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China Steel Dragon Steel Taichung plant (中龍鋼鐵股份有限公司 (Chinese)), also known as DSC, Zhonglong Iron & Steel Co., Ltd., and Kuei-Yi Industrial Co., Ltd. (predecessor), is a 6080 thousand tonnes per annum (TTPA) blast furnace (BF), basic oxygen furnace (BOF) and electric arc furnace (EAF) steel plant operating in Longjing, Taichung, Taiwan.

Location

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  • Location: No.100, Longchang Rd., Longjing Dist., Taichung City 434, Taiwan[1]
  • Coordinates (WGS 84): 24.226897, 120.493911 (exact)

Background

China Steel Corporation owns both the Dragon Steel and China Steel Structure plants in Taiwan.


Plant Details

Table 1: General Plant Details

Plant status Start date Workforce size
operating[1] 1993[1] 3224[2]

Table 2: Ownership and Parent Company Information

Parent company Parent company PermID Owner Owner company PermID
Dragon Steel Corporation (DSC) [100%][1] GEM0000464 [100%] Dragon Steel Corporation (DSC)[1] GEM0000464

Table 3: Process and Products

Steel product category Steel products ISO 50001 Main production equipment Detailed production equipment
semi-finished; finished rolled[1] billet; structural steel, high-strength low alloy steel, hot-rolled coils, narrow steel plates, H beams[1][3] 2021[4] blast furnace (BF), basic oxygen furnace (BOF) and electric arc furnace (EAF)[1] 2 coking plants; 2 sinter plants; 3 BOF; 1 EAF (150-tonne, twin-shell DC EAF)[1][5]

Table 4: Crude Steel Production Capacities (thousand tonnes per annum):

Basic oxygen furnace steelmaking capacity Electric arc furnace steelmaking capacity Nominal crude steel capacity (total)
5000 TTPA[1] 1080 TTPA[1] 6080 TTPA

Table 5: Crude Iron Production Capacities (thousand tonnes per annum):

Blast furnace capacity Nominal iron capacity (total)
5050 TTPA[6][7][1] 5050 TTPA

Table 6: Upstream Products Production Capacities (thousand tonnes per annum)

Sinter Coke
6200 TTPA[1] 2118 TTPA[1]


Blast Furnace Details

Table 7: Blast Furnace Details:

Unit name Status Start date Furnace manufacturer and model Current size Current capacity
1 operating[8] February 2010[8] Siemens-VAI; Primetals Technologies[8][9] Siemens VAI Blast Furnace Design[9] 2799 m³[8] 2500 TTPA[8][7]
2 operating[8] March 2013[8] Siemens-VAI; Primetals Technologies[6][8] Siemens VAI Blast Furnace Design[9] 2799 m³[6] 2500 TTPA[6][7][1]

Articles and Resources

Additional data

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