Steel Talk - Electric Arc Furnace #1 Steelmaking Facility Construction Update

Construction Update from Fairfield - Part 17

Posted by Tubular Marketing on Aug 30, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Earlier this week, the partially assembled furnace was lifted into place onto the tilt platform just above the lower shell.  Read on for a photo and other activities around the EAF construction site.

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Topics: Electric Arc Furnace, Fairfield Tubular Operations, Alabama, EAF

Construction Update from Fairfield - Part 16

Posted by Tubular Marketing on Aug 22, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Equipment for the electric arc furnace continues to arrive and is moved in place with a crane. Read on for an update on activities at the melt shop and beyond.

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Topics: Electric Arc Furnace, Fairfield Tubular Operations, Alabama, EAF

Construction Update from Fairfield - Part 15

Posted by Tubular Marketing on Aug 16, 2019 2:20:15 PM

Over the last few weeks, many of the critical parts of the electric arc furnace have been moved into place. Read on to see what is happening this week.

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Topics: Electric Arc Furnace, Fairfield Tubular Operations, Alabama, EAF

Construction Update from Fairfield - Part 14

Posted by Tubular Marketing on Aug 8, 2019 8:00:00 AM

To counter the effects of the Alabama summer heat, some of the biggest tasks have to start at the beginning of the day -- literally.

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Topics: Electric Arc Furnace, Fairfield Tubular Operations, Alabama, EAF

Construction Update from Fairfield - Part 13

Posted by Tubular Marketing on Jul 25, 2019 8:00:00 AM

For the first time since Steel Talk started, we are able to go into the caster building. There, the crew is working on the foundation and formwork for the caster cooling table.

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Topics: Electric Arc Furnace, Fairfield Tubular Operations, Alabama, EAF

Construction Update from Fairfield - Part 12

Posted by Tubular Marketing on Jul 18, 2019 8:00:00 AM

It's been a great week at Fairfield! The melt shop works continue to progress on schedule, and the foundation work for the main receiving substation is taking shape quickly as well.

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Topics: Electric Arc Furnace, Fairfield Tubular Operations, Alabama, EAF

Construction Update from Fairfield - Part 11

Posted by Tubular Marketing on Jul 12, 2019 1:30:00 PM

For every team member working at U. S. Steel Tubular Products, working safely is the most important core value in everything we do. A safety focus traffic signal board was recently installed on the pipe bridge adjacent to the new EAF #1 construction site. This simple tool is a constant reminder to everyone working onsite the importance of working safely. "No one hurt on my shift today" isn't just a saying, but a goal we all strive to achieve every single day.

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Topics: Electric Arc Furnace, Fairfield Tubular Operations, Alabama, EAF, Safety

Construction Update from Fairfield - Part 10

Posted by Tubular Marketing on Jul 2, 2019 8:30:00 AM

As we wrap up the month of June, we turn our focus back to the bag house building. In the photo below, you can see concrete being poured into the formwork to cast the actual stack structure.

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Topics: Electric Arc Furnace, Fairfield Tubular Operations, Alabama, EAF

Construction Update from Fairfield - Part 9

Posted by Tubular Marketing on Jun 20, 2019 8:30:00 AM

Cooling water pipe has all been laid and the back fill was completed earlier this week. You can see a before and after image of that below:

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Topics: Electric Arc Furnace, Fairfield Tubular Operations, Alabama, EAF

Construction Update from Fairfield - Melt Shop Building Time Lapse

Posted by Tubular Marketing on Jun 13, 2019 3:00:00 PM

As summer is officially here in Fairfield, Alabama, the work around the electric arc furnace is heating up. Here is a look from a time lapse camera that we deployed recently to capture the construction progress at the melt shop.

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Topics: Electric Arc Furnace, Fairfield Tubular Operations, Alabama, EAF, Time Lapse

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