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Gent

Arcelormittal Gent

ArcelorMittal Gent steel plant, also known as ArcelorMittal Ghent, is a 5000 thousand tonnes per annum (TTPA) blast furnace (BF) and basic oxygen furnace (BOF) steel plant operating in Gent, Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Sidmar
Construction began in 1964, with a cold rolling mill completed in March 1966, and a hot rolling operational by the end of that year, the first blast furnace in 1967 and a second in 1968. Expansion continued in the early 1970s with a coking factory and second cold rolling mill.
In 2002, as part of Arbed the company became part of Arcelor, and was renamed Arcelor Ghent in 2006.[3] Under ArcelorMittal ownership production continued, as ArcelorMittal Ghent

World’s leading steel company, ArcelorMittal and LanzaTech announce first ethanol samples from commercial flagship carbon capture and utilisation facility in Ghent, Belgium

Facility employing LanzaTech’s cutting-edge carbon recycling process couples decarbonization technology with chemical production to advance EU’s 2030 Climate Target Plan and a circular economy

*https://belgium.arcelormittal.com/en/worlds-leading-steel-company-arcelormittal-and-lanzatech-announce-first-ethanol-samples-from-commercial-flagship-carbon-capture-and-utilisation-facility-in-ghent-belgium/

Image photography

By Viktor Macha in 2005.

Plant facts and figures

The plant have an annual capacity of 4000000 tons.

The following processes are conducted in the plant:

  • Steel making

This plant produces the following type of products:

  • Plates

Full description

SIDMAR (Siderurgie Maritime) was founded in 1962 as a part of ARBED group. The construction aside from traditionally industrial center in southern part of Belgium began in following stages:

1964 – cold rolling mill
1966 – hot strip mill
1967 – blast furnace no.1
1968 – blast furnace no.2
1970 – coking plant

In 2002 ARBED was taken over by Arcelor. Annual production today is almost 5 milion tonnes of flat steel.

Main data

Owner

The plant is owned by ArcelorMittal Europe

Address

Plant address: John Kennedylaan 51 9042 Gent BELGIUM

Country

The plant is located in Belgium

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