Construction work starts on 3,000 cubic meter blast furnace in Hebei

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 15:21:45 (GMT+3)   |   Shanghai

Construction started on the 3,000 cubic meter blast furnace No. 3 of Hebei Province-based Chinese steelmaker Hebei Iron and Steel (HBIS) in Laoting, Hebei on April 3, as announced by China Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC). The blast furnace will have an annual iron-smelting capacity of 2.0 million mt.

The Laoting steel project is being implemented within the scope of the relocation of the production base of HBIS subsidiary Hebei-based steelmaker Xuanhua Iron and Steel to the coastal area, which will also help ensure cleaner environmental conditions for the 2022 Winter Olympics.

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