Gerdau Sidenor Opens Scrap Yard in Spain

New scrap yard gives steel company access to central, southern part of Spain.

February 7, 2012
Recycling Today Staff
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Gerdau Sidenor, a manufacturer of special steels, forgings and castings based in Spain, recently opened a scrap metal recycling facility in the province of Cuadalajara, Spain. The scrap metal will be shipped to Gerdau Sidenor’s two Spanish steel mills, located in Reinosa and Basauri.

According to a Gerdau Sidenor report, the facility will have a storage capacity of 10,000 tons. In a statement, Gerdau Sidenor says the new scrap yard will give it access to scrap in central and southern Spain.

The production capacity at the steel mills exceeds 1 million metric tons per year of special steels, primarily for automobile manufacturing, machinery and equipment, shipbuilding, civil, defense, energy, mining and petrochemical sector.