Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works has entered an active phase of the blast furnace No. 3 construction.
The foundation for the blast furnace has been laid.
“The construction of the blast furnace complex is carried out without shutting down the manufacturing process. The specialists are also assembling conveyers to transport sinter”, Severstal Russian Steel CEO Vadim Germanov noted.
The blast furnace No. 3 will be blown in 2020.
The total cost of the investment project is over 28 billion rubles.
The capacity of the new complex will be 2.9 million tons of pig iron per year. (Ukrainian metal)