We have forged a deep friendship with your esteemed companies through long-time cooperation. Thank you for your continuous trust and support as always.
Currently, the prevention and control of the Covid-19 outbreak is at a critical point. Under determined implementation of relevant regulations of the authorities at all levels and our mother group on Covid-19 epidemic prevention and control, CERI's top management has firmly stated: under the precondition of safeguarding the health and safety of our employees, we will make every effort to ensure CERI’s business operation, especially the progress of our major projects, and work together with our clients to overcome difficulties.
Facing the sudden Covid-19 outbreak, CERI has responded promptly and taken effective measures in a decisive manner. We have established management on-duty system at all levels to timely solve problems in our business operation. A 24-hour information-based response mechanism has been launched to ensure a smooth and orderly operation of our remote, mobile, and multi-point work. A mobile video conference platform has been launched promptly, so that our internal conferences can be conducted as normal yet just in a remote and multiple-point manner, ensuring a smooth and unhindered process of company decision-making and project communication; and this platform also facilitates the organization of remote conferences with our clients. Based on company information platform, CERI’s various operations, such as BIM design, scheduling, engineering, drawing issuance, approval and decision-making, are now being carried out orderly in a remote and mobile manner.
In view of the characteristics of the design and engineering work, many of our employees have worked overtime at home during the Spring Festival, and then been working continuously during the later extended leave, making every effort to push the design and engineering progress forward. Our account managers have been constantly responding to our customers' needs. Our project management have been keeping in constant touch with our clients, been paying attention to the resumption of work, and made full preparations for the next-step job to promote the projects in a reasonable and orderly way.
Even though you are miles apart from us, you are never far from our heart. The epidemic did not and will not stop our original intention of thinking what you think, as well as providing high quality services as always. No matter when and where we are, we will stick to our working posts, fulfill our responsibilities, respond to your needs with sincerity, and fulfill our promises with actions. In this regard, we would like to earnestly request you, our clients and friends, to provide maximum help and support to us on site in procurement of epidemic prevention supplies, personnel accommodations and other aspects.
Deep sorrow leads to enlightenment and deep distress rejuvenates a nation. As one of the state-owned enterprises, CERI will take its responsibilities to control the epidemic without negligence, to operate the business timely and to serve our customers wholeheartedly. During the days of fighting with the Covid-19, we commit ourselves to reduce the epidemic impact on project implementation to the greatest extent with a hundred-fold spirit and better service continuously, in order to repay our customers' long-time care, support and kindness.
Capital Engineering & Research Incorporation Limited (CERI)
On July 12, The hot test of the continuous hot galvanized line in Hebei Anfeng Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. which is technical responsible for and supplied by CERI has been successfully completed at one time. The product performance, strip profile and surface quality are qualified.
The coating type is designed as pure zinc coating; the product positioning is the senior building material plate and the senior home appliance plate. The hot dip galvanizing line No.1 is designed with an annual output of 300,000 tons and a production specification of 0.25~2.5mmx700~1300mm. The line adopts the production process of The United States Steel method with a maximum process speed of 180m/min.
On July 19, the ignition and heating-up of reheating furnace No.1 of medium bar mill of Hegang Shigang Environmental Protection Relocation project general contracted by CERI was successfully completed. The reheating furnace No.1 officially started on March 25, 2020. More than 2,000 construction personnel worked day and night on the project site. The ignition and heating-up is a big point in the progress of the environmental protection relocation project of Hegang Shigang.
On July 16, the hot test of small section steel upgrading project was successfully completed in Jiyuan Iron and Steel.
This project is to construct a full continuous bar production line with an annual output of 500,000 tons in Jiyuan Iron and Steel plant area by using the existing equipment of Hangzhou Iron and Steel. It is designed according to the goal of using the existing equipment as far as possible, revamping it in place, high efficiency, low cost and connecting it with the existing system efficiently. The project product is Φ 12 ~ 42 mm round steel, the red line covers an area of only 34.26 hectares. The continuous, torsion-free, micro-tension and tension-free bar production lines, and temperature control rolling technology are adopted for this revamping and upgrading project to realize full-line rolling and cooling control, so as to meet the requirements of ultra-low emission of pollutants in the iron and steel industry and achieve the goal of intelligent and green upgrading.
On July 20, the hot test of high speed wire mill, which CERI is responsible for process and supplies part of the equipment successfully completed in SGIS Songshan Co.,Ltd,.
The medium plate production line transformation industrial wire project of Shaogang, referred to as high speed wire line No.3, as the landmark project of product structure transformation and upgrading of the Baowu Group Shaogang, positioned in the Special steel rod wire market, the production scale of 600,000 tons/year, the production of φ5.5 ~ 25mm wire and φ15 ~ 50mm bar in coil. The production line is under the general responsibility of CERI Long Product Co. Ltd. Meanwhile, it is also responsible for the conversion design and non-standard equipment design that is responsible by foreign party in the high-speed area. Moreover, the main equipment of roughing, medium and pre finishing mill group is a new generation of intelligent (Ⅵ) high rigidity of short stress line independent researched and developed and delivered by CERI Long Product Co. Ltd. The mill has the functions of on-line automatic adjustment of roll gap, automatic replacement of holes and grooves, automatic quick change of roll, etc. It provides an important guarantee for automatic and intelligent production of rolling line.
On July 26, the converter No.2 went tapping smoothly in Shanxi Gaoyi Iron & Steel Co., Ltd., which is undertaken by CERI with plant design, non-standard design and main equipment supply. The production process is smoothly and the equipment operation is normally.
The design phase includes preliminary consultation and plant design. The construction content includes the eastward expansion of the plant, the construction of converter No.0, and the revamping of No.1 and No.2 converter. The converter No.0 has been put into operation successfully on December 5, 2019 and is running well at present. The following work is to complete the design and supply of converter No. 1, etc.
On July 30, the new heat treatment line No.3 under general contract of CERI was ignited and heated up in Minmetals Yingkou Medium Plate, 21 days ahead of schedule, which has created the historical record of the shortest construction period of a key reheating furnace project.
This new heat treatment furnace is about 65.6 meters long and 6.1 meters wide. The heat treatment temperature range is 200 ~ 1000°C. It is expected to process 200,000 ~ 250,000 tons of steel plates annually. It is the medium thick plate heat treatment furnace with the largest capacity, the most extensive treatment range and the most complete technology in the world so far.
On July 7, the BF No.3 at Fengnan Iron & Steel of Hebei Zongheng Group went tapping smoothly, signing that this EPC project contracted by CERI went into full production.
This is the largest blast furnace EPC project at home and abroad so far. Four 2000m3 level of blast furnaces were built simultaneously. At present, the stable production of blast furnace No. 1, No. 2 and No. 4 daily outputs 8,000 tons and the maximum daily outputs 8,500 tons. The BF energy consumption index and economic index have reached the international leading level, the environmental protection index have reached the most strictly ultra-low emission standards in China. The successful completion of the project reflects the comprehensive technical service ability of CERI from engineering consulting, engineering design, equipment supply to construction, commissioning and operation services.
On May 31, the hot load test of 1450mm PL-TCM was successfully completed by one-time at Hebei Jingye. The tolerance, profile and other technical index of the finished steel coil are completely qualified.
The high-performance five-stand six-high tandem cold rolling technology is adopted, which is equipped with high-speed flying shear and Carrousel reel. The production capacity is 1.252 million tons per year and a maximum rolling speed is 1,500 meters per minute.
On June 6, the hot load test of PL-TCM contracted by CERI was successfully completed by one-time at Jiangmen Huajin Metal Product Co., Ltd.. The thickness tolerance, profile and other technical index of the finished steel coil are completely qualified, which indicates this line will soon enter the trial production stage.
The 950mm PL-TCM is customized by CERI for Jiangmen Huajin. The annual designed output is 600,000 tons.
On June 19, the list of “China Top 100 companies of whole process engineering consulting industry in 2020” and “China Top 50 companies of engineering survey and design industry in 2020” jointly organized and selected by www.chinabidding.com.cn and www.paihang360.com was released. CERI stood out from 8255 enterprises (including 701 survey and design enterprises) by virtue of its outstanding performance, strong comprehensive ability, excellent talent team and clear service mode, ranking the third in survey and design and being on the list of consulting respectively.
Possessing strong design technical strength is the inherent advantage of a engineering survey company being transformed to a whole process engineering consulting enterprise. As a leading enterprise in the national survey and design industry, CERI, oriented in customer demand, has been continuously practicing the “all-round” service mode. In May 2017, CERI was recognized as one of the first batch of “whole process engineering consulting pilot enterprises” by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People’s Republic of China. The business chain covers the whole process of engineering investment, engineering consulting, engineering investigation, engineering design, EPC, project management, complete equipment supply, engineering supervision, operation and maintenance as well as related technical and management services, environmental impact assessment of construction projects, computer information system integration, etc.
These honors and awards are the affirmation of CERI for its comprehensive strength and development prospect, as well as the recognition of CERI for its high-quality service and strong competitiveness.
On April 24, The Chinese Society for Metals held a meeting to evaluate the scientific and technological achievements, and the meeting experts agreed that the scientific and technological achievements of CERI in "the Research and Application of Converter Primary Flue Gas and Dust Ultra-low Emission Technology" reached the international advanced level. The technology reduces the dust emission concentration from 20 to 50 mg /N m3 to ≤10 mg /N m3. The research results have been successfully applied in Anyang I&S, Anshan I&S, Jiyuan I&S, Shanxi Jianlong, Shanxi Tongcai, Shanxi Jingang and many other steel enterprises.
On Dec.19, Sponsored by the Design Committee of China Metallurgical Construction Association, "the third green intelligent manufacturing development and application forum". The conference mainly takes the form of thematic reports and interactive exchanges, giving full play to the leading role of leading enterprises, establishing a platform for in-depth docking between design enterprises and steel production enterprises, and establishing a platform for extensive integration between design enterprises and universities.
CERI's "micro-crystal adsorption gas source comprehensive treatment technology", "smart grid control platform (CSiPOWER) technology" and "smart rod workshop solutions" were all on the forum. Engineering and technology companies represented by CERI and professors and experts from iron and steel production enterprises and universities give full play to the exemplary driving role in the form of keynote reports and share advanced technologies in green and intelligence.
The release conference of data management platform for mechanical design (CM-PDM ) was held on Dec. 25 by CERI.
CM-PDM platform is the system that unified manages the mechanical design process and results. Platform will include all 2D and 3D design data platform management, customize a unified design process and design templates, get through the published design platform and production management system and drawing archiving system data channel, will participate in multiple human automatic implementation, to simplify the process of link and to implement the effective management of design data and accurate delivery. The 3D parametric design based on CM-PDM platform effectively solves the previous design difficulties and pain points, and greatly improves the design efficiency. After the launch of CM-PDM platform, it will standardize the design process, improve the design efficiency, and make the design results better serve the company's products and engineering.
On Dec. 17, the Chinese Society for Metals held a scientific and technological achievements evaluation meeting in Beijing and evaluated the scientific and technological achievements of CERI. The expert group of evaluation agreed that the three scientific and technological achievements of CERI have reached the international advanced level on the whole, among which the single pass flexible rolling technology of high-speed bar has reached the international leading level.
The experts of the evaluation group listened to the report of the research group and reviewed the evaluation data. They think the core technology and equipment of "high-speed bar rolling line of development and application" project researched and developed by CERI solve the key technical problems, such as low rolling speed of traditional bar, low accuracy and lack of flexibility, and successfully applied in other four companies, for example Shanxi Jincheng Fu Sheng Steel Co., Ltd. and has a very broad application prospects. The project of "development and application of slab and rectangular billet composite continuous casting technology and equipment technology" solves the problem that the casting machine is difficult to produce slab and rectangular billet at the same time due to the positioning and fixation of ladle casting system, and realizes the rapid changeover production of slab and rectangular billet, which has a great potential market and application prospect. "The technology development and application of green stock yard and instant balance for efficient storage and transportation process" project, developed to reduce the raw material storage occupation area, reduce feeding equipment, improve the feeding efficiency, optimization of transmission path and clean green efficient transport technology, reduces the cost of raw material storage and transportation system, realized the "storage" and "transportation" can be selected according to requirements, has very significant economic, environmental and social benefits, popularization and application prospect.
Recently, the metallurgical intelligent manufacturing solution jointly created by CERI and Unisplendour Corporation Limited was presented at the 6th world Internet conference in Wuzhen. During the exhibition, the metallurgical intelligent manufacturing products focused on displaying a complete set of digital factories, big data and cloud service solutions, which attracted extensive attention from leaders and experts attending the conference.
The display of metallurgical intelligent manufacturing overall solutions, supported by digital factory, will allow digital control, digital simulation, digital operations based on the data of artificial intelligence technology, build enterprise daily production operations at the core of the brain, through the effective integration of enterprise information system data at all levels, by means of visualization, digital and intelligent central control of the company's production, energy, logistics, equipment and so on the main business, has realized the deep self-study metallurgy intelligent production scheduling and whole process quality trace analysis.
Through close cooperation, the two sides give full play to their advantages and combine big data artificial intelligence technology with advanced digital production management practices to create an advanced integrated metallurgical intelligent manufacturing solution. The new generation of intelligent solutions has taken the lead in domestic Jiyuan iron and steel, China first heavy, Jiangyin Xingcheng special steel, Hegang steel group, Zijin mining group and other influential domestic metallurgical enterprises.
The global infrastructure 2019 glorious grand prix has concluded in Singapore on Oct.24. CERI's project was awarded the special prize of digital twin promotion infrastructure in this year's grand prix. This is the second consecutive year after 2018 that CERI has won the honor in this competition, and it is also the only award won by domestic metallurgical industry engineering technology enterprises in this competition.
The 80MW high temperature and ultra-high pressure gas power generation project of Jiyuan Iron and Steel, using three-dimensional digitization (BIM) technology and multi-professional collaborative design, shortened the design cycle of the original planned project from 6 months to 4 months. Professional calculation and analysis software is adopted to realize piping stress calculation, structural strength calculation and optimization, and power system calculation. The new digital delivery platform connects the information of each stage of the project with the model, which is easy to guide the construction, operation and maintenance. After production, the purchased electricity by nearly 620 million kWh per year will be reduced, the cost of 70 Yuan per ton of steel will be reduced, the energy consumption by 256,000 standard coal will be reduced and the emission of blast furnace gas 1.86 billion Nm3 will be reduced. It has become a benchmark project in the field of gas power generation, especially the particular outstanding contribution for power generation and environmental protection and is deserved to achieve the "special honor award" of this year's competition.
CERI always leads the development of iron and steel technology with its continuous innovation ability and leading core technology research and development ability. It has independently developed the world's largest "plate shears", and is the only engineering technology company in China that can provide consultation and design of plate process, complete equipment and overall control solutions.
Steel plate "big MAC" of which precision is world leading "precision shear"
The world's largest rolling-cut shear unit weighs more than 600 tons, with high shear efficiency, excellent shear quality and precision, can achieve the high precision, high quality shearing of maximum thickness of 50 mm, 5 meters wide steel plate in more than 3 seconds. The main features of the "big MAC" are as follows: close to the movement track of the "pure rolling" mechanism, achieving optimal shear; It has made outstanding contributions to resource utilization, energy saving and consumption reduction by using inertial shear technology and precision design concept of the system. High precision automatic control of mechanical sizing equipment, to achieve automatic optimization of shear function, to achieve automatic precision sizing, precision in the world's leading level.
CERI has made a series of achievements in independent research and development of core products of MCC plate. Among them, the 5-meter rolling cutting crop shears and sizing shears successfully put into production at Yingkou Steel are the world's largest rolling cutting shears with independent intellectual property rights, and the project cost is only 60% of that of imported products. "Development and application of key technologies and complete sets of equipment for high performance rolling shear units with medium and thick plates" broke the technological monopoly of top foreign suppliers and created technologies and equipment with independent intellectual property rights.
China Iron and Steel Industry Association and China Metal Society have jointly released the award decision of 2019 metallurgical science and technology award. CERI declared the project results of "research and application of double speed ratio strong start-stop flying shear " won the first prize. Metallurgical science and technology award is a science and technology award jointly established by China iron and steel industry association and China metal society and is the highest science and technology award in China metallurgical industry.