MB DRI & PELLET: High-grade scrap shortage 'will drive DRI growth'

Insufficiency in supplies of high-grade scrap will be a driving force for direct reduced iron (DRI) production growth over the next decade, the secretary general of the International Iron Metallics Assn (IIMA) has told Steel First.

“If you want to make high-grade steel [in electric arc furnaces (EAFs)], you will have to increase the share of DRI,” Stuart Horner said on the sidelines of Metal Bulletin’s 3rd World DRI and Pellet Congress in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday March 3. This is because of the increasing occurrence of trace...


Nina Nasman

March 04, 2015

11:10 GMT

Abu Dhabi