21.11.2023On November 15, 2023, the Federal Network Agency launched the public consultation on the draft application for the hydrogen core network submitted by the transmission system operators. The draft is extremely positive for the development of the hydrogen infrastructure in eastern Germany: The major hydrogen pipeline projects in eastern Germany are firmly anchored in the draft application.
21.11.2023As part of a visit by Dutch King Willem-Alexander to North Rhine-Westphalia, government representatives signed two declarations of intent to intensify German-Dutch hydrogen cooperation. The focus of the cooperation is a cross-border hydrogen ecosystem.
21.11.2023Aurubis AG has signed a letter of intent with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) for further cooperation. ADNOC had previously supplied ammonia for a series of tests at the Aurubis plant in Hamburg. The metal manufacturer investigated the use of ammonia for copper production.
21.11.2023Papierfabrik Adolf Jass Schwarza GmbH, based in Thuringia, has entered into a "hydrogen partnership" with power plant operator TWS and FNB Ferngas. The aim is to gradually convert the combined heat and power plant in Rudolstadt-Schwarza to 100% hydrogen operation, with the resulting waste heat being used as process heat in paper production.
21.11.2023In mid-November, the energy service provider enercity launched its first own charging app "enercity easyGo", which is available free of charge in the Apple and Google app stores.
21.11.2023To offer its customers the opportunity to receive their steel using lower-emission means of transport, Tata Steel Nederland has launched Zeremis® Delivered. This service enables customers to reduce their so-called Scope 3 emissions1) as well as other emissions associated with steel transport.
21.11.2023At another dialogue market in November, thyssenkrupp Steel provided information about the progress in the planning for the construction of the new direct reduction plant and was met with many exciting discussions and great interest.
21.11.2023Hermann Rosen, founder of ROSEN Group ("ROSEN" or the "Company"), is selling a majority stake in ROSEN to Partners Group, a leading global private markets investment manager acting on behalf of its clients. At the same time, Hermann Rosen is reinvesting in ROSEN alongside Partners Group. This was announced in mid-November.
21.11.2023In German industry and society, mechanical and plant engineering with its future-oriented technologies is an enabler of the diverse transformation processes. However, companies need investment-friendly and competitive framework conditions, such as rapid approval processes or a lean bureaucracy, in order to advance the transformation.
15.11.2023On 8 November, BENTELER Steel/Tube delivered the first CO2-reduced hydraulic line pipes to the Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Group at the Duisburg site. Both companies signed a joint letter of intent to supply further quantities.