ArcelorMittal Tubarão maintenance area aims to provide operational stability to the plant, which benefits not only the production area but also other sustainability aspects such as safety, environment and financial results.
The focus of the work is to ensure equipment reliability through the work of qualified teams and a prevention-based methodology continually improved by new technologies.
The maintenance teams work integrated with the production teams to safely and efficiently ensure operational stability.
This methodology is based on four pillars:
- Inspection of equipment;
- Planning, scheduling and control;
- Maintenance per set of equipment;
- Carrying out the necessary actions.
Did you know?
Present in over 60 countries and having over 250 thousand employees, the ArcelorMittal Group is a world leader in the production of flat and long steel.
Having a management model based on three pillars – sustainability, quality and leadership – the Group continuously invests in new technologies aimed to improve the production process and keep the units at the forefront of the world steel sector.
People from everywhere
In order to build and put the plant in operation Tubarão received professionals from other states and even countries such as Japan and Italy. Determined to contribute to the excellence of the new steel production plant they built a unique corporate culture focused on quality with stability, discipline with happiness and responsibility with creativity.
Besides its logistics advantages, ArcelorMittal Tubarão location made it possible to incorporate in its design a modern and efficient sea water system for equipment cooling purposes.
After being used without no direct contact with any equipment the sea water is returned to the ocean with no change to its initial characteristics.
ArcelorMittal Tubarão is an integrated steel production plant, which means that the unit carries out all the steps of the steel production process: coke, sinter and pig iron production, hot metal production, slab casting and rolling.
The plant also produces all the electric power needed in the production in thermo electrical stations using the steam and gases from its production processes.