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Celsa, with eight million tons of ferrous scrap melted annually in its steelworks, is the second largest ferrous scrap recycler in Europe. The Group, in its firm commitment to the circular economy, provides an opportunity for waste to rejoin the circular economy, thus forming an integral part of the new products that are created in the production system.

Through the recycling of steel, which by its intrinsic properties can be recycled many times without losing its essential properties, we use 74% less energy, 90% less primary materials and 40% less water.

Celsa is integrated throughout the steel recycling value chain, with companies dedicated to the recovery and treatment of ferrousscrap and other materials in Spain, Norway, France, UK and Poland for subsequent recycling.

Some of the services that these companies offer are the following:

  • Demolition: We are experts in the demolition of industrial complexes, buildings, metal structures, as well as railway and port infrastructures. We take care of the demolition, transport and withdrawal of all materials resulting from this kind of service. Our technical department, depending on the characteristics of each project, develops a work plan foreseeing the mechanical and human resources required to guarantee an efficient and safe job.
  • Collection and Treatment of scrap: We have the necessary facilities and processes to treat ferrous scrap and supply to the mills the quality required for their production processes. The main sources of steel scrap come from the obsolescence of consumer goods such as automobiles, electrical appliances, steel cans, construction and old structures, without forgetting the scrap metal from industrial waste.
  • Vehicle pickups and drop-offs: We provide a vehicle collection service for final destruction and we take care of the relevant administrative procedurees.
  • Non-ferric collection and treatment: We have the necessary facilities and processes to treat the materials we receive and supply to the mills, and to recyclers with the quality required for their production processes. We have collection and storage plants, induction separation plants, metal flotation plants, glassblowing separation plants, knife mills, shears and manual picking zones.

Celsa supports change towards an efficient economy by using resources. In this way, the last investments carried out have aimed at increasing the percentages of recovery and the opening of new lines of business, like plastics or wood, thanks to the application of pioneering techniques in the recovery of materials and recycling.

Francisco Rubiralta Awards

With the name of the founder and in his commemoration, Francisco Rubiralta Awards recognize those people and teams that, through their extraordinary effort, have implemented a project or initiative that has been decisive for the Group's results.

Important aspects such as safety, the environment, quality, reliability of services, people management and productivity are essential parts of these proposals and fundamental conditions for the awards. Likewise, all these initiatives and projects are aligned with the culture and values of CELSA Group ™.

The Francisco Rubiralta Awards hold special value as they are recognitions where all the people of the Group can participate, and candidates are chosen by the same colleagues.

Awards and recognitions of CELSA Group ™
For CELSA Group ™ recognitions are a fundamental aspect and an opportunity to value all those initiatives and attitudes that make the Group a better place. The awards allow us to recognize people’s efforts and value those ideas that have had a direct impact on the Group and have helped us grow in our day to day.
The prizes awarded also allow us to highlight the most human factor of our team and highlight those attitudes that most identify with our values. For CELSA Group ™, the acknowledgments are a source of pride and a great reason to honestly thank people of the Group for their good work and dedication.

The “Celsis” are corporate coins that are awarded to the winners and finalists of the CELSA Group ™ awards. With them you can exchange a series of products and services related to training, health, work-life balance or technology. This currency also can be exchanged for any kind of solidarity initiatives that may bring the company closer to its people.