2018 Member news

HBIS delivering special sSteel to world’s largest pumped storage hydro power station

23 February 2018 

HBIS has recently received a new order of 300tons of extra thick steel plates from Andritz, a world’s famous Hydropower equipment manufacturer, to produce two base ring boards of the two variable speed turbine power generation units. Read more

Shell’s new petrochemical complex to boast ArcelorMittal’s cryogenic steel

20 February 2018 

ArcelorMittal is supplying 770 tonnes of cryogenic steel plates through its subsidiary Industeel for a new major Shell petrochemical complex currently under construction in Pennsylvania, US. Read more

Chrysaor chooses Tenaris for North Sea operations

14 February 2018 

Tenaris has recently secured its first Long-Term Agreement with Chrysaor, an independent oil and gas producer in the North Sea, for the provision of OCTG casing and tubing and associated services. Read more

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall to build a globally-unique pilot plant for fossil-free steel

01 February 2018 

SAB’s, LKAB’s and Vattenfall’s pre-feasibility study is giving the green light for the fossil-free steel initiative, HYBRIT. For the first time in 1,000 years, there is an opportunity for a technology shift and, as early as this spring, a globally-unique pilot plant for fossil-free steel is being planned for Northern Sweden. Read more

Tata Steel launches India's First Branded LD Slag Product

18 January 2018 

Tata Steel has launched two new products, Tata Aggreto and Tata Nirman, India’s first branded LD slag products for applications in road, fly ash brick and clinker making. Read more

Green light for world’s largest industrial hydrogen pilot plant in Linz

16 January 2018 

voestalpine has long been regarded as an environmental and efficiency benchmark in its industry, as well as a driver of innovation. Now the technology and capital goods group can complete another step towards realizing the H2FUTURE research project funded by the EU: the government of Upper Austria as the responsible EIA authority has recently authorized construction of the world’s largest pilot plant of its type for CO2-free production of hydrogen at the site in Linz. Read more

NLMK-SAP Innovations Lab pilots 3D employee positioning system

15 January 2018 

NLMK-SAP Innovations Lab together with National Centre of Internet of Things (NCIT) have developed a pilot 3D positioning system for shop-floor employees of hot-dip galvanizing line No.1 at NLMK Group’s Lipetsk site. Read more

Tata Steel develops mobile canning concept to cut food loss

09 January 2018 

The mobile canning line concept would allow farmers to process and preserve food onsite, massively reducing food loss. Read more

State-of-the-art research vessel built tough with ArcelorMittal steel

08 January 2018 

ArcelorMittal Galati, Romania, has supplied steel for an Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) with icebreaking capabilities commissioned by the Australian government to broaden the country’s exploration of the Southern Ocean and Antarctica. Read more

ArcelorMittal expands solar energy portfolio with Exosun acquisition

04 January 2018 

The Commercial Court of Bordeaux has confirmed ArcelorMittal will take over the assets of Exosun, a company that specializes in trackers for solar farms. Read more