JFE East Japan Works (Chiba) steel plant

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JFE East Japan Works (Chiba) steel plant (also known as JFE - Kawasaki Steel) is a 4500-thousand tonnes per annum (ttpa) blast furnace-basic oxygen furnace (BF-BOF) steel plant in Kantō, in Japan. JFE East Japan Works (Chiba) steel plant operates a blast furnace (BF) and basic oxygen furnace (BOF).

Location

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Background

The JFE East Japan Works (Chiba) steel plant began operating in 1951.[1] It is one of the many JFE Steel sites.

Plant Details

  • Alternative plant names: JFE - Kawasaki Steel
  • Location: 1 Kawasaki-cho, Chuo-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba Pref. 260-0835 Japan
  • GPS Coordinates: 35.580917, 140.104196 (exact)
  • Plant status: operating[2]
  • Start year: 1951[1]
  • State-owned entity status:
  • Parent company: JFE Holdings Inc [100%][3]
  • Parent company PermID: 4295880726 [100%]
  • Owner: JFE Steel Corp[4]
  • Owner company PermID: 4295877328
  • Crude steel production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum): 4500.0
    • Basic oxygen furnace / Blast furnace (BOF/BF): 4500[1][5]
  • Crude Iron production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum): 4688.962
    • Pig iron/hot metal: 4688.962 (Estimated by interpolating capacity from standard BF conversion chart)[6]
    • Sinter: >0
    • Coke: >0
  • Steel product category: semi-finished; finished rolled[5]
  • Steel products: sheets, stainless steel, plates, pipes[5]
  • Workforce size: 5730[7]
  • ISO14001 certification year: yes[8]
  • ISO50001 certification: N/A[9]
  • Main production equipment: blast furnace (BF) and basic oxygen furnace (BOF)[5]
  • Detailed production equipment: coking plant (3 batteries with 260 ovens total); sinter plant (plant #4 237m2); 1 BF (BF#6 (5153m3, began in 1977, rebuilt in 1998; renovation planed for FY2023), BF#5 2584m3 (appears closed)); 2 BOF (BOF#3 (322-tonne, began in 1977), BOF#4 (185-tonne))[10][11][12]
  • Power source: 453000 kW on-site thermal power generator[1]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "East Japan Works, JFE Steel" (PDF). JFE Steel. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 12, 2021. Retrieved January 18, 2022.
  2. "About". JFE Steel Corporation. Archived from the original on December 29, 2021. Retrieved January 24, 2022.
  3. "Company". JFE Holdings, Inc. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  4. "JFE Steel Corporation". JFE Steel Corporation. Archived from the original on December 29, 2021. Retrieved January 19, 2022.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "JFE Steel Corporation". JFE Steel Corporation. Archived from the original on December 30, 2021. Retrieved January 15, 2022.
  6. "Blast Furnace - an overview". ScienceDirect Topics. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  7. "Home". JFE Steel Corporation. Archived from the original on January 26, 2022. Retrieved January 26, 2022.
  8. "Environment". JFE Steel Corporation. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  9. "「iso50001」の検索結果 - Yahoo!検索". Yahoo Search. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  10. "East Japan Works, JFE Steel" (PDF). JFE Steel. 2003. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  11. "Group Report 2020" (PDF). JFE Steel. 2020. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  12. "No. 6 Blast Furnace at East Japan Works (Chiba) to be Revamped". JFE Steel Corporation. 2020-11-09. Retrieved 2022-03-06.

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