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Santa Cruz steel plant

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Santa Cruzproduces 5 Mtpa of high quality slab. Of this 40% would be exported to ThyssenKrupp's facilities in Germany and the remainder to a processing plant in Mobile Alabama. Santa Cruzis operated by CSA Siderurgica do Atlantico and is ThyssenKrupp's largest foreign investment. Construction began in September 2006 andThyssenKrupp originally budgeted US$4.19 billion for its construction. But a series of delays and increases in equipment costs meant that the total project capital cost approached US$9 billion the equivalent of roughly US$1 740/tonne.

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  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
  • Participation
  • Process overview
  • Raw materials
  • Products
  • Costs
  • Economic assumptions

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  • Detailed map
  • Finished steel production
  • Total operating cash costs - Finished steel


  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Downstream products
  • Production table (Mt)
  • Economic assumptions: Table 1
  • Participation: Table 1
  • Process overview: Table 1
  • Raw materials: Table 1
  • Capital costs
  • Operating cash cost table

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