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Report: Baosteel Zhanjiang plant starts to construct 3rd blast furnace
Mar 29,2019 15:55CST
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A 5,050 m³ blast furnace, a 350 mt converter, and a 1,780 mm hot-rolled coil production line will be added

SHANGHAI, Mar 29 (SMM) – Construction of the No.3 blast furnace project commenced at Baosteel Zhanjiang Iron & Steel in Guangdong province on the morning of Friday March 29, local media reported on March 29.

With an investment of 18.85 billion yuan, the project includes the additions of a 5,050 m³ blast furnace, a 350 mt converter, a 1,780 mm hot-rolled coil production line, and a 1,750 mm cold-rolled coil production line. 

At full operation, the project will realise annualised capacity of the Zhanjiang plant to 12.25 million mt molten iron, 12.53 million mt molten steel, and 10.81 million mt steel products. 

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