RHI Magnesita is the leading global supplier of high-grade refractory products, systems and solutions which are critical for high-temperature processes exceeding 1,200°C in a wide range of industries, including steel, cement, non-ferrous metals and glass. With a vertically integrated value chain, from raw materials to refractory products and full performance-based solutions, RHI Magnesita serves customers around the world, with around 12,000 employees in 28 main production sites and more than 70 sales offices.
The Group maintains a premium listing on the Official list of the London Stock Exchange (symbol: RHIM) and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 index, with a secondary listing on the Vienna Stock Exchange (Wiener Börse).
RHI Magnesita will act as a project coordinator and perform the following functions:
- Management of technical and administrative affairs
RHI Magnesita will be responsible for all communication with the European Commission on behalf of the ReSoURCE consortium; it will manage, coordinate, and monitor the administrative affairs, such as compliance with the EU regulations in terms of budget and technical progress, to meet the project’s objectives. It will transmit the compiled information in form of a Report to the General Assembly during its biannual meetings.
- Technical role in ReSoURCE:
The technical project team will take care of targeted material selection, refractory related material characterisation and finally the integration of ReSoURCE’s developments into their recycling operations. As well, it will act as a link to combine and exchange information and results of the different work packages and provide required inputs for life cycle assessment ant the techno-economic analysis.
- Coordination of project meetings
RHI Magnesita will organise regular project meetings, including kick-off, mid-term, review, and final project discussions as well as biannual general assemblies.
- Reporting to the European Commission
While all partners will contribute to the technical and administrative content, RHI Magnesita will be responsible for the timely and adequate reporting of the obtained information according to the requirements given by the European Commission.