Ukraine: Azovstal shuts down BF6 for repairs

Azovstal Iron and Steel Works has shut down its blast furnace No. 6 for capital repairs.

Its modernization will improve its efficiency, lower manufacturing prime cost and decrease dust emission by 55%.

At present the specialists are preparing to start disassembling structures. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal, Azovstal and Mariupol Ilyich environment projects among top-20

The modernization projects of Azovstal, Zaporizhstal and Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works have made it to the top-20 best environment programs. The rating comprised local and foreign companies operating in Ukraine. Both completed and programs in progress were taken into account. The rating is topped by Azovstal, with its blast furnace No. 3 reconstruction…

Ukraine: mechanic perishes at Azovstal

A mechanic-repairman has perished at Azovstal.

On May 17, he was replacing an electric engine on the third floor of the coke shop. As a result of a hit by an 8-meter long pipe he died.

The prosecutor’s office is investigating the accident. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Azovstal profits in 2018

In 2018 Azovstal received 3.57 billion UAH of net profit as opposed to 130.947 million UAH of net loss in 2017.

EBITDA totaled 4.372 billion UAH.

Net income grew by 18.8%, to 81.96 billion UAH.

Undistributed profit reached 9.72 billion UAH. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: DTEK ESKO modernizes Azovstal lighting

DTEK ESKO has modernized the lighting system in the transport and treatment department of the Azovstal converter shop.

Instead of 713 old lamps, 553 LED-lamps now light the premises, consuming 90% less electricity.

The lifetime of the new lamps is 15 years.

Lighting systems will be modernized in other shop departments as well. (Ukrainian metal)