JFE West Japan Works (Fukuyama) steel plant

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JFE West Japan Works (Fukuyama) steel plant (also known as JFE - NKK Fukuyama) is a 13000-thousand tonnes per annum (ttpa) blast furnace-basic oxygen furnace (BF-BOF) steel plant in Chūgoku, in Japan. JFE West Japan Works (Fukuyama) steel plant operates a blast furnace (BF) and basic oxygen furnace (BOF).

Location

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Plant Details

  • Alternative plant names: JFE - NKK Fukuyama
  • Location: 1 Kokan-cho, Fukuyama-shi, Hiroshima Pref. 721-8510 Japan[1]
  • GPS Coordinates: 34.465222, 133.431205 (exact)
  • Plant status: operating[2]
  • Parent company: JFE Holdings Inc [100%][3]
  • Parent company PermID: 4295880726 [100%]
  • Owner: JFE Steel Corp[4]
  • Owner company PermID: 4295877328
  • Crude steel production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum): 13000
    • Basic oxygen furnace / Blast furnace (BOF/BF): 13000
  • Crude Iron production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum): 13438.2
    • Pig iron/hot metal: 13438.2 (Estimated by interpolating capacity from standard BF conversion chart)[5][6]
    • Sinter: >0[7]
    • Coke: 720[8]
  • Steel product category: semi-finished; finished rolled[7]
  • Steel products: hot rolled sheets, cold rolled sheets, coated sheets, electrical sheets, plates, sheet piles, H-profile, rails, bars, wire rods, UOE pipes[7]
  • Steel sector end users: automotive; building and infrastructure; energy; steel packaging; transport; tools and machinery[7]
  • Workforce size: 5730[9]
  • ISO14001 certification: yes[10]
  • Main production equipment: blast furnace (BF) and basic oxygen furnace (BOF)[11]
  • Detailed production equipment: 2 coking plants (#3 and another one); 2 sinter plants (#4 and #5); 3 BF (BF#3 (4300m3, began in May 2011), BF#4 (5000m3, began in May 2006), BF#5 (5500m3, began in Mar. 2005)); 2 BOF[12]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. West Japan Works, JFE Steel Corporation, Retrieved on: Apr. 27, 2020
  2. "About". JFE Steel Corporation. Archived from the original on December 29, 2021. Retrieved January 24, 2022.
  3. "JFE Holdings, Inc.WebSite". JFE Holdings, Inc. Archived from the original on March 20, 2022. Retrieved March 20, 2022.
  4. "JFE Steel Corporation". JFE Steel Corporation. Archived from the original on December 29, 2021. Retrieved January 19, 2022.
  5. "Blast Furnace - an overview". ScienceDirect Topics. Retrieved 2022-04-12.
  6. "No. 6 Blast Furnace at East Japan Works (Chiba) to be Revamped". JFE Steel Corporation. 2020-11-09. Retrieved 2022-04-12.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 "West Process". JFE Steel Corporation. Archived from the original on January 26, 2022. Retrieved January 26, 2022.
  8. "JFE Steel to Renew Batteries A and B in No. 3 Coke Oven in West Japan Works of Fukuyama Area". JFE Steel Corporation. 2017-12-07. Retrieved 2022-04-12.
  9. "Home". JFE Steel Corporation. Archived from the original on January 26, 2022. Retrieved January 26, 2022.
  10. "West Works Environment". JFE Steel Corporation. Archived from the original on March 20, 2022. Retrieved March 20, 2022.
  11. "West Works Layout". JFE Steel Corporation. Archived from the original on March 20, 2022. Retrieved March 20, 2022.
  12. No.4 Blast Furnace at West Japan Works (Kurashiki) to Be Revamped, JFE Steel Corporation, Sep. 30, 2019

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