Ukraine: AMKR purchases locomotive and installs American engines

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has purchased a locomotive TM2U-9043 that is already in operation and used in metallurgical process. In addition to that, the plant sent 5 locomotives to Nikolaev Locomotive Repair Plant for capital repair, and a tendering process for 5 more locomotives will start in the nearest time. Depending on the intensity of operation…

Ukraine: AMKR presents two new investment projects to the public

At public hearings, ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih presented EIA reports on two investment projects – reconstruction of water pipeline for supply of process water to OBP-1 and construction of cooling tower for cooling of water in recirculation system of GCP-5 of BF-9. Public hearings are held under procedures specified in the law “On Environment Impact Assessment”.…

Ukraine: AMKR shops left without electricity

Because of the damage to 4 electricity lines several shops of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih have been cut off grid.

In particular, without electricity are open-hearth, blooming and rolling shops.

According to the employees, the lines were damaged by a crane gibbet. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Ukrzaliznytsia prohibits scrap shipping to AMKR

Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia) has prohibited the transportation of metal scrap to ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih.

According to the enterprise report, scrap is prohibited to be delivered to the Krivoy Rog-Main station.

The prohibition runs from February 18 till February 21. (Ukrainian metal)


Ukraine: AMKR spends 600 million UAH on environment

In 2018 overall expenses of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih on environmental issues exceeded 600 million UAH. According to the company press service, in particular, gas-purification equipment was repaired at the sintering machines Nos. 1 and 5, the flanged beam machine No. 6, and the converter No. 3. In the mining department crushing and ore processing factories…

Ukraine: AMKR purchases new motor vehicles to transport personnel and potable water

Starting from this week, new vehicle KrAZ-63221 that will deliver ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih miners to workplaces at open pits and remote dumps has been released on the roads. In total, 5 such vehicles are used for these purposes in Mining Department, and the entire fleet of crew change vehicles at the plant amounts to 26…

Ukraine: AMKR saves $120 million within WCM project

World Class Manufacturing system (WCM) used in most of ArcelorMittal’s units will be implemented in all shops and departments of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih from 2019. WCM system is based on two main principles that are continuous improvements and losses elimination that give the company a number of advantages in innovation, quality, price, flexibility, delivery performance,…

Ukraine: AMKR informs public about the intention to obtain permits for emissions from Metallurgical Production and Mining Department

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih held public hearings on the intention to obtain air emissions permit from stationary sources of the industrial site No. 1 of Metallurgical Production and Underground Mining Department. The hearings were held with the participation of public environmental NGOs, deputies of the City Council, the residents of the city, as well as experts…

Ukraine: AMKR supplies rolled metal products for the national highway reconstruction

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has started supplying its metal products for the reconstruction of H-31 Dnipro-Tsarychanka-Kobelyaki-Reshetylovka highway in Poltava region. This is one of the most large-scale infrastructure projects in Ukraine. Since the end of 2018, the company has already shipped about 90 tons of rebar of A500C class of 25 mm diameter and A240C class…

Ukraine: 2018 Occupational health and safety results of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih

At the end of 2018, ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih was one of the plants with the lowest frequency rate (0.38) among all ArcelorMittal’s assets in 14 countries (the third place). Benchmarking was done among the companies with the highest number of man-hours worked – over 16 million. Moreover, ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has the lowest frequency rate…

Ukraine: AMKR holds public hearings on three investment projects

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih introduced three investment projects at public hearings, which are construction of a new LFCC-2 and 3 and coke oven gas pipeline, as well as the reconstruction of the LSM 250-4. Particularly, reports on environment impact assessment as a result of project implementation as well as further operation of new and reconstructed facilities…

Ukraine: AMKR culture house collapses

A ceiling of the unused culture house belonging to ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih between the third floor and the roof with the size of 1 thousand square meters collapsed.

One person was injured.

The total size of the floor is 2 thousand square meters.

The accident happened on January 15. (Ukrainian metal)