Esfahan Steel Isfahan plant

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Esfahan Steel Isfahan plant (شرکت ذوب آهن اصفهان (‎Persian)) (also known as ESCO and Esfahan Aryamehr Steel Company (Predecessor)) is a 4600-thousand tonnes per annum (ttpa) nan steel plant in Isfahan, in Iran. Esfahan Steel Isfahan plant operates a blast furnace (BF), basic oxygen furnace (BOF), and electric arc furnace (EAF).

Location

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Background

Esfahan Steel began operating in 1971 and was/is the first and largest manufacturer of construction steel products in Iran.[1] The company's government registration number is 25230.[2]

In 2015, an explosion at the plant killed three workers and injured another four.[3]

Plant Details

  • Alternative plant names: ESCO, Esfahan Aryamehr Steel Company (Predecessor)
  • Other language plant name: شرکت ذوب آهن اصفهان (‎Persian)
  • Location: Lenjan, Isfahan Province, Iran
  • GPS Coordinates: 32.418304, 51.331314 (exact)
  • Plant status: operating[4]
  • Start year: 1971[1]
  • State-owned entity status: full[4]
  • State-owned entity department: Ministry of Industries and Mines[4]
  • Parent company: National Iranian Steel Co [100%][4]
  • Parent company PermID: 5001423350 [100%]
  • Owner: Esfahan Steel Co[5]
  • Owner company PermID: 4297254997
  • Crude steel production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum): 4600.0
    • Basic oxygen furnace / Blast furnace (BOF/BF): 3600[5][6][7]
    • Electric arc furnace (EAF): 1000[7][8]
  • Crude iron production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum): >0
    • Pig iron/hot metal: >0[9]
  • Additional proposed capacities (thousand tonnes per annum):
    • Electric arc furnace (EAF): 1650[7]
    • Basic oxygen furnace / Blast furnace (BOF/BF): 2280[7]
  • Steel product category: crude; semi-finished; finished rolled[10]
  • Steel products: beam, angles, round bars, channels, pig iron [10]
  • Workforce size: 14000[11]
  • ISO14001 certification: N/A[12]
  • ISO50001 certification: N/A[12]
  • Main production equipment: BF, BOF, EAF[2][8]
  • Detailed production equipment: coking plant; BF (number unknown); BOF (number unknown); EAF (number unknown, began in 2020)[2][6][7][8][3]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "شرکت ذوب آهن اصفهان". Esfahan Steel. Archived from the original on January 14, 2022. Retrieved January 18, 2022.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Profile, ESCO, Retrieved on: Jul. 14, 2020
  3. 3.0 3.1 "شرکت ذوب آهن اصفهان". Esfahan Steel. Retrieved 2022-03-11.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 National Iranian Steel Company at a Glance, NISCO, Retrieved on: Jul. 14, 2020
  5. 5.0 5.1 "شرکت ذوب آهن اصفهان". Esfahan Steel. Retrieved 2022-03-11.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "2015 Minerals Yearbook - Iran" (PDF). USGS. 2015. Retrieved 2022-03-11.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 "Latest Developments in Steelmaking Capacity 2021" (PDF). OECD. Retrieved 2022-03-11.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 "Latest Developments in Steelmaking Capacity 2020" (PDF). OECD. Retrieved 2022-03-11.
  9. "Profile". Esfahan Steel. Retrieved 2022-03-11.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "شرکت ذوب آهن اصفهان". Esfahan Steel. Retrieved 2022-03-11.
  11. "Explosion at steel mill in Iran kills three workers". Al Arabiya English. 2015-07-09. Retrieved 2022-03-11.
  12. 12.0 12.1 "Certificate". Esfahan Steel. Retrieved 2022-03-11.

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