Eastern Steel Sdn Bhd (ESSB) is an Integrated Iron and Steel Mill under the joint venture of Hiap Teck Venture Berhad (HTVB) with Shougang Group of China. HTVB is one of the leading steel companies in Malaysia and listed on the main board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad in 2003. Eastern Steel’s foreign partner – Shougang Group of China was established in the year 1919. Shougang is a well-diversified group in the iron and steel making, mining, machinery, electronics, architecture, real estate, service, overseas engineering contracting and trading.
ESSB manufactures steel slabs for the steel re-rolling industries. Its manufacturing complex occupies 1200 acres/___h of land and located at Teluk Kalung, Kemaman, Terengganu. The plant comprises of:-
* Raw Material Yard
* Ironmaking Plant:
* Sinter Plant
* Blast Furnace Plant
* Pig Iron Caster
* Steelmaking Plant:
* Converter with Ladle Refining Furnace
* Slab Continuous Casting Machine
* Oxygen Plant
Its initial production capacity in year 2014 was 700,000 metric tons per annum and aims to achieve an annual production of 3 million metric tons in the near future.