Expansion of the melt shop to 1,100,000 tpy with the addition of two 150 ton arc furnaces, a single-strand 60" width slab
caster, a six-strand billet caster and including a second 600,000 tpy Midrex direct reduction unit. The casting facilities
were designed for series casting.
Preliminary studies, full EPCM, engineering, procurement, project and construction management. Commissioning and
start-up assistance were also provided.
- Sidbec became the world's largest DRI fed melt shop
- Effective interface with existing operations with minimal disruptions