Bahrain Steel signs 20-year iron ore pellet feed contract with Anglo American [UPDATED]

Iron ore pellet-maker Bahrain Steel has signed a contract with UK-based mining company Anglo American for the supply of 8 million wet tonnes per year of iron ore pellet feed, the Middle Eastern company announced on Monday April 29.

The contract will ensure supply of about 60% of the feedstock that Bahrain Steel would need to achieve its capacity of 12 million tpy of finished iron ore pellets from the twin pelletizing plants at Hidd in the Gulf island kingdom. The iron ore supplied will contain a minimum of 67% Fe and a maximum of 2% gangue. Deliveries under the contract have already started, with material sourced exclusively from Anglo American’s Minas-Rio mine in Brazil. Currently, Bahrain Steel...

Published

Ross Yeo

May 03, 2019

09:59 GMT

London