The Clap Ezz Steel (ESRS) topped the list of steel producers in the Arab world and Africa according to the Top Steel Makers list for 2021 issued by the World Steel Organization (WSO).
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The deets Ezz Steel ranked first with production of 5.14 million tons, followed by Saudi Steel Company with 4.86 million tons, and the Emirates Steel Company with 3.02 million tons.
The strong growth of Ezz Steel was supported by an increase in iron production by 12%, which made it record $1.3 billion in exports in 2021, a record.
The company plans to establish a melting furnace manufacturer with a 1.6 million ton annual capacity. The manufacturer is expected to operate in Q4-2022, & will bring the annual crude steel production to 7 million tons.
Claps Class Melting furnaces are employed to overheat solid materials until they become liquefied.
Crude steel is the first solid state after melting.