Tehran to bring totally homebuilt steel mill online

Tehran - Iran is about to bring online a sponge iron mill with a capacity of 800,000 tonnes per year in the country’s northwestern city of Miyaneh, news agencies reported on Tuesday.

Tehran - The complex developed by Khatam-al Anbiya Construction Headquarters will convert pellets made from iron ore into sponge iron, using the indigenized Persian Reduction (PERED) method. PERED, jointly developed by Iran and Germany, is a direct reduction process converting iron oxides, in the form of pellets or lump ore, to highly reduced product suitable for steel making. The project is being implemented under the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracting arrangement with the aim of providing feedstock for Iran’s steel factories. Read more .

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