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  • 08/11/2016

    PAUL WURTH TO SUPPLY KEY TECHNOLOGIES FOR EVRAZ NEW BLAST FURNACE AT NIZHNIJ TAGIL

    For the development and balancing of their hot metal capacities at NTMK, Nizhnij Tagil, Russia, the EVRAZ Group has recently decided in favour of building a new blast furnace which will become the No.7 unit at this site. It will be of similar design as the existing No.5 and No.6 furnaces. At a hearth diameter of 9.8 meters and an inner volume of 2,200 cubic meters, with 22 tuyeres and 2 tapholes, each unit can produce 2.5 million tons of hot metal per year. Thus, the EVRAZ-NTMK blast furnaces ar

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  • 27/10/2016

    INAUGURATION OF PAUL WURTH INCUB HOUSE

    On October 26, 2016, the premises of the Paul Wurth InCub House have been officially inaugurated in presence of the Secretary of State of the Economy, Francine Closener.Having undergone several months of renovation works, the building located at 5, rue de l’Industrie in Luxembourg-Hollerich, close to the headquarters of Paul Wurth S.A., can welcome up to 38 start-up representatives. Holding 20 dedicated and 18 flexible desks as well as some meeting rooms, the Paul Wurth InCub House is equipped

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  • 21/07/2016

    PAUL WURTH TO MODERNISE COKING PLANT FACILITIES OF ARCELORMITTAL ASTURIAS

    In order to ensure the steelmaking future of the Asturias province in Spain, ArcelorMittal decided to invest into the reconstruction and modernisation of the coking plant at its Gijon works, which has been out of operation since 2013.In the context of this extensive project, Paul Wurth has been awarded with the engineering, supply of key equipment as well as erection and commissioning supervision services for the rebuild of two coke oven batteries and the modernisation of the adjacent by-product

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  • 19/07/2016

    NEW CSP COKING PLANT NOW FULLY OPERATIONAL

    After the first of two new coke oven batteries was put in operation in May 2016, one month later first coke was successfully pushed also from the second new battery of Companhia Siderúrgica de Pecèm (CSP) in Brazil.This operation marks an important milestone in CSP’s new coking plant project, being part of their greenfield integrated steel plant construction in the state of Cearà in Brazil’s Northeast region. The steel plant will have the capacity to produce 3 million tons of steel slabs

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  • 30/06/2016

    PAUL WURTH AND RINL CONDUCTED SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE GUARANTEE TESTS FOR BF3 AT VIZAG STEEL PLANT

    Between the 16th of March and 21st of April 2016, all Performance Guarantee tests for No.3 Blast Furnace have been completed successfully at Rashtriya Ispat Nigam’s Vizag Steel Plant, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.The Consortium (Paul Wurth Italia S.p.A., Paul Wurth India Pvt. Ltd and Larsen & Toubro Ltd) responsible for the construction of the furnace, Customer’s consultant DASTUR Co. and all concerned Vizag Steel departments signed protocols certifying the successful completion

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  • 14/06/2016

    PRESS RELEASE: ALGERIAN QATARI STEEL TO BUILD 2.5 MTPY MIDREX® PLANT

    Midrex and Paul Wurth Awarded Project for HDRI/CDRI Combination FacilityLuxembourg & Charlotte, NC, 14 June 2016. Algerian Qatari Steel (AQS) has awarded Midrex Technologies, Inc., and its consortium partner Paul Wurth, a contract to supply Equipment, Engineering and Technical Services for one of the world’s largest direct reduced ironmaking (DRI) plants. The new natural gas-based MIDREX NG™ DRI plant will be located in Bellara, Algeria, 375 km east of Algiers. AQS is a joint venture bet

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  • 11/05/2016

    RESULTS 2015: FOLLOWING NEW PATHS WITH PROVEN EXPERTISE

    Under the chairmanship of Michel Wurth, the Ordinary General Meeting of shareholders of Société Anonyme Paul WURTH was held on 10 May 2016 to approve amongst others the financial statements of the year 2015.Despite very gloomy business conditions, 2015 was quite a satisfactory year for the Paul Wurth Group, in particular with regard to new orders. At the same time, the company stepped up a number of growth initiatives, giving thereby important impetus for the group’s future business developm

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  • 16/03/2016

    JINDAL SOUTH WEST STEEL AND PAUL WURTH RESTART BLAST FURNACE AFTER MAJOR RELINE PROJECT

    After a complete rebuild with modernisation, size increase and capacity expansion, No.1 Blast Furnace at JSW Steel’s Vijayanagar Works, Toranagallu, Karnataka, India has been blown in on 8 February 2016 at 06:15 a.m.This was achieved after a very short phase of cold and hot commissioning which started 12 days before with a first furnace leak test followed by pressure test, furnace drying, heating and first filling. A smooth and safe blow-in and ramp-up allowed achieving 83% of nominal producti

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  • 09/03/2016

    POSCO ORDERS NEW PAUL WURTH BLT CHARGING SYSTEM FOR POHANG WORKS

    In February 2017, POSCO will execute the third reline of their No. 3 Blast Furnace at Pohang works in Korea. Since 1989, this furnace has been operating a Central Feed® type Bell Less Top® which has been supplied by Paul Wurth’s licensee IHI of Japan.Now, enlarging the furnace and increasing the hot metal production to 14,000 tons per day, the customer decided to switch to a classical type Parallel Hopper top with a hopper volume of 108 m3 each. All components of this charging system will be

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  • 03/03/2016

    NLMK RELIES ON PAUL WURTH FOR MAJOR BLAST FURNACE RELINE

    In preparation of a complete reline of No. 6 Blast Furnace at Lipetsk/Russia, NLMK recently signed a contract awarding to Paul Wurth engineering, supply of equipment and technology as well as site supervision related to the rebuild of the BF’s central unit, i.e. the blast furnace proper and directly attached systems and equipment.Paul Wurth will adapt the Basic Engineering (delivered at an earlier stage) to the final technical solutions chosen with the customer, and will be further in charge o

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  • 18/02/2016

    PAUL WURTH TO SUPPLY COKE MAKING TECHNOLOGY TO SHANDONG

    Luxembourg, 18 February 2016. The contract signed between Shandong Province Metallurgical Engineering Co., Ltd (SDM) – the engineering company associated to the Chinese Shangdong Iron & Steel Group - and Paul Wurth officially came into force on 22 January 2016. It includes the supply of engineering and supervision services for the construction of four Paul Wurth jumbo oven batteries of top charging type, with 58 ovens each and an oven height of 7.3 m, in the new coke making plant of Shando

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  • 12/02/2016

    SHANDONG RIZHAO IRON & STEEL TO EQUIP NEW IRONMAKING PLANT WITH PAUL WURTH TOP CHARGING SYSTEMS

    Luxembourg, 12 February 2016. For the construction of a brand-new, 8.5 mtpy ironmaking plant, Shandong Rizhao Iron & Steel relies on the latest technology of the international market leader in Blast Furnace top charging.Shandong Rizhao Iron & Steel and Paul Wurth signed at the end of 2015 a contract for the delivery of two Bell Less Top® charging systems for the two blast furnaces of customer’s new ironmaking plant. Each blast furnace will have an inner volume of 5,100 m3, designed fo

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  • 09/02/2016

    FAC RECEIVED FOR NEW BLT INSTALLED AT SALZGITTER

    In the frame of a general reline of “B” blast furnace at Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH (SZFG), Germany, Paul Wurth installed and commissioned a modernised Bell Less Top charging system. Salzgitter’s BF “B” reline has been finished within 80 days, ahead of the 85-days schedule. First hot metal has been tapped on Saturday, the 14th of November. Paul Wurth received an order from SZFG in August 2014 which foresaw a complex job of modifications and replacement of components for the existing BL

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