Mobarakeh Steel Hormuzgan Steel Company plant

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Mobarakeh Steel Hormuzgan Steel Company plant (شرکت فولاد هرمزگان (‎Persian)) (also known as HOSCO and Hormuzgan Iron & Steel) is a 1500.0-thousand tonnes per annum (ttpa) direct reduced iron-electric arc furnace (DRI-EAF) steel plant in Hormozgan, in Iran. Hormuzgan Steel Company plant operates a direct reduced iron (DRI) and electric arc furnace (EAF).


The map below shows the exact location of the steel plant in Bandar Abbas, in Iran.

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The Hormuzgan Steel Company plant began operating with a direct reduced iron (DRI) plant in 2008 and later added on an electric arc furnace (EAF) plant in 2010.[1] It was previously owned by the National Iranian Steel Company (NISCO; Government of Iran).[2] According to a press release from 2005, the plant was to cost 600 million dollars; it was to be financed with funds coming from a mix of Iranian banks (comprising 50% of the total) and funds from a mix of European banks (the other 50%).[3]

In 2020, the plant was listed by the Iran Funds, Manipulation, Atrocities, and Threats and Terror (IFMAT) watchdog as being involved in Iran's nuclear weapon program.[4]

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Articles and Resources


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  2. "NIscoIR Company". NISCO. Retrieved 2022-02-12.
  3. "Hormuzgan Steel of Iran signs major deal on new plant with European banks". Payvand. Retrieved 2022-02-12.
  4. "Hormozgan Steel Company". IFMAT. 2020-01-17. Retrieved 2022-02-12.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "پورتال-NIscoIR English Portal- Company". NiscoIR. Archived from the original on January 11, 2022. Retrieved January 15, 2022.
  6. "Latest Developments in Steelmaking Capacity 2021" (PDF). OECD. Retrieved 2022-04-14.
  7. "South Hormozgan Steel Company Public Joint Stock Company Profile - Iran". Emis. Retrieved 2022-02-12.
  8. "Hormozgan Steel Company (HOSCO) a leading manufacturer of advanced steels". Middle East Metals. 2016-10-28. Retrieved 2022-02-12.

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