ArcelorMittal Acindar steel plant

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ArcelorMittal Acindar steel plant (Planta siderúrgica Acindar) is an electric steel plant in Villa Constitución, Santa Fé, Argentina.[1]

Location

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Background

Founded in 1942, Acindar Industria Argentina de Aceros S.A. is one of Argentina's oldest steel companies.[1] Its headquarters and steel plant are located in the city of Villa Constitución.[2] Acindar merged with Arcelor subsidiary Belgo Mineira in 2001[3] and became part of the newly formed ArcelorMittal Group in 2006[4]. Since 2008 ArcelorMittal has controlled 99.5% of the company.[5]

Acindar produces bars and balls for the grinding of minerals; steel meshes for the mining industry; wires, turnbuckles and special posts for the wine industry; poles, rods, wires and accessories for agricultural fencing; and a variety of products for the construction, oil, and metallurgical industries. Acindar also offers technical advisory services, along with cutting, bending and pre-assembling of steel parts according to the client's technical specifications.[6]

The Acindar complex includes a DRI (direct reduced iron) plant featuring Midrex technology installed in 1978[7], and two Tenova electric arc furnaces installed in 2007[8].

Plant Details

Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 "Acindar". ArcelorMittal Acindar. Retrieved July 21, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Locations | ArcelorMittal". ArcelorMittal. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  3. "BNamericas - Acindar Industria Argentina de Aceros S.A." BNamericas. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  4. "History | ArcelorMittal". ArcelorMittal. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  5. "ArcelorMittal announces the results of Acindar's tender offer". ArcelorMittal news release. February 1, 2008.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Catálogos". ArcelorMittal Acindar. Retrieved 2020-09-15.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "2020 AIST North and South American DRI Roundup". AIST (Association for Iron & Steel Technology). Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "2020 AIST Electric Arc Furnace Roundup". AIST (Association for Iron & Steel Technology). Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 "Acindar Grupo ArcelorMittal presentó su primer reporte integrado". ArcelorMittal. June 14, 2019.
  10. "2015 Minerals Yearbook" (PDF). USGS. 2015.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 "Factbook 2019" (PDF). ArcelorMittal. 2019.
  12. 12.0 12.1 "Productos". ArcelorMittal Acindar. Retrieved 2020-09-13.

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