Gerdau Whitby Steel Mill

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Gerdau Whitby Steel Mill, also known as Co-Steel Lasco, is a 949 TTPA electric arc furnace (EAF) steel plant operating in Whitby, Ontaria, Canada. Gerdau Whitby operates an electric arc furnace (EAF).


The map below shows the location of the steel plant in Whitby, Ontario, Canada.

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The Gerdau Whitby Steel Mill began operating in 2000. Gerdau acquired the mill in 2002 from company Lasco.[1]

In 2020, the company was fined 115 thousand CAD for accidents and worker injuries.[2]

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Articles and resources


  1. Pfeiffer, Ryan (2014-10-11). "Gerdau mill in Whitby celebrates 50th anniversary". Durham Region. Retrieved 2021-10-14.
  2. "Steel plant injuries result in $115K fine for Ontario company". OHS Canada. 2020-12-30. Retrieved 2021-10-14.
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  10. "Profile | Gerdau Website". Retrieved 2021-10-13.

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