Poltava Mining and Processing Works is studying the possibility of the construction of the pulverized coal injection machine to stop using the expensive natural gas.
PGOK representatives visited ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih to get acquainted with the PCI machine, put into operation in 2016 at the blast furnace No. 9.
In January-August 2016 PGOK decreased gas consumption by 22% YoY, to 98.9 million cubic meters due to switching to the alternative fuel – made of sunflower seed husks. (Ukrainian metal)