ArcelorMittal Hamburg steel plant, also known as Hamburger Stahlwerke GmbH, is a 1100 thousand tonnes per annum (TTPA) direct reduced iron (DRI) and electric arc furnace (EAF) steel plant operating in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
ArcelorMittal launches the industry's first low-carbon steel tubes
The pipe solutions aim to support companies in the construction, agriculture and energy sectors on their way to decarbonization in order to achieve the climate targets set in the Paris Agreement and the European Green Deal. Reduction of CO2 emissions by up to 75%.
By Viktor Macha in 2005.
Plant facts and figures
The plant have an annual capacity of 1100000 tons.
The following processes are conducted in the plant:
- Steel making
This plant produces the following type of products:
Not really ordinary smelting plant in Europe using an exotic MIDREX process (the chemical way of direct reduction within the pig iron production) was built in 1968 in southern part of Hambug. Also known as “Hamburger Stahlwerke” until 1995 when ArcelorMittal bought the whole site.
The MIDREX process is quite common in countries of North Africa (Libya, Egypt) and Eastern Europe (Russia).
The steel mill is based on electical arc furnace (130t), continuous caster and a wire mill.