In May Evraz Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works produced 98.2 thousand tons of pig iron and 97 thousand tons of steel.
The management also sees the prospects of increasing output YoY, but refuses to give a certain number.
The steel-smelting rise will increase the Evraz DMZ demand in scrap.
“Our inner scrap procurement allows us to provide some 80-90% of scrap for our needs”, said Evraz Ukraine division director Denis Novozhenov. The works doesn’t possess a continuous casting machine and doesn’t intend to buy it, as it is too expensive. (Ukrainian metal)