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Oshivela decarbonised iron plant, Namibia

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16th February 2024

By: Sheila Barradas

Creamer Media Research Coordinator & Senior Deputy Editor

     

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Name of the Project
Oshivela decarbonised iron plant.

Location
Western Namibia.

Project Owner/s
HyIron, a consortium of German and Namibian companies, and Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board.

Project Description
The project involves the construction of Africa’s first decarbonised iron plant.

The plant will use HyIron technology, which processes iron-ore in a rotary kiln using green hydrogen.

The project will produce 15 000 t/y of iron with no carbon emissions, to eventually ramp up production to one-million tonnes of green iron a year.

Potential Job Creation
Not stated.

Capital Expenditure
The German federal government has injected €13-million into the project.

Planned Start/End Date
Production at the plant is set to start in the last quarter of 2024.

Latest Developments
None stated.

Key Contracts, Suppliers and Consultants
None stated.

Contact Details for Project Information
HyIron, tel +49 241 916 125 21 or email contact@hyiron.com.

Edited by Martin Zhuwakinyu
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor

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