Midrex to improve direct reduction plant at JSW plant in India

Tuesday, 30 July 2013 01:21:55 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego
       

Charlotte, North Carolina-based Midrex Technologies reported Monday that the company and India-based steelmaker JSW Steel Ltd. have signed a contract to modify the existing MIDREX Direct Reduction Plant located at JSW-Dolvi Works (formerly JSW Ispat, Ltd.) to utilize coke oven gas (COG) to supplement its natural gas supply for production of direct reduced iron.

Located on the coast in the state of Maharashtra, India, the JSW-Dolvi Works 1.0 MTPY MIDREX Plant began operation in 1994 producing cold DRI for use on site utilizing 100 percent natural gas. With the continuing escalation of natural gas pricing, combined with infrequent availability of consistent gas supply in India, JSW Steel has looked to Midrex for use of coke oven gas to create better sustainability for the plant and overall site, according to a press release from the company.

The project, scheduled to be completed within 16 months or less, will use COG as a supplement to its natural gas intake so that the DR plant will be able to efficiently operate under a wide range of operating parameters, offering maximum flexibility to JSW Dolvi Works.

 


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