Furnaces International News
Italian plant builder Tenova, a Techint company and a prominent force in sustainable solutions for the green transition of the metals industry, recently completed the successful start-up of a new 70t EAF at the Valbruna ASW Inc at a plant in Welland, Ontario, Canada.16 February 2023
A blast furnace in operation at Thyssenkrupp Steel's Schwelgern steel mill in Germany, turned 50 years old on 6 February.13 February 2023
Tenova, supplier of sustainable solutions for the metals industry, has recently completed the start-up of the new 70t EAF at the Valbruna ASW Inc. plant, located in Ontario, Canada.10 February 2023
AGC and Saint-Gobain will collaborate on the design of a pilot flat glass line that is expected to reduce the companies’ direct CO2 emissions. AGC’s patterned glass production line in Barevka, Czech Republic, will be entirely refurbished into a high performing and modernised line.09 February 2023
India’s Borosil Renewables has started trial production of its third solar glass furnace, which has increased its capacity in India to 1,000 tons per day.06 February 2023
A range of Variable Area (VA) Flowmeters will now be manufactured in Workington, Cumbria, after McMenon Engineering Services Ltd was chosen by global technology company ABB to make the VA flowmeter product portfolio that had been produced by ABB in Germany.27 January 2023
Ametek Land has developed its portable flue gas analyser to aid combustion optimisation and gas testing in glass furnaces.
As glass manufacturing is a highly energy-intensive process, optimising the combustion conditions is essential to minimise energy costs and ensure compliance with air pollution emissions regulations.
BDF Industries has supplied a 300t/day furnace to Tunisian glass producer Sotuver.
The order for the Italian also technology supplier also included forehearths, automation, equipment, accessories and three IS machines.
Portuguese multinational BA Glass is to invest €58 million in a furnace at its Bucharest, Romania production facility. The investment marks the beginning of a new investment cycle in Romania and will also include a 55,000m2 warehouse at the site.
Sorg will supply equipment for the hot end of Vetropack’s glass plant in Boffalora sopra Ticino, Italy. The Sorg Group will supply the complete melting furnace from a single source as a turnkey project, including cabling, piping, project management, installation, and commissioning.