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Hatch supplies engineering, project and construction management services, process and business consulting and operational services to the mining, metallurgical, energy and infrastructure industries.
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Iron & Steel

 
Hatch provides a thorough understanding of all steel manufacturing processes and associated environmental systems from traditional and alternative iron making to steel products finishing. Our team, comprised of process engineers; automation and process control engineers; metallurgists; environmental engineers; plant simulation; and modeling experts, offer comprehensive knowledge of competing technologies in key process areas of iron making, steelmaking, casting and rolling.

Extensive steel industry operating experience allows us to provide “hands on” operation analysis and performance improvement assistance while the consistent and successful application of a multidisciplinary team approach assures that our clients derive all potential benefits from any given project.
Air Quality Control

Air Quality Control

The global iron and steel manufacturing sector is facing ever-tightening air emissions and occupational hygiene regulations. The industry is also challenged by environmentally conscious local communities who keep a watchful eye on air emissions.
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Blast Furnace

Blast Furnace

Success in modern blast furnace operations is measured through consistent product quality, high productivity, extended campaign life and minimum conversion costs.

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Hot Rolling Services

Hot Rolling Services

Hatch has deep experience in the implementation of steelmaking and hot-rolling projects. We provide greenfield-site construction; installation of new mills and production lines for greenfield sites; and brownfield expansions, upgrades and production optimization.
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Iron & Steel Consulting

Iron & Steel Consulting

We provide strategy development and decision-support services to steel companies and other participants in the steel supply-and-value chain. Our client base consists of corporate, financial, and government participants in the world’s steel, steel processing, and steelmaking raw materials industries.
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Iron Ore Pelletizing

Iron Ore Pelletizing

Hatch technology selection and process definition in the design of pellet plants provide the lowest capital investment and operating costs. We assist clients to develop the best investment options in terms of pellet demand, raw materials and energy availability.
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Iron Ore Sintering

Iron Ore Sintering

Sinter plant operators are under pressure to support a high production strategy for the blast furnace. This places new demands on the sinter quality requirements and process equipment.

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Logistics Simulation

Logistics Simulation

The steel industry is an extremely competitive and capital-intensive industry that combines a range of complex metallurgical and mechanical processing steps to produce a wide variety of products.
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Steelmaking & Casting

Steelmaking & Casting

Hatch has a global team of experienced professionals and process specialists that assist clients with these challenges. Hatch provides services to a broad range of clients from small companies to global steel corporations, as well as leading financial institutions.
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Strip Processing Lines

Strip Processing Lines

Challenges facing the leaders of strip processing facilities include releasing latent capacity to achieve consistently high run rates and yields, fast product changeover, equipment reliability and schedule flexibility.
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Metallurgical Thermodynamics Simulation & Analysis

Metallurgical Thermodynamics Simulation & Analysis

Complex metallurgical reactions occur in ironmaking and steelmaking processes. Thermodynamic simulation can improve process design and engineering, enhance operational practices and improve product quality.
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Featured Project
No. 5 Blast Furnace Reline
The $372-million No. 5 Blast Furnace Reline Project is being undertaken by BlueScope Steel at its Port Kembla Steelworks in New South Wales, Australia. The No. 5 blast furnace is one of two operated at the site. More >

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Best Energy/Industrial Project
Pennsylvania, USA, 2013
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