Middle East Direct Reduction Plants

MIDREX PROCESS
Plant Location Capacity (Mt/y) Modules Product Start-up Status*
SULB Hidd, Bahrain 1.50 1 HDRI / DRI '13 C
EZDK I El Dikheila, Egypt 0.72 1 DRI 86 O
EZDK II El Dikheila, Egypt 0.80 1 DRI 97 O
EZDK III El Dikheila, Egypt 0.80 1 DRI 00 O
ESISCO Sadat City, Egypt 1.76 1 HDRI / DRI '13 C
Khouzestan Steel I-IV Ahwaz, Iran 1.84 4 DRI 85/90/92/01 O
Khouzestan Steel IV Ahwaz, Iran 0.80 1 DRI '08 O
Khorasan Steel I Khorasan (Mashad), Iran 0.80 1 DRI '10 O
IGISCO Ardakan (Yazd), Iran 0.80 1 DRI '12 C
Arfa Steel Ardakan (Yazd), Iran 0.80 1 DRI '13 C
Khorasan Steel II Khorasan (Mashad), Iran 0.80 1 DRI '12 C
Saba Bandar Abbas, Iran 1.50 1 DRI '13 C
Mobarakeh Steel Co. A-E Mobarakeh, Iran 3.20 5 DRI 92/93/94 O
Mobarakeh Steel Co. F Mobarakeh, Iran 0.80 1 DRI 06 C
HOSCO I & II Bandar Abbas, Iran 1.65 2 DRI '09 / '10 O
LISCO 1 & 2 Misurata, Libya 1.10 2 DRI 89/90 O
LISCO 3 Misurata, Libya 0.65 1 HBI 97 O
Jindal Shadeed Sohar, Oman 1.50 1 DRI/HBI 11 C
Tuwairqi Steel Mills Karachi, Pakistan 1.28 1 DRI '13 C
Qatar Steel Co. I Mesaieed, Qatar 0.40 1 DRI 78 O
Qatar Steel Co. II Mesaieed, Qatar 1.50 1 DRI/HBI 07 C
DRIC I & II Dammam, Saudi Arabia 1.00 2 DRI '07 O
Hadeed A & B Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia 0.80 2 DRI 82/83 O
Hadeed C Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia 0.65 1 DRI 92 O
Hadeed E Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia 1.76 1 DRI ‘07 C
Total
29.21 36      

*Status Codes: O Operating, I Idle, C Construction


HYL / ENERGIRON PROCESS
Plant Location Capacity (Mt/y) Modules Product Start-up Status
Ezz Rolling Mills Egypt 1.90 1 DRI '13 C
Suez Steel Egypt 1.95 1 DRI '13 C
Khouzestan Steel Co. Ahwaz, Iran 1.03 3 DRI 93 I
Hadeed D Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia 1.10 1 DRI 99 O
Emirates Steel I (GHC) Abu Dhabi, UAE 1.60 1 HDRI 09 O
Emirates Steel II (GHC) Abu Dhabi, UAE 1.60 1 HDRI 11 C
Gulf Sponge Iron Abu Dhabi, UAE 0.20 1 DRI '10 O
Total
9.38 9      

Source: Midrex Technologies, Inc.

Updated Dec-2013