55000 ton Australian coal, 55000 ton Iranian Iron Ore for Pakistan Steel arrive

Trade & Shipping

Karachi: A ship, carrying 55000 Mt coal for Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) from Australia, reached at Port Qasim Pakistan Steel Jetty where its unloading has started, spokesman of Pakistan Steel said on Thursday.

He said that unloading of coal started through the conveyer belt from Port Qasim Jetty to Pakistan Steel raw material stockyard. After unloading, the processing of making coal into metallurgical coke will increase and come into a flow.

Another ship carrying 55000 tons Fine Iron ore from Iran, also arrived at Port Qasim and its unloading will start after the complete unloading of coal, he added.

On the other hand the usage of local iron ore from Balochistan, used in Blast furnace as a next option in place of imported iron ore is going on.

Pakistan Steel’s present management is following well the instructions and decisions made by Ministry of Production, government of Pakistan, Board of Directors and Chairman, Board, Fazl Ullah Qureshi.

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