Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
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Title: Steel hot rolled section; blast furnace and electric arc furnace route; production mix, at plant (Location: GLO)


Good data quality. Data collected on site by steel industry experts in accordance with the IISI methodology and ISO 14040 standards, and consistency-checked by worldsteel LCA-experts. DEAM database used for upstream electricity data. DEAM data modified by worldsteel for Iron Ore by direct contact with 4 Iron Ore Mining Companies. Global coke production was based on worldsteel site specific data, for 28 coke making plants. An update of the data is being carried out in 2007/2008.

Technical Purpose: A steel section rolled in a hot rolling mill. Steel section includes 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 reinforcement.

Geographical Representation: GLO

Simone Fazio
David Pennington
How to cite
Fazio, Simone; Pennington, David (2000):  Steel hot rolled section; blast furnace and electric arc furnace route; production mix, at plant (Location: GLO). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2000-01-01
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Geographic area America, Europe, Antarctica, Oceania, Africa, Asia
Temporal coverage

From: 2000-01-01 – To: 2009-12-31

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

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