Furnaces International News
Salzgitter has been awarded almost €1billion in government funding for its hydrogen-based steel production project, SALCOS, and invests in a new EAF.19 April 2023
Johns Manville will restart a glass melter next week at its Slovakian facility after it was taken out of service for a routine rebuild.18 April 2023
Pilkington UK is to invest in a furnace at its Greengate, St Helens, UK flat glass production facility. It said the multi-million investment will save 15,000 tonnes of carbon emissions each year while securing the future of rolled glass manufacturing in the UK.17 April 2023
Australian mining company BHP has partnered with global engineering firm Hatch to design an electric smelting furnace (ESF) pilot plant, cited for construction in Australia.27 March 2023
TimkenSteel has joined the Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) – the largest steel industry trade association in the United States and is the primary trade association representing North American EAF steel producers.24 March 2023
Indian glassware manufacturer Borosil has installed an all-electric 42 tonnes/day opal glass furnace supplied by JSJ Jodeit.
The furnace will be used to produce tableware glass at Borosil's Jaipur, Rajasthan, India facility23 March 2023
Ardagh Glass has begun construction on a hybrid furnace to switch to renewable electricity at its glass production facility in Obernkirchen, Germany.
Steklarna Hrastnik is nearing the end of its construction phase of its new hybrid glass furnace in Hrastnik, Slovenia.
Italian tableware glass manufacturer Vetreria di Borgonovo has completed the renovation of a furnace.
Glass industry consultant Neil Simpson said he was shocked but honoured after being named the 2023 recipient of the Hotbels Business and Technology United (BTU) award at the 36th Hotbels seminar.