Metso Outotec has received a 30 million Euro order for the delivery of engineering and key equipment for a large iron ore grate kiln pellet plant for Jindal Steel and Power in India.

metsooutotec gratekilnHeaded for Jindal Steel Odisha Limited (JSOL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Jindal Steel, Metso’s team will deliver the traveling grate, rotary kiln and annual cooler along with all other major equipment for the 6-million-tonne-per-year facility.

It is Metso Outotec’s second pellet plant order from JSOL in the past 12 months; the first one, a grate kiln pellet plant, is currently being installed at the same site.

Chris Urban, vice president, Heat Transfer Products at Metso Outotec, said the company and JSOL have been working together in iron ore pelletising for some time. They previously worked together in 2006 and 2012 for the deliveries of two traveling grate pelletizing plants to Barbil, India. 

“We’re very pleased to be able to supply JSOL with two grate kiln pelletizing plants for their Angul location. Metso Outotec is the only equipment manufacturer to offer both the traveling grate and grate kiln technologies for indurating iron ore pellets; each technology offers unique advantages,” he added.

According to Metso Outotec data, it has more than 50 installations of grate kiln pellet plants globally totaling production of more than 130 million tonnes.

Source: Metso Outotec