Representatives of Sinosteel, implementing iron ore pellet plant at ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, visited the project site on December 15 to assess the level of readiness of the construction site and discussed the work schedule, the deliverables lists and supply customs related issues. At the moment, basic engineering of construction of a modern pellet plant is being developed. Sinosteel was selected as the supplier of main equipment in September 2020 by ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih.
New pellet plant will be able to produce up to 5 million tonnes of pellets per year. They will partially replacing agglomerate. This will enable to cease production of agglomerate in two working sintering shops. The decommissioning of two sinter shops and the reconstruction of sinter shop No 2, the total volume of pollutant emissions is expected to decrease by 78 thousand tonnes per year, as well as decrease of the total volume of CO2 emissions by 800 thousand tonnes per year. ArcelorMittal’s investments in the project of construction of new pellet plant will exceed USD 250 million.