EZZ Steel's DRI output 'disrupted by shortages of gas, raw materials, dollars'

Production of direct reduced iron (DRI) at Ezz Steel is intermittent due to shortages of natural gas, raw materials and foreign currency in Egypt, the company’s plant manager, Gopal Seenivasagam, has said.

Seenivasagam was speaking at Metal Bulletin’s 5th World DRI & Pellet Congress in Dubai on Wednesday April 26.
He noted that the availability of natural gas is not always continuous in Egypt, which results in plants either working at reduced capacity or not working at all.

“Although there is an improvement in the frequency of LNG...

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Serife Durmus

April 28, 2017

16:40 GMT

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