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  • 08/12/2016

    FORUM FOR LEADING EUROPEAN OIL & GAS SPECIALISTS

    Paul Wurth’s Oil and Gas Division, which was recently established with the concept to develop, manufacture and distribute special valve solutions for downstream processes of the petrochemical and refining industry, attended the ERTC Annual Meeting 2016 (European Refining Technology Conference) on 14 to 16 November in Lisbon, Portugal. During this 21st Annual Meeting & Conference for the European downstream industry, Paul Wurth presented its tailor-made products and services with an own boo

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  • 10/11/2016

    PAUL WURTH MEETS LEADING OIL & GAS ACTORS

    Rio Oil & Gas Expo and Conference 2016 took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 24 to 27 October 2016. Organized every two years by the Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute and considered as the most important forum for the oil and gas sector in Latin America, the event is attended by the main companies of the oil industry supply chain.Paul Wurth’s Oil and Gas Division, which was recently established with the concept to develop, manufacture and distribute special valve solutio

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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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  • 03/11/2016

    DMT AND PAUL WURTH: 10 YEARS OF SUCCESSFUL COOPERATION

    For 10 years now two companies active in the cokemaking sector have been cooperating successfully: DMT GmbH & Co. KG, headquartered in Essen, a division of the TÜV NORD GROUP, and Paul Wurth Italia S.p.A., located in Genoa, a subsidiary of the Luxembourg-based Paul Wurth Group. Paul Wurth is specialised, among others, in the construction of coke oven batteries and coke oven machines, whereas DMT is specialised in testing the raw material (coal blends) used in the coke oven and in the cleani

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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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  • 01/09/2016

    PAUL WURTH AT ECIC 2016

    From September 12 till 14, 2016, the Austrian Society for Metallurgy and Metals ASMET will gather representatives of the international ironmaking community for the 7th European Coke and Ironmaking Congress (ECIC 2016) at the “Design Center Linz” at Linz, Upper Austria.As one of the international leaders in plant and technology for the primary stages of integrated steelmaking, Paul Wurth has taken over the role of a Gold Sponsor for this important technology event.In the course of the confere

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  • 29/08/2016

    INDIAN MINISTER OF STEEL PAYS VISIT TO PAUL WURTH

    On 29 August 2016, Paul Wurth S.A. was honored to welcome Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh, Union Minister of Steel of the Government of India, in its Luxembourg headquarters.Michel Wurth, Chairman of the Board of Paul Wurth, and Georges Rassel, CEO, welcomed the high-ranking Indian delegation, which was joint among others by the H.E. Mr. Manjeev Singh Puri, Ambassador of India to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Union, H.E. Mr. Sam Schreiner, Ambassador of Luxembourg to India as well as Jo

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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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  • 11/07/2016

    PAUL WURTH RECEIVED PETROBRAS SUPPLIER CERTIFICATION

    Paul Wurth has recently achieved a major milestone with regard to its activities for the Oil & Gas industry. After a successful registration procedure, Paul Wurth received the CRCC certification of Petrobras, which is a must to become a Petrobras supplier.The Brazilian multinational Oil and Gas Corporation is engaged in the exploration, production, refining, and transport of petroleum and related sub-products. Petrobras operates in more than 25 countries around the world and is the largest c

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  • 30/06/2016

    EXHIBITION “IN HONOUR OF CHARLES IV”

    As a result of the long-standing and close relationship between Paul Wurth and the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Luxembourg, Paul Wurth is honoured to sponsor an exhibition of bronzes by the Czech sculptor Igor Kitzberger held from 30 June to 21 August at the Centre Culturel de Rencontre Abbaye de Neumünster in Luxembourg.Most of the slender and fine bronzes represent Charles IV (1316-1378), second King of Bohemia from the House of Luxembourg, Holy Roman Emperor and Count of Luxembourg, whos

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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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  • 09/06/2016

    PAUL WURTH AT IRAN OIL SHOW 2016

    Being the second largest OPEC producer, Iran hosts every year an international oil, gas, refining and petrochemical exhibition, which is among the most significant oil and gas events in the world in terms of number of participants and diversity. This annual exhibition attracted around 900 international firms in Tehran for four days of showcasing, talking and cutting deals. Hundreds of European companies as well as a very strong Chinese presence demonstrated how keen technology suppliers are on e

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  • 08/06/2016

    SUCCESSFUL MAINTENANCE, SERVICES & INNOVATION SEMINAR IN BRAZIL

    The third edition of the Brazilian Customer Servicing Seminar, jointly arranged by Paul Wurth and SMS group, took place on 18 and 19 May 2016, in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais.This year’s programme comprised topics related to Paul Wurth’s portfolio in cokemaking, ironmaking and agglomeration, and was complemented by presentations on continuous casting, flat and long products manufacturing, presented by the SMS group. The two-day event was attended by about 180 maintenance and engineering spec

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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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  • 09/05/2016

    PAUL WURTH AT AISTECH 2016

    As a regular participant for many years already, Paul Wurth will again be in close contact with their customers at the AISTech Trade Fair and Conference at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, on May 16 – 19th, 2016.At the exhibition, Paul Wurth’s representatives will showcase the company’s products in the frame of a common booth of the SMS group.At the AISTech conference, our colleagues will present “Paul Wurth’s Technology for Coke Oven Hot Repair”, report jointly with the customer about

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  • 04/05/2016

    PAUL WURTH REWARDS INNOVATION WITH THE PAUL WURTH AWARD

    For the second year running Paul Wurth organized on 3 May 2016 its ceremony of the Paul Wurth Award in Luxembourg. The purpose of this award is to encourage and honour young talents who contributed their Master thesis to the scientific advancement of energy-related and environmental issues. The competition is part of Paul Wurth’s principle of continuous innovation and technological advance of its products and technologies.After a preliminary decision, the three most pertinent theses of 2015 we

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  • 03/05/2016

    PAUL WURTH AND BOSON ENERGY COMING TOGETHER

    Luxembourg, 2 May 2016. Paul Wurth S.A. (‘Paul Wurth’) and Boson Energy S.A. (‘Boson Energy’) announce that they have signed a two-part agreement sealing their partnership in the field of smart and circular utility solutions based on distributed combined heat and power generation.First, Paul Wurth, the Luxembourg-based technology provider to the iron & steel industry, takes a 20% minority shareholding in Boson Energy. Founded in 2008, the Luxembourg incorporated Boson Energy, located

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  • 29/04/2016

    PAUL WURTH AT METAL + METALLURGY CHINA 2016

    Paul Wurth at Metal + Metallurgy China 2016 and the 9th China International Steel Congress, 17 - 20 of May, 2016As a regular participant in these events for many years, Paul Wurth will again be in close contact with their Chinese customers at the Beijing fairground and the conference venue in the City.At the exhibition, Paul Wurth’s representatives will showcase the company’s products in the frame of a common booth of the SMS group.At the Technical Seminar Ironmaking of the 9th China Interna

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  • 13/04/2016

    PAUL WURTH INCUB SEASON 1 CHALLENGE

    The Call for Applications is openLuxembourg, 13 April 2016. Paul Wurth today launches its support programme for innovative and technology-driven companies with its first call for applications to the Paul Wurth InCub challenge.For Paul Wurth, this unprecedented initiative, developed in cooperation with the Luxembourg business incubator Technoport, consists in hosting within Paul Wurth InCub, young companies searching for support in the development and implementation of their entrepreneurial proje

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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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  • 03/03/2016

    PAUL WURTH SIGNS MOU WITH INDIAN HEC

    In the occasion of the Official Mission to India led by HE Mr. Etienne Schneider, Deputy Prime Minister of Luxembourg and Minister of the Economy on 1 - 5 March 2016, Paul Wurth signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Heavy Engineering Corporation Ltd (HEC) on a non-exclusive cooperation for the Coke Oven Machines business in India. This agreement will offer Paul Wurth the possibility to have its state-of-the-art coke oven machines for the Indian market manufactured at HEC.Established in 1958,

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  • 25/02/2016

    MEETING THE GLOBAL OIL & GAS COMMUNITY

    From February 15 to 18, 2016, Paul Wurth participated through its newly created Paul Wurth Oil & Gas Division in the Middle East Technology Forum for Refining & Petrochemicals ME-TECH 2016 in Dubai and in the subsequent Russia & CIS Oil & Gas Executive Summit.In spite of the low oil prices and the uncertainties in the region, the mood of the downstream oil & gas industry in this conference was definitely positive and forward-looking. Conversations with several high-ranking re

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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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  • 19/01/2016

    SPECIALIZED VALVE SOLUTIONS FOR OIL & GAS DOWNSTREAM PROCESSES

    Paul Wurth has established in January 2016 an Oil & Gas division with the concept to develop, manufacture and distribute special valve solutions for the global chemical and petrochemical industry.For decades, Paul Wurth has been designing and supplying a complete spectrum of specialized valves for highly severe operating conditions for metallurgical plants like blast furnaces. They mostly have to operate under high temperatures and pressures as well as under toxic, abrasive and/or corrosive

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