ArcelorMittal Annaba (Algeria) invests into production development
Last Update: 07/05/2012 11:55:19
ArcelorMittal Annaba (Algeria) plans to resume operation of BF No.2 and sintering plant No.2 by 2013, which will allow it to raise steel output to 1.4 mtpy, a company source says. Moreover, the producer intends to commission a DRI module in 2014-2015 and expand the steelmaking capacity from 1.4 mt to 2.4 mt. However, details of the project are unknown so far. In 2011, liquid steel production amounted to 600,000 t, according to the company data. The steelmaker plans to raise semis output to 1 mt this year. It already melted 66,450 t of steel in March, which is 77% of the forecast volume. ArcelorMittal Annaba is equipped with two sintering plants (3.57 mt), coke batteries (1.2 mt), two BFs (2.1 mt in total), a steelmaking complex (1.45 mt), HR (1.8 mt) and CR mills (1.25 mt), two galvanizing lines (300,000 t), a tinning line (90,000 t) as well as a pipe mill (700,000 t) and a long product mill (850,000 t). The company sells its products mostly domestically.
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