Metso Outotec wins Ukraine plant order

Metso Outotec has been awarded a purchase contract for key equipment at the centre of a plant capacity expansion at the Ferrexpo Poltava Mining iron ore complex in Horishni Plavni, central Ukraine. The order for the grate-kiln pellet plan growth includes equipment for major modifications to the traveling grate, rotary kiln and annular cooler, and it will increase the production…

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Volvo turns to SSAB’s fossil-free steel

Volvo Group said it will be releasing a series of concept vehicles and components using fossil-free steel from SSAB in 2022. The Swedish OEM recently revealed a concept load carrier built with the steel during a green steel collaboration event in Gothenburg, Sweden. “This initiative with SSAB sets the benchmark for a fossil-free future. Just as the nations of the…

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McLanahan breaks ground on new Anaconda facility

McLanahan has broken ground on the development of a new Anaconda Equipment factory in Ardboe, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. The 31,330-sq.-ft. facility will allow for an increase in production capacity by up to 30%. Northern Ireland-based Anaconda Equipment joined McLanahan’s family of companies in 2019. With an increasing customer demand for the Anaconda Equipment portfolio globally, the expansion to the…

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MTS, Ericsson bring 5G-ready network to Severstal mine

Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), Russia’s largest mobile operator, will build a commercial 5G-ready private network for Severstal’s Karelsky Okatysh iron ore operation in northwest Russia. The network will be built on the Ericsson Dedicated Network solution. The network is scheduled to launch in April 2022. As part of the agreement, MTS will build a dedicated LTE/5G-ready network for dispatching voice and…

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