Aperam Stainless Belgium Châtelet steel plant

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Aperam Stainless Belgium Châtelet steel plant (also known as Aperam Châtelet, Aperam - Carlam, Société Carolorégienne de Laminage (CARLAM) (predecessor), and Carinox (predecessor)) is a 1000-thousand tonnes per annum (ttpa) electric arc furnace (EAF) steel plant in Wallonie, in Belgium. Aperam Stainless Belgium Châtelet steel plant operates a electric arc furnace (EAF).


The map below shows the exact location of the steel plant in Châtelet, in Belgium.

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Aperam was created as a spin off of ArcelorMittal.[1] The primary shareholder of Aperam is HSBC Trust Ltd., of which Mr. Lakshmi N. Mittal (CEO of ArcelorMittal), Ms. Usha Mittal, and their children are the beneficiaries.[2]

In 2012, Aperam announced it would be upgrading its Chatelet from 2013 to 2019.[3]

In 2018, an explosion occurred at the plant, injuring three employees.[4]

Steel production at Aperam Stainless Belgium Châtelet is scrap-based.[5]

Plant Details

Articles and Resources


  1. Annual Report 2019, Aperam, 2020
  2. Shareholding Structure, Aperam, Retrieved on: Jul. 16, 2020
  3. "Siemens to modernize Aperam's hot rolling mill at Châtelet". Steel Orbis. 2012-05-08. Retrieved 2022-02-21.
  4. "'No significant production impact' after explosion at Belgian stainless mill, Aperam says | Metal Bulletin.com". Metal Bulletin. 2018-05-09. Retrieved 2022-02-21.
  5. Aperam, Chatelet Stahlwerk, Stahl Seite, Retrieved on: Jul. 16, 2020
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 "Plants". Aperam. Archived from the original on January 25, 2022. Retrieved January 25, 2022.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 "Aperam ,Stainless Steel mill". Stahlseite. Archived from the original on January 13, 2022. Retrieved January 18, 2022.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 "Annual Report 2019" (PDF). Aperam. 2020. Retrieved 2022-02-21.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Châtelet Site". Aperam. Retrieved 2022-02-21.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Map of EU Steel Production" (PDF). Eurofer. 2019-03-11. Retrieved 2022-02-21.
  11. "ISO14001 Certification" (PDF). Aperam. 2019. Retrieved 2022-02-21.
  12. "Site de Châtelet" (PDF). Aperam. Retrieved 2022-02-21.
  13. "Issued certificates". Responsible Steel Standards & Certification. Retrieved 2022-02-21.

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