State Company for Iron and Steel announces the largest rolling mill in Iraq
State Company for Iron and Steel in Basra, started the implementation of the largest rolling mill and the production of rebar in Iraq with a production capacity of 500,000 – 600,000 tons / year.
“The first group of the factory equipment arrived at the port of Umm Qasr through 3 large ships carrying 70 containers and start the civil bases of the plant to install the equipment,” the company manager said. “The company started installing the rolling mill equipment and preparing for the installation of steel plant equipment, of which the manufacturer in Turkey with the shipment of the remaining equipment across the ports of Turkey.
He pointed out that “the manufacturer of rolling mill equipment has increased the contractual capacity to more than 600,000 tons of rebar annually.”
He stressed that “the year 2020 will see the operation of the company and the production of rebar exceeds 600,000 tons and will be the largest factory for the Ministry of Industry and Mineral in Iraq.”