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London, 21.02.2017

Primetals Technologies develops automatic testing system for temperature sensors of molds

With the Automatic Thermocouple Checker, Primetals Technologies offers operators of continuous casting plants a solution for standardized and reproducible heating and testing of thermocouples in the copper plates of molds.

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London, 14.02.2017

Primetals Technologies to modernize continuous caster for Georgsmarienhütte GmbH (GMH)

Georgsmarienhütte GmbH (GMH), a German steel producer, has awarded Primetals Technologies an order to modernize the company's six-strand continuous bloom caster at its main site in Georgsmarienhütte.

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London, 09.02.2017

ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt orders Eco Slide Discs from Primetals Technologies as strip side guides for coiler

Primetals Technologies has received an order from ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt, a German steel producer, to install Eco Slide Disc side guides on the entry side beams of a coiler in a hot-strip mill. They will replace the conventional wear plates.

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London, 07.02.2017

Tyasa orders production management solution for steel making plant and new coil production line from Primetals Technologies

Mexican steel producer Tyasa, has awarded Primetals Technologies an order to supply a production management solution (level 3) for its existing steel making plant, billet caster and new Castrip based coil production line in Ixtaczoquitlan. The

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London, 02.02.2017

Rizhao Steel issues FAC for continuous pickling line from Primetals Technologies

Chinese steel producer Rizhao Steel Group Co., Ltd (Rizhao) issued the Final Acceptance Certificate (FAC) for its continuous pickling line (CPL) supplied by Primetals Technologies.

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London, 31.01.2017

Primetals Technologies to supply three SIAS surface inspection systems to ArcelorMittal Liège

Belgian steel producer ArcelorMittal Liège has ordered three SIAS surface inspection systems for three of its processing lines from Primetals Technologies.

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London, 17.01.2017

Primetals Technologies to supply automation and electrics for new blast furnace at EVRAZ NTMK

The Russian steel producer, EVRAZ Nizhniy Tagil Metallurgical Plant (EVRAZ NTMK), has awarded Primetals Technologies an order to supply the automation, electrical equipment and instrumentation for the new blast furnace #7.

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London, 16.12.2016

Primetals Technologies to replace converter for CAP ACERO in Chile

Primetals Technologies has received an order from Compania Siderurgica Huachipato S.A. (CAP ACERO) to replace LD (BOF) converter #2 system in its Talcahuano, Chile works, which after 40 years has reached the end of its service life.

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London, 15.12.2016

Tata Steel IJmuiden orders new continuous slab caster from Primetals Technologies

Tata Steel IJmuiden BV, a Dutch steel producer, has awarded Primetals Technologies an order to supply a new continuous slab caster.

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London, 13.12.2016

Primetals Technologies to implement process optimization system for RH plant at Salzgitter Flachstahl

Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, a German steel producer, has commissioned Primetals Technologies to supply and implement a Level 2 process optimization system for a twin RH degassing plant and its two downstream treatment stations.

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London, 08.12.2016

Primetals Technologies to modernize cooling section automation for hot strip mill in Raahe, Finland

Primetals Technologies has received an order from SSAB Europe Oy to modernize the cooling section automation in the hot rolling mill in its steel plant in Raahe, Finland.

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London, 06.12.2016

Primetals Technologies to supply new Minimill with EAF Quantum and WinLink to GPH Ispat in Bangladesh

GPH Ispat Ltd., a manufacturer of long products based in Chittagong, Bangladesh, has commissioned Primetals Technologies to supply a minimill with a total annual capacity of 815,000 metric tons of finished products and billets.

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London, 01.12.2016

Primetals Technologies supplies Air Bearing Shapemeters and ISV Spraybars for Dingsheng Aluminium

Primetals Technologies has been awarded an order from Jiangsu Dingsheng Aluminium (Dinsheng) in China to supply 60 sets of Air Bearing Shapemeters, ISV Spraybars, Magnescale Transducers and four packages of spare parts.

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London, 29.11.2016

Nucor Steel upgrades automation and drives in carbon steel plate mill with Primetals Technologies

Nucor Steel has selected Primetals Technologies to upgrade the automation and drives system in the finishing end of its carbon plate steel mill in Cofield, North Carolina, USA.

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London, 24.11.2016

Zhejiang Nisshin Worthington starts up Z-Hi reversing cold mill supplied by Primetals Technologies

On October 25, a Z-Hi reversing cold mill supplied by Primetals Technologies was officially inaugurated at the Pinghu, China production site of Zhejiang Nisshin Worthington Precision Specialty Steel Co., Ltd.

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London, 22.11.2016

Tangshan issues FAC for cold rolling mill supplied by Primetals Technologies

Primetals Technologies has received the final acceptance certificate for the rolling line of the new cold rolling complex of Chinese steel producer Tangshan Iron and Steel Group Co. Ltd.

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London, 17.11.2016

World´s largest HBI plant from Primetals Technologies and Midrex begins operation at voestalpine in Texas

On October 26, the direct reduction HBI plant built by Primetals Technologies and consortium partner Midrex Technologies, Inc. was officially started-up in the presence of the voestalpine board after an effective construction phase of about two years.

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London, 15.11.2016

Vina Kyoei upgrades wire rod quality with Primetals Technologies equipment

Seeking to improve wire rod quality and mill utilization, Vina Kyoei has contracted with Primetals Technologies to upgrade the pinch roll and laying head in its wire rod mill in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province, Vietnam.

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London, 27.10.2016

Primetals Technologies to modernize flat rolling block for Böhler Edelstahl in Austria

Primetals Technologies has won an order from Böhler Edelstahl GmbH & Co KG (Böhler Edelstahl), a company of the Special Steel Division of voestalpine, to modernize the flat rolling block at its Kapfenberg plant in Austria.

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London, 20.10.2016

Last of three LD (BOF) converters from Primetals Technologies starts up at SSAB in Finland

In September, the last of three LD (BOF) converters supplied by Primetals Technologies commenced operation at the Raahe, Finland works of SSAB Europe Oy.

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London, 18.10.2016

Concast (India) to supply continuous billet caster to Orissa Metaliks in India

Concast (India) Ltd., a Primetals Technologies Group Company, has received an order from Indian steel producer Orissa Metaliks Private Limited (Orissa Metaliks) to supply a three-strand continuous billet caster for the company´s production site near Kharagpur, West Bengal.

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London, 29.09.2016

Primetals Technologies to supply continuous caster and secondary metallurgy facilities for MMKI

Primetals Technologies has received an order from Ukrainian steel producer PJSC “Ilyich Iron and Steel Works of Mariupol” to supply a two-strand continuous slab caster, a twin ladle furnace with an alloying station, and the associated dedusting system.

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Basel, 29.09.2016

Leading providers for the metals technology industry sign memorandum of understanding (MoU) for Anti-Corruption Collective Action Initiative

Danieli & C. Meccaniche SpA, Primetals Technologies Limited and SMS group join in Anti-Corruption Collective Action Initiative

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London, 27.09.2016

Primetals Technologies supplies ERT-EBROS billet welding system for Yongfeng Steel bar rolling mill

Chinese steel producer Shandong Laigang Yongfeng Steel Corp. (Yongfeng Steel) has placed an order with Primetals Technologies to supply ERT-EBROS endless rolling technology for the company's existing bar rolling mill in Qihe, Shandong province.

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London, 15.09.2016

Nucor Steel Berkeley orders SIAS surface inspection from Primetals Technologies

North American steel producer Nucor Steel Berkeley has awarded Primetals Technologies the order to supply a SIAS surface inspection system for the company´s hot strip mill in Huger, South Carolina.

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London, 13.09.2016

Tyasa orders reversing cold rolling mill from Primetals Technologies

Talleres y Aceros S.A. de C.V.(Tyasa), a Mexican steel producer, has awarded Primetals Technologies an order to supply a new reversing cold rolling mill for its production plant in Ixtaczoquitlan.

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London, 16.08.2016

Continuous slab caster from Primetals Technologies goes on stream at CSP in Brazil

A two-strand continuous slab caster supplied by Primetals Technologies has gone on stream at Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém (CSP), a Brazilian steel producer.

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London, 11.08.2016

Primetals Technologies to supply new billet stand and combination saw to Třinecké železárny

Primetals Technologies will supply a new billet stand and a combination saw for the production of bar steel with round and square cross-sections.

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London, 09.08.2016

Primetals Technologies wins another order from aluminum producer AMAG rolling to modernize rolling stands

Primetals Technologies has won an order from AMAG rolling GmbH, an Austrian aluminum producer, to modernize the drive technology on the four-high cold rolling stand in its Ranshofen plant.

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London, 02.08.2016

Primetals Technologies replaces LD (BOF) converter for ArcelorMittal Ruhrort in Germany

Primetals Technologies has won an order from ArcelorMittal Ruhrort GmbH to replace the LD (BOF) converter “K2”.

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London, 28.07.2016

Primetals Technologies ships highest capacity roll unit for Chinese wire rod mill

Primetals Technologies has produced the market’s highest capacity 250 mm ultra heavy-duty (UHD) roll unit for high speed wire rod mills in the first phase of a high speed wire rod mill upgrade for a major Chinese steel producer.

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London, 19.07.2016

Primetals Technologies to modernize drive technology in aluminum cold rolling mill for Alunorf

Primetals Technologies has received an order from Aluminium Norf GmbH (Alunorf), Neuss, to modernize the drive technology of its KW5 tandem cold rolling mill.

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London, 14.07.2016

First coil processed at Baosteel Zhanjiang on continuous galvanizing line supplied by Primetals Technologies

At the production facility of Chinese steelmaker Baosteel Zhanjiang Iron & Steel Co. Ltd., a continuous galvanizing line (CGL) supplied by Primetals Technologies, processed the first coil at the end of March.

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London, 12.07.2016

Kobelco Millcon Steel modernizes wire rod mill with Primetals Technologies equipment

To increase its local supply of special steel products, Kobelco Millcon Steel Co., Ltd. is modernizing a wire rod mill in Rayong, Thailand with equipment supplied by Primetals Technologies.

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London, 05.07.2016

Industry 4.0 from a single source: Primetals Technologies and PSI cooperate on production management solutions for steel industry

Primetals Technologies Germany GmbH, Erlangen, and PSI Metals GmbH, Düsseldorf, have signed a cooperation agreement on the sale and implementation of Industry 4.0 (Industrial Internet) production management solutions for the steel and aluminum industries.

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London, 05.07.2016

Primetals Technologies receives first order for a selective waste gas recirculation system (SWGR) for a sinter plant in China

Chinese steel producer Shandong Iron & Steel Corporation Limited (Shansteel) has ordered a selective waste gas recirculation (SWGR) system from Primetals Technologies for its new sinter plant in Rizhao, Shandong Province.

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London, 30.06.2016

Primetals Technologies receives final acceptance for new secondary dedusting system at voestalpine in Linz

voestalpine Stahl GmbH has given Primetals Technologies the final acceptance certificate for the Seku 3.1 secondary dedusting system in the Linz plant.

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London, 14.06.2016

JSW Steel issues final acceptance for new process optimization in two steel works in Vijayanagar

Primetals Technologies has received the final acceptance certificate from JSW Steel for the new process automation system in a total of 25 subsystems in the SMS-1 und SMS-2 steel works in Vijayanagar, in the Indian state of Karnataka.

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London, 09.06.2016

Primetals Technologies to supply bar rolling mill to Capitol Steel in the Philippines

Primetals Technologies, in cooperation with Automazioni Industriali Capitanio S.r.l. (AIC), has received an order from Capitol Steel Corporation (Capitol Steel) to supply a new bar rolling mill for its plant in Quezon City, Philippines.

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London, 07.06.2016

Primetals Technologies to modernize electric arc furnace for BGH in Freital

Primetals Technologies has received an order from German steel producer BGH Edelstahlwerke GmbH to modernize the electric arc furnace at its Freital site in order to optimize the furnace movements and convert its tapping system.

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London, 02.06.2016

Novelis orders roll coolant spray system for Aluminum hot strip mill in Yeongju, Korea from Primetals Technologies

Novelis Korea Ltd has placed an order with Primetals Technologies for a new roll coolant spray system for their Aluminum hot strip mill in their Yeongju plant, Republic of Korea. Aim of the project is to further improve strip quality.

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London, 01.06.2016

AHMSA starts operation of normalizing line supplied by Primetals Technologies

In May, the first plate was processed on a normalizing line supplied by Primetals Technologies to Mexican steel producer Altos Hornos de México S.A.B de C.V. (AHMSA).

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LD (BOF) converter from Primetals Technologies in the Steel Melt Shop no. 2 of JSW Steel in Vijayanagar

London, 18.05.2016

Primetals Technologies receives FAC for last of four LD (BOF) converters supplied to JSW Steel

In April, Indian steelmaker Jindal South West Steel Ltd. (JSW Steel) issued the Final Acceptance Certificate (FAC) for the last of four LD (BOF) converters ordered from Primetals Technologies in September 2014, which had been started up in January.

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London, 28.04.2016

H.E.S issues Primetals Technologies with final acceptance for modernized bar mill

H.E.S. Hennigsdorfer Elektrostahlwerke GmbH (H.E.S), a company in the Riva Group, has issued Primetals Technologies with the final acceptance certificate for a modernized, turnkey bar mill in Hennigsdorf, in the German state of Brandenburg.

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London, 26.04.2016

Primetals Technologies to modernize automation system in Novelis Pinda aluminum hot strip mill

Brazilian aluminum producer Novelis do Brazil Ltda. has commissioned Primetals Technologies to modernize the automation system installed in its hot strip mill in Pindamonhangaba in the state of São Paulo.

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ESP Line Number 2 from Primetals Technologies in Operation at Rizhao Steel

London, 21.04.2016

Primetals Technologies receives final acceptance from Rizhao for the first three Arvedi ESP lines

Chinese steel producer Rizhao Steel Group Co., Ltd (Rizhao) awarded Primetals Technologies the final acceptance certificate (FAC) for three of a total of five Arvedi ESP lines. For two of the lines, the FACs where received in January, for the third one on April 1.

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Computer-animated depiction of an LD (BOF) converter from Primetals Technologies

London, 19.04.2016

Primetals Technologies to replace two LD converters in Dąbrowa Górnicza for ArcelorMittal Poland

ArcelorMittal Poland S.A. has given Primetals Technologies an order to replace LD (BOF) converters #1 and #3 in its Dąbrowa Górnicza steel works. The new converters will have a tapping weight of 325 metric tons and the project will be executed on a turnkey basis.

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London, 14.04.2016

Acoustic Expert from Primetals Technologies monitors bag filters in dedusting plant at voestalpine

At the end of January, a new acoustic monitoring system was brought into operation in the secondary dedusting plant 3.1. at voestalpine Stahl GmbH in Linz, Austria.

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Copper rod mill processing line supplied by Primetals Technologies via Southwire Company, LLC.

London, 07.04.2016

Primetals Technologies copper rod mill sold to Southwire for end user Ningbo in China

Ordering a second mill identical to one supplied to the Southwire Company, LLC of Carrollton, Georgia, USA by Primetals Technologies in 2010, Ningbo Jintian Copper (Group) Co. Ltd. has signed a contract with Southwire for an SCR 3000 copper rod mill. The new mill will operate in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, China. Start up is expected in the fall of 2017.

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150-metric-ton twin electric arc furnace at Baosteel in Shanghai, China.

London, 05.04.2016

Primetals Technologies modernizes twin electric arc furnace at Baosteel in Shanghai, China

Primetals Technologies has won an order from China's Baoshan Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. (Baosteel) to modernize a more than 20-year old DC twin electric arc furnace at its Shanghai plant. The project involves redesigning both the upper and lower vessels and installing new anodes in each case.

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London, 31.03.2016

Primetals Technologies and Fakoor Sanat Teheran sign cooperation agreement worth 1.8 billion euros on steel projects in Iran

During an Austrian-Iranian business forum in Vienna, Austria, Primetals Technologies and Fakoor Sanat Teheran Engineering Co. signed a general agreement on jointly implementing various projects in the Iranian steel industry.

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London, 30.03.2016

Hot rolling mill from Primetals Technologies produces first coil in Vietnam for Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co.

Primetals Technologies has supplied a hot rolling mill to the new steel works in Vung Ang, Vietnam, which is owned by the Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation (FHS).

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London, 24.03.2016

Primetals Technologies to modernize minimill of Abinsk Electric Steel Works in Russia

Abinsk Electric Steel Work, a Russian producer of long products, has signed a contract with Primetals Technologies to modernize the electric arc furnace, ladle furnace and 6-strand continuous billet caster in the company's minimill.

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London, 17.03.2016

Primetals Technologies successfully modernized an annealing and pickling line of Aperam Genk

Primetals Technologies successfully realized the modernization of an annealing and pickling line of Aperam Genk in Belgium. The objectives of the project were to upgrade the drive technology and optimize the strip tension control.

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London, 08.03.2016

Primetals Technologies to modernize continuous billet caster for Valbruna in Italy

Primetals Technologies has received an order from Italian steel producer Acciaierie Valbruna S.p.a. to modernize the three-strand continuous billet caster at its Bolzano site. Under the project the plant will be able to produce stainless steel and special alloy bars with larger cross-sections up to 180 millimeters.

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London, 25.02.2016

Severstal orders ladle furnace from Primetals Technologies for its Cherepovets converter steel works

Primetals Technologies has received an order from PAO Severstal, a Russian steel producer, to supply a new twin ladle furnace for its Cherepovets converter steel works. The ladle furnace can treat 375 metric ton charges of liquid steel with a treatment time not more than 45 minutes, and has an annual capacity of 4.8 million metric tons.

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London, 19.02.2016

Power X-HI stainless steel tandem cold mill from Primetals Technologies produces first coil at Beihai Chengde

In late December 2015, a stainless steel continuous tandem cold mill (TCM) supplied by Primetals Technologies to Beihai Chengde Stainless Steel Co. (Beihai Chengde) produced the first coil at the Beihai plant in the Chinese Guangxi Province.

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Steckel mill supplied by Primetals Technologies for the Ouro Branco production site of Brazilian steel producer Gerdau Ouro Bran

London, 17.02.2016

Gerdau Ouro Branco issues Final Acceptance Certificate for Steckel mill supplied by Primetals Technologies

Brazilian steel producer Gerdau has issued the Final Acceptance Certificate (FAC) for a new Steckel mill supplied by Primetals Technologies for its Ouro Branco production site in the state of Minas Gerais.

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Two pouring reels and transfer mast for bar in coil products from Primetals Technologies

London, 04.02.2016

Primetals Technologies to supply combination mill for Chinese special stainless steel market leader Yongxing

To expand into higher grade stainless products, Yongxing Special Stainless Steel Co., Ltd., has selected Primetals Technologies for the supply of a new combination bar, bar in coil and wire rod mill in Huzhou, China.

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Power Cooling unit in operation

London, 28.01.2016

Primetals Technologies extends intensive cooling section on ThyssenKrupp hot strip mill

Primetals Technologies has completed work for ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG on expanding the intensive cooling section of hot strip mill 2 in Duisburg-Beeckerwerth. The "Power Cooling" system from Primetals Technologies, operational since December 2010 and substantially enlarged in 2014, has passed its acceptance test.

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Bécancour, QC – Canada, 28.01.2016

Société Internationale Métallique selects Midrex and Primetals Technologies to build new HBI plant in Quebec

Société Internationale Métallique (SIM) has chosen Midrex Technologies, Inc. and its construction licensee Primetals Technologies to furnish the equipment and oversee the technological aspect of its project to build a 2.0 million ton-per-year (MTPY) hot briquetted iron (HBI) plant in the Bécancour Waterfront Industrial Park, a public-owned industrial park on the shores of the Saint-Lawrence River (Quebec, Canada); the site is a year-round deep water port and connected to major North American rail and road infrastructure.

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London, 25.01.2016

Primetals Technologies to engineer continuous caster and secondary metallurgy facilities for MMKI

Primetals Technologies has received an order from Ukrainian steel producer "Iljitsch" Metallurgical Combinate in Mariupol (MMKI) to engineer a continuous slab caster, a twin ladle furnace with an alloying station, and the associated dedusting system.

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Continuous bloom caster from Primetals Technologies at Hyundai Steel in Dangjin, Korea

London, 19.01.2016

Continuous bloom caster and long-product rolling mills from Primetals Technologies started up at Hyundai

In October 2015, a continuous bloom casting machine, a large bar rolling mill and a small bar and wire rod mill supplied by Primetals Technologies were started up at the new special steel mill of Korean steel maker Hyundai Steel in Dangjin.

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London, 14.01.2016

Coil Handling and Compactor system from Primetals Technologies for French stainless steel mill receives FAC

French stainless steel wire rod producer Ugitech has awarded the final acceptance certificate to Primetals Technologies for its custom engineering solution to upgrade and automate the compacting and coil handling process in the company’s rod mill, which recently achieved all performance goals.

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Twin-strand continuous slab caster from Primetals Technologies

London, 12.01.2016

Shandong Iron & Steel orders two continuous slab casters from Primetals Technologies

Chinese steel producer Shandong Iron & Steel Group Rizhao Co., Ltd. has ordered two twin-strand continuous slab casters from Primetals Technologies.

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London, 17.12.2015

Nucor Nebraska selects Primetals Technologies to upgrade coil handling system

The combination bar-in-coil and rod mill at Nucor Nebraska will have upgraded coil handling equipment designed and installed by Primetals Technologies in September 2016.

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London, 15.12.2015

Primetals Technologies receives final acceptance for wire rod mill upgrade from OneSteel in Australia

Primetals Technologies has received the final acceptance certificate from OneSteel Market Mills in Australia for installed upgrades at its Laverton Wire Rod Mill. Improvements to the water cooling line and laying head have already resulted in higher finishing speeds on small diameter products.

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Two-strand continuous slab caster modernized by Primetals Technologies

London, 10.12.2015

Continuous slab caster modernized by Primetals Technologies goes into operation at ArcelorMittal Bremen

The second strand of the continuous slab caster modernized by Primetals Technologies for German steel producer ArcelorMittal Bremen GmbH has now been brought into operation.

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London, 08.12.2015

Primetals Technologies to modernize another LD (BOF) converter for Mechel in Chelyabinsk

Primetals Technologies has won an order from the Mechel Group to modernize an LD (BOF) converter in the steel works of the Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant (ChMK) in Russia.

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Rebar rolling mill supplied by Primetals Technologies

London, 03.12.2015

Newly designed rebar rolling mill from Primetals Technologies performs well at Kalika Steel in India

At the Indian steel producer Kalika Steel Alloys Pvt. Ltd. (Kalika Steel), a new rebar rolling mill supplied by Primetals Technologies and started up earlier this year recently achieved all agreed performance parameters.

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Two-strand continuous slab casters from Primetals Technologies at Baosteel Zhanjiang

London, 01.12.2015

Two continuous slab casters from Primetals Technologies go into operation at Baosteel Zhanjiang

Two two-strand continuous slab casters from Primetals Technologies went into operation in September at Baosteel Zhanjiang, a subsidiary company of the Chinese corporation Baoshan Iron and Steel Co Ltd. (Baosteel).

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New secondary dedusting system from Primetals Technologies

London, 27.11.2015

Primetals Technologies receives final acceptance for secondary dedusting system at Třinecké Železárny

Třinecký inženýring, a.s. has given Primetals Technologies the final acceptance certificate for the modernized secondary dedusting system installed in the Třinecké Železárny a.s. converter steel works.

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London, 24.11.2015

Primetals Technologies to supply residuals briquetting plant for voestalpine Stahl HBI plant in Corpus Christi

Primetals Technologies received an order for a briquetting plant for the complete recycling of dusts and sludges in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA.

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London, 17.11.2015

Primetals Technologies to supply receiving substation with SVC system for Frisa meltshop in Mexico

Global forgings manufacturer Frisa Forjados S.A. de C.V. recently awarded Primetals Technologies a multi-million dollar contract for the supply of a 230/34.5kV substation and a Static Var Compensation (SVC) system for their new meltshop in Villa de Garcia, Mexico.

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London, 17.11.2015

Primetals Technologies to supply receiving substation with SVC system

Global forgings manufacturer Frisa Forjados S.A. de C.V. recently awarded Primetals Technologies a multi-million dollar contract for the supply of a 230/34.5kV substation and a Static Var Compensation (SVC) system for their new meltshop in Villa de Garcia, Mexico.

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London, 10.11.2015

Primetals Technologies starts up first of three LD (BOF) converters at SSAB in Finland

In October, the first of three LD (BOF) converters supplied by Primetals Technologies commenced operation at the Raahe, Finland works of SSAB Europe Oy. With almost unchanged space requirements, the new converters have a larger reaction volume.

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London, 03.11.2015

Primetals Technologies to modernize LD (BOF) converter for HKM in Germany

Primetals Technologies has won an order from Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann GmbH (HKM) to modernize LD (BOF) converter No. 2 in its Duisburg, Germany plant.

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London, 21.10.2015

Primetals Technologies offers new electrode control system for electric arc and ladle furnaces

With „Melt Expert“, Primetals Technologies offers a new electrode control system for operators of electric arc and ladle furnaces. The new system unifies the advantages of the previous solutions.

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London, 19.10.2015

Tangshan orders two continuous galvanizing lines from Primetals Technologies

Tangshan Iron and Steel Group Co. Ltd., a Chinese steel producer, has awarded Primetals Technologies an order to supply two continuous galvanizing lines to expand cold rolling mill no. 2 at its Tangshan plant in Hebei Province.

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London, 08.10.2015

First LD (BOF) converter from Primetals Technologies started up at JSW Steel

In mid-September a new LD (BOF) converter supplied by Primetals Technologies was started up in the Steel Melt Shop no. 2 in Vijayanagar, Toranagallu of Indian steelmaker Jindal South West Steel Ltd. (JSW Steel). Since then, the converter is in full production mode.

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London, 05.10.2015

Rizhao produces ultra-thin hot strip on Arvedi ESP plant for the first time

In July, the Chinese steel producer, Rizhao Steel Group Co., Ltd (Rizhao), produced ultra-thin hot strip with thickness of 0.8 millimeters on the Arvedi ESP (Endless Strip Production) plant no. 1 supplied by Primetals Technologies for the first time.

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London, 30.09.2015

Erdemir orders continuous galvanizing line from Primetals Technologies

Turkish steel producer Erdemir awarded Primetals Technologies an order to supply a turnkey, continuous galvanizing line for its Ereğli Plant on the Black Sea coast. The project includes erection and civil works and will be handled in an open consortium with a local Turkish company.

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London, 28.09.2015

Primetals Technologies to supply bar mill to Amreli Steels in Pakistan

Primetals Technologies has received an order to supply a bar mill to Amreli Steels Ltd., a rebar steel producer based in Karachi, Pakistan. The rolling mill is designed to produce around 400,000 metric tons of reinforcing steel and round bars every year.

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London, 16.09.2015

Primetals Technologies receives final acceptance from Elbe-Stahlwerke Feralpi for continuous billet caster

Elbe-Stahlwerke Feralpi GmbH (ESF), a German steel producer and part of the Feralpi Group, has issued the final acceptance certificate for a modernized, five-strand continuous billet caster in its Riesa plant. Primetals Technologies received the order in May 2014.

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London, 28.08.2015

Primetals Technologies to supply more Eco Slide Disc side guides for voestalpine coilers

voestalpine Stahl GmbH has awarded Primetals Technologies the order to supply further side guiding beams with wear discs for its hot strip mill in Linz. The Eco Slide Disc systems will be installed at the entry side guides of coilers 3 and 4.

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London, 13.08.2015

Primetals Technologies to modernize electric arc furnace for N.T.S. in Thailand

N.T.S Steel Group Public Company Limited has awarded Primetals Technologies an order to modernize its electric arc furnace in Chonburi, Thailand. The furnace will be equipped with a new electrode control system, the Foaming Slag Manager and a refined combined burner (RCB) system. These measures are intended to reduce the electricity and electrode consumption of the electric arc furnace.

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London, 10.08.2015

Primetals Technologies to supply AOD converter and dedusting system to Acroni

Acroni, d.o.o., a Slovenian steel producer belonging to the Slovenian Steel Group (SIJ), has awarded Primetals Technologies an order to supply a new 95 metric ton AOD converter and dedusting system to its steel works in Jesenice.

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London, 05.08.2015

Primetals Technologies supplies hot strip mill for Rourkela Steel Plant of SAIL

Primetals Technologies will supply a hot strip mill with an annual production capacity of three million metric tons for Rourkela Steel Plant of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL).

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London, 13.07.2015

Press Release: Primetals Technologies to supply equipment for relining a blast furnace for ROGESA

Primetals Technologies has received an order from ROGESA Roheisengesellschaft Saar mbH in Dillingen, Germany, to modernize the electrical, measuring, analytical and automation equipment in conjunction with the relining of blast furnace 4. The project involves equipping the blast furnace with a new control system based on Simatic PCS7, new automation and new switchgear. The existing field devices will be replaced, and the cabling renewed. Primetals Technologies is also responsible for hardware planning. The order is worth over ten million euros.

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London, 02.07.2015

Primetals Technologies wins order for upgrade of EVRAZ steel mill in Regina, Canada

EVRAZ Regina has awarded Primetals Technologies an order to upgrade their Steel Mill in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. The project encompasses a complete mechanical, electrical and automation solution from liquid steel quality improvement to finished coil, and includes the installation of a new vacuum degasser as well as the modernization of the existing slab caster, and the plate and Steckel mill.

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Primetals Technologies receives FAC for blooming mill at Acciaierie Venete in Italy

London, 29.06.2015

Primetals Technologies receives FAC for blooming mill at Acciaierie Venete in Italy

Acciaierie Venete S.p.A. has issued the Final Acceptance Certificate (FAC) for a blooming mill extensively modernized by Primetals Technologies at its Camin, Italy location. Within the scope of this project, a new blooming stand including ancillary system was installed and integrated into the existing line. The production capacity is up to 110 metric tons per hour. The main aim of the project was to improve the quality of blooms with the option of entirely or partly dispensing with downstream processing steps. The project was handled on a turnkey basis, and its value was in the low double-digit millions Euro range.

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Acroni produces X120 Mn12 grade on continuous caster from Primetals Technologies

London, 25.06.2015

Acroni produces X120 Mn12 grade on continuous caster from Primetals Technologies

Since early 2015, the continuous caster of Slovenian steelmaker Acroni, d.o.o. (member of SIJ – Slovenian Steel Group) that was modernized by Primetals Technologies also produces X120Mn12 wear resistant grade. This is due to the optimized interplay of the technology packages, machine head and strand guide system supplied by Primetals Technologies, which ensure the required high internal and surface quality of slabs.

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Kroman’s #2 mill will have the latest laying head technology with SR Series self-regenerating pipe to extend pipe life

London, 15.06.2015

Primetals Technologies modernizes wire-rod mill in Turkey for Kroman

Turkish steel producer Kroman Çelìk Sanayìì A.Ş. has contracted with Primetals Technologies to apply advanced technology to a wire rod outlet built in 2008 to expand its product line with high carbon wire rod. Signed last year, the contract calls for 13-month delivery of equipment, with erection and commissioning expected to be completed by the end of this summer.

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Primetals Technologies, order, Mulpic intensive cooling system, Baosteel Zhanjiang

London, 09.06.2015

Primetals Technologies wins order for Mulpic intensive cooling system from Baosteel Zhanjiang

Chinese producer Baosteel Zhanjiang Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. has ordered a new Mulpic (Multi-Purpose Interrupted Cooling) system from Primetals Technologies. The intensive cooling system will be installed in the company's existing plate rolling mill which is currently being re-located from Shanghai to Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province, and is scheduled to be operational in March 2016. The Mulpic system facilitates higher cooling rates and accurate cooling control, resulting in plates with uniform metallurgical properties and reduced flatness defects.

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Primetals Technologies supplies new dedusting system to Buderus Edelstahl in Germany

London, 01.06.2015

Primetals Technologies supplies new dedusting system to Buderus Edelstahl in Germany

The new combined primary and secondary dedusting system from Primetals Technologies has been in full operation at Buderus Edelstahl GmbH in Wetzlar, Germany since February 2015. Following the original acceptance test in the fall of 2014, the system is now also cleaning the off-gases from two new ingot casting plants.

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Primetals Technologies sells first EAF condition monitoring system to North American Höganäs

London, 18.05.2015

Primetals Technologies sells first EAF condition monitoring system to North American Höganäs

Primetals Technologies sells first EAF condition monitoring system to North American Höganäs

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Primetals Technologies presents first joint portfolio at the METEC

London, 14.05.2015

Primetals Technologies presents first joint portfolio at the METEC

From June 16 to 20, 2015 Primetals Technologies will be presenting itself to industry experts for the first time at the METEC in Düsseldorf, the world's leading trade show for the metals industry.

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London, 28.04.2015

voestalpine Stahl GmbH to use robots from Primetals Technologies in its converter steel works

voestalpine Stahl GmbH, an Austrian steel producer, has ordered three robot systems from Primetals Technologies. They will manipulate the probes in the three LD (BOF) converters in the Linz steel works.

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Computer animation of an EAF Quantum from Primetals Technologies. An electric arc furnace of this type will be installed at Acci

London, 09.04.2015

Primetals Technologies to supply EAF Quantum to Acciaieria Arvedi

Italian steel producer Acciaieria Arvedi S.p.A. has ordered an EAF Quantum from Primetals Technologies. This new type of electric arc furnace, to be installed in the Cremona steel works, reduces specific conversion costs of electric steel production by around 20 percent and will have an annual production capacity of up to 1.57 million metric tons of crude steel.

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Chinas Zenith Steel revamps complete rod outlet with Primetals Technologies

London, 31.03.2015

Chinas Zenith Steel revamps complete rod outlet with Primetals Technologies

Zenith Steel (Changzhou Zhongtian Iron & Steel) in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, China, has signed a contract with Primetals Technologies to revamp a complete wire-rod outlet to improve the quality and range of its products.

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