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Severstal Karelsky Pellet Plant Invests in Wastewater Treatment

Steel News - Published on Fri, 06 Dec 2019

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Severstal’s Karelsky Okatysh together with specialists from the Institute for Industrial Ecology of the North of the Kola Science Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, have begun to select a method for treating wastewater from the Korpangsky deposit before dumping in the stream Bezymyanny. It is planned to purify water using a natural component peat substrate. The main work on the project will begin in 2020, and investment in the project more than 10 million rubles.

Also next year, the supply of equipment for a pilot desulfurization plant will begin. If the project shows its effectiveness, it will be replicated to all the roasting machines of the plant. In addition, the plans include the construction of a large tire processing plant. The project will be implemented in conjunction with another Severstal raw material asset, Olkon.

In 2018 the plant launched the second phase of the tailings thickening complex, now up to 70% of the water is in the company's internal circulation. Investments in this project amounted to 1.3 billion rubles. Work in this direction will be continued. In particular, it is planned to build a closed loop of the new tailing compartment. An important environmental component is also present in the most ambitious project in the history of the Karelian Pellet - the construction of a complex of cyclic-flow technology worth 8 billion rubles.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Fri, 06 Dec 2019
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