Anshan Iron and Steel Group Corporation (Ansteel) is situated in Anshan, Liaoning Province. The Anshan area abounds with the rich iron ore resources. The proved reserves make up one fourth of the total reverses in the country. Additionally, the rich magnesite, limestone, claystone, manganese are distributed over the Anshan area, which are the uncommon auxiliary materials for the metallurgical industry. Anshan has convenient communications. Zhong-Chang railway and Shen-Da expressway pass through the urban area of Anshan, linking with Dalian Port, Yingkou Port and Bayuquan Port in the vicinity and opening into the world.Initially came into being in 1916 and grew out of Anshan Ironworks and Shouwa Steelworks, Ansteel was established in 1948 and rebuilt into an earliest large-sized iron and steel production base in New China, thus having the reputation of the cradle of the Chinese steel industry and the eldest son of the Republic’s steel industry.Ansteel has made great contribution to the national economic construction. In 60 years, Ansteel cumulatively produced 375 million tons of pig iron, 381 million tons of raw steel and 277 million tons of rolled steel, and paid the tax and profit of 124.5 billion yuan, equivalent to 23 times of the State’s investment for Ansteel, and also delivered nearly 60000 outstanding cadres, engineers, technicians and skilled workers to the various parts of the country and provided the training of more than 11 thousand people across all kinds of talents.After the 60 years construction and development, Ansteel has formed a development pattern of three major production bases respectively located in Anshan, Bayuquan and Chaoyang, with an annual integrated capacity of 25 million tons of pig iron, raw steel and rolled steel, which are the production bases for leading products and high-quality rolled steel, mainly including the auto sheet, electric household appliance sheet, container plate, ship plate, heavy rail, oil tubing, pipeline plate, vessel plate, cold-rolled silicon steel, etc. Ansteel can produce 16 types, 120 sub-types, 600 steel grades and 42000 specifications of steel products which are widely used in various fields of the national economy.
Ansteel has the certification of ISO 9002 Quality Management System, the certification of ship plates by the classification societies of nine countries, the API approval of oil country tubing, certificate for building materials of Approval for CE Marking by Lioyd's Register Quality Assurance, and the certifications of ISO 14000 Environment Management System and GB/T28001 Occupation Safety and Health Management System.