Aba Iron and Steel Payas plant

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Aba Iron and Steel Payas plant (ABA DEMİR ÇELİK (Turkish)), also known as EEY Iron and Steel, Nursan Steek Payas Plant (predecessor), Nursan Metallurgy, is an electric arc furnace (EAF) steel plant operating in Payas, Hatay, Türkiye.


The map below shows the exact location of the plant in Payas, Hatay, Türkiye:

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  • Location: 3 Sanayi Bolgesi Sincan, Payas, Hatay, 31900 Türkiye
  • Coordinates (WGS 84): 36.747413, 36.217330 (exact)


The Nursan steel plant ceased operations in 2015 and was reopened in 2020 under the new name Aba Iron and Steel plant. [1]

Plant Details

Table 1: General Plant Details

Plant status Start date Workforce size
Operating[2] 1983[3] 900[3]

Table 2: Ownership and Parent Company Information

Parent company Parent company GEM ID Owner Owner company GEM ID
Eşrefoğlu Holding [100.0%] E100000131201 [100%] ABA Çelik Demir AŞ[4][5][6] E100000131190

Table 3: Process and Products

Steel product category Steel products Main production equipment Detailed production equipment
semi-finished; finished rolled[7] billet; ribbed construction steel[7] EAF[8] 1 EAF (110-tonne)[8]

Table 4: Crude Steel Production Capacities (thousand tonnes per annum)

*Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page for an explanation of the different capacity operating statuses.
Capacity operating status* Electric arc furnace steelmaking capacity Nominal crude steel capacity (total)
operating 1100 TTPA[8][9][10] 1100 TTPA[8][9][10]

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