ArcelorMittal Olaberria-Bergara (Olaberria) steel plant

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ArcelorMittal Olaberria-Bergara (Olaberria) steel plant, also known as ArcelorMittal Gipuzkoa (Olaberria), is an electric arc furnace (EAF) steel plant operating in Olaberria, Gipuzkoa, Spain.


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  • Location: Ctra. Madrid - Irún Km 417, 20212 Olaberria, Gipuzkoa, Spain
  • Coordinates (WGS 84): 43.038290, -2.219625 (exact)


ArcelorMittal Olaberria-Bergara operates two facilities, one located near Olaberria and one located near Bergara. The Bergara site is a rolling mill that has not produced steel since 2009 but continuous to process steel to create finished products[1][2]. The Olaberria site is tracked here.

Plant Details

Table 1: General Plant Details

Plant status Start date Workforce size
Operating[3] 1992[4] 500[5]

Table 2: Ownership and Parent Company Information

Parent company Parent company PermID Parent company GEM ID Owner Owner company PermID Owner company GEM ID
ArcelorMittal SA [99.8%]; other [0.2%] 5000030092 [99.8%]; unknown [0.2%] E100001000348 [5%]; E100000001753 [0.2%] Arcelormittal Olaberria-Bergara SL[3] 4296799155 E100001000509

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[6][7] profiles; blanks; blooms; sections; billets[6][7] automotive; building and infrastructure; tools and machinery; transport[3][7] 2022[7] 2022[7] EAF[6] 1 EAF (rebuilt in 2005 and 2019)[6][8][9]

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

*Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page for an explanation of the different capacity operating statuses.
Capacity operating status* Electric arc furnace steelmaking capacity Nominal crude steel capacity (total)
operating 1450 TTPA[3] 1450 TTPA[3]

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

Year EAF Production Total (all routes)
2020 900 TTPA[10] 900 TTPA
2021 1100 TTPA[11] 1100 TTPA
2022 1000 TTPA[12] 1000 TTPA

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  1. "Olaberría". Retrieved 2023-10-16.
  2. "Bergara". Retrieved 2023-10-16.
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