Abul Khair Steel Sitakunda plant

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Abul Khair Steel Sitakunda plant, also known as AKS Sitakund; AKS Long Steel; AKS Melting, is an electric arc furnace (EAF) steel plant operating in Sitakunda, Chittagong, Bangladesh.


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  • Location: Shitalpur, Sitakund, Chittagong, Bangladesh
  • Coordinates (WGS 84): 22.472008, 91.734827 (exact)


Abul Khair Steel began its operations as a downstream steel production facility, manufacturing corrugated galvanised steel sheets in 1993 and rebars in 2009. The Sitakund steel plant was established in 2015 with an electric arc furnace of capacity 1400 mtpa.[1]

Plant Details

Table 1: General Plant Details

Plant status Start date
Operating[2] 2015[3]

Table 2: Ownership and Parent Company Information

Parent company Parent company PermID Parent company GEM ID Owner Owner company PermID Owner company GEM ID
Abul Khair Ltd [100.0%] 5074007077 [100%] E100000131048 [100%] Abul Khair Steel Ltd[4][5] 5074007077 E100000131068

Table 3: Process and Products

Steel product category Steel products Steel sector end users Main production equipment Detailed production equipment
semi-finished; finished rolled[2] structural steel; rebar; billets[2][3] building and infrastructure; energy[2] EAF[3] 1 EAF[3]

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 1400 TTPA[2][6] 1400 TTPA[2][6]

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  1. "About Us – Abul Khair Steel". abulkhairsteel.com. Retrieved 2023-11-02.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 https://web.archive.org/web/20211202142914/http://abulkhairsteel.com/aks/. Archived from the original on 02 December 2021. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 https://web.archive.org/web/20220113195558/http://www.abulkhairgroup.com/business-portfolio/. Archived from the original on 13 January 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. https://web.archive.org/web/20211204233253/http://abulkhairsteel.com/about-us/. Archived from the original on 04 December 2021. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. https://web.archive.org/web/20211205142456/http://newvision-bd.com/bangladeshs-steel-industry-analysis/. Archived from the original on 05 December 2021. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. 6.0 6.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20220807232034/https://abulkhairsteel.com/about-us/. Archived from the original on 07 August 2022. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)