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  • Marks the first EAF Quantum in continuous operation in China
  • Electrical energy consumption per metric ton of liquid steel is very low, as are operating costs and CO 2 emissions
  • Short project duration
  • Ready for Industry 4.0

In November 2020, an EAF Quantum electric arc furnace and a ladle furnace supplied by Primetals Technologies went productive at a greenfield project of Wuzhou Yongda Special Steel Co., Ltd. (Wuzhou Yongda) in Wuzhou city, in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

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Rio Tinto, Paul Wurth S.A. and SHS-Stahl-Holding-Saar GmbH & Co. KGaA (SHS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the production of a low-carbon steel feedstock. This partnership brings together a leading global miner, an international leader in the design and supply of engineering solutions for integrated steelmakers and one of Europe’s best-known steelmakers.

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  • Welded billets permit endless rolling with high product quality
  • Considerable boost in plant output and utilization levels
  • First use of ERT-EBROS in Italy

In late December 2020, Italian steel producer Ferriera Valsabbia S.p.A. issued the Final Acceptance Certificate (FAC) to Primetals Technologies for the supply ERT-EBROS of endless rolling technology for the company's existing bar rolling mill in Odolo, Brescia province.

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  • New wet electrostatic precipitator system applied for BOF primary gas cleaning
  • Dust content of off gas reduced to approximately 5 milligrams per standard cubic meter

In late 2020, Primetals Technologies received the final acceptance certificate (FAC) for a newly installed advanced gas cleaning system based on wet electrostatic precipitator (WESP) technology.

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