On October 27, Chairman Han Guorui of CERI went to the site of Shagang ultrathin strip project for investigation.
Chairman Han Guorui pointed out that this is the first industrialized cast rolling line in China. As the exclusive partner and the technically responsible party of NUCOR in China, CERI undertakes the whole line technical integration on the first cast rolling line of Shagang, equipment co-manufacturing and supply at core area, and design and supply of rolling line equipment.
The hot test of the slab caster No.2 revamping project designed, supplied, software programming and commissioned by CERI was successfully conducted in one-time on August 24. All the equipment provided by CERI has been running well, and the key core technologies, such as leakage prediction system of mould, online hydraulic width adjustment system and hydraulic vibration system, have been successfully applied.
The Eco pickling line of Xinyu Bishui New Material Co., Ltd. undertaken by CERI went into operation smoothly on July 30, which can realize 100m/min of process speed (3 units). Eco pickling line wet type shot surface treatment technology is used to remove the scale on surface of strip, especially for the strips not easily pickling with hydrochloric acid, the surface treatment effect is better.
CCM No.2 revamping project designed and supplied by CERI for Shandong Juneng Special Steel was successfully hot commissioned on July 28. The equipment operates stably, the surface quality of casting billet is good, and the internal quality is all qualified. The normal operation of the system after the revamping marks the success of the hot test of the continuous casting machine No. 2.
CERI and Anshan Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. officially signed the Eco pickling line general contract on July 26. The Eco pickling line surface treatment technology get rid of the traditional treatment process of hot rolled coil and has the advantage of energy saving and environment protection, which makes the coil surface treatment process become “green”surface processing from pollution link.
The general equipment supply contract of intelligent pipe processing line was signed on July 31 between CERI and Jiangsu Changbao Precision Steel Tube Co., Ltd. Based on the highest API standards in the industry, the design of the intelligent pipe processing production line breaks the traditional design in hardware and adopts industrial robots. In terms of software, big data, cloud computing and APP are introduced to realize the unmanned and intelligent management of steel pipe processing.
The EAF capacity improvement project of Jianlong Beimen Special Steel designed and supplied by CERI was hot commissioned at one time on August 2. In that morning, the first heat of liquid steel turned out smoothly, and the production of each system was in good condition. The project design and equipment supply, installation guidance and commissioning have been successfully completed.
The aluminized zinc line of Baosteel Huangshi plating plate Co., Ltd. in Xingang (logistics) industrial park general contracted by CERI was successfully hot commissioned at one time on July 19. The first aluminum - zinc - plated steel coil was produced, indicating that the unit has been put into operation.
The 80MW high temperature and ultra-high pressure gas power generation project of Henan Jiyuan Iron and Steel Co.,Ltd. under the general contract of CERI was successfully connected to the power grid for the first time on May 17.
The commissioning ceremony was grandly held at the project site on May 23. The 80MW high temperature and ultra-high pressure gas power generation project of Jiyuan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. is a large key project for the plant to save energy, reduce consumption, reduce cost and increase efficiency. CERI has the same type of more than 20 units in production and under construction, and has rich experience in design and general contracting. In terms of technical index, the power generation efficiency of the new unit is more than 50% higher than that of the existing unit in the factory. The wet desulfurization technology has achieved the ultra-net emission of fume, which has good economic and environmental benefits.
The consortium of CERI won the BOT general contract project of environmental dust removal for industrial upgrading of HBIS Steel and capacity transfer of Xuan Gang on April 18 including raw material, sintering, pellet, BF and steel making and there are more than 50 dedusting equipment. The construction covers various types of advanced dust removal equipment, such as bags, electric bags and plastic burning plates, as well as various forms of dust hood and sealed transport systems, etc., which is a typical comprehensive dust removal system management project of the whole plant.
The Design Criteria of Steel Structure (GB50017-2003) chief-edited by CERI and co-edited by Xi`an University of Architecture and Technology, Tongji University and Qinghua University, etc. is approved and released by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-rural Development on Dec.12,2017 and will be implemented from July 1, 2018.
The new Design Criteria of Steel Structure is completely revised based on the original Design Criteria of Steel Structure (GB50017-2003). The new criteria is combined with the development tendency of steel structure in China, focus on the design demand of steel structure, introduce international advanced design concept and technology, reconstruct the general frame and add a lot of new content to become the standard that can be directly applied in engineering.
It is learned that the research and application achievement of key technology (relying on the roof steel structure project of Yu Jiabao high-speed rail) of the big span double helix single-layer reticulated shell structures under supervised by CERI won the science and technology prize of China steel structure association in 2017. Yu Jiabao high-speed station is the first big span single-layer geodesic dome steel structure worldwide and was officially open to traffic on Sept. 20, 2015.
The World Metals released the Top Ten News of the world iron and steel Industry technology of the year 2017, CERI won the title year after year and several advanced technology products independent researched and developed by CERI were highly evaluated and approved. The News of BF top pressure equalizing gas recovery technology of CERI filling the gap in China is on the list.
The BF top pressure equalizing gas recovery technology of CERI has been successfully applied in the ten more medium and big BFs of several domestic iron & steel enterprises. This technology also won one national patent for invention and two patents for utility model and is applied widely, which can completely solve the difficulty of BF top pressure equalizing gas recovery and is one effective measure to avoid emission of poisonous gas and dust to atmosphere, energy recovery and environment improvement and become the technology model to help the iron & steel enterprise to realize safe production, cost decreasing and benefit increasing, energy saving and environment protection.
On December 9, the 2nd National Contest of Enterprise Innovation Methods came to an end in Tianjin. Two projects of CERI participating in the contest on behalf of Beijing Competition Area including “Innovation, research, development and application of high-speed powder color coating technical equipment” and “Innovation, research, development and application of the work roll bending and shifting system equipment of new type strip mill” made impressive achievements, and won the first prize and the second prize respectively.
In the “innovation, research, development and application of high-speed powder color coating technical equipment” project, by virtue of the TRIZ theory, numerous technical problems in the process of project research and development have been solved in a systematic and high-efficiency way, passed engineering application experience rapidly, over 30 patents have been applied focusing on technological achievements, and registered trademarks have been formed. In 2016, it was rated as one of top ten technologies in the world iron & steel industry by World Metal Bulletin. It has good economic and social benefit.
On November 20, the patent for invention of “a kind of cut deal roll cutting type cut-to-length shears device” declared by CERI finally won “the Excellence Award of the 19th Chinese Patent Award” through competitions and review made by the organizing committee.
CERI has been rated as “national enterprise with advantages in intellectual property” since 2010, and was further rated as “national enterprise for the demonstration of intellectual property” in 2016. With increasingly improved awareness of intellectual property protection, CERI also increases investment in scientific and technological achievements and intellectual property protection, actively encourages employees to make scientific and technological innovation. For many years, CERI has devoted itself to the development and application of key technologies of cut deal products and complete set of equipment. The patent technology for invention was independently developed by CERI. Through identification in the industry, such technological achievement has “reached international advanced level” as a whole, equipment has been successfully applied in iron & steel production enterprises, and obtained good social benefit and economic benefit.
In the BIM contest of China’s construction engineering whose result was announced on November 16, the “combined application of BIM design and construction at Bid SectionⅡ of Xi’an underground comprehensive pipe gallery engineering” project won the first prize of BIM outstanding engineering project, and the “application of BIM technology in Benxi Beitai blast furnace engineering design” won the second prize for single item of BIM.
Sponsored by Architecture Industry Association, the BIM contest of China’s construction engineering consists of two awards including the award for outstanding engineering project and he award for single item, in which the award for outstanding engineering project is the award with the highest BIM technical application level at home. CERI completely combined engineering practice in the project, realized application of full life circle from technical research and development, design consultation to construction operation & maintenance, and showed distinctive characteristics of CERI. This award demonstrated outstanding achievements obtained by CERI in the field of BIM technical promotion and application.
On September 25, the award ceremony of “2017 China Engineering & Consulting Association” was held in Beijing. The works Application of BIM Technology in the Design of Haigang Acid Rolling Design submitted by CERI won “the BIM application award of excellent industrial engineering”.
On October 22, in 2017 BIM technical application contest organized by China Metallurgical Group Corporation, CERI won multiple awards. CERI gained three first prizes and two second prizes, ranked top in the number of awarded items, and made gratifying achievements.
The project “combined application of BIM design and construction at Bid SectionⅡ of underground comprehensive utility tunnel engineering in Xi’an”, “The application of BIM technology in Iran Ardakan electric furnace and continuous casting project” and “The application of BIM technology in the design of Haigang acid rolling engineering” won the first prize. In the entire life cycle of bidding, planning, surveying, design, construction, application and maintenance of underground comprehensive utility tunnel engineering in Xi’an PhaseⅠ engineering, the BIM+GIS technology was applied in an all-round way. The BIM collaborative design of BIM integrating utility tunnel, tunnel pipeline, auxiliary setting and surface road was realized for the first time, which plays a conspicuous demonstrative and promoting role; the Iran Ardakan electric furnace and continuous casting project takes multi-specialty three-dimensional digitalized collaborative design, in which the specialized project model at the level of general assembly, factory, workshop, specialty was set up. Depending on the project, the company has set up multiple BIM standards such as the Rules for the Implementation of 3D Digitalized Project (Trial implementation), Guiding Manual of 3D Digitalized Design (Trial implementation) and etc. Haigang acid rolling engineering took BIM technology, which significantly reduced the construction period. It took 13 months from the signing of contract to putting into production, and set a record of the shortest construction period among the projects of the same type in China.
Recently, the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People’s Republic of China released two national standards including Design Code for Comprehensive Utilization of Steel Industry Resources (GB50405-2017) and Design Code for Steel Industry Environment Protection (GB50406-2017). The two national standards, edited by CERI, are two important norms in the field of iron and steel industry environment protection after participating in the preparation of national steel clean production indicator system, low carbon standard, steel environment impact assessment technique guide rules and other technical standards, etc.