As part of ArcelorMittal Dofasco’s Coke Plant Restoration Program, the #3 Door Machine at #2 Coke Plant will undergo major refurbishment beginning Monday, March 20th (for approximately 11 days). 

Door machines travel the length of the coke battery and remove coke oven doors to allow coke to be pushed out of the oven into a quench rail car for delivery to the quench station prior to being utilized in a blast furnace.

During the refurbishment, the #4 Door Machine will be in operation. While the #3 Door Machine is connected to a fume control system which captures fugitive pushing emissions, the #4 machine is not.  To address this, Coke Plant personnel will implement additional operating practices, including extending coking times if required, to minimize any visible emissions.

The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has been notified of this activity.

About ArcelorMittal Dofasco

About ArcelorMittal Dofasco ArcelorMittal Dofasco is Canada’s largest producer of flat carbon steel and is part of the world’s largest steel and mining company. Headquartered in Hamilton, ON, our more than 5,000 employees are dedicated to being world class as we strive to transform tomorrow with lighter, stronger and more sustainable steel. For us, steel is the fabric of life, as it is at the heart of the modern world. ArcelorMittal has a presence in more than 60 countries and an industrial footprint in over 20 countries. Guided by a philosophy to produce safe, sustainable steel, we are the leading supplier of quality steel in the major global steel markets including automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging, with world-class research and development and outstanding distribution networks. For more information about ArcelorMittal Dofasco, please visit: http://dofasco.arcelormittal.com/

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