Primetals Technologies to install automatic tapping system on two BOF converters in its converter steelworks in Zhangjiagang in Jiangsu Province. This modernization project marks the first commercial implementation of Primetals Technologies´ Automated Tapping system in a steelworks. The package will reduce tapping time and minimize slag carry-over, improving subsequent phosphorous refining.


  • London, 21.05.2019

    RH vacuum degassing plant with dry mechanical pump from Primetals Technologies receives FAC at AHMSA

    Recently, Mexican steel producer Altos Hornos de Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. (AHMSA) issued the Final Acceptance Certificate (FAC) for a twin RH vacuum degassing plant supplied by Primetals Technologies. The 150-ton RH plant was installed in AHMSA´s converter Steel Works # 2 in Monclova. It is able to handle 50 charges per day, the equivalent of about two million metric tons of liquid steel per year.