ArcelorMittal Kraków steel plant

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ArcelorMittal Kraków steel plant (Oddział w Krakowie (Polish)), also known as ArcelorMittal Poland S.A. Oddział Kraków, Huta Sendzimira (predecessor), and Tadeusz Sendzimir Steelworks (predecessor), is a 2600 thousand tonnes per annum (TTPA) blast furnace (BF) and basic oxygen furnace (BOF) retired steel plant in Kraków, Lesser Poland, Poland.

Location

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  • Location: ul. Ujastek 1, 31-752 Kraków, Poland[1]
  • Coordinates (WGS 84): 50.083849, 20.096306 (exact)

Background

In October 2020, ArcelorMittal Poland announced a plan to close the ArcelorMittal Krakow steel plant permanently, citing the Covid-19 pandemic as a main factor in their decision.[2] ArcelorMittal plans to move production to ArcelorMittal Dąbrowa Górnicza steel plant.[2]



Plant Details

Table 1: General Plant Details

Plant status Start date Closed date Workforce size
retired[3][4][5] 1954[6] 2020[7][8][9] 1200[10]

Table 2: Ownership and Parent Company Information

Parent company Parent company PermID Owner Owner company PermID
ArcelorMittal SA [100%][1] 5000030092 [100%] Arcelormittal Poland SA[1] 5000013933

Table 3: Process and Products

Steel product category Steel products ISO 14001 Main production equipment Detailed production equipment
semi-finished; finished rolled[6] hot rolled products[6] 2018[11] blast furnace (BF) and basic oxygen furnace (BOF)[6] coking plant; BOF (# unknown)[12][6]

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

Basic oxygen furnace steelmaking capacity Nominal crude steel capacity (total)
2600 TTPA[13][9] 2600 TTPA

Table 5: Crude Iron Production Capacities (thousand tonnes per annum):

Blast furnace capacity Nominal iron capacity (total)
1310 TTPA[14] 1310 TTPA

Table 6: Upstream Products Production Capacities (thousand tonnes per annum)

Coke
>0 TTPA[15]


Blast Furnace Details

Table 7: Blast Furnace Details:

Unit name Status Stop date Current size Current capacity
5 retired[12][6] 2020[12][6] 10 meters (hearth diameter)[16] 1310 TTPA[14]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 https://web.archive.org/web/20211223115946/https://poland.arcelormittal.com/en/contact/. Archived from the original on 2021-12-23. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 ArcelorMittal Poland to permanently close primary operations at its Krakow plant, Oct. 8, 2020, ArcelorMittal Poland, Retrieved on: Oct. 28, 2020
  3. (PDF) https://corporate.arcelormittal.com/media/3z1ozw5h/arcelor-mittal-fact-book-2021.pdf. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. https://web.archive.org/web/20211225123734/https://poland.arcelormittal.com/en/media/article/news/arcelormittal-poland-ponownie-uruchamia-wielki-piec-w-krakowskiej-hucie0/. Archived from the original on 2021-12-25. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. https://web.archive.org/web/20211225123725/https://poland.arcelormittal.com/en/media/article/news/arcelormittal-poland-odklada-w-czasie-ponowne-uruchomienie-wielkiego-pieca-w-krakowie0/. Archived from the original on 2021-12-25. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 https://web.archive.org/web/20220126184749/https://poland.arcelormittal.com/en/who-we-are/. Archived from the original on 2022-01-26. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. https://web.archive.org/web/20221205140837/https://www.fastmarkets.com/insights/arcelormittal-to-invest-26-mln-on-krakow-cr-mill-upgrade. Archived from the original on 2022-12-05. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20220129220418/https://corporate-media.arcelormittal.com/media/kl3iewkk/fact-book-2020.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2022-01-29. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. 9.0 9.1 (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20220111173338/https://www.oecd.org/industry/ind/latest-developments-in-steelmaking-capacity-2021.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2022-01-11. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  10. https://web.archive.org/web/20220120205727/https://notesfrompoland.com/2020/10/12/arcelormittal-to-permanently-shut-down-blast-furnace-at-krakow-steelworks-due-to-pandemic/. Archived from the original on 2022-01-20. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  11. https://web.archive.org/web/20220117043926/https://tubulareurope.arcelormittal.com/certificates/krakow/language/EN. Archived from the original on 2022-01-17. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20220121144844/https://factbook2018.arcelormittal.com/~/media/Files/A/Arcelormittal-Factbook-2018/AM_FactBook_2018.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2022-01-21. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  13. https://web.archive.org/web/20220319021812/https://www.eurofer.eu/about-steel/learn-about-steel/where-is-steel-made-in-europe/. Archived from the original on 2022-03-19. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  14. 14.0 14.1 https://www.eurofer.eu/about-steel/learn-about-steel/where-is-steel-made-in-europe/y. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  15. (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20211103044419/https://corporate-media.arcelormittal.com/media/4sjfifdj/factbook-2019.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2021-11-03. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  16. (PDF) http://www.envicomab.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Lungmuss-Taphole-Clay-Brochure-Blast-Furnaces.pdf. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)

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Additional data

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