PT. Gunung Orders EAF, Ladle Furnace
SMS Siemag received an order from PT. Gunung for the supply of an ARCCESS® electric arc furnace (EAF) and ladle furnace for the company’s new steelmaking plant complex in Bekasi, Indonesian province of West Java. The furnaces are rated for an annual production of 1.2 million tons. The range of charge materials for the EAF includes scrap, HBI and hot metal. With its new equipment, PT. Gunung will produce high-quality steel and supply its slab caster with liquid steel. SMS Siemag’s scope of supply includes the engineering, mechanical and hydraulic equipment plus the X-Pact® electrical and automation systems. Commissioning of the furnaces is scheduled for the middle of 2013.