ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor steel plant

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ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor is an integrated steel plant in Burns Harbor, Indiana, United States.[1]

Location

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Background

Worker Safety

In July 2020, an explosion damaged one of the blast furnaces at ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor, and sent molten material out of the plant building, before setting it ablaze.[2] No employees were killed or injured in the explosion.[2] A video posted to social media showed that "the explosion at Blast Furnace D showered the mill with the shrapnel of large chunks of burning hot white refractory, the interior lining that protects the blast furnace shell from the super-heated temperatures within during the steelmaking process, suggesting that significant damage occurred."[3]

Plant Details

Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Burns Harbor, ArcelorMittal, Retrieved on: Aug. 6, 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 Blast at ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor idles furnace, Rye Druzin, Argus Media, Jul. 16, 2020, Retrieved on: Aug. 6, 2020
  3. Explosion hits ArcelorMittal's Burns Harbor plant; official says stove dome failure to blame, Lauren Cross and Joseph S. Pete, Jul. 16, 2020, Updated Aug. 5, 2020, Retrieved on: Aug. 6, 2020
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Burns Harbor Brochure, ArcelorMittal, Retrieved on: Aug. 6, 2020
  5. 5.0 5.1 Fact Book 2018, ArcelorMittal, 2019
  6. 6.0 6.1 2020 AIST Blast Furnace Roundup, Association for Iron & Steel Technology, Jan. 2020
  7. 2020 AIST Coke Oven Roundup, Association for Iron & Steel Technology, Jan. 2020
  8. 2020 AIST Basic Oxygen Furnace Roundup, Association for Iron & Steel Technology, Jan. 2020

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