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Date: 5th-7th November 2013

 Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

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Key objectives of the workshop are to review the technical progress made in CO2 emissions reduction since the last workshop 2011 in Düsseldorf (Germany) and to provide a forum for discussion among the Asian iron & steel industries. 


Tokyo Institute of Technology (東京工業大学, informally Tokyo Tech or TIT) is a national top-tier research university located in Greater Tokyo Area, Japan. Tokyo Tech is the largest institution for hjosirer education in Japan dedicated to science and technology.

Tokyo Tech's main campus is located at Ōokayama on the boundary of Meguro and Ota, with its main entrance facing the Ōokayama Station. Other campuses are located in Nagatsuta and Tamachi.


Organising Committee:

The Organising Committe for the workshop will organise and manage the technical sessions:

Tatsuro Ariyama, Tohoku University

Lawrence Hooey, Swerea MEFOS

Henk Reimink, World Steel Association

Jan van der Stel, Tata Steel

HansBodo Lüngen, Steel Institue VDEh

Stanley Santos, IEAGHG

Jasmin Kemper, IEAGHG


Day 1 - Tuesday 5th November

09.00 to 09.30 Registration and coffee

09.30 to 09.45

Welcome, Prof. Tatsuro Ariyama, Stanley Santos, IEAGHG 

09.45 to 10.30

Keynote address: CCS – a challenge for the iron and steel industry; Henk Reimink, WSA

10.30 to 10.50 Break

10.50 to 11.35

Keynote address: Development of ULCOS-BF: working toward technology demonstration; Jan van der Stel, Tata Steel

11.35 to 12.20

Keynote address: Current status and future impacts of Japanese steel industry on global environments; Seiji Nomura, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal

12.20 to 13.00 Lunch

Session 2: CO2 capture development in blast furnace ironmaking process

13.00 to 14.00

Current progress on COURSE50 project - recent results on H2 reduction including LKAB EBF’s experiments and CO2 capture; Shiro Watakabe, JFE

14.00 to 14.30

Results of CO2 capture pilot plant operation in iron and steel industry; Man Su Lee, RIST

14.30 to 14.50 Break

Session 3: CO2 capture and utilisation development in ironmaking process

14.50 to 15.20

Application of PSA/VPSA for capture of CO2 from OBF top gas; Jean Freysz, Air Liquide

15.20 to 15.50

Development of PSA system for the recovery of CO2 from blast furnace gas; Hitoshi Saima, JFE Steel
15.50 to 16.20

Optimization of the design and operation of a polygeneration system in a steel plant; Hamid Ghanbari, Åbo Akademi 

Session 4: Process integration and effi ciency improvement in integrated steel mill

16.20 to 16.50

CCU technology development at RIST; Man Su Lee, RIST

16.50 to 17.20

Energy use in the steel industry; Ladislav Horvath, WSA

Close Day 1
18.00 Welcome dinner, Opening speech by Shiro Takegami, METI 


Day 2 - Wednesday 6th November

09.00 to 09.30 Registration and coffee

 Session 5: CO2 Storage

09.30 to 10.00

CO2 storage experience in Japan including impacts of earthquakes; Ziqiu Xue, RITE

10.00 to 10.30

CO2 storage assessment in Taiwan; Chi-Wen Liao, ITRI

10.30 to 10.50 Break

Session 6: Efficiency improvement and CO2 utilisation for low CO2 steel production

10.50 to 11.20

Oxygen production - meeting the demand of oxygen blown BF with TGR; Jean Freysz, Air Liquide

11.20 to 11.50

Development of ferro-coke process for mitigating CO2 emissions in ironmaking; Kanji Takeda, JFE

11.50 to 12.20

Development of new burden for blast furnace operation with low carbon consumption; Kenichi Higuchi, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal

12.20 to 13.00 Lunch

Session 7: CO2 capture application in alternative iron reduction process

13.00 to 13.30

Status and future of FINEX process for reducing CO2 emissions; Min Young Cho, POSCO

13.30 to 14.00

Update to the development of HIsarna - an alternative ironmaking with CO2 capture; Jan van der Stel, Tata Steel

14.00 to 14.30

Potential for CO2 emissions reduction in Midrex direct reduction process; Hidetoshi Tanaka, Kobe Steel

14.30 to 15.00

ULCOS development of ULCORED technology; Peter Sikström, LKAB

15.00 to 15.20 Break

Session 8: Mitigation potential and techno-economics of CO2 capture in an integrated steel mill

15.20 to 15.50

Techno-economic study of CO2 capture applied to integrated steelworks;
Lawrence Hooey, Swerea MEFOS

15.50 to 16.20

Potential for CO2 mitigation of the European steel industry, Jean Theo Ghenda, Steel Institute VDEhl
16.20 to 17.20

Discussion forum, Moderator: Stanley Santos, IEAGHG

Close Day 2 


Day 3 - Thursday 7th November

09.00 to 09.30 Registration and coffee

Session 9: Process integration and effi ciency improvement in integrated steel mill

09.30 to 09.45

Background of IETS & energy effi ciency and process integration in the steel industry; Lawrence Hooey, Swerea MEFOS

09.45 to 10.15

Swedish experience of practical application of process integration; Chuan Wang, Swerea MEFOS

10.15 to 10.45

Technical-economical improvements of iron and steel plants using advanced process integration methods; Marianne Viart, ArcelorMittal

10.45 to 11.05 Break

Session 10: Energy and resource management for effi ciency improvement Chair:

11.05 to 11.35

Impact of the new configuration of Port Kembla works; Habib Zughbi, BlueScope Steel

11.35 to 12.05

Analysis of low carbon BF by mathematical model; Tatsuro Ariyama, Tohoku University

12.05 to 13.00 Lunch

13.00 to 13.30

Examples of possibilities for optimal management of resources in integrated steelworks through decision support systems; Giacomo Porzio, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna

13.30 to 14.00

Short-term energy management in a steel plant focusing on the use of gases, electricity and oil; Mikko Helle, Åbo Akademi

14.00 to 14.200 Break

Session 11: Alternatives for fossil CO2 mitigation

14.20 to 14.50

Biomass use in the steel industry; John Mathieson, CSIRO

14.50 to 15.20

Reduction behaviour of iron oxide using woody biomass; Kazuya Kunimoto, Kyushu University
15.20 to 15.50

Mineralisation of CO2 using serpentinite rock - towards industrial application; Mikko Helle, Åbo Akademi

15.50 to 16.00

Closing remarks, Lawrence Hooey, Swerea MEFOS

Close of Workshop