We have established our operating facilities utilising the best international technology in order to ensure efficient and high-quality production. Qatar Steel’s site consists of several operational plants working together in synchronisation to produce a constant stream of high-quality steel products. These operational plants comprise:
Direct Reduction (DR) plants (DR1 and DR2)
Steelmaking plant, which includes:
Electric Arc Furnaces (EAFs) and Ladle Furnaces (LFs), as follows: EAF1, EAF2, EAF3 with LF3, EAF4 with LF4, and EAF5 with LF5
Continuous Casting (CC) plants (CC1, CC2, CC3, CC4, and CC5)
Rolling Mill (RM) plants (RM1, RM2)
Calcined Limestone Plant (KILN1, KILN2, and Limestone Pulverising Plant)
In 2014, Qatar Steel began steel production in its fifth Electric Arc Furnace (EAF5) with a production capacity of 1.04 million tons per annum. Subsequently, the EAF1&2 cilities were mothballed by the end of 2014, as per the Business Plan 2014–2018 and in consideration of the prevailing market conditions.
Steel billets (mt) (2)
Other – by-products (mt)(3)
(1) Qatar Steel stopped selling HBI in 2014 in order to use it internally for the company’s Sponge Blending Ratio pattern.
(2) Billet Sales include supply to our subsidiary Qatar Steel Co. FZE, Dubai.
(3) Including iron oxide, mill scale, processed iron ore fines, and raw slag.