ArcelorMittal is a worldwide leader in the steelmaking field. It has around 154, 000 employees and has presence in 16 countries. In 2020, ArcelorMittal produced 59 million tonnes of crude steel and mined 45.3 million tonnes of iron ore.

ArcelorMittal counts with 11 research centres where more than 1500 full-time researchers work. Maizières research center has more than 600 employees and the main activities are focused on the development of new steels for automotive and packaging, wire and bars and the improvement and development of fabrication processes.

Role in the project

ArcelorMittal Maizières Research will have a main role in the fabrication of the DRI to be studied in this project. Some of the activities are:

  • Carry out reduction test in their labs
  • Provide guidelines for production of DRI in bigger scale


Francisco Carranza, coordinator of activities of reduction campaigns, Oleksandr Nechyporuk and Yann Graz will support in the tasks and decision making in the activities to be carried out by ArcelorMittal Maizières Research.


Francisco Carranza

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