Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2018, Page: 15-22
Progress and Future of Breakthrough Low-carbon Steelmaking Technology (ULCOS) of EU
Yan Junjie, Wheel and Axle Department of Maanshan Iron and Steel Co., Ltd., Maanshan, China
Received: May 28, 2018;       Accepted: Jun. 26, 2018;       Published: Jul. 24, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmpem.20180302.11      View  554      Downloads  47
Abstract
The CO2 emitted by iron and steel industry accounts for 6% of the global anthropogenic CO2 emission. As the control of CO2 emission becomes increasingly stringent all over the world, the iron and steel industry now is facing an unprecedented crisis. And now even the most advanced technologies for reducing carbon emission have reached the bottleneck, so many countries in the world are striving to develop the breakthrough technologies for significantly reducing the carbon emission. The current progress and future research of steelmaking program with ultra-low CO2 emission in Europe are stated, among which TGR-BF, HIsarna, ULCORED, ULCOWIN and ULCOLYSIS are considered to be the most promising technologies. Combined with the technology of carbon capture and storage, CO2 emission can be reduced by as much as 80%. Compared with the traditional technologies, investment cost and operating cost are much lower.
Keywords
Top Gas Recovery, HIsarna, ULCORED, ULCOWIN and ULCOLYSIS, Low Carbon, Environment Protection, ULCOS
To cite this article
Yan Junjie, Progress and Future of Breakthrough Low-carbon Steelmaking Technology (ULCOS) of EU, International Journal of Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy. Vol. 3, No. 2, 2018, pp. 15-22. doi: 10.11648/j.ijmpem.20180302.11
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