Tenova First Consteel® EAF in Japan for Nippon Steel Corporation
Tenova/IT, a Techint Group company specialized in innovative solutions for the metals and mining industries, was awarded a contract for the supply of a Consteel® EAF (Electric Arc Furnace/EAF) for Nippon Steel Corporation/JP.
This new EAF is the first one for the Nippon Steel Group in Japan – and it will be installed at its Hirohata works. Production is targeted to start in the first half of the 2022 financial year. With this new installation, Hirohata plant will save about 400 000 t/a of CO2 emissions. With more than 75 references worldwide, Tenova’s Consteel® EAF offers high quality standards as well as an environmentally friendly approach to steel production compared to the other EAF technology.