Raw Materials

Used as fuel in a blast furnace
Reducing agent in iron ore smelting

Used as a scrap substitute in electric furnaces Obtained from reducing iron orea

Produced in blast furnaces
Mixture of metal oxides

Rocks rich in iron oxides
Used to make pig iron

Agglomerated particles of iron ore
For blast furnace feed

Intermediate product of smelting iron ore with coke
Obtained from reducing iron ore in blast furnaces