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SICON Managing Director Heiner Guschall supports scientific work on HMS Cleaning

The pressure on the steel industry to reduce its carbon footprint has led to discussions to replace coke as the main reductant for ron ore and turn to natural gas, bio-syngas or hydrogen. Such a major transition from the blast furnace-basic oxygen furnace route, to the direct reduction-electric arc furnace route, for steel production would drastically increase the demand for both suitable iron ore pellets and high-quality scrap.