Specialists in the commercialisation of solid fuels
Coal and Coke
Heir to over 50 year’s experience in the coal sector, ROCES CARBONES S.L. is the company in the HICASA Group that specialises in the commercialisation of solid fuels: hard coal, anthracite, coke, thermal coal, close–burning coal, iron alloys and additive coals.
ROCES CARBONES provides integrated solutions, taking charge of the complete logistics operation from origin to destination, both by truck, as well as by ship. A mere 20 Km from the sea ports of Gijón and Avilés, our location affords us direct access to the extensive communication networks that strike out by land and sea from Northern Spain.
ROCES CARBONES concentrates its business activity on two main lines of action:
- The traditional Coal Storage activity, aimed at supply operations of coal and other solid fuels from large and medium stockpiles. We serve clients such as small and medium-sized iron and steel industries, foundries, other chemical industries, other coal stockists and neighbouring autonomous communities.
- The Exporting and Solid Fuel Trading activity, commercialising large volumes of coke and coal from different sources to clients all over the world. Since 1964 we have been exporting to countries such as France, The Netherlands, England, U.S.A., Norway, etc.
Solid fuel trading
We have moved over 425,000 Tn of solid fuels by way of Import/Export operations over the last few years. ROCES CARBONES commercialises the following products:
- Blast-furnace coke
- Petroleum coke
- Foundry coke
- Thermal coal
- Injection coal (PCI)
- Hard coal
- Iron alloys
- Additive coals: Calcined anthracite (Gas and Electricity), Calcined petroleum coke, coal tar pitch coke, Synthetic graphite electrodes, Graphitised petroleum coke, and others.
With a coal yard of over 10,000 m2 in the Asipo Industrial Estate, ROCES CARBONES manages to maintain a permanent stock of over 5,000 Tn of a wide range of foundry coal and coke of different characteristics and sizes: