On July 7, Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works put into operation its blast furnace No. 5, and is now operating two BFs.
According to a company representative, the works produces some 2.5 thousand tons of pig iron daily. BF3 was put into operation on July 3.
In January-June AMK produced 694 thousand tons of rolled metal, 779 thousand tons of steel and 773 thousand tons of pig iron. In H1 2015 the works was idle.
In June Alchevsk Works produced 3 thousand tons of rolled metal and 15 thousand tons of pig iron, steel was not produced. (Ukrainian metal)