Hatch assists clients with investment options. We provide asset valuations and market analysis, process design, technology transfer, cost reduction and use effective environmental systems.
Due diligence, assets valuation, iron ore and pellet market studies are performed for plant owners and investors to set out strategic management data.
Our design skills are applied to all stages of a project from pre-engineering studies to the detailed design of a plant. We design for rapid ramp-up to target capacity, ensuring above-average returns for the owners.
For existing plants, we modernize the pelletizing process, including grinding, mixing, balling and induration. Advanced mathematical modeling, including heat and mass balance analysis and de-bottlenecking logistical models, are used to improve operations.
Working with operators, we implement innovative strategies and technologies for the reduction of conversion costs with special emphasis on minimizing raw-materials consumption, power and thermal energy.
Hatch’s off-gas design and water technologists are committed to world-class air quality and the conservation and management of a site’s water resources.