Iron and steel sector capex costs - billet or bloom caster.
sotn
You are here: www.steelonthenet.com > capital-investment > billet-caster.html

Capital Investment Costs - Billet or Bloom Caster

Typical capex investment costs

Billet and bloom caster investment cost summary
ParameterValue
Average capacity910 kt
Average cost 2018US $ 77 million
Average cost per tonne capacityUS $ 85 / tonne
Sample size7 records

Capital investment cost figures compiled by Metals Consulting International, based on investments at Ezz Steel, Egypt; SAIL in Durgapur, India; Kobe Steel at Kobe Works, Japan; by ArcelorMittal at Krivoy Rog in Ukraine; and other recent modernisations.

MCI capital cost database holds capex cost data for following production units and processes. Front end: sinter, coke making, DRI, blast furnaces, BOF, EAF, induction furnaces, continuous casting. Flat: plate, hot rolled coil, cold rolled coil, hot dip galvanised sheet, tinplate, organic coated sheet. Long: heavy sections, rail, steel bar, rod, wire. Also welded pipe, seamless tube. Also pellet plant, coal washing plant, lime plant, PCI, pig iron desulphurization. Dbase also includes BF relines, ladle furnaces, vacuum degassing, air separation units, power plants, slitting lines, pickling plant, waste water treatment plant, acid regeneration plants.

Further detail is available for purchase from MCI. This includes cost versus capacity charts priced at $100 each and individual capex cost records priced at $20 each. For enquiries please contact support@steelonthenet.com or call +44 775-149-0885. For further information about our database, see steel industry capital investment costs page.