SEATTLE (Scrap Monster): ArcelorMittal has inaugurated a new combined heating and power plant in Zenica, Bosnia & Herzegovina. The plant is expected to cut sulphur dioxide and dust emissions from ArcelorMittal Zenica by 80%. The power plant has been in operation since end-November last year.
The plant was built by Toplana Zenica- a joint venture project between ArcelorMittal Zenica, the City of Zenica and KPA Unicon and Finnfund. The shared ownership of ArcelorMittal Zenica is 50%, while that of City of Zenica is 20%. The KPA Unicon and Finnfund owns 15% ownership in the joint venture.
The new steam generators of the plant operate with coke oven gas and blast furnace waste gases from ArcelorMittal Zenica. It can also operate using natural gas. The new plant will result in elimination of use of 150,000 tonnes of coal per year. In addition, it will cut sulphur dioxide emissions by 80% and cut 18% of ArcelorMittal Zenica’s total carbon dioxide emissions.
Augustine Kochuparambil, CEO, ArcelorMittal Europe-Long Products noted that the landmark project will ensure long-term sustainable future for steel production in Zenica, alongside delivering significant environmental benefits for the City of Zenica.
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