Kurdistan Steel Kurdistan plant

From Global Energy Monitor
This article is part of the Global Steel Plant Tracker, a project of Global Energy Monitor.

Kurdistan Steel Kurdistan plant is a 1000-thousand tonnes per annum (ttpa) electric arc furnace (EAF) steel plant in Kurdistan, in Iran. Kurdistan Steel Kurdistan plant operates a electric arc furnace (EAF).


The map below shows the approximate location of the steel plant in Saqqez, in Iran.

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Plant Details

  • Location: Saqqez, Kurdistan Province, Iran
  • GPS Coordinates: 36.240352, 46.278405 (approximate)
  • Plant status: construction[1]
  • Start year: 2022 (anticipated)[1]
  • State-owned entity status: full[2]
  • State-owned entity department: Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO)[2]
  • Parent company: Iranian Mines & Mining Industries Development And Renovation Organization [100%][3]
  • Parent company PermID: unknown
  • Owner: Kurdistan Steel Company[3]
  • Owner company PermID: unknown
  • Crude steel production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum): 1000.0
    • Electric arc furnace (EAF): 1000[1]
  • Workforce size (projected): >1000[4]
  • Main production equipment: electric arc furnace (EAF)[1]
  • Detailed production equipment: EAF (number unknown)[1]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN STEELMAKING CAPACITY - 2021" (PDF). OECD. Archived (PDF) from the original on January 27, 2022. Retrieved January 27, 2022.
  2. 2.0 2.1 About Us, Iranian Ghadir Iron & Steel Co., Retrieved on: Dec. 10, 2020
  3. 3.0 3.1 Latest Developments in Steelmaking Capacity 2020, OECD, 2020
  4. "New steel factory to provide over 1,000 jobs". Kurdistan Regional Government. Retrieved 2022-03-12.