Metso Outotec has signed a contract with Beijing Shougang International Engineering Technology Co. Ltd. (BSIET) for the delivery of an iron-ore pelletizing plant to Shougang Qian’an Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. The plant will be built in Qian’an, Hebei province in China.
Metso Outotec’s scope of delivery includes the engineering and design of the indurating system and process gas fan system, as well as supply of proprietary equipment, instrumentation, and control systems. Supervisory services and technical training are also included in the delivery scope. The core of the plant is Metso Outotec’s traveling grate pellet indurating furnace with a grate area of 504 m².
Pellet production at the Qian’an plant is estimated to start by the end of 2023. Metso Outotec’s traveling grate technology ensures high performance and quality while significantly decreasing energy consumption and emissions. The process produces uniform pellets and ensures high performance and quality, with low investment and operating costs as well as decreased energy consumption and emissions.