CSP Pecém steel plant

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CSP Pecém steel plant (Usina Siderúrgica do Pecém), also known as the Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém, is is a blast furnace-basic oxygen furnace (BF-BOF) steel plant in Pecém, São Gonçalo do Amarante, Ceará, Brazil.[1] The plant operates a blast furnace (BF) and two basic oxygen furnaces (BOF)[2][3].

Location

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Background

Operated by Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém, the CSP plant is Brazil's most modern integrated steel plant and the first in the country's Northeast region. Occupying a 571-hectare site at the Pecém Industrial and Port Complex (CIPP) in the Brazilian state of Ceará, it specializes in the production and export of high quality rolled steel products for the naval, oil & gas, automotive, and construction industries.[1]

CSP was founded in 2008 as a joint venture between Brazilian mining and logistics company Vale (NYSE: VALE) and the South Korean companies Dongkuk Steel and Posco (NYSE: PKX). Steel production at the plant started in July 2016.[1]

Plant Details

  • Alternative plant name: Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém
  • Other language plant name: Usina Siderúrgica do Pecém (Portuguese)
  • Location: Rod CE 155, Km 11.5, Pecém, São Gonçalo do Amarante, CE 62674-000, Brazil[4]
  • GPS Coordinates: -3.585917, -38.858932 (exact)
  • Plant status: operating[5]
  • Start year: 2016 (age 5–6)[1][3]
  • Production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum):
    • Crude steel: 3000 (BF-BOF)[1][6]
    • Crude iron: 3000[4]
    • Sintering plant: 4747[4]
    • Coking plant: 1130[4]
  • 2020 Production (thousand tonnes per annum):
    • Crude steel: 2743 (BF-BOF)[7]
    • Crude iron: 2779[4]

Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 "Our History – CSP". CSP. Retrieved 2020-07-31.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Steel Productive Process – CSP". CSP. Retrieved 2022-02-08.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 "Nuevas Plantas Latinoamericanas 2013-2017" (PDF). Alacero. Retrieved September 10, 2020.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 "Anuário Estatístico 2021" (PDF). Instituto Aço Brasil. July 2021.
  5. "CSP – Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém". CSP. Retrieved 2022-02-08.
  6. "Exportação de placas de aço chega ao terceiro ano no Porto do Pecém - Governo do Estado do Ceará". Governo do Estado do Ceará. August 21, 2019.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 "A Siderurgia em Números 2021" (PDF). Instituto Aço Brasil. June 2021.
  8. "CSP já conta com mais de 11 mil trabalhadores - Negócios". Diário do Nordeste. 2014-11-14.
  9. "Environment". CSP. Retrieved 2022-02-08.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Plants". CSP (Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém). Retrieved 2020-09-29.
  11. "Termelétrica da CSP já gerou 1.150.000 MWh – CSP". CSP. Retrieved 2020-07-31.
  12. "Termelétrica da Siderúrgica entra em operação". Negócios - Diário do Nordeste. October 15, 2016.

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External articles

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