Cleveland-Cliffs Steelton steel plant

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Cleveland-Cliffs Steelton steel plant, also known as ArcelorMittal Steelton steel plant (predecessor) and ArcelorMittal - Bethlehem Steel, is a 1000 thousand tonnes per annum (TTPA) electric arc furnace (EAF) steel plant operating in Steelton, Pennsylvania, United States.


The map below shows the location of the steel plant in Steelton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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  • Location: 215 S. Front St., Steelton, PA 17113, United States[1]
  • Coordinates (WGS 84): 40.230720, -76.838506 (exact)


The Steelton steel plant was built by Pennsylvania Steel Company and began operating in 1866. It was bought by Bethlehem Steel in 1917;[2] in 2003, Bethlehem Steel was bought by ISG for $1.5 billion in 2003. In 2007, ArcelorMittal acquired ISG (and the plant) for $4.5 billion.[3][4] The facility was then bought in 2020 by Cleveland Cliffs (the current owner) in a $1.4 billion deal with ArcelorMittal.[5]

Plant Details

Table 1: General Plant Details

Plant status Start date Workforce size
operating[6] 1866[7] 450[6]

Table 2: Ownership and Parent Company Information

Parent company Parent company PermID Owner Owner company PermID
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc [100%][8] 4295903753 [100%] Cleveland-Cliffs Inc[6] 4295903753

Table 3: Process and Products

Steel product category Steel products Steel sector end users ISO 14001 Main production equipment Detailed production equipment
semi-finished; finished rolled[6] railroad rails, specialty blooms, flat bars[6] transport[6] 2019[6] electric arc furnace (EAF)[6] 1 EAF (150-tonne, began in 1994)[9][6]

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

Electric arc furnace steelmaking capacity Nominal crude steel capacity (total)
1000 TTPA[6] 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 100 TTPA[10] 100 TTPA
2021 673 TTPA[11] 673 TTPA

Articles and Resources


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  2. "The Steel Mill – Steelton Mosaic 2001". Retrieved 2021-10-21.
  3. IHB (2020-12-16). "Legacy of Steel / Burns Harbor Steel Plant". IHB. Retrieved 2021-10-21.
  4. "The Center for Land Use Interpretation". Retrieved 2021-10-21.
  5. "Violations Continued at Burns Harbor Steel Mill During Last Days of ArcelorMittal Ownership". Indiana Environmental Reporter. Retrieved 2021-10-21.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.9 Archived from the original on 2021-11-29. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. Archived from the original on 2019-08-19. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. Archived from the original on 2021-11-29. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. "2022 AIST Electric Arc Furnace Roundup". Association for Iron & Steel Technology. January 2022. {{cite magazine}}: Cite magazine requires |magazine= (help)
  10. (PDF) Archived from the original (PDF) on 2022-01-29. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
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