STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: How much DRI capacity will be built in the USA?

Low natural gas prices in North America have encouraged steelmakers to look into replacing some of their metal needs with direct reduced iron (DRI). Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) examines how much capacity will be built.

USA-based Nucor is set to commence production this year at its 2.5 million-tpy facility in Louisiana, while Austria’s Voestalpine has confirmed that it intends to proceed with a 2 million-tpy...


Metal Bulletin Research

March 25, 2013

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