Evraz Pueblo

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Evraz Pueblo is a 1100 TTPA electric steel plant in Pueblo, Colorado, United States.[1] Evraz Pueblo operates an electric arc furnace (EAF).

Location

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Background

Evraz Pueblo plant began operating in 1881 under the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company. In 2007 the plant was acquired by Evraz.

In July 2021, Evraz announced it would be building a $500 million mill to replace the existing one. It will open in late 2022 or early 2023 and will be powered by the 1,800 solar farms that Evraz will also be building nearby.[2]

Worker Safety

In 2009, an inspection by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration led to a $50,000 fine (applied in 2011) for continued exposures to amputation hazards.[3]

One worker was killed at the plant in April 2012 after being hit by a truck.[3]

In 2016, Evraz Pueblo was fined around $103,000 by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration after it was cited for a number of workplace safety issues.[3]

In May 2021, 8 people were injured in an explosion at Evraz Pueblo after an explosion at the furnace.[4]

Plant Details

Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2021 AIST Electric Arc Furnace Roundup, Association for Iron & Steel Technology, Jan. 2021 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "aist_eaf" defined multiple times with different content
  2. Harmon, Tracy (2021-07-14). "'Pueblo is the steel city of the future' as EVRAZ breaks ground on $500 million rail mill". The Pueblo Chieftain. Retrieved 2021-10-21.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Migoya, David (2016-07-16). "Feds fine Evraz steel in Pueblo more than $103,000 over safety violations". Denver Post. Retrieved 2021-10-21.
  4. News5 Staff (2021-05-30). "8 people injured in explosion at EVRAZ steel mill". KOAA. Retrieved 2021-10-21.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 Evraz Pueblo (2021). "Evraz Pueblo". Evraz Pueblo. Retrieved 2021-10-21.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 EVRAZ Rocky Mountain Steel, EVRAZ, Retrieved on: Aug. 17, 2020
  7. Lewis, Shanna (2020-03-19). "Boomtimes And Long Declines Shadow Pueblo's Most Iconic Industry". CPR. Retrieved 2021-10-21.
  8. Steelmaking, EVRAZ North America, Retrieved on: Aug. 17, 2020
  9. The Steel Mill That Helped Build the American West Goes Green, Justin Gillis, The New York Times, Oct. 16, 2019, Retrieved on: Aug. 17, 2020

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