Furnaces International News

    Salzgitter AG and Anglo American announce partnership to lower CO2 steel production

    Salzgitter AG and lower CO2

    5th August, 2021

    Salzgitter AG’s announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Anglo American to join forces in investigating the optimization of iron ore supplies for direct reduction. The have outlined that hydrogen production and electric arc furnaces (EAFs) are the companies future.

    Tenova announces start up of two new Walking Beam Furnaces at its plant located in Ternium Pesqueria

    Tenova new WBF

    4th August, 2021

    Tenova has announced the successful start up of its two new Walking Beam Furnaces (WBFs), designed to reduced emissions and save energy, at the new Ternium hot strip mill facility.

    O-I and International Cookware secure decarbonisation funding

    Decarbonisation furnaces

    3rd August, 2021

    Two French glass manufacturers have secured government funding of €28 million to help reduce carbon emissions in the production process.

    ArcelorMittal has published its second group climate action report

    ArcelorMittal: climate report

    29th July, 2021

    ArcelorMittal published its second group climate action report, following the first group report published in May 2019. In the new report, ArcelorMittal has announced a 2030 global carbon emissions intensity reduction target of 25%, with a large focus on Greener furnaces.

    GrafTech expands its operations with a new sales office in japan

    GrafTech’s new office

    28th July, 2021

    GrafTech, a manufacturer of high-quality graphite electrode products essential to the production of electric arc furnace steel, announced the opening of a new sales office in Chiba-shi, Japan, which will provide GrafTech’s customers in the region with local commercial, customer service and technical support.

    Tenova launches hydrogen-Ready Burner with integrated Industry 4.0 technologies for Heat Treatment Furnaces

    Tenova: New launch

    27th July, 2021

    Tenova has announced the launch of the development of the first burners for heat treatment furnaces using up to 100% hydrogen while keeping NOx emissions largely below the strictest limits, aligning with Tenovas initiatives to a decarbonized industry production.

  • AVB receives carbon-neutral certificate supporting the company’s developments of a charcoal carbonization furnace

    Brazilian steel producer, Aço Verde do Brasil (AVB) has achieved carbon-neutral steel production, certified by Société Générale de Surveillance (SGS). The company has also invested in the development of a patented charcoal carbonization furnace, set to enter the testing phase later this year.

    23 July 2021
  • Carbolite Gero launches new tube furnace

    Carbolite Gero has announced a new range of tube furnaces, developed over 18 months by specialists, industrial designers and skilled engineers.

    22 July 2021
  • Can-Eng awarded with two new Car Bottom Furnaces contracts

    Can-Eng Furnaces International has been awarded with a contract to design and manufacture two new (2) 50,000 lb/hr Car Bottom Furnaces for one of the leading Metals and Mining companies in the World.

    22 July 2021
  • Furnace at Rio Tinto’s Richards Bay Minerals shut in response to the depletion of available feedstock due to safety concerns

    Rio Tinto’s Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) operation, located in South Africa, has announced it has shut one of its four furnaces, until further notice, due to the depletion of available feedstock at the plant, as a result of security and safety concerns.

    21 July 2021
  • Nucor Corporation aims to reduce GHG to 77% less than global average

    Nucor Corporation has announced initiatives to combat the emissions of greenhouse gas (GHG) with strategies that will lower its GHG emissions intensity of steel mills to 77% less than today's global average.

    20 July 2021
  • Glass manufacturing furnace to be constructed by Horn for Bastürk Cam

    Horn has announced the build of a 560 t/d end fired furnace for Bastürk Cam at its Malatya plant, Turkey.

    20 July 2021