EU GREEN STEELMAKING: Saarstahl, Dillinger to use own process gases in blast furnace

German steelmakers Saarstahl and Dillinger, part of Stahl Holding Saar (SHS), are to work with Paul Wurth, part of the SMS Group, to use their own process gases and significant quantities of hydrogen in the blast furnace process, the companies announced on Thursday April 29.

The H2Syngas project will involve an associated pilot plant to develop the technology to use process gases in a blast furnace. This is now being built at the site of ROGESA Roheisengesellschaft in Dillingen, the joint subsidiary of Dillinger and Saarstahl. It is scheduled to begin operating this summer. The new so-called dry reforming process, developed by Paul Wurth, enables the gas produced in the coke...


Carrie Bone

April 30, 2021

14:15 GMT