Celsa France Boucau steel plant

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Celsa France Boucau steel plant, also known as Acierie de l'Atlantique; Celsa France Bayonne, is an electric arc furnace (EAF) steel plant operating in Boucau, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France.


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  • Location: Celsa France, Rond Point Claudius Magnin, F-64340, Boucau, France
  • Coordinates (WGS 84): 43.529693, -1.500971 (exact)


Steel production at Celsa France is scrap-based.[1]

Plant Details

Table 1: General Plant Details

Plant status Start date Workforce size
Operating[2] 1965[3] 265[2]

Table 2: Ownership and Parent Company Information

Parent company Parent company PermID Parent company GEM ID Owner Owner company PermID Owner company GEM ID
Compania Espanola de Laminacion SL [100.0%] 5000020443 [100%] E100000130908 [100%] CelSA France Sas[4] 4296807624 E100001010273

Table 3: Process and Products

Steel product category Steel products Steel sector end users Main production equipment Detailed production equipment
semi-finished; finished rolled[5] billets; rolled products[6] automotive; building and infrastructure; energy; transport[7] EAF[8] 1 EAF (150-tonne)[9][10]

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 1200 TTPA[11] 1200 TTPA[11]

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

Year EAF Production Total (all routes)
2021 625 TTPA[12] 625 TTPA

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  1. Preamble, Celsa Group, Retrieved on: Jul. 16, 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20240111012658/https://www.celsagroup.com/en/executive-report-interactive/. Archived from the original on 11 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. https://web.archive.org/web/20211219211718/http://celsafrance.com/Celsa.mvc/Historique. Archived from the original on 19 December 2021. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. https://web.archive.org/web/20220318121654/http://www.celsafrance.com/. Archived from the original on 18 March 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. http://www.celsafrance.com/?appIdioma=en. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. https://web.archive.org/web/20240111031811/https://www.celsafrance.com/. Archived from the original on 11 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. https://web.archive.org/web/20220118064725/https://www.celsagroup.com/en/about-us/figures/. Archived from the original on 18 January 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. https://web.archive.org/web/20211218223427/http://celsafrance.com/Productos.mvc/Modedefabrication?=Preambule. Archived from the original on 18 December 2021. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. https://web.archive.org/web/20220318100437/http://www.celsafrance.com/Productos.mvc/Modedefabrication?. Archived from the original on 18 March 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  10. https://web.archive.org/web/20220930165028/https://eurometal.net/celsa-invests-further-into-french-plant/. Archived from the original on 30 September 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  11. 11.0 11.1 (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20220318115528/https://www.eurofer.eu/assets/Uploads/Map-20191113_Eurofer_SteelIndustry_Rev3-has-stainless.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 March 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  12. https://web.archive.org/web/20220707041138/https://www.celsagroup.com/en/news-posts/celsa-group-recovers-pre-pandemic-production-with-more-than-6-5-mt-of-steel-produced-in-its-european-steel-mills/. Archived from the original on 07 July 2022. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)