In 2018 Tulachermet produced 2.342 million tons of pig iron, up by 2.95% YoY.
This is also the highest result operating only 2 blast furnaces.
Sinter manufacture exceeded the annual target by 2.7%, to 3.02 million tons.
The usage of metallurgical coke was record low at 51.9 kg per ton of pig iron, down by 25.7 kg per ton.
December 2018 set a pig iron manufacturing record – 215.240 thousand tons with the target of 208 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)