ISLAMABAD: Agha Steel Industries Limited, a leading steel manufacturing company, has signed an agreement with Saima Group for exclusively providing Green Electric Arc Furnace Technology steel re-bars to its first of a kind Eco-Friendly Green Housing Structure Project, Saima Premium Residency.
Saima Group was a name associated with quality and trust in the real estate planning and development sector of Pakistan, having successfully delivered many mega projects for both residential and commercial to its customers.
Addressing on the occasion, Saima Group Chairman Zeeshan Zaki said “We are very excited to launch Saima Premium Residency as Pakistan’s first Eco-Friendly Green Housing Structure project that shall be built exclusively with the finest and most technologically advanced re-bars supplied by Agha Steel.
In accordance with our long term goal of transforming into an environmentally conscious organization, it was our aim to partner with firms that share our values to give sustainable developments for our future residents”.
He further added “We couldn’t have found a better partner than Agha Steel for providing Steel for this visionary project as they were the only company in Pakistan that provides 100 percent refined quality steel by using green steel technologies.”
At the signing ceremony Agha Steel, CEO, Hussain Agha, also expressed his view and noted “We are delighted to be entering into this agreement with Saima Group for providing steel to Pakistan’s First Eco- Friendly Green Structure Project.
This was a great initiative by Saima Group as the leaders of the industry must play a pivotal role to ensure a sustainable and greener future for our generations to come. This agreement was testament to our aligned visions and ambitions for a Greener Pakistan.”
Agha Steel Industries led a Green Steel Revolution through sustainability of its energy mix by installing a 2.25 megawatt solar power project and signing a term Sheet with Engro Energy for Renewable Energy.
Agha also stated, “Our State of the art plant utilizes scrap-based Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) technology. By using recycled scrap for our raw material, we reduce the need for natural resources.
Our CO2 Scope 1 green-house gas emissions and energy consumption intensities are approximately 7 times less than the global steel making average, making the Green Arc Furnace Technology environmentally friendly”, he told.