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In compliance with the Kyoto Protocol, PSC embarks on the Sinter Heat Recovery Project.

1) Environmental Activities of JFE Steel
Greenhouse Gas Reduction - JFE Steel will continue to contribute to global-scale reduction of CO2 by making use of advanced technology from a long term and international viewpoint. This system will reduce an estimated 62,000 tons of CO2 per year.

2) Specification of System
Hot air from sinter cooler is induced into the boiler to generate high temperature and pressure steam. The steam is expelled into the turbine and generates electric power of 18 MW.

3) CDM (Clean Development Mechanism)
This project, which was approved on May 2007, is the 2nd CDM issue between the Philippines and Japan to have been approved by the United Nation CDM council. It will start in the 1st half of 2008.