ArcelorMittal Montreal steel plant

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ArcelorMittal Montreal steel plant, also known as ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada and ArcelorMittal Contrecoeur, is a 2400 thousand tonnes per annum (TTPA) direct reduced iron (DRI) and electric arc furnace (EAF) steel plant operating in Contrecœur, Quebec, Canada.


The map below shows the location of the steel plant in Contrecœur, Quebec, Canada.

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  • Location: 800, Montée de la Pomme d'Or, Contrecœur (Quebec), J0L 1C0, Canada[1]
  • Coordinates (WGS 84): 45.835148, -73.254957 (exact)


ArcelorMittal Montreal consists of two steel plants, ArcelorMittal Contrecoeur East and ArcelorMittal Contrecoeur West, a DRI plant, a bar mill, wire rod mill, and steel recycling center at the the Quebec location. Two additional wire mills in Montreal (St. Patrick wire mill) and Ontario (Hamilton-East wire mill) are also operated under the ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada company.[2]

Plant Details

Table 1: General Plant Details

Plant status Start date Workforce size Iron ore source
operating[1] 1914[3][4] 1900[5] ArcelorMittal Exploitation minere (northern Quebec)[6]

Table 2: Ownership and Parent Company Information

Parent company Parent company PermID Owner Owner company PermID
ArcelorMittal SA [100%][7] 5000030092 [100%] ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada GP[8] 5056839078

Table 3: Process and Products

Steel product category Steel products Steel sector end users Main production equipment Detailed production equipment
semi-finished; finished rolled[9][10] special quality bars, reinforcing bars, wire rod, spring blades, market quality bar, drawn wire[10] automotive; building and infrastructure[9] direct reduced iron (DRI) and electric arc furnace (EAF)[11] 2 Midrex DRI plants (Midrex 1 (0.4 MTPA, began in 1973), Midrex 2 (0.6 MTPA, began in 1977)); 3 EAF (#3 (141-tonne; began in 1978; relined in 1985; 1994; 2002); #4 (141-tonne; began in 1978; relined in 1985; 1994; 2003); 98-tonne EAF (began in 1990))[3][12][13][6]

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

Electric arc furnace steelmaking capacity Nominal crude steel capacity (total)
2400 TTPA[14][13] 2400 TTPA

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

Sponge iron/DRI capacity Nominal iron capacity (total)
1000 TTPA[12] 1000 TTPA

Table 6: Actual Crude Steel Production by Year (thousand tonnes per annum):

Year BOF Production EAF Production OHF Production Total (all routes)
2020 1600 TTPA[15] 1600 TTPA
2021 2000 TTPA[11] 2000 TTPA

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Archived from the original on 2022-01-12. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. Profile, ArcelorMittal, Retrieved on: Aug. 3, 2020
  3. 3.0 3.1 Archived from the original on 2018-07-11. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. Archived from the original on 2018-06-20. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. Archived from the original on 2018-05-30. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Archived from the original on 2022-01-24. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. Archived from the original on 2021-12-23. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. Archived from the original on 2021-12-11. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Archived from the original on 2022-06-29. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Archived from the original on 2022-01-20. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
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  12. 12.0 12.1 Archived from the original on 2022-01-22. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  13. 13.0 13.1 "2022 AIST Electric Arc Furnace Roundup". Association for Iron & Steel Technology. January 2022. {{cite magazine}}: Cite magazine requires |magazine= (help)
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  15. (PDF) Archived from the original (PDF) on 2022-01-29. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)

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