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ANDRITZ HYDRO to modernize Dnipro 1 hydropower station

ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, was awarded a contract by state-owned utility Ukrhydroenergo for modernization of the Dnipro 1 hydropower station on the Dnieper River, Ukraine. The project is part of a rehabilitation program financed by the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The contract value for ANDRITZ HYDRO amounts to approx. 60 million euros. Completion of the project is scheduled for the end of 2021.

Additional information can be found HERE.


ANDRITZ MeWa successfully starts up new QZ 2500 cross-flow shredder at UFH RE-cycling

ANDRITZ MeWa, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has successfully commissioned the QZ 2500 cross-flow shredder supplied to UFH RE-cycling in Kematen, Ybbs, Austria. This unit was installed in the existing recycling plant for refrigerators in record time within just a few weeks and replaces the old QZ 2000 cross-flow shredder supplied in 2009 – also by ANDRITZ MeWa – and which has recycled roughly 1.8 million refrigerators since then. With the new QZ 2500 cross-flow shredder, the annual capacity of the recycling plant is increased substantially.

Additional information can be found HERE.



Michael Buchbauer
Head of Corporate Communications