Tapojärvi expands to Italy

Mon 10 Dec 2018 08:07:00 AM EET

Tapojärvi starts slag handling and metal recovery at Acciai Speciali Terni steel mill that belongs to ThyssenKrupp, a german giant listed company. The contract was signed in Terni, Italy on 4th of December 2018.

According to the contract Tapojarvi Italia s.r.l. will build a slag handling facility and thereafter starts to produce and develop slag-based products for the market.

The contract consists of two year period of building the facility and ten years of operating time with additional option for another ten years of operations.

The goal of the contract is to bring Terni to the forefront of managing industrial byproducts.
- We have innovative and cost efficient solutions to meet the challenges steel mills have around the world. We productize industrial byproducts and develop new business opportunities around these materials all the time, says Mari Pilventö, the CEO of Tapojärvi Oy.
Acciai Speciali Terni is located 130 km from Rome.

Tapojärvi is a company specialized in mining services, industrial processes and material handling. The company has two unique metal recovery plants in Finland, where ferro chromium and stainless steel slags are produced into CE-marked byproducts.
Tapojärvi employs over 400 people and approximately 150 people work for subcontractors.

Picture:The contract was signed by Daniel Wodera, the CFO of Acciai Specialli Terni, Massimiliano Burelli, the CEO of Thyssen Krupp Italia and Martti Kaikkonen, the (COO of Tapojärvi Oy) CEO of Tapojarvi Italia srl.