Kazakhstan: AMT shut down

On March 31 the operation of ArcelorMittal Temirtau was completely stopped because of the industrial accident. According to local media, the air duct and the nitrogen pipeline were damaged and fell to the ground at the length of 1 km. There were no casualties. All the rolling shops, sintering machines Nos. 6 and 7, blast…

Kazakhstan: state subsidy to be withdrawn from Arcelor Mittal

The budget funds earlier provided to Arcelor Mittal may be withdrawn, Vice-Minister of National Economy of Kazakhstan Bauyrzhan Bekeshev said during the enlarged meeting of the Committee for Economic Policy, Innovative Development and Entrepreneurship of the Senate. The topic of the discussion was the bill on “Ratification of the agreement of voluntary reconciliation between the…

Kazakhstan: AMT miners stop striking

The Saranskaya, Abayskaya, named after Kuzembaeva and named after Kostenko mines have resumed operation. According to ArcelorMittal Temirtau press service, at present the company is evaluating the resumption of operation at other mines. AMT management offered miners to increase their salary by 30%. During the strike the coal for metallurgical operation was purchased from other…

Kazakhstan: AMT invests $1.3 million in special machinery purchase

Within its investment program ArcelorMittal Temirtau purchased special machinery valued at around $1.3 million for its Orken-Kentobe mine.

In particular 4 new BelAZs have been put in operation.

“The lifting capacity of the new machines is 55 tons. They have an increased passability and are completely computerized”, Orken-Kentobe transport director Sergey Shlepkin said. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: AMT invests $9 million in galvanizing shop modernization

For a couple of years now ArcelorMittal Temirtau has been modernizing its hot-galvanizing and aluminum plating shop.

In 2016 investments exceeded $4 million.

In 2018-2019 the modernization will continue.

During the modernization period, 8 investment projects have been realized aimed at improving quality of products, efficiency and decreasing environment impact. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: EMSS supplies large batch of rolls to AMT

Under the contract with ArcelorMittal, Energomashspetsstal has supplied a batch of supporting rolls for rolling mills to Kazakhstan.

263.23 tons of rolls have been produced for the ArcelorMittal Temirtau 1700 hot-rolling mill, as well as for 1400 and 1700 cold-rolling mills. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: SMS group to deliver ladle furnace to AMT

SMS group will supply a 290-ton ladle furnace to ArcelorMittal Temirtau.

The company will also supervise the assembly and commissioning of the new complex.

The cost of the machinery is not disclosed.

The new furnace will be put into operation in Q2 2018. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: energy minister lambasts repairs at ArcelorMittal Temirtau’s TPP

The Minister of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kanat Bozumbayev, has dubbed the troubled facilities in terms of the preparation for the upcoming heating season. “In a number of regions, there are outstanding issues that require additional measures to ensure the stability of the upcoming heating season,” Kanat Bozumbayev said at a government session.…

Kazakhstan: AMT fined for 36 million tenge

ArcelorMittal Temirtau has ordered the services of mining coal and loading it into railroad cars, but has not paid the contractor over 36 million tenge.

The company filed a complaint and the court ordered AMT to fulfill its contract obligations. (Ukrainian metal)