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Danieli, Emirates Steel Agree to Collaborate on Development of Electrical Heater for DRI Plant

7/10/2024 - Emirates Steel Arkan in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), has signed a memorandum of understanding with Danieli, formalizing a collaboration between the two companies on a technology that could further reduce the mill’s CO2 footprint.

According to Emirates Steel Arkan chief executive officer Saeed Alghafri, the agreement outlines a project to pilot an electrical process gas heater on the company’s Energiron direct reduction plant.

“This partnership marks a significant step forward in our commitment to innovation and technological excellence,” Alghafri said.

“This groundbreaking technology aims to enhance efficiency and sustainability in our production processes, aligning with our mission to deliver high-quality steel products to our global customers. We are excited about the potential of this project to set new standards in the steel industry and contribute to the UAE’s vision of becoming a leading hub for the industrial sector.”

Emirates Steel Arkan operates two low-emission mini-mills that produce heavy sections, bars and wire rod.