13 June 2016
Just a few months prior to completion of the new voestalpine direct reduction plant in Corpus Christi, Texas (USA), another major customer has been won: an offtake agreement has been signed with the new American steelmaker Big River Steel to run for the next four years, securing the US company’s supply of hot-briquetted iron (HBI).
2 June 2016
In the business year 2015/16 (April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016), the voestalpine Group has again proven its very specific position on the market despite an economic environment made extremely challenging by the dramatic slump in the oil and natural gas sector and global price deterioration for steel commodities, primarily due to enormous overcapacity in China.
25 May 2016
The Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland, at 57 km in length the longest railway tunnel in the world, will be officially opened on June 1, 2016. voestalpine has played a key role in the realization of this record-breaking project of SBB (Schweizerische Bundesbahnen) right from the start: As a capital goods group with a clear product focus in the railway infrastructure sector, voestalpine has supplied all 43 high-performance turnouts for the two new tunnel tubes, as well as 18,000 tonnes of rails, each measuring 120 m in length.
21 April 2016
Construction of the voestalpine direct reduction plant in Corpus Christi, Texas, which is the largest foreign investment made by the Group or an Austrian company in the USA to date, is reaching its final stages.
19 April 2016
voestalpine has secured a major new contract in the ongoing economically challenging oil and gas industry for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project between Europe and Russia.
voestalpine extends market leadership in the special steel segment with acquisitions in China and Spain
7 April 2016
With the purchase of Advanced Tooling Tek (ATT) in Shanghai, China, and the Sermetal Group in Barcelona, Spain, voestalpine is enhancing its global leadership position as a producer of special steels. Both companies are specialized in the processing and sale of special steel products for tool and mold-making, a segment whose main customers are the automotive and electronics industries.
1 April 2016
Construction of the voestalpine direct reduction plant in Texas, USA, is proceeding rapidly. Initial tests on sections of the plant have already commenced so that from today’s standpoint it can be assumed that production will start this summer, largely as planned.
Head of Group Communications & Spokesman