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  • London, 01.10.2020

    Continuous bloom caster supplied by Primetals Technologies goes into operation at voestalpine

    voestalpine is an international technology corporation producing industrial goods. A four-strand continuous bloom caster supplied by Primetals Technologies went into operation at its Leoben steel production plant in July. The new caster is the most modern of its type in the world and has been designed for digitalization. Fully automatic casting was possible right from the very start. The CC4 plant replaces the previous CC2 caster. In four-strand operation, it is designed to produce 950,000 metric tons per annum of the highest quality blooms.

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  • London, 29.09.2020

    Primetals Technologies receives FAC for two continuous galvanizing lines supplied to HBIS Tangsteel

    Recently, HBIS Tangshan Iron and Steel Group Co. Ltd. (HBIS Tangsteel), a Chinese steel producer, has awarded Primetals Technologies with the final acceptance certificate for two continuous galvanizing lines (CGL) installed as part of the expansion of cold rolling mill no. 2 at its Tangshan plant in Hebei Province. The CGLs 5 and 6 increase the production capacity for high-strength, coated metal sheets by 650,000 metric tons per annum. The sheets are mainly used by the automotive industry.

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  • London, 27.08.2020

    Primetals Technologies receives final acceptance for revamp of 1,700 mm hot strip mill at Ilyich steel in Ukraine

    In May, PJSC “Ilyich Iron and Steel Works of Mariupol” (Ilyich Steel) issued the FAC for the revamp of its 1,700 mm hot strip mill (HSM 1700). The revamp of HSM 1700 further increases MMKI’s competitiveness through the extension of product mix and range, improvement of quality, increase of productivity and reduction of production costs. Production capacity will grow from 1.36 to 2.5 million tons per year. A state-of-the-art automation system makes the plant ready for Industry 4.0.

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  • London, 20.08.2020

    Another order won from AMAG rolling: Primetals Technologies to modernize cycloconverter for main drive on two-high hot rolling stand

    Aluminum producer AMAG rolling GmbH has awarded Primetals Technologies an order to install new converter equipment for the main drive on the two-high hot stand at its Ranshofen plant in Austria. The project covers supply, engineering, installation, commissioning, training and production of the documentation. This modernization will increase the reliability of the rolling stand and ensure the future availability of spare parts. The project is scheduled to be completed in the first quarter of 2021.

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  • London, 18.08.2020

    Primetals Technologies to modernize four-high cold rolling stand for AMAG rolling in Austria

    AMAG rolling GmbH, an aluminum producer, has awarded Primetals Technologies an order to modernize the four-high cold rolling stand at its site in Ranshofen, Austria. The modernization project will include renewal of the technological controls with gauge and flatness control, replacement of the technological measuring instruments, implementation of Level 2 process automation, renewal of the electrical and automation equipment (including the sensor systems and cabling) as well as replacement of the coil banding system, marking machine, video system and intercom system.

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