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Primetals Technologies and Midrex receive performance test certificate from Lebedinskiy GOK for new 1.8 mtpy Midrex HBI-3 plant

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The new 1.8 million metric ton per year Midrex hot briquetted iron (HBI) plant at Lebedinsky Mining and

Processing Integrated Works (LGOK), in Gubkin Russia, has announced the completion of its

performance guarantee test (PGT). The plant, Midrex HBI-3, was supplied to Metalloinvest by a

consortium of Primetals Technologies and Midrex Technologies, Inc. and is the facility’s second Midrex

HBI plant. Metalloinvest is Russia´s biggest iron mining company and the region’s largest producer of

high quality steel. The company is also a leading producer and supplier of iron ore and ore-based

metallic iron products.