Castellanza, February 10, 2020 – Tenova, 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) for Nippon Steel Corporation. This new Consteel® EAF is the first one for the Nippon Steel Group in Japan - and it will be installed at their Hirohata works. Production is targeted to start in the first half of the 2022 financial year.
With more than seventy-five 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. Tenova's exclusive Consteel® technology is in fact the only fully proven industrial process that continuously heats and feeds metallic charge into the EAF, while simultaneously keeping gaseous emissions under control.