Emirates Steel Evaluating HRC Plant
Leading integrated steel plant in the Middle East Emirates Steel announced its plans to add Hot Rolled Coils to its wide range products portfolio so that it can mainly meet the needs of the local and regional markets of the high quality flat products. Emirates Steel is currently conducting a comprehensive evaluation for the project to construct HRC plant in MENA region. Upon completion, the new plant is set to boost Emirates Steel’s production capacity to exceed 5 million tonnes per annum. Thanks to the latest technologies, the new plant will have the lowest carbon footprint in the region. Emirates Steel CEO Mr Saeed Ghumran Al Remeithi said that “After completing the evaluation process, we plan to meet the increasing demand on HRC and flat products in local and regional markets through the new expansion of its assets and operations. Launching our new HRC products is part of our growth plans which aims to maximise our contribution to UAE industrial sector.”
Flat products serve several industries and applications including automotive, electrical steel, shipbuilding, boilers and pressure vessels, gas cylinders, heavy metal structures, offshore structures, general construction, machine components, pipes and tubes, household appliances, and structural steel, among others.
Emirates Steel is the largest producer of heavy and jumbo sections, and the only producer of hot rolled sheet piles in the region.