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Metso Outotec wins order for a compact-size iron ore pellet plant in India

Friday, April 8th, 2022

Metso Outotec has signed an agreement for the delivery of engineering and key equipment for an iron ore travelling grate pellet plant with NMDC Limited, a Government of India public enterprise. Metso Outotec’s order value is EUR 24 million, and it has been booked in Metals’ Q1/2022 orders received.

The compact, three-meter-wide travelling grate pellet plant will be installed in Nagarnagar, Chhattisgarh, in central India. The plant, which will produce 2 mtpy of high-quality iron ore pellets is expected to go into production in 2024.

“We have delivered several large-size pellet plants to India, and are excited to cater also for the smaller size plants’ market,” says Matthias Gabriel, Director of Ferrous Solutions at Metso Outotec.

Metso Outotec is the leading supplier of travelling grate pelletizing technology, with an installed worldwide base of over 100 plants. The Metso Outotec technology provides dependable process performance with an emphasis on optimizing fuel efficiency and minimal emissions. 

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