Ardakan Steel Yazd plant

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Ardakan Steel Yazd plant is a 1500 thousand tonnes per annum (TTPA) direct reduced iron (DRI) iron plant operating in Ardakan, Yazd, Iran.


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  • Location: Yazd, 25 km from Ardakan Road to Nain, Next to Ardakan Pelletization, Iran[1]
  • Coordinates (WGS 84): 32.373942, 53.759655 (exact)

Plant Details

Table 1: General Plant Details

Plant status Start date Workforce size
operating[1] 2012[1] 144[2]

Table 2: Ownership and Parent Company Information

Parent company Parent company PermID Owner Owner company PermID
Ardakan Steel [100%][1] GEM0000011 [100%] Ardakan Steel[3] GEM0000011

Table 3: Process and Products

Steel product category Steel products Main production equipment Detailed production equipment
crude[1] pellet; DRI; HBI[1] direct reduced iron (DRI)[1] 1 DRI plant (began in 2012; Miderks Module 800)[1]

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

Sponge iron/DRI capacity Nominal iron capacity (total)
1500 TTPA[1] 1500 TTPA

Articles and Resources


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