Mikhailovsky HBI Selects MIDREX Process for World’s Largest HBI Plant
Mikhailovsky HBI, which was jointly established by USM and Mikhailovsky GOK (part of Metalloinvest), has signed a contract with Primetals Technologies and consortium partner Midrex Technologies, Inc. to supply a new Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI) Plant in Zheleznogorsk, Kursk region, Russia. The plant will be designed to produce 2.08 million metric tons of HBI per year. Latest design features will ensure reduced energy consumption and environmental impact. The contract includes engineering, supplies and advisory services. Startup is expected in the first half of 2024.