Company name: Agarwal Sponge & Energy
Location: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India [head office]
Expertise: Manufacturing of sponge iron.
Keywords: Sponge iron.
Telephone number: +91 40 3258 1011
Fax number: +91 40 6663 5533
Other information: Agarwal Sponge and Energy Pvt Ltd was set up in 2004 and has its DRI manufacturing unit located in Bellary (Kudithini village of Karnataka). It has a capacity of 350 tonnes per day (spread across 3 kilns). Manufacturing is done with coal based direct reduction for production of sponge iron using non-coking coal along with iron ore as well as dolomite.
Typical chemical content of Agarwal DRI is sulphur 0.05% max; phosphorus 0.05% max; carbon ~0.2% and gangue ~5 to 6 %.
The firm has medium term plans to completely integrate the sponge iron plant with induction furnace steelmaking and steel rerolling within ~2 years.