thyssenkrupp Steel has successfully completed the first phase of hydrogen tests on “Blast Furnace 9“ in Duisburg. In recent months, several tests on one of the 28 tuyères of this blast furnace could be conducted, while complying with corona requirements, among them some long-term tests.

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Production Management System controls processes of steel mill

Chinese steelmaker HBIS TangSteel New District (former HBIS Laoting Steel) and PSI signed in November 2020 the go-live acceptance of the PSImetals modules Planning/Scheduling, Production, Quality, Order Dressing, as well as some PSI developed project-specific components.

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  • Specialized rolling mill for copper foil ensures minimum thickness of 0.006 mm
  • Maximum speed of 800 meters per minute with stable rolling
  • Primetals Technologies to supply all the mechanical and electrical equipment and shape and thickness control devices

Chinese producer Shanxi North Copper New Material Technology Co., Ltd. (NC) has placed an order with Primetals Technologies to supply a copper foil reversing mill for its production site in Yuncheng, Shanxi Province. The rolling line is composed of cluster mills (X-Mill) specifically designed to roll foils of non-ferrous materials, ensuring a stable and highly efficient production. Start-up is expected in 2022.

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Jiangsu Shagang Group (Huaigang) orders modernization from SMS Concast for their six-strand billet caster to enter production of high quality steel

Huaigang Special Steel, a subsidiary of Jiangsu Shagang Group based in Zhangjiagang, China, has awarded SMS Concast, a company of SMS group, an order for the modernization of their existing six-strand billet caster. The main motivation for this project is the move towards special bar quality (SBQ) steel grades serving the automotive and mechanical engineering industries.

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