Metso will supply a lime calcining system to OJSC Novolopetsk
Steel’s (NLMK) steel plant in Russia. Equipment delivery will be
completed during the fourth quarter of 2011 and the refractory
materials during the first quarter of 2012. The value of the order
is not disclosed. The order is included in Mining and
Construction Technology’s Q2 orders received.
The delivery consists of a preheater rotary kiln lime plant,
including process and equipment design, plant control system and
project management. The delivery also includes erection and
commissioning supervision services. The order will be delivered
to NLMK’s existing facilities in Lipetsk, approximately 450km
south of Moscow, as part of a planned expansion project.
This is the first Metso rotary kiln with preheater to be
installed at NLMK and it is expected to produce 800 tonnes of
lime per day, and increases the lime production by 250,000
tonnes per year.
Russian-based OJSC Novolipetsk Steel is a global steel
producer, having main production facilities in Lipetsk. It is the
third-largest steel making company in Russia with operations
spanning mining, steelmaking, and rolling.