In 2019 Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works increased rails and beams sales by 10% YoY, to 587 thousand tons.
Rails, mostly with the length of 100 meters, accounted for 280 thousand tons, up by 35 thousand tons. RZD was the main customer, having purchased enough rails to construct over 2 thousand km of railroad.
ChMK also sold 307 thousand tons of beams, channel and special sections, up by 8%.
Since its commission in 2013, the ChMK rail and beam mill has produced over 2.5 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)