Products & Services

  • Electrification solutions to Northvolt’s  battery metals recycling facility
    ABB and Northvolt are further strengthening their long-standing collaboration in the field of green batteries, an increasingly critical part in the ongoing energy transition. Since 2017, ABB has already delivered key electrification and automation equipment to power Northvolt Ett gigafactory for lithium-ion batteries in Sweden. This partnership is now being … Read more
  • Aluminium producer and recycler Novelis to modernise with ABB
    Novelis Inc. have announced they will be working with ABB to upgrade its third-party drives and controls system as part of a brownfield modernisation project at its hot rolling mill in Oswego, New York, USA. To futureproof the mill, ABB is replacing obsolete and outdated equipment with new switchgears, transformers, medium … Read more
  • Mill Steel Co. Expands Footprint with New Midwest Facility
    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Mill Steel Co., one of North America’s largest flat-rolled steel and aluminum suppliers, is pleased to announce the purchase of an 90,000 square foot facility in Mansfield, Ohio. This expansion supports Mill Steel’s recent acquisition of Cleveland Metal Exchange (CME), signaling the company’s entrance into the flat-rolled stainless steel … Read more
  • Dillinger and SMS to accelerate digitalization of iron and steel making process
    Dillinger Hüttenwerke (Dillinger) and SMS group have announced a cooperation agreement to optimize blast furnace operation by modeling and digitalizing logistics processes. The Raw Material Tracker will be based on the proven BFXpert software and include three different digital models that accurately track the bulk materials along the burdening-to-blast furnace … Read more
  • SMS and SAIL to develop processes to decarbonize steel production S
    SMS group and SAIL (Steel Authority of India Limited), a Maharatna PSU, have drawn up a memorandum of understanding to work together on sustainable steel production and decarbonization efforts. The MoU signifies their commitment to drive developments focused on implementing long-term sustainable steelmaking practices, with a particular emphasis on decarbonizing … Read more
  • Engineering contract for BioIron process
    Rio Tinto has awarded Metso a detailed design and engineering contract for their continuous pilot plant (CPP) for the BioIronTM process. The contract is an extension of the work that Rio Tinto and Metso have been doing together on the development of the BioIronTM  process, the effectiveness of which was … Read more
  • Flat Rolling and a 50th Anniversary: Primetals Technologies
    Primetals Technologies’ global headquarters is located in Chiswick, London, United Kingdom. The company functions with a strong entity, venturing across continents whilst maintaining leadership, and infl uence from the UK base. Zahra Awan* interviewed Grant Shoebridge on the latest developments and news from Primetals Technologies aluminium business. Meeting at the … Read more
  • More Nickel HPAL processing plants being built in Indonesia
    In July 2022 the Indonesian Nickel Miners Association (APNI) outlined that in addition to the three operating high-pressure acid leach (HPAL) plants, another seven (five in Sulawesi) were at various stages of development. It is estimated that for every tonne of nickel produced via HPAL around 1.4-1.6t of waste is … Read more
  • The rise of Indonesian HPAL operations
    Investment and know-how from China have accelerated high-pressure acid leach (HPAL) operations to extract nickel and cobalt in Indonesia. An announcement in October 2018 shook the nickel world with its audacity. A 50Kt Ni/a high-pressure acid leach (HPAL) plant was to be built in Indonesia for US$700M and would be … Read more
  • South32 collaborates with Fives to reduce HF emissions at its Hillside smelter
    In South Africa, South32 is engaged in an ambitious project to limit GTC stack HF emissions at 0,5 mg/Nm³ by April 2025 to comply with new environmental regulation. Following the implementation of a first Alumina Cascade Feeding System on one Gas Treatment Center at the beginning of the year, the … Read more
  • Novelis and thyssenkrupp Materials Services Partner to Drive Circularity
    Novelis Inc. and thyssenkrupp Materials Services have formed a partnership to increase end-of-vehicle-life recycling and availability of valuable secondary materials that can be recovered from automobiles at the end of the consumer-use cycle. Through the joint development of a digital platform called the Automotive Circularity Platform (ACP), the companies seek … Read more
  • EAF equipped with Consteel and Electromagnetic Stirrer for POSCO
    The South Korean steelmaker has a track record of pursuing the decarbonization of its high-quality steel products, which mostly include grades traditionally produced via the integral cycle only, such as interstitial-free grades for the automotive industries and the much-coveted electric steel grades required, for instance, by all providers of electrical … Read more
  • Infrared measurement technology for scrap recycling
    INSTROTECH, the local representative of Optris, offers fire protection through Infrared cameras and IR measurement technology. Customer requests: A shredding facility operates unmanned for an extended period and has known risks for starting a fire: Heat, fuel sources and oxygen. The friction of the scrap generates heat that, together with … Read more
  • Full offering for battery minerals production and recycling
    Metso has worked on further strengthening its position as the preferred technology and solutions provider for the battery minerals industry. With the recent launch of the battery black mass recycling process, Metso now offers complete processes and services for battery minerals production – from minerals extraction to refined battery chemicals … Read more
    INSTROTECH, the local representative of Keller, offers a pressure transmitter for temperature compensation and protection from electromagnetic fields (EMC) in the recently approved 21Y Series. With measuring ranges between 2 bar and 1000 bar, the 21Y Series transmitters can be used at temperatures ranging from -20 °C to +100 °C … Read more
  • TOMRA introduces AUTOSORT PULSE to the aluminium scrap market
    TOMRA celebrates its next milestone in the metal segment by introducing AUTOSORT™ PULSE to the market. Equipped with dynamic LIBS technology for high-precision sorting of aluminium scrap by alloy types, the new sorting system can be used across a wide range of applications to create high-quality secondary metals.As the metals … Read more
  • Rotary kiln for sustainable heat treatment of advanced materials
    Metso has optimized its existing rotary kiln technology and is launching RotarEkilnTM, an electrically powered, indirectly heated rotary kiln. The electric heating system of the RotarEkiln provides a sustainable alternative to the fuel-powered indirect rotary kilns available in the market. The RotarEkiln is comprised of modular heating sections, which offers … Read more
  • SMS right on track with turningmetalsgreen mission
    SMS has a key role to play in the worldwide efforts to decarbonize the steel and metals industry. With the construction of the first climate-neutral steel plant in Sweden for H2 Green Steel and the transformation of thyssenkrupp Steel's iron and steel mill in Duisburg, SMS group has recently signed … Read more
  • Metso technology supplier for Ni-Co Refinery project in Vietnam
    Blackstone Minerals Ltd has announced the inclusion of Metso as the technology supplier for the definitive feasibility study of the company’s pCAM (precursor cathode active material) processing plant in their Ta Khoa Refinery in Vietnam. Metso is already involved in the design of the pCAM plant and will also conduct … Read more
  • PSC Advisor for improved operation of copper converting
    Optimizing the operation of smelting plants producing blister copper with Peirce Smith Converters (PSC) is typically done manually. To support improved operation, Metso is introducing the PSC Advisor. The new digital tool provides useful information for operators to stabilize and improve the converting process through advanced simulation results. “Optimization of … Read more