Al Tuwairqi Steel Karachi plant

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Al Tuwairqi Steel Karachi plant (حديد الطويرقي (Arabic)) (also known as TSML) is a 1280-thousand tonnes per annum (ttpa) direct reduced iron-electric arc furnace (DRI-EAF) steel plant in Sindh, in Pakistan. Al Tuwairqi Steel Karachi plant operates a direct reduced iron (DRI) and electric arc furnace (EAF).

Location

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Background

Al Tuwairqi Steel operates a 38MW combined cycle power (CPP) plant with four 6.5MW gas turbines.[1] The plant has been idled completely since 2014 (mothballing process began in 2013).[2]

Plant Details

  • Alternative plant names: TSML
  • Other language plant name: حديد الطويرقي (Arabic)
  • Location: Tuwairqi Steel Mills, FTC, Block D, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi 74400, Pakistan
  • GPS Coordinates: 24.789621, 67.353238 (exact)
  • Plant status: mothballed[3]
  • Start year: 1977[3]
  • Closed year: 2013[2][4]
  • State-owned entity status: N/A
  • Parent company: Al Tuwairqi Holding Co [100%][3][5]
  • Parent company PermID: 5000072213 [100%]
  • Owner: Tuwairqi Steel Mills Ltd[3]
  • Owner company PermID: 5035932965
  • Crude steel production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum): 1280.0
    • Electric arc furnace (EAF): 1280[4]
  • Crude Iron production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum): 1280
    • Sponge iron/Direct reduced iron: 1280[6][7]
  • Main production equipment: direct reduced iron (DRI) and electric arc furnace (EAF)[6]
  • Detailed production equipment: 1 Midrex DRI plant (1.28 MTPA, began in 2013); EAF (number unknown)[7][6][8]
  • Power source: 38MW combined cycle power (CCP) plant[3]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. Energy, Tuwairqi Steel Mills Limited, Retrieved on: Sep. 14, 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Steel melters urge govt to revive Al-Tuwairqi mill". The News Pakistan. Archived from the original on March 19, 2022. Retrieved March 19, 2022.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 "Tuwairqi Steel Mills Limited". Tuwairqi. Archived from the original on January 11, 2022. Retrieved January 15, 2022.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Siddiqui, Hussain Ahmad. "Nervousness of steel". The News Pakistan. Archived from the original on January 25, 2022. Retrieved January 25, 2022.
  5. "AL TUWAIRQI HOLDING COMPANY". DnB. Archived from the original on January 27, 2022. Retrieved January 27, 2022.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "Specifications". Tuwairqi Steel Mills Limited. Archived from the original on March 20, 2022. Retrieved March 20, 2022.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "2020 Midrex Plant List" (PDF). Midrex. Archived (PDF) from the original on March 20, 2022. Retrieved March 20, 2022.
  8. "2019 Midrex Plants". Midrex. Retrieved 2022-04-14.

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