USS mulls DRI, DR pellet production

Aug 04, 2014 | 04:47 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  U.S. Steel, direct-reduced iron, DRI, electric-arc furnace, EF, mini-mill, Fairfield Works, Minntac iron ore

CHICAGO — U.S. Steel Corp. is considering building a direct-reduced iron (DRI) plant or selling direct-reduced (DR) grade pellets from its Minntac iron ore operations in Minnesota, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

The Pittsburgh-based steelmaker is examining the costs and engineering requirements of making DR grade pellets at its Minntac operations "for use internally by the company if we were to construct a DRI facility or for sale to external third parties with DRI facilities," it said in the filing.....





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