KAZAKHSTAN – OAO TNK KAZCHROME has ordered a second chromite pellet plant from OUTOTEC of Helsinki, Finland. The new pellet plant, together with a similar one Outotec delivered to the Donskoy mine in 2005, will be the world’s largest production unit for chromite pellets. The contract price with services and spare parts is nearly $57.2 million, reports the manufacturer.
Outotec will supply the SBS Steel Belt Sintering technology, engineering, the main process equipment, automation and electrification, as well as the supervision of equipment installations and commissioning. The new plant is expected to become operational in mid-2009. With the commissioning of a second pellet plant, the production capacity at Donskoy will double to 1.4 million t/y of chromite pellets.
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