POSCO Gwangyang steel plant

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POSCO Gwangyang is an integrated and electric steel plant in Gwangyang-si, Jeollanam-do, Republic of Korea.[1]

Location

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Background

Blast furnace #3 was restarted in July 2020 after being rebuilt for the third time.[2] Blast furnace #3 added 4.6 mtpa crude steel capacity to POSCO Gwangyang steel plant, bringing the plant's crude steel capacity up from 18 mtpa to 23 mtpa to become the largest steel plant in the world.[2][3]

In November 2020, three workers were killed in an explosion at POSCO Gwangyang.[4]

Plant Details

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Location, POSCO, Retrieved on: Jun. 9, 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 POSCO Gwangyang No.3 Blast Furnace Reborn into a Smart & Sustainable Furnace, POSCO Newsroom, Jul. 15, 2020, Retrieved on: May 26, 2021
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Posco’s world’s largest steel mill in Gwangyang boosts capacity by 10% after renovation, Park Yong-beom, Pulse by Maell Business News Korea, Jun. 6, 2016, retrieved on: May 26, 2021
  4. Steel Plant Explosion in South Korea Kills 3 Workers, IFW Staff, Nov. 25, 2020
  5. 5.0 5.1 Our Shareholders, POSCO, Retrieved on: Jun. 9, 2020
  6. Corporate Governance, POSCO, Retrieved on: Jun. 9, 2020
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 History of POSCO, POSCO, Retrieved on: Jun. 9, 2020
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 POSCO Products, POSCO, Retrieved on: Jun. 9, 2020

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