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World’s crude steel production declined by 1.6% in January 2024, and Arab countries increased

World crude steel production for the 71 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 148.1 million tonnes (Mt) in January 2024, a 1.6% decrease compared to January 2023. Crude steel production by region Area Jan 2024 (Mt) % change Jan 24/23 Jan-Jan 2024 (Mt) % change  24/23 Africa 2.0 16.3 2.0 16.3 Asia …

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Türkiye’s steel exports to GCC decline in December 2023

In December 2023, Turkey’s steel exports to the Gulf region saw a 6% decline compared to the previous month, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK). Total steel exports for December amounted to 11,710 tons, compared to exports of 12,467 tons in November. The value of exports decreased by 4%, reaching US$9.1 million. Turkey’s steel …

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AISU trained a group from Bahrain Steel in the field of iron ore pelletizing

Within the framework of the objectives of the Arab Iron and Steel Union to focus on human development and raising skills in the field of iron and steel, the Union trained a group of engineers and technicians at the Bahrain Steel Company through the training program “Iron Ore Pelletization Technology” . The program addresses the …

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Emirates Steel Arkan signs a contract worth $2 billion with Bahrain Steel

Emirates Steel Arkan  announced that it has signed a 5-year contract with Bahrain Steel to supply iron ore pellets. The contract, worth about $2 billion (about 7.3 billion dirhams), was signed at the fourth meeting of the Integrated Industrial Partnership Initiative for Sustainable Economic Development, which was recently held in Bahrain. The new agreement will …

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Bahrain : Sulb reports strong production performance in 2023

Steel producer Sulb has achieved significant production milestones in 2023, with notable increases across its operations, the company said in a statement. The company’s melt shop reached a production of 1.265 mln tons. while the direct reduction plant hit 1.619 mln tons, and the heavy section mill achieved 653,000 tons. Additionally, Saudi Sulb marked a …

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Bahrain Steel signs an agreement to finance a $450 million sustainability loan to reduce carbon

Bahrain Steel Company, the world leader in the production and supply of high-quality iron pellets, announced the signing of a seven-year joint sustainable financing contract worth $450 million. This important financing confirms the company’s firm commitment to environmental, social and corporate governance principles, in addition to the banking alliance’s commitment to their clients to consolidate …

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World crude steel production increased by 3.3% in November 2023

World crude steel production for the 71 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 145.5 million tonnes (Mt) in November 2023, a 3.3% increase compared to November 2022. Africa produced 1.8 Mt in November 2023, up 3.1% on November 2022. Asia and Oceania produced 104.8 Mt, up 2.2%. The EU (27) produced 10.6 …

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World crude steel production increased by 0.6% in October 2023

World crude steel production for the 71 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 150.0 million tonnes (Mt) in October 2023, a 0.6% increase compared to October 2022. Africa produced 1.9 Mt in October 2023, up 3.5% on October 2022. Asia and Oceania produced 108.8 Mt, up 0.8%. The EU (27) produced 10.6 …

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Bahrain Steel signs a letter of intent to supply iron ore to the Essar Green Steel project in Saudi Arabia

Bahrain Steel Company, a subsidiary of Foulath Holding Company, one of the global leaders in the production and supply of high-quality iron ore pellets, has signed a letter of intent with Essar International Group to supply iron ore pellets to the Arab Green Steel project. The signing ceremony was held on Wednesday, August 16, 2023 …

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Bahrain’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications is discussing developments in linking the Kingdom to the GCC railway network

Eng. Hussein Ali Yaqoub, Assistant Undersecretary for Land Transport Affairs at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications, held a meeting with the Gulf Railways Authority delegation headed by Engineer Nasser bin Hamad Al-Qahtani and Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Samaani, in the presence of the Ministry’s work team. The meeting is to discuss developments in the railway …

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AISU trained a group of engineers and technicians of Sulb Company in the direct reduction technology

Within the framework of the objectives of the Arab Iron and Steel Union, interest in human development and raising the administrative, organizational and technological skills of engineers and technicians in the field of iron and steel, AISU trained a group of engineers and technicians at  Sulb Company , in  “Direct Reduction Technology” training program  the …

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AISU is training a group of engineers and technicians of Sulb Bahrain Company in steel sectors

Within the framework of the goals of the Arab Iron and Steel Union, interest in human development and raising the administrative, organizational and technological skills of engineers and technicians in the field of iron and steel. Calculation of roller lanes The training course deals with the following topics: Reheating ovens and their defects and how …

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Sulb Company commissions SMS Group to modernize the Electric Arc Furnace

Sulb Company in the Kingdom of Bahrain has commissioned the SMS Group to upgrade its 130-tonne capacity Electric Arc Furnace (EAF). The main motive for this project is to increase safety and enhance efficiency and productivity and this will lead to improved quality of products. Production is scheduled to start in 2024. The Bahrain Steel …

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Arab Iron and Steel Union is training the second group in the steel making technology field at the Sulb Company in Bahrain

Within the framework of the Arab Iron and Steel Union objectives, interest in human development and boosting the administrative, organizational and technological skills of engineers and technicians in the iron and steel field. AISU  is training the second group of engineers and technicians at Sulb Company in the Kingdom of Bahrain through the training program …

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Conclusion of the activities of the training course “Steel Making Technology” at Sulb Company

The activities of the training course in the field of steel industry technology organized by the Arab Iron and Steel Union at Sulb Company in the Kingdom of Bahrain for a group of technicians were concluded today. The program aims to provide participants with information related to the nature of melting furnaces, the proportions of …

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Training course activities begin “Steel Making Technology” at Sulb

Today, the training course activities started in the field of steel making technology, organized by the Arab Iron and Steel Union at Bahrain Steel. The program aims to provide the participants with information related to the smelting nature and the rates of materials and interactions that accompany smelting operations. The training course will address the …

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Sulb achieved sales of more than one million tonnes of steel sectors in 2022

Sulb  in the Kingdom of Bahrain announced that it achieved the highest annual sales of steel products from the medium and heavy sectors, as its sales exceeded more than one million tonnes in 2022. Sulb was also able to register a new production record of 12.875 million tonnes, which is the highest in its history. …

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Turkey imports 2.52 million tonnes of pellets in 2022, and Oman leads the Arab countries

In December of last year, Turkey’s import volume of billet slabs decreased by 2.0% compared to November 2022 to reach 266,540 tonnes, up 23.2% year on year, according to data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK). The total value of these imports amounted to $154.4 million, down by 1.8% monthly and up by 3.0% annually. …

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The rise in the GDP of the Arab countries in 2022, with Saudi Arabia in the lead

The gross domestic product (GDP) at the current prices of the Arab countries is likely to rise by 21% this year to reach about $3.4 trillion, “representing 3.35% of the global economy,” compared to $2.81 trillion in 2021 “representing 2.92% of the global economy.” According to the monitoring unit of the reports in the “Al …

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The accomplishment of the 15th Arab Steel Summit

Today, the Arab Iron and Steel Union annual conference, “The 15th Arab Steel Summit,” was concluded in Manama, the Kingdom of Bahrain, under the patronage of H.E the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Mr Zayed Bin Rashid Al-Zayani, in which a remarkable number of Arab steel companies, regional and international organizations, technology equipment suppliers, consultants, …

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Honouring the companies participating in the International Iron and Steel Exhibition

Within the framework of the activities of the 15th Arab Steel Summit organized by the Arab Iron and Steel Union during the period from 7-8 November 2022 in Manama, the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Union honoured the companies participating in the International Iron and Steel Exhibition on the fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of the …

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15th Arab Steel Summit kicks off under the patronage of H.E the Minister of Industry and Commerce of the Kingdom of Bahrain

Under the patronage of H.E the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Mr Zayed Bin Rashid Al Zayani, the works of the 15th Arab Steel Summit and the International Iron and Steel Exhibition hosted by the Kingdom of Bahrain were launched this morning in conjunction with the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Arab Iron …

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