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  • London, August 29, 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.

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  • London, August 22, 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.

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  • London, August 14, 2023

    Baowu orders additional finishing mill stand for aluminum hot mill line in China

    In May 2023, Primetals Technologies received an order from Baowu Aluminium Technology for an additional finishing mill stand for their aluminum hot rolling mill line in Sanmenxia, located in the Henan province of China. The upgrade will change the layout of the current aluminum hot mill finishing line from a 3-stand to a 4-stand design, allowing the plant to achieve excellent product quality and increase production capacity. 

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  • London, August 08, 2023

    Liberty Steel Galati orders new MULPIC system for heavy plate mill line in Romania

    In April 2023, Primetals Technologies received an order from Liberty Galati for a new Multi-Purpose Interrupted Cooling (MULPIC) system and a water treatment plant that will be implemented at its heavy plate mill line in Romania. Sandip Biswas, CEO of Liberty Primary Steel and Mining, says: "This state-of-the-art accelerated cooling installation represents another milestone in Liberty Galati's strategy to expand its portfolio of high value-added products."

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  • London, July 18, 2023

    Salzgitter improves LD converter (BOF) process with automation upgrade from Primetals Technologies

    Primetals Technologies has recently implemented an upgrade of the LD converter (BOF) process optimization system at Salzgitter Flachstahl in Salzgitter, Germany. The new Slag Expert model has optimized the use of lime, improved the hitting rate – i.e. the amount of successful heats in terms of carbon content and steel temperature – and reduced the number of reblows.

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