Bastug Metallurgical plant

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Bastug Metallurgical plant (BAŞTUĞ METALURJİ SAN.A.Ş. (Turkish)) is an electric steel plant in Toprakkale, Osmaniye, Turkey.[1]


The map below shows the location of the steel plant in Toprakkale, Osmaniye, Turkey.

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Bastug Metallurgy was established in 2008, though the steel works did not begin operating until 2010.[2]

Scrap Supply

Bastug Metallurgy operates a 300,000 tonne capacity scrap yard on-site.[3]

80% of the plant's scrap feed is supplied from international markets, primarily UK, Belgium, USA, and Russia; 20% of scrap supplied from Turkey's domestic market.[3]

Bastug Metallurgy's steel scrap supply guidelines are provided on their website.

Plant Details

  • Private/State ownership: private[2]
  • Parent company: Bastug Metalurji Sanayi S.A.[2]
  • Owner: Bastug Metalurji Sanayi S.A.[4]
  • Alternative plant names: Yolbulan Bastug (predecessor)
  • Other language plant name: BAŞTUĞ METALURJİ SAN.A.Ş. (Turkish)
  • Location: Osmaniye Organized Industrial Zone Toprakkale, Osmaniye, Turkey[1]
  • GPS Coordinates: 37.016498, 36.095126 (exact)
  • Plant status: operating[2]
  • Start year: 2010 (age 10–11)[2]
  • Production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum):
    • Crude steel: 2000 (EAF)[3]
  • Production (thousand tonnes per annum):
    • Crude steel: 1660 (EAF, 2017)[5]
  • Steel product category: long[3]
  • Steel products: bloom, billet, beam, beam blank[3]
  • Steelmaking process: electric[3]
  • Primary steel production equipment: 1 electric arc furnace (EAF) (160-tonne, Fuchs) (Bastug Metallurgy has planned improvements to reach 200-tonne charge volume)[3]
  • Power source: Baştuğ Transformer Center[3]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Contact Information (Turkish), Bastug Metalurji, Retrieved on: Jul. 28, 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 About Us (Turkish), Bastug Metalurji, Retrieved on: Jul. 28, 2020
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 Steelworks (Turkish), Bastug Metallurgy, Retrieved on: Jul. 28, 2020
  4. BAŞTUĞ METALURJİ SAN.A.Ş., Turkish Steel Producers Association, Retrieved on: Jul. 28, 2020
  5. DEMİR ÇELİK SEKTÖR RAPORU (2019), Turkish Ministry of Industry and Technology, 2020. Calculated using the capacity utilization given in Table 7-page 18.

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