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Scunthorpe steel plant

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28 December 2022

Scunthorpe steel plant

Report summary

Production began on the Scunthorpe site in 1939 with two blast furnaces, with two more added in 1954. The plant produces medium sections and wire rod for the construction industry. Since 2007 the plant has also been producing rail. It previously produced plate but the plate mill was closed in 2016. In 2016, Tata sold the plant to Greybull Capital who subsequently renamed the company to British Steel. British Steel was acquired by Chinese steelmaker, Jingye, in 2020 following British Steel entering into insolvency the prior year.

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  • Summary
    • Steel plant overview
  • Iron ore
  • Coal
  • Coke
  • Metallics
    • Finished steel production
  • Capital costs
  • Operating cash costs

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  • Participation
  • Downstream products
  • Capital costs
  • Total operating cash costs - Finished steel
  • Operating cash cost table
  • Key raw materials rates
  • Production table (Mt)

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