Karabashmed has started assembling the automated copper pouring machinery.
To transport copper ingots to the warehouse a new turnover device and roller table will be constructed.
The new machinery will be tested in early autumn, after that the whole metallurgical shop will be shut down for repairs. All the modernization work is expected to be finished in 2019.
The reconstruction will increase Karabashmed capacity to 150 thousand tons of copper.
Investments in the project total 4 billion rubles. (Ukrainian metal)