The optimisation system has been mounted and commissioned in-situ by TOREX engineering team. Consequently, the following activities are implemented: an adjustment of the sensors, comparing of measured dimensions with the results of laboratory screen sizing along with selection of sensor installation points above the pelletizing disks. As a whole, integration of the Granulometer system is meant to ensure a performance improvement of the indurating machines, as well as reduction of the gas and energy consumption under operating conditions of Lebedinsky GOK.
After a technical meeting held by both Parties in Milan head office of Redecam, TOREX specialists have been invited to observe the waste-to-energy plant located in Germany (Neuwied town) with an embedded desulfurization system. Afterwards, Redecam arranged a familiarization visit for the said team to its own manufacturing facility in Italy. As a result, the new data were acquired as to advanced flue gas treatment solutions and possibilities evaluated to use them at the Russian plants.
Severstal company sponsored and hosted the 4th International Scientific and Technical Conference in Cherepovets city, dedicated to scientific and technical advance within the ferrous metallurgy sector. The delegate and speaker from TOREX prepared the paper which covered one of the following agenda topics:
- Coking, agglomeration and blast furnace process
- Piping and rolling
- Industry 4.0
Being a long-time partner and process consultant of Mikhailovsky GOK for the last decades, TOREX initiated an implementation of the target research and development activities focusing on the joint lab, pilot-scale tests and full-scale tests of process modes for a production of magnesian pellets. Those works comprise the development of new compositions, pelletizing and induration modes, determination of metallurgical properties, and predictive modeling of blast furnace values.
Engineering company TOREX - Technology. Optimization. Retrofitting. Expertise
is an engineering company which solves different challenges in the pelletizing sphere with the use of various raw materials to meet the final product requirements. Our own way to upgrade an efficiency of the pelletizing process lies in an application of the new process solutions based on the scientific approach and in-detail elaboration. Nevertheless, we never underestimate a sophisticated human resources of TOREX who are the core source of high-qualified and profficient works. Nowadays, TOREX staff includes 41 employees, 8 Ph.D. in Engineering Science, 1 Doctor of Engineering Science and numerous experienced scientific employees.
The company unites professional highly qualified specialists with deep competencies in pelletizing and sintering processes and their thermal engineering. TOREX has concentrated major scientific achievements and practical experience. This experience is summarized in the special publications and detalized in the unique research and computational techniques that our specialists employ in their practice.
All specialists have ample opportunity to practice their research skills at mining and metallurgical enterprises in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. Among these are Lebedinsky Ore Dressing Combine (LGOK), Mikhailovsky Ore Dressing Combine (MGOK), Oskol Electrometallurgical Plant (OEMK), Uralskaya Stal (Ural Steel), Karelsky Okatysh (Karel Pellet Plant), Evraz group enterprises, Novolipetsk Steel Plant (NLMK); Central Ore Combine (CGOK), Inguletsky Ore Dressing Combine (InGOK) in Ukraine; Sokolov-Sorbay Ore Processing Enterprise (SSGPO) in Kazakhstan.
First of all, TOREX is a unique team of experts in the main technology areas of the company. The emergence of such specialists has been made possible only in one way:
− Quality education and the development of basic knowledge;
− Study of reference materials and experience gained by our predecessors,
− Finally, the development of practical skills through active participation in existing projects of the company.
To date, TOREX team consists of 45 employees, including 10 doctorate candidates and doctors of technical sciences among which are both experienced scientists and young professionals. Young graduates are actively exploring accumulated skills and techniques.