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CSN Steel Plant in Brazil

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Project Overview In 2000, Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (CSN), a major steel producer in Brazil, in partnership with SMS Demag, Pro-Eco, and Ross/ CBTI, and Siemens, installed a cold rolling complex in the southern region of the country, near Curitiba. Installation cost of the plant was US$325 million. Project Details The project encompasses several sections including: - Push Pull Pickling Line (PPPL) with an installed capacity of 550,000 tons per year - Reversing Cold Mill (RCM) with a capacity of 550,000 tons per year - A 330,000 tons per year Continuous Galvanizing Line (CGL) - A Color Coating Line (CCL) with a capacity of 140,000 tons per year Siemens provided 230 kV main substation AC and auxiliary drives for all plant machines, manufacturing execution system and complete automation levels 0, 1 and 2, installation engineering and materials electrical installation services for the whole plant, and complete plant infrastructure including lighting for buildings, E-rooms, roads, air conditioning and ventilation, fire detection, plant telephone system, CCTV, intercom, etc. Project Initiation The project is divided into two phases. Phase ? I includes CGL and CCL, and phase ? II includes PPPL and RCM. Phase ? I was completed in 2003, and Phase ? II was initiated in December 2004 Project Name CSN Steel Plant Partners CSN, SMS Demag, Pro-Eco, and Ross/ CBTI, and Siemens Location Southern part of Brazil Commencement 2000 Cost US$325 million Project Name Location Brazil Commence Completion Estimated Investment Capacity Key Players

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