Furnaces International News
The company received an order for a large EAF for the Gwangyang plant in South Korea.16 June 2023
Integrated steel manufacturer JSW Steel has accomplished a ‘significant breakthrough in environmental sustainability’ by successfully injecting waste plastic into Blast Furnace 3 at its Vijayanagar steel plant following extensive trials.09 June 2023
Glass Futures officially opened its £54m Global Centre of Excellence in St Helens, UK on the 6th June 2023.07 June 2023
German engineering company Sorg has begun construction of the first Clean Melter at Ardagh Glass Packaging’s facility in Obernkirchen, Germany.02 June 2023
AMETEK Land has announced that it will demonstrate its key solutions for industrial thermal processing at THERMPROCESS 2023.26 May 2023
Glass manufacturer Vetropack has begun the process of heating up the two melting furnaces at its new Boffalora sopra Ticino plant in Italy.24 May 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.
Primetals Technologies has upgraded the LD converter (BOF) process optimisation system at Salzgitter Flachstahl in Salzgitter, Germany.
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.
ORI Martin has awarded Tenova a new contract to replace its Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) at its mill in Brescia (Italy). The partnership between the companies began in 1988, when ORI Martin commissioned Tenova’s Consteel® EAF, making it the first Consteel® in Europe at the time.
Novelis has been awarded £4.6 million to establish hydrogen burning trials as part of the UK Government’s £55m Industrial Fuel Switching Competition, as part of the £1bn Net Zero Innovation Portfolio (NZIP), and the wider regional HyNet project.