U. S. Steel Košice steel plant

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U. S. Steel Košice steel plant (also known as Košice Steelworks, USS Košice, East Slovakian Ironworks, and Východoslovenské železiarne (VSŽ) Košice) is a 4500-thousand tonnes per annum (ttpa) blast furnace-basic oxygen furnace (BF-BOF) steel plant in Košice Region, in Slovakia. U. S. Steel Košice steel plant operates a blast furnace (BF) and basic oxygen furnace (BOF).

Location

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Plant Details

  • Alternative plant names: Košice Steelworks, USS Košice, East Slovakian Ironworks, Východoslovenské železiarne (VSŽ) Košice
  • Location: Vstupný areál U. S. Steel, 044 54 Košice, Slovak Republic[1]
  • GPS Coordinates: 48.612001, 21.191401 (exact)
  • Plant status: operating[1]
  • Start year: 1965[2]
  • State-owned entity status: N/A
  • Parent company: United States Steel Corp [100%][1]
  • Parent company PermID: 4295903049 [100%]
  • Owner: US Steel Kosice sro[1]
  • Owner company PermID: 5000386748
  • Crude steel production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum): 4500.0
    • Basic oxygen furnace / Blast furnace (BOF/BF): 4500[3]
  • Crude Iron production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum): 3600
  • Steel product category: semi-finished; finished rolled[3]
  • Steel products: hot rolled, cold rolled, hot dip galvanized, organic coated, tin-plated, spiral welded pipes, coils, sheets, strips[3]
  • Steel sector end users: automotive; building and infrastructure; energy; steel packaging; transport; tools and machinery[3]
  • Workforce size: 12000[6]
  • ISO14001 certification year: 2019[7]
  • ISO50001 certification year: 2021[7]
  • Main production equipment: blast furnace (BF) and basic oxygen furnace (BOF)[1]
  • Detailed production equipment: 2 coking plants (VKB#1 (100 ovens, began in 1965), VKB#3 (30 ovens, begain in 1984)); 4 sinter plants; 3 BF (built in 1960s and modernized since then); 4 BOF (in two steel plants)[8][9]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "U. S. Steel Košice - Home". USSKE. Archived from the original on November 25, 2021. Retrieved January 15, 2022.
  2. "About us". U.S. Steel Kosice. Archived from the original on November 25, 2021. Retrieved January 18, 2022.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Company Profile". U. S. Steel Košice. Archived from the original on January 25, 2022. Retrieved January 25, 2022.
  4. "US Steel Kosice restarts blast furnace, hot-strip mill in Slovakia". Metal Bulletin. Retrieved 2022-04-05.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Divisions". U. S. Steel Košice. Archived from the original on March 19, 2022. Retrieved March 19, 2022.
  6. "Home". U. S. Steel Košice. Archived from the original on January 26, 2022. Retrieved January 26, 2022.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Certificates". U. S. Steel Košice. Archived from the original on March 20, 2022. Retrieved March 20, 2022.
  8. "Annual Report 2018". USSKE. Retrieved 2022-04-05.
  9. 2020 AIST Coke Oven Roundup, Association for Iron & Steel Technology, Jan. 2020

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