ArcelorMittal Esch-Belval steel plant

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ArcelorMittal Esch-Belval steel plant, also known as ProfilArbed (predecessor) and Geisenkirchener Bergwerks AG (predecessor), is a 1000 thousand tonnes per annum (TTPA) electric arc furnace (EAF) steel plant operating in Esch-sur-Alzette, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg.


The map below shows the location of the steel plant in Esch-sur-Alzette, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg.

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  • Location: Rue de Luxembourg 66, 4221, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg[1]
  • Coordinates (WGS 84): 49.504175, 5.993759 (exact)


In 2023, ArcelorMittal Luxembourg announced the investment of 67 million euros alongside approximately 15 million euros in subsidies from the Luxembourg State to construct a new electric arc furnace at the Belval site. Construction will start in 2023 with commissioning of the furnace planned for 2025.[2]

Plant Details

Table 1: General Plant Details

Plant status Start date Workforce size
operating[3] 1911[4] 1000[3]

Table 2: Ownership and Parent Company Information

Parent company Parent company PermID Owner Owner company PermID
ArcelorMittal SA [100%][5] 5000030092 [100%] ArcelorMittal SA[3] 5000030092

Table 3: Process and Products

Steel product category Steel products Steel sector end users ISO 14001 ISO 50001 Main production equipment Detailed production equipment
semi-finished; finished rolled[4] sections, sheet piles, rails[3] building and infrastructure[3] 2022[6] 2022[7] electric arc furnace (EAF)[3] 1 EAF[3]

Table 4: Crude Steel Production Capacities (thousand tonnes per annum):

Electric arc furnace steelmaking capacity Nominal crude steel capacity (total)
1000 TTPA[8][3] 1000 TTPA

Table 5: Actual Crude Steel Production by Year (thousand tonnes per annum):

Year BOF Production EAF Production OHF Production Total (all routes)
2020 814 TTPA[9] 814 TTPA
2021 900 TTPA[10] 900 TTPA

Articles and Resources


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  2. "ArcelorMittal invests 67 million euros in a new electric arc furnace at its Belval site, with the support of the Ministry of Economy | ArcelorMittal". Retrieved 2023-10-03.
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