Timeline News & Events

Timeline News providing chronological context to the News & Events.

Follow all updates for News, Events and Press of ATB Group activities around the world in chronological order.

September 2023

June 2023

May 2023

April 2023

February 2023

Nam Theun 1 HPP commissioning

Successful completion of Hydro mechanical equipment and Steel penstock supply for Nam Theun 1 Hydropower project.

November 2022

October 2022

August 2022

July 2022

Penstocks installation at Ituango HPP

ATB has completed the design activities, fabrication and installation of the steel penstocks for the vertical shafts are in now progress, fully in accordance with the work schedule.

May 2022

Reactor for PEMEX Refinery

The pressure vessel were shipped to the port of Marghera to be delivered on Yme to the PEMEX Dos Bocas Refinery under construction in Mexico.

April 2022

Success for the ATB Welding Academy

The first edition of the ATB Welding Academy is proceeding successfully and will allow ATB to introduce new operators to the company.

Hydro 2022

ATB will take part in the 2022 edition of the event dedicated to the hydroelectric sector and hosted, from 25 to 25 April, at Palace of Music and Congresses in Strasbourg, France.

New manufacturing workshops

On March 31, 2022, ATB inaugurated a new workshop dedicated to the fabrication of equipment for nuclear business.

March 2022

ATB Welding Academy

ATB Riva Calzoni and its partners launched the first edition of the ATB Welding Academy.

ATB Exhibitor at ME STATIC 2022

We are glad to announce that ATB Riva Calzoni will be Silver Sponsor Exhibitor at ME STATIC 2022 in Dubai next 15th to 17th March.

December 2021

Happy holidays

Santa Claus has been very busy this year fulfilling all the requests.

November 2021

October 2021

Business Hydro 2021

Over the past two days ATB participated in the Business Hydro 2021 event in Grenoble.

Penstock for Nam Theun 1 HPP

ATB Riva Calzoni is finalizing the installation of the steel Penstock at Nam Theun 1 Hydropower Project (Laos), 650 MW.

September 2021

8th Convegno Energia Idroelettrica

ATB will take part in the 8th edition of the hydroelectric energy convention scheduled by AIPnD for 17 and 18 September in Sondrio.

Workshop at Nachtigal HPP

ATB Riva Calzoni completed the temporary workshop building at Nachtigal Hydropower Project, 420 MW in Cameroon.

June 2021

May 2021

Workshop at Ituango HPP

ATB Riva Calzoni completed the temporary workshop at Ituango Hydropower Project, 2.480 MW, in Colombia.

February 2021

Transportation Cask

ATB Riva Calzoni has manufactured and shipped the first of a series of "Transportation Casks", on behalf of an important French customer.

July 2020

Mega reactors for Thai Oil

ATB has been chosen by the consortium between Samsung, Petrofac and Saipem to supply equipment that will be part of the Clean Fuel unit of the Thai plant.

June 2020

May 2020

New agreement with Pemex

Signed the agreement for the supply of two pressure vessels for the Dos Bocas refinery, the largest in Mexico.

From Nam Theun 1 to Achwa

New customers. Projects underway. The bottom outlet is being installed in Laos. Gates are shipped to Uganda.

April 2020

Cepsa Shipping

Two reactors that form part of this first shipment are about to break the record held by Dangote: a pair of LC Fining reactors, 1500-ton and over fifty-metre long each.


The project: to adopt innovative models based on both awareness and corporate, social, economic and environmental responsibility.

Mirko Manaresi

Mirko Manaresi is the new HR Director of the Group. Twenty years' experience in the field of HR and three pillars: dialogue, discussion and participation.

Happy Easter

Message from Chairman Sergio Trombini to ATB Group employees.

February 2020

Ituango: new contract

ATB Group will manufacture the penstocks of one of the largest hydroelectric plants in Colombia.

January 2020

New website out now!

New content, new sections and all updates on the group's projects and activities.

December 2019

ATB in Nachtigal, Cameroon

The 17 m by 120 tons gates become part of the hydroelectric plant property of NHCO, a company owned by EDF.

ATB Wind: excellent performance

The 60 kW turbine returns data well above expectations. Ready with the 100 kW one to aim at the Italian and the international markets.

Demolition work at Zimella

The operation is the first of the three provided for in the plan to demolish the piezometric towers in disuse in the province of Verona.

November 2019

Press Review: Quarry&Construction Magazine

An interview with Giandomenico Cuscela, gm Site Taranto for ATB Group, on the construction of the foundations for the mineral parks covering of the ArcelorMittal steelworks. This is possible thanks to the CAT cranes that are part of the ATB fleet.

October 2019

Hydro 2019

ATB will take part in the 2019 edition of the event dedicated to the hydroelectric sector and hosted from 14 to 16 October at the Alfândega Porto Congress Centre, in Oporto, Portugal.

July 2019

HydroVision 2019

ATB Group will participate in the international meeting in Portland, three days entirely dedicated to the hydropower sector.

June 2019

Reactors shipped for SK Energy

The four pressure vessels were shipped boarded in 24 hours to the port of Marghera: within a month they will be delivered to the refinery of Ulsan, in South Korea.

Demolition work at Verona

Sid Srl, part of Semat Spa, successfully completes the explosive demolition at Pittini Group Verona’s Plant.

May 2019

The Renewal of the Asme certificates

The audit for the updating of the certifications that allow ATB Riva Calzoni to produce pressure vessels in accordance with international standards has been successfully concluded.

April 2019

March 2019

ATB Renewables

As part of a general reorganisation of the Group to which it belongs, Hydro Energia becomes the new green division of ATB Group, incorporating skills acquired in the small hydro and small wind sectors.

Africa 2019

ATB Riva Calzoni will be in Namibia to take part in the main African event dedicated to the hydroelectric market.

Energy Expo 2019

ATB Riva Calzoni will participate in the 9th edition of the fair in Perú

Alto Maipo Project

ATB Riva Calzoni is continuing the assembly operations at the Chilean plant in full respect of the times dictated by the customer.

February 2019

EDF&Orano visited ATB

French managers satisfied with the organization of the production processes of the cask set by the company

January 2019

New ATB 850.54

The first 850 kW wind turbine manufactured by ATB Riva Calzoni has been installed: it will produce approx. 2 million kWh per year.

A promising 2019

Works continue in many production sites in France, Belgium, Germany and Italy. New acquisitions in the pipeline for next year

New challenge for the future

Safety and Environment: the priority of the industrial plan presented to the supply chain in mid-November. Trombini: 'Semat is ready'

New Pama Speedram 3

The investment encouraged by Sergio Trombini to expand the mechanical department with a bespoke boring machine.

December 2018

Happy holidays

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year wishes to you and your families. May it be for all days of sharing, joy, peace and serenity.

November 2018

Passion for Manufacturing

The new video by ATB Riva Calzoni is now online: a journey through history and innovation.

October 2018

Hydro 2018 - Gdansk, Poland

ATB Riva Calzoni will participate in Exhibition will take place in the AMBEREXPO Centre of Gdansk, Poland.

September 2018

POWER-GEN Asia 2018

ATBRC will participate in the premier power industry event for the Asia continent.

August 2018

July 2018

June 2018

Objective Canada

ATB Riva Calzoni was chosen by BC Hydro as a supplier for the construction of a hydroelectric plant at Fort St John, British Columbia

Dangote takes shape

The production of the two reactors for the first private Nigerian refinery is well under way.

ATB Riva Calzoni goes to Canada

ATB Riva Calzoni was chosen by BC Hydro as a supplier for the construction of a hydroelectric plant at Fort St John, British Columbia.

Fintro Magazine nr.3

The issue nr.3 of Fintro Magazine is now online. Download it from our website. The periodical of ATB Riva Calzoni, Semat and Hydro Energia dedicated to the story of industrial activities, developed projects and the professional skills of people who work every day in Group companies. Enjoy your reading!

Expansion of the Eni plant

ATB Riva Calzoni is producing a reactor and two separators in the temporary workshop built inside the petrochemical plant in Sannazzaro de 'Burgondi.

May 2018

School of welding 2018

The initiative will involve ten students in a training course of 240 hours, the most motivated will be included in the company.

March 2018

Asia 2018

From 13 to 15 March 2018 ATB Riva Calzoni will take part in the three-day event on Water Resources and Renewable Energy Development, promoted in Vietnam by Hydropower & Dams magazine.

EXPO Energia Perù 2018

From 7th to 8th March ATB Riva Calzoni will participate in the biggest event for the hydroelectric sector organized in this country.

February 2018

UniBS Students

A group of graduands and recent graduates have visited the headquarters and the Roncadelle plants.

January 2018

ATB Renewable for Sicily and Puglia

In December, three wind turbines were installed in Marsala, Trapani and Troia, strengthening ATB Riva Calzoni in the mini wind turbine sector.

December 2017

Fintro Magazine nr 2

The issue nr.2 of Fintro Magazine, the Information magazine of ATB Riva Calzoni, SEMAT and FINTRO GROUP, is now online. Download it from our website. The periodical of ATB Riva Calzoni, Semat and Hydro Energia dedicated to the story of industrial activities, developed projects and the professional skills…

The renewal of the license

The audit of AQSIQ delegation has been successfully completed and approved the reactors for the Hengli Petrochemical refinery in the Dalian region.

Happy holidays

ATB Riva Calzoni wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. May this festival bring joy and happiness in your life!

A challenge called lean manufacturing

The project presented on monday by the President of ATB Riva Calzoni Sergio Trombini officially start in the early days of 2018 and will involve the whole of ATB Riva Calzoni, from the factory to the offices.

The 7th Small Hydro Latin America

On the 5th and 6th of December ATB Riva Calzoni and Hydro Energia will participate in the 7th edition of Small Hydro Latin America in Medellin, Colombia.

Refining & Petrochemicals World 2017

The company participated with IPM at Beijing Exibition and is currently fabricating four Separators for the Hengli Petrochemical project in Dalian.

November 2017

New contract with Total Lukoil

The hydrotreating reactor will be delivered at the beginning of 2019 and will become part of Zeeland Refinery plant, The Netherlands.

Career Day 2017

The event promoted by Università degli Studi di Brescia with the aim of bringing together students and employment is scheduled for Thursday, November 9th.

Key Energy 2017

From 7th to 10th of November 2017 ATB Riva Calzoni’s wind division will be at Rimini Expo Centre to participate in the leading fair for renewable energies in the Mediterranean area.

October 2017

CBGD - Brazilian Congress

The Brazilian market for distributed generation from renewable sources is in rapid growth and the participation to CBGD Exhibition is a clear statement of ATB Riva Calzoni’s commitment to this Country.

23rd Animp Congress

ATB Riva Calzoni is the sponsor of the event, an opportunity of study, market analysis and meeting among the managers of the major EPC contractor.

Alessandro Volta power plant

ATB Riva Calzoni rehabilitated gates and penstock and completed the revamp of the historic hydroelectric plant of Acea in Castel Madama on the river Aniene (Italy).

Hydro 2017 Seville

The conference and exhibition, from 9 to 11 October, organized by The International Journal of Hydropower and Dams.

September 2017

Gates of the Massingir dam

The hydropower equipment have been installed in the past few days. The plant will feed the irrigated net of all Mozambique (Southeast of Africa).

Power Gen Asia

ATB Riva Calzoni and Hydro Energia will participate in the 2017 edition, 25 years of Power Gen Asia, a 3 day event being held from 19th to 21st September 2017 at the BITEC in Bangkok.

Reactors for Garyville Refinery

The equipment have been delivered last week to be installed in the petrochemical plant by the Mississippi River, the 3rd largest in the USA.

Oil & Gas Indonesia

From 13 to 16 September ATB Riva Calzoni will participate in the 11th edition of the fair Oil and Gas Indonesia at the Jakarta International Expo.

Husum Wind Messe

The German Wind Trade Fair and Congress, fhe fair is the most important international event for the wind energy industry.

ATB Wind Turbines for Scotland

The wind turbine, produced at the ATB Riva Calzoni workshop in Artogne, is ready to be connected to the power grid.

August 2017

ATB Engineering

The company, the establishment of which was the initiative of Sergio Trombini, will support the Group in design activities. Today, the company employs five recent engineering graduates.

The primacy of Alto Maipo

The company has established a subsidiary in Chile for the construction of record long penstocks for the Alto Maipo Hydroelectric Project developed and owned by Aes Gener S.A.

Press release Dangote

The company has signed a $ 23 million contract for the supply of two reactors for private refinery Dangote.

Fintro Group Magazine

Download the first issue of Fintro Group Magazine, an information journal of ATB Riva Calzoni, Semat and Hydro Energia

July 2017

Semat in ILVA

In 2016, the company expanded its operating potential in the Taranto steel mill acquired by Arcelor Mittal in June.

Reactors Inspection sequence

During the MRPL refinery's summer shutdown, a team of experts will check the condition of three reactors in the plant.

In Johor Bahru

The festival marked the end of Ramadan. It was the biggest celebration of the Company since its creation in 2000.

ATB at Apemec 2017

ATB Riva Calzoni and Hydro Energia participated in the annual exhibition for Small Hydro Power in Santiago de Chile.

ATB at OGA 2017

The Southeast Asia’s largest petroleum industry exhibition will take place from July 11-13 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, KLCC, Malaysia.

June 2017

The future is renewable

An interview with the vicepresident of ATB Riva Calzoni published in Il Pianeta Terra Magazine

Rapid Project Bullet Tanks F load out

MMHE-ATB has been currently engaged with the fabrication of 7 pressure vessels for Rapid project, the refinery and petrochemical integrated project by Petronas, in Pengerang.

ATB 60 kw Wind Turbine

The wind turbine, manufactured in the new site of Artogne, has shipped to the plant in Lercara Friddi, in the province of Palermo.

ATB in Russia

We successfully completed the fabrication of one ammonia converter for the largest producer of phosphate-based fertilisers, phosphoric and sulphuric acids in Europa

May 2017

Crescere con Energia

Friday 26th May2017| 10.30 am| Università degli Studi di Brescia, via Branze 43 (hall B1.4)

Excellent results for MMHE-ATB

FINTRO S.p.A. President Sergio Trombini visited the Pasir Gudang plant to follow the progress of Rapid and Ituango projects.

22nd Iran Oil Show 2017

6-9 May 2017, International Oil, Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition, Tehran Iran.

The miter gates for Isola Serafini

The two gates, transported by road to Isola Serafini, were placed in the new navigation lock that will enter in operation from this summer.

April 2017

ATB in Belgium

Salvatore Poddighe, Commercial Director Oil&Gas, attended the inauguration of the new 355 continuous slab caster.

March 2017

SAFCO IV “OT Converter 2”

ATB successfully completed the fabrication of an Ammonia Converter “OT Converter 2” for SAFCO IV plant in Saudi Arabia, Client ThyssenKrupp. The Shipment took place the 17th March from Marghera Port -Venice – Italy.

February 2017

New office in Kuala Lumpur

ATB Riva Calzoni is pleased to announce its newly Business Development and Sales office opening in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

January 2017

Petronas Rapid Project

During the last weeks it has been successfully completed the shipment of the first lot two ARDS Reactors from Porto Marghera, Venice (Italy), directed to Malaysia.

December 2016

Happy Holidays

The ATB Riva Calzoni team wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

November 2016

ATB acquires Hydro Energia

ATB Riva Calzoni S.p.A., a leading national and international company in the supply of equipment for the energy sector announces today the acquisition of the company Hydro Energia S.r.l.

SAFAP 2016

ATB RIVA CALZONI ha partecipato al convegno SAFAP 2016 tenutosi il 15 e 16 Novembre 2016 a Milano presso la Sede si Assolombarda.


The Green Technology Expo Rimini 8/11 November 2016.

October 2016

Company visit to Roncadelle

On May 27th 2016, ATB Riva Calzoni entertained thirty students of  Brescia University providing them the opportunity of visiting Roncadelle Workshop. The aim was of giving  continuity to the path of knowledge and exchange between students and company started with the career day and continued with the…

Career Day 2016

Studenti e laureati incontrano il mondo del lavoro.

Hydro 2016

International Conference and Exhibition, Montreux, Switzerland 10-12 October 2016

Meeting with University of Brescia

On april 21st 2016, presentation of ATB Riva Calzoni to Brescia University undergraduates and graduates in order to let them know the business context (organization , products , values ) . The event , which was very participated, allowed a closer contact with the business reality through direct questions…

New ATB 60.28 DD wind turbine

A prototype of a new wind turbine is under development and first units will be installed in Italy within end of 2016.

September 2016

Press - Industria

Un modo più ecologico di concepire la produzione energetica permette ad aziende, quali ATB Riva Calzoni, di diversificare la propria offerta puntando sulle energie rinnovabili...

ESOPE 2016

ATB will participate in the ESOPE 2016 presenting three papers. 13-15 Septiember 2016.

August 2016

Press: Bresciaoggi

«Fintro», the new structure immediately gives results. The consolidated shows the accounts in positive. The exit from the power generation sector has been decided. The outlook is positive.

July 2016

HydroVision 2016

ATB Riva Calzoni participate to HydroVision 2016 - International Conference and Exhibition.

Press - Dossier Meccanica e Engineering

Al Servizio dell'energia. Dall'Oil and Gas alle rinnovabili, dal nucleare all'idroelettrico, il quadro di mercato subisce trasformazioni profonde e differenti per ogni ambito. Ecco come cambia l'energetico nell'analisi di Sergio trombini.

May 2016

Iran Oil Show 2016 - Tehran

The international Oil and Gas show took place in Tehran at the beginning of May and was attended by more than 1700 exhibitors working in different oil, gas, refining and petrochemical sectors. The event was a good opportunity to meet with Iranian end users and local EPC Contractors, to present our new…

October 2015

Career Day 2015

On  October 23rd, 2015,  ATB Riva Calzoni S.p.A. attended  the Career Day 2015 , an event organized by the University of Brescia dedicated to the meeting among students , graduates and world of work . The initiative was implemented as part of the collaboration activities  pursued with the University,…