SSAB could cut PCI use by 25% with biomass replacement

Swedish steelmaker SSAB could replace part of its intake of pulverized coal injection (PCI) material with torrefied biomass in order to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions, a spokesman for the company has told Metal Bulletin.

SSAB currently buys 110,000 tpy of PCI for its blast furnace-equipped steelmaking plant in Oxelösund, Sweden. Subject to trials, 20-25% of this could be substituted with biomass material in the...


Lee Allen

October 05, 2017

17:28 GMT

Krems (Austria)