Metso Outotec has signed a contract with Beijing Shougang International Engineering Technology (BSIET) for the delivery of an iron ore pelletizing plant to Shougang Qian’an Iron and Steel in Qian’an, Hebei province, China. 

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This is the OEM’s fifth pelletising plant order in China since 2020. The order value, which was not disclosed, is booked into the company’s Metals’ third-quarter orders received.

“The win is yet another demonstration of our strong technological leadership in the pelletising space as well as our long-term partnership with BSIET,” said Attaul Ahmad, vice president, Ferrous & Heat Transfer business line at Metso Outotec. 

The OEM’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 square metres. 

Pellet production at the Qian’an plant is estimated to start by the end of 2023. 

Source: Metso Outotec

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