Sider El Hadjar steel plant

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Sider El Hadjar (مركب الحجار للحديد والصلب (Arabic)) is an electric steel plant in Daira El Hadjar, Annaba, Algeria.[1]


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Plant Details

  • Private/State ownership: state-owned[2]
  • Parent company: Algerian government[2]
  • Owner: [Groupe Industriel Sider]][3]
  • Alternative plant names: ArcelorMittal Annaba (predecessor), El Hadjar Iron and Steel Complex (predecessor), Sider Algeria s.p.a. (predecessor)
  • Other language plant name: مركب الحجار للحديد والصلب (Arabic)
  • Location: El-Hadjar Complex, Commune Sidi Amar, Daira El Hadjar, BP 2055 Annaba, Algeria[1]
  • GPS Coordinates: 36.795924, 7.707633 (exact)
  • Plant status: operating[4]
  • Start year: 1969 (age 51–52)[5]
  • Production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum):
    • Crude steel: 1800 (EAF)[6]
    • Proposed Sponge iron and HBI: 2500 (proposed to be built by April 2021)[7]
  • Steel product category: flat, long[8]
  • Steel products: hot-rolled coils and sheets, thin sheets and cold-rolled coils, ribbed sheets, rebar[8]
  • Steelmaking process: electric[8]
  • Primary steel production equipment: electric arc furnaces (EAF) (# unknown); 1 direct reduced iron (DRI) plant (anticipated by Apr. 2021)<ref name=fm2018

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Facility Locations, ArcelorMittal Tubular Products, Retrieved on: Sep. 1, 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 ArcelorMittal sells majority of Algerian unit to state, Reuters, Sep. 29, 2013, Retrieved on: Sep. 1, 2020
  3. Sider El Hadjar, Dun & Bradstreet, Retrieved on: Sep. 1, 2020
  4. Two negative balance sheets in 2018 and 2019: The deficits that kill Sider El Hadjar (Catalan), MF Gaidi, El Watan, Jan. 23, 2020, Retrieved on: Sep. 1, 2020
  5. The ArceloMital steel complex in El Hadjar: the story of a blatant government failure (French), Le Matin, Oct. 14, 2015, Retrieved on: Sep. 1, 2020
  6. 2016 Minerals Yearbook Algeria, USGS, Oct. 2019
  7. FOCUS: Steelmaking boom in Algeria likely to end billet imports, Vlada Novokreshchenova, Fastmarkets, Jul. 19, 2018, Retrieved on: Sep. 1, 2020
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Epe Sider et le complexe Siderurgique SIDER EL HADJAR, iMetal, Retrieved on: Sep. 1, 2020

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