Kardemir steel plant

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Kardemir steel plant is an integrated steel plant in Karabük, Turkey.[1]

Location

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Background

Kardemir S.A. was privatized on March 3, 1995.[2]

In 2017, Steel Guru reported that Kardemir was investing in a 30 MW captive power plant in addition to capacity expansions to be completed in 2019.[3]

Plant Details

  • Private/State ownership: private[4]
  • Parent company: Kardemir S.A.[4]
  • Owner: Kardemir S.A.[4]
  • Alternative plant names: Karabük Demir Çelik Fabrikaları, Karabük Iron and Steel Works
  • Other language plant name: KARDEMİR KARABÜK DEMİR ÇELİK SAN. ve TİC.A.Ş. (Turkish)
  • Alternative plant names: Karabük Demir Çelik Fabrikaları, Karabük Iron and Steel Works
  • Location: Fabrika Sahası 78170 Merkez, Karabük, Turkey[1]
  • GPS Coordinates: 41.180307, 32.634343 (exact)
  • Plant status: operating[4]
  • Start year: 1939 (age 81–82) (original plant); 1998 (age 22–23) (plant rebuilt)[5][2]
  • Production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum):
    • Crude steel: 3500 (BOF)[6]
    • Iron: 3550 (BF)[6]
    • Sinter plant: 3750[6]
    • Coking plant: 1170[6]
  • Production (thousand tonnes per annum):
    • Crude steel: 2305 (BOF, 2019)[6]
    • Pig iron (hot metal): 2063 (BF, 2019)[6]
    • Sinter plant: 2535 (2019)[6]
    • Coking plant: 1170 (2019)[6]
  • Steel product category: long[7]
  • Steel products: wire rods, railway rails, heavy profiles, rebar, round bars, billets, pig iron, coke, blast furnace slag, bloom, beam blanks, equal angles, unequal angles, GI profile, bar in coil[7][2]
  • Steel sector end users: automotive, defense, railway[5]
  • Steelmaking process: integrated (BF)[5]
  • Primary steel production equipment: 2 coking plants; 2 sinter plants; 5 blast furnaces (BF); basic oxygen furnaces (BOF) (# unknown)[8][2]
  • Power source: Hydroelectric power plant and power plant on site, supplies 65% of own electricity from process gases[8][9], 30 MW power plant (expected completion by 2019)[3]

Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Contact Us, Kardemir, Retrieved on: Apr. 29, 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 KARDEMİR KARABÜK DEMİR ÇELİK SAN. ve TİC.A.Ş., Turkish Steel Producers Association, Retrieved on: Jul. 23, 2020
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kardemir eyes output expansion and lower energy cost by 2019, Nanda Koijam, Steel Guru, Aug. 16, 2017, Retrieved on: Jul. 23, 2020
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 About Us, Kardemir, Retrieved on: Apr. 29, 2020
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Kardemir, Kardemir, Retrieved on: Apr. 29, 2020
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 2019 Board of Directors Activity Report, Kardemir, 2020
  7. 7.0 7.1 Product Information, Kardemir, Retrieved on: Apr. 29, 2020
  8. 8.0 8.1 Story of Growth, Kardemir, Retrieved on: Apr. 29, 2020
  9. Energy, Kardemir, Retrieved on: Apr. 29, 2020

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