Al Ittefaq National Steel Dammam plant

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Al Ittefaq National Steel Dammam plant (الشركة الوطنية للحديد (Arabic)), also known as National Steel, NASCO, is an electric arc furnace (EAF) steel plant operating in Dammam, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia.


The map below shows the exact location of the plant in Dammam, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia:

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  • Location: Dammam, 31472, Saudi Arabia
  • Coordinates (WGS 84): 26.244786, 49.969064 (exact)


The Al Ittefaq National Steel Dammam plant started operating in 2004 and it is owned by Al-Ittefaq Steel, the largest private sector steel manufacturer in Saudi Arabia. Its production facilities delivers reinforced steel bars, billets, DRI, and downstream steel products. Little recent news or information on the plant is available; no environmental noncompliance or safety incidents have occurred at Al Ittefaq National Dammam plant in recent years.

Plant Details

Table 1: General Plant Details

Plant status Start date
Operating[1] 2004[1]

Table 2: Ownership and Parent Company Information

Parent company Parent company PermID Parent company GEM ID Owner Owner company PermID Owner company GEM ID
Al Ittefaq Steel Products Company CJSC [100.0%] 4297556867 [100%] E100000130833 [100%] National Steel Co Ltd[1] 5077903844 E100000131081

Table 3: Process and Products

Steel product category Steel products ISO 14001 Main production equipment Detailed production equipment
semi-finished[2] billets[2] 2020[3] EAF[1] 1 EAF (100-tonne)[1]

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 1000 TTPA[1] 1000 TTPA[1]

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