The metals and minerals division of diversified industrial firm Harsco Corp has won a 10-year extension to its contract with Brazil steel producer ArcelorMittal Tubarao.
The $150 million agreement will include meltshop cleaning, slag handling and crushing, metal recovery, and drop ball services.
Harsco Metals & Minerals Chief Operating Officer Russ Mitchell said: “This agreement is key to maintaining our strong strategic presence in Latin America, and it underpins our commitment to our customer by delivering value and adding solutions with the highest quality and safety standards.”
Tubarao is one of the largest integrated steel mills in Brazil, with an annual production capacity of 7.5 Mt/y.
Harsco says its metals and minerals division is the largest and most comprehensive provider of onsite material processing and environmental services to the global metals industry, with operations at approximately 140 customer sites across more than 30 countries.
It provides customers with economically and environmentally viable solutions for the treatment and reuse of production waste streams, according to the company. It has been particularly successful in providing these services to the steel and aluminium industries.