Furnaces International News
Glassmaker Verallia’s two key decarbonisation projects remain on schedule, said its CEO. Speaking to analysts during a financial call, CEO Patrice Lucas said the electrical furnace to be launched at its Cognac, France site is on track ready for next year.03 August 2023
Indian glass manufacturer AGI Greenpac posted an increased revenue of 7% despite a scheduled furnace shutdown.27 July 2023
German glass engineering company Sorg has secured a furnace order from China’s Nanjing Electric. The first furnace delivered by Sorg exceeded the requirements regarding the factors mentioned above and the operating time.26 July 2023
Coal-based steelmaking capacity under development globally that follows the ‘blast furnace-basic oxygen furnace’ production method increased to 380Mt/yr in 2022 from 350Mt/yr in 2021, at a time when its share of the world’s total capacity must shrink dramatically in order to hit long-term decarbonization targets.25 July 2023
Primetals Technologies has upgraded the LD converter (BOF) process optimisation system at Salzgitter Flachstahl in Salzgitter, Germany.21 July 2023
Non-government organisation and clean energy reporter Global Energy Monitor has released a Global Blast Furnace Tracker (GBFT), which is the first free and publicly available dataset with global coverage of blast furnaces.11 July 2023
The furnace at Guardian Glass' Bascharage, Luxembourg plant is on schedule to be operational in Q4 2023 after a cold tank repair.
SORG has announced it will begin construction of the first SORG CLEAN Melter® at Ardagh Glass Packaging’s facility in Obernkirchen, Germany.
ArcelorMittal has recently contracted Primetals Technologies for the revamping of two LD converters (BOFs) at its steel plant in Jõao Monlevade, Brazil.
Ardagh Glass Packaging’s NextGen hybrid furnace, which could see up to a 60% reduction in CO2 emissions, nears completion.
Fives has announced the launch of its first 100% hydrogen duct burner. The Hy-Ductflam™ is a key step towards the decarbonization of heating and drying processes worldwide as hydrogen emits zero carbon when burnt.