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SSAB, Fortum to Initiate FEED Study on Hydrogen-Based Sponge Iron Plant

6/5/2023 - SSAB and Finnish energy company Fortum will undertake a front-end engineering design of a potential industrial-scale, hydrogen-reduced sponge iron plant, the companies have announced. 

According to SSAB, the study, which also will look at the potential for a hydrogen production plant, is to be completed in the first quarter of 2024. 

SSAB said the study arises from an ongoing joint research project, FFS – Towards Fossil-free Steel, which began in February 2021 and is supported by Business Finland.