Largest aluminum plant to be inaugurated in Bandar Abbas

December 30, 2009

TEHRAN – Hormozal, the biggest aluminum plant in Iran, will be opened in the southern city of Bandar Abbas next week.

The Islamic Republic of Iran News Network quoted Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) as stating that about 400 million euros and 2 trillion rials (about $200 million) has been invested in the project.
IMIDRO added that Hormozal has an annual capacity of 147,000 tons and will produce 47 percent of the aluminum in Iran.
It said that some 700 jobs will be created directly and 7,000 jobs indirectly by implementing the project.
The most advanced technology in the aluminum industry, namely the 230 KA, has been applied in the project, it stated.
Hormozal plant has been built adjacent to Almahdi aluminum plant and the total aluminum capacity in the country will reach 457,000 tons when this plant comes on stream.
Bandar Abbas Province will be the aluminum hub of the country when this project comes on stream