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Title: Steel sections (ILCD); blast furnace route / electric arc furnace route; production mix, at plant; 1 kg (Location: GLO)


High data quality. Data collected on site by steel industry experts in accordance with the worldsteel methodology and ISO 14040 standards, and consistency-checked by worldsteel LCA-experts. Global coke, sinter, pellet, hot metal, slab production based on wordsteel site specific data. Metallurgical coal data based on global IEA statistics and information from the GaBi database. Iron ore data obtained from iron ore producer. Other upstream data based on the GaBi database, including country specific electricity. The LCI does not include any further processing beyond the steelworks gate such as bending, shaping, cutting, welding etc.

Technical Purpose: A steel section rolled on a hot rolling mill. Steel Sections include I-beams, H-beams, wide-flange beams, and sheet piling. It can be found on the market for direct use. This product is used in construction, multi-story buildings, industrial buildings, bridge trusses, vertical highway supports, and riverbank ...

Simone Fazio
David Pennington
How to cite
Fazio, Simone; Pennington, David (2007):  Steel sections (ILCD); blast furnace route / electric arc furnace route; production mix, at plant; 1 kg (Location: GLO). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2007-01-01
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Geographic area Europe, Antarctica, Africa, Asia, America, Oceania
Temporal coverage

From: 2007-01-01 – To: 2015-12-31

Update frequency irregular
Language English
Data theme(s) Environment; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE; 52 ENVIRONMENT

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