Cleveland-Cliffs Burns Harbor steel plant

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Cleveland-Cliffs Burns Harbor steel plant is an integrated steel plant in Burns Harbor, Indiana, United States.[1]

Location

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Background

Worker Safety

In July 2020, an explosion damaged one of the blast furnaces at Cleveland-Cliffs Burns Harbor steel plant (formerly ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor), and sent molten material out of the plant building, before setting it ablaze.[2] No employees were killed or injured in the explosion.[2] A video posted to social media showed that "the explosion at Blast Furnace D showered the mill with the shrapnel of large chunks of burning hot white refractory, the interior lining that protects the blast furnace shell from the super-heated temperatures within during the steelmaking process, suggesting that significant damage occurred."[3]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. Completes Acquisition of ArcelorMittal USA, Cleveland-Cliffs, Dec. 9, 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 Blast at ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor idles furnace, Rye Druzin, Argus Media, Jul. 16, 2020, Retrieved on: Aug. 6, 2020
  3. Explosion hits ArcelorMittal's Burns Harbor plant; official says stove dome failure to blame, Lauren Cross and Joseph S. Pete, Jul. 16, 2020, Updated Aug. 5, 2020, Retrieved on: Aug. 6, 2020
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Burns Harbor, ArcelorMittal, Retrieved on: Aug. 6, 2020
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Burns Harbor Brochure, ArcelorMittal, Retrieved on: Aug. 6, 2020
  6. Fact Book 2019, ArcelorMittal, 2020
  7. 7.0 7.1 2020 AIST Blast Furnace Roundup, Association for Iron & Steel Technology, Jan. 2020
  8. Fact Book 2018, ArcelorMittal, 2019
  9. 2020 AIST Coke Oven Roundup, Association for Iron & Steel Technology, Jan. 2020
  10. 2020 AIST Basic Oxygen Furnace Roundup, Association for Iron & Steel Technology, Jan. 2020

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