Blast furnace iron ore pellets likely to replace sintering iron ore fines – Raw Materials & Ironmaking Global Consulting president

Blast furnace (BF) iron ore pellets are still needed by European mills along their path toward decarbonization, Dr. Joseph J. Poveromo, president of Raw Materials & Ironmaking Global Consulting, said on Wednesday June 8 at Fastmarkets’ International Iron Ore conference in Düsseldorf.

BF pellets will be needed to replace sintering iron ore fines, which contribute to an increase in emissions levels, Poveromo said.  The limited availability of direct-reduced (DR) grade pellets and their...

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Alex Theo

June 08, 2022

15:48 GMT

Düsseldorf