Arrium Limited is an Australian public listed company that is engaged in the mining and supply of iron ore and other raw materials used in steelmaking, as well as the manufacture of mining consumables and the manufacture and recycling of scrap metal. The company is headquartered in Sydney and employs approximately 9,270 people throughout its operations in Australia and overseas. Arrium Limited is listed on the ASX under the code ARI.

In July 2017, the company's appointed administrator KordaMentha signed a binding agreement to sell the company to GFC Alliance. The transaction is subject to regulatory and creditors approval. 



Arrium Limited divides its operations into the following three business segments:

  • Arrium Mining - Arrium has two iron ore mines located in South Australia, Middleback Ranges and Southern Iron. The mines produces hematite ore and magnetite ore for use in Arrium's own steelworks and for sale to external customers. The majority of the export product is sold to the Chinese market. The company also has a dolomite mine at Ardrossan in South Australia. The mining division also includes Arrium's port operations at Whyalla, South Australia and the operation of train lines from the mines to the port which services Arrium's own steelworks and its export operations.
  • Arrium Mining Consumables - Through its subsidiary, Moly-Cop, Arrium produces a range of consumables, primarily for the mining industry, including grinding balls and grinding rods. Moly-Cop is a global business with operations located in Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Peru, Chile, Mexico and the United States. In Australia, Arrium also produces railway wheels and axels under the Comsteel brand.  Arrium also owns AltaSteel, a scrap-based mini-mill located in Edmonton, Canada which produces a range of steel products for the mining, construction, automotive, agriculture and oil and gas industries.
  • Arrium Steel - Arrium manufactures and distributes over 40,000 different steel products in Australia, recycles steel and steel related products and supplies scrap metal to Australian and international foundries, steel mills and smelters. The Arrium Steel distribution businesses include OneSteele MetalCentre, OneSteel Reinforcing and ARC - The Australian Reinforcing Company.



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