ANRML is setting up a Coal based DRI (Direct Reduced Iron) project, first of its kind in Nigeria, with focal point being mining the iron ore, beneficiating, pelletizing and transforming into DRI in Kaduna State. There will be a captive power plant from Waste Heat generated in the process to power all the process units in the plant and township.
The Project will mine over 5.4 Million tonnes of Iron Ore per annum. The Iron Ore Resource is classified under NI 43 101 standard by a reputed International Agency. ANRML has conducted Environmental Protection and Rehabilitation Programme and Environmental Impact Assessment as per IFC/World Bank guidelines. The Community Development Program is also in place.
Plant layouts and process engineering designs are developed along with material balancing and equipment supply contracts are being finalized.