Ukraine: AMKR rolled wire to replace Chinese products in UZ brake systems

The Ukrainian rolled wire has become an alternative to the Chinese products, previously used when manufacturing railroad brake shoes. According to ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, in October it shipped the first batch of metal products of 20 tons to the Tribo plant, the only manufacturer of brake shoes in Ukraine. To produce brake shoes the plant…

Ukraine: AMKR presents environmental monitoring system

As a part of the international exhibition of equipment and technologies for urban and industrial emissions, dust and gas cleaning – Waste Air & Gas Management 2018 – Director of the Environmental Protection Department of PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, Liana Maksimenko, shared her experience of implementation of the environmental monitoring systems at the company. It…

Ukraine: AMKR operating in stable mode as not exporting from Mariupol and Berdyansk

ArcelorMittal Kirviy Rih says the company is operating in normal mode and all the manufacturing processes are stable. “Managers of the supply, manufacture, railroad, automobile and marine logistics departments confirm stable operation. The railroad and automobile services are working normally, and so is our own cargo terminal “Nikmet-Terminal” in the Nikolayev Sea Trade Port, from…

Ukraine: AMKR cooperation with Belarus to become more mutually beneficial

Mutual increase of purchases of in-demand goods will help expand trade and economic relations between Belarus and Ukraine, as Paramjit Kahlon, Chief Executive Officer of PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, mentioned in his speech at Ukrainian-Belarusian forum “Cooperation and partnership”. The forum has been held in Kriviy Rih for the first time. Igor Sokol, the Ambassador…

Ukraine: AMKR gets AvtoKrAZ truck tanker to transport coke gas condensate

AvtoKrAZ and Everlast have produced a truck tanker for ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih.

The tanker is used to transport and temporarily store coke gas concentrate.

The volume of the tank is 10 cubic meters.

This is the first time that AMKR has ordered machinery from AvtoKrAZ. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR upgrades petrol distribution station for mining and railway machinery

PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has completed the construction of the servicing terminal at the Karyernaya railway station, intended to fill the diesel locomotives, railway cranes for tracks repairing and refueling trucks with diesel. The latter delivers fuel from the station to the open pits to fill dump trucks, drilling rigs, excavators and other large-sized machinery…

Ukraine: Chief Procurement Officer appointed at AMKR

Virdy Bikram has been appointed the Chief Procurement Officer, PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih. In this position, Bikram is responsible for supply of raw material resources, equipment for investment and strategic projects, materials and services. Virdy Bikram: “I am glad to join PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih’s team. I believe that my diverse experience in management and…

Ukraine: German manufacturers visit AMKR

The delegation of the Federal Republic of Germany has visited PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the biggest mining and metallurgical company of Ukraine. The visit took place on October 26 as a part of business visit to Ukraine of the representatives of German industrial companies united by non-government organization German Eastern Business Association. At the plant…

Ukraine: AMKR runs international competition for drivers

PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has run an open international competition on professional skills of drivers. Seven teams took part in the competition. There were teams of Zaporizhstal, Poltava Mining Complex, Kryvbass Belaz Service JV, and teams of Ukrainian and Kazakhstan Companies of ArcelorMittal Group. PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has been running such competitions for drivers…

Ukraine: Mittal to invest $1.5 billion in AMKR development

ArcelorMittal intends to invest some $1.5 billion in the development of its Kriviy Rih plant.

This year $400 million will be invested.

In 2006-2017 investments totaled $4.5 billion.

Earlier AMKR has completed the scheduled reconstruction of the blast furnace No. 7, and commissioned 450 open cars. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: environmental equipment is under AMKR special control

PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has completed almost all capital repairs of aspiration systems and GCPs planned for 2018. Vladislav Bashinskiy, Director of Central Repair and Maintenance Department (CRMD), described the most large-scale repairs. – First of all, please, tell us how the plant determines, which environmental facilities require repair? – For this purpose a system…

Ukraine: AMKR cargo transportation up in January-August 2018

In January-August Ukrzaliznytsia increased transportation of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih cargo by 25% YoY. “Last year the AMKR throughput totaled 2.223 billion ton-km, but this year – 2.775 billion ton-km, up by 552 million ton-km”, Ukrzaliznytsia CFO Andrei Ryazantsev said. At the same time earlier AMKR CEO Paramjit Kahlon claimed that its throughput dropped by 25%…

Ukraine: AMKR provides special equipment for installation of Volodymyr the Great

The monument of Volodymyr the Great, the Baptist of Kievan Rus, was installed on the pedestal in Kriviy Rih. For this purpose, PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih provided its special equipment – Liebherr automobile crane, load-carrying capacity of which was 90 tons and the boom length was 52 meters. The new eight-meter monument is cast of…

Ukraine: AMKR finally appoints CFO

Sergey Plichko has been appointed chief financial officer, chief accountant of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih.

He has been the acting CFO and CA since February 17, 2017.

Plichko has been appointed since September 21 for an indefinite term. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR CEO on main reasons affecting investment climate

Chief Executive Officer of PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih and member of the Board of European Business Association (EBA) Paramjit Kahlon mentioned five main challenges foreign investors faced with in Ukraine in his opinion. “First thing required for stable performance of big international companies is investor-friendly attitude within the whole period of their activity. They should…