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Krakow

Arcelormittal Krakow

During the Communist rule, the plant was called Vladimir Lenin Steelworks. The name was changed in 1990, following the collapse of communism, and the factory was renamed to commemorate the scientist and engineer Tadeusz Sendzimir (Polish engineer and inventor of international renown. He held 120 patents in mining and metallurgy, 73 of which were awarded to him in the United States. He developed revolutionary methods of processing steel and metals used in every industrialized nation of the world)

ArcelorMittal Poland demolishes 80-metre chimney [with video]

ArcelorMittal Poland has used 33kg of explosives to demolish a redundant 80m-tall chimney at the closed sinter plant of the Krakow steelworks.

*https://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/arcelormittal-poland-demolishes-80m-chimney-with-video

Image photography

By Viktor Macha in 2005.

Plant facts and figures

The plant have an annual capacity of 2600000 tons.

The following processes are conducted in the plant:

  • Rolling mill

This plant produces the following type of products:

  • Slabs
  • Coils

Full description

The second largest Polish steelworks were established in 1954 within the district of Krakow called Nowa Huta. The first blast furnace was tapped in the same year together with finished construction of the power plant, sintering plant and coking unit.

In 1955 the open-hearth steel making shop was put into operation, the first oxygen converter was launched at the beginning of the 70´s. Pig iron was produced by 5 blast furnaces. By that time the mill hasd over 40,000 employees. Annual steel production reached up to 7 million tonnes.
In 1995 the steel plant was refurbished and construction of continuous slab caster was finished.

ArcelorMittal both the Krakow works in 2005 and soon after (2007) let the Siemens company built a brand new hot strip mill there which is together with one blast furnaces and BOF shop still active today.

Main data

Owner

The plant is owned by ArcelorMittal Europe

Address

Plant address: ArcelorMittal Poland Al. Józefa Pilsudskiego 92 41-308 Dabrowa Górnicza Poland

Country

The plant is located in Poland

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