Long product mill at Rajhi Steel (Saudi Arabia) to be launched in spring 2012
Last Update: 29/11/2011 12:57:12
Saudi Arabia’s Rajhi Steel revised its programme for expansion of steelmaking and rolling capacities. Thus, production capacity of a steelmaking complex in Jeddah will be ramped up from 850,000 tpy to 1 mtpy by end-2012, while a 1 mtpy rebar mill will be put into operation in May. The equipment will be supplied by Danieli (Italy). The plant in Jeddah operates a long product mill (325,000 tpy). It produces about 70,000 t of billet and 27,000 t of longs on average per month. Longs shipments from the plant in Riyadh (675,000 t) reach 56,000 tpm. Besides, Rajhi Steel also has a 180,000 tpy plant in Riyadh, which produces pipes and flat steel.
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