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US Steel to close Granite City coke ovens

US Steel to close Granite City coke ovens

Report summary

US Steel announced 21 January 2015 that as part of ongoing cost cutting measures, it will close their ageing coke ovens in Granite City, Illinois in March. The two ovens were constructed in 1980 and 1982, respectively, and produced at a combined rate of approximately 0.5 Mt of coke per year (consuming 0.7 Mtpa of metallurgical coal), all of which was used at the on-site steel works. 

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  • Executive summary
  • Brief history
  • Implications of the shutdown
  • Conclusions

In this report there are 3 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Brief history
    • US Coke imports (2004-2014)
  • Implications of the shutdown
    • US Steel to close Granite City coke ovens: Table 1
    • Delivered cost analysis
  • Conclusions
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