Dongkuk Steel Pohang steel plant

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Dongkuk Steel Pohang is an electric steel plant in Pohang, Gyeongbuk, Republic of Korea.[1]


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Plant Details

  • Parent company: Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd. (JFE Holdings 14.1%, Sae-Joo Jang 13.9%, Sae-Wook Jang 9.43%, Dongkuk steel Mill Co., Ltd. 3.05%, Dimension Fund Advisors LP 2.50%, The Vanguard Group, Inc. 1.63%, Tokyo Steel Manufacturing Co., Ltd. 1.21%, Samsung Asset Management Co., Ltd. 1.12%, Dongkok Steel Mill Co., Ltd. ESOA 0.98%, Norges Bank Investment Management 0.97%)[2]
  • Owner: Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd.[1]
  • Other language plant name: 동국제강 포항 (Korean)
  • Location: 195 Cheolgangsandan-ro, Deasong-myeon, Nam-gu, Pohang, Gyeongbuk, Republic of Korea[1]
  • GPS Coordinates: 36.001470, 129.397609 (exact)
  • Plant status: operating[1]
  • Start year: 1991 (age 28–29)[3]
  • Production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum):
    • Crude steel: 1400[4]
  • Steel product category: flat, long[4]
  • Steel products: rebar, sections[4]
  • Steelmaking process: electric[4]
  • Primary steel production equipment: twin-vessel electric arc furnace (EAF)[4]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Network, Dongkuk Steel, Retrieved on: Jun. 9, 2020
  2. Dongkuk Steel Mill Company Limited (A001230), Market Screener, Retrieved on: Jun. 9, 2020
  3. History, Dongkuk Steel, Retrieved on: Jun. 9, 2020
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Environmental Report 2020, Dongkuk Steel, 2020

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