On Monday, 25th November 2019, the blow–in of Dung Quat Blast Furnace No. 2 was successfully completed by Hoa Phat Steel, Vietnam. In the night of 26th November, the first hot metal was tapped from the furnace and during the coming period, the process will be ramped up to its design value.
Blast Furnace No. 2 is the second of four greenfield Danieli Corus Blast Furnaces that are being built under a contract signed in Summer of 2017. Blast Furnace No. 1 has been in operation since 29th June 2019.