New Steelworks Commissioned in China
Fuxin Special Steel Co. Ltd. successfully commissioned a steelworks supplied by SMS Siemag for manufacturing stainless steel slabs at its Zhangzhou location in China’s Fujian province. The stainless steel plant utilizes the waste heat from the AOD converter and the electric-arc furnace (EAF). As a result, Taiwan-based Fuxin Special Steel will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 60,000 tons/year. The entire project comprises a special steel plant, a continuous slab caster and environmental facilities for gas cleaning and energy recovery. The steelworks, which is designed to produce 720,000 tons of steel/year, includes a 160-ton EAF, a 180-ton AOD-L converter and a 180-ton ladle furnace.