Russia: CherMK electricity output up in 2018

In 2018 Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works increased electricity output by 2.8% YoY, to 4.565 billion kWh.

According to Severstal Russian Steel CEO Vadim Germanov, this allowed saving some 200.4 million rubles.

The share of the company’s own electricity reached 77.9% of the total consumption. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: CherMK sets new converter steel output record

In 2018 Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works produced 9.9 million tons of converter steel.

This year output is expected to further grow due to the modernization of the converter No. 3 in November 2018.

In 2019 two more converters will be modernized. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal chooses contractor to build coke-oven battery No. 11 at CherMK

Severstal has chosen a contractor to carry out main works to construct a coke-oven battery No. 11 at Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works with the design capacity of 1400 thousand tons per year.

The main contractor is Koksokhimmontazh (Moscow).

The subcontractors are Intech (St. Petersburg) and Koksokhimmontazh-2 (Cherepovets). (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ChermK completes continuous picking machine repair

Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works has finished the capital repair of the continuous picking machine No. 3.

The repair lasted for 5 days.

Investments totaled 17 million rubles.

The continuous picking machine No. 3 processes some 50% of the plants metal. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: CherMK repairs blast furnace No. 2

Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works has commissioned the blast furnace No. 2 after capital repairs.

Investments in the repair totaled 1.3 billion rubles.

The repair will ensure stable operation of the blast furnace in the next 10 years.

The repair work lasted for 37 days. Some 280 specialists worked there daily. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: CherMK railroad sales down in September 2018

In September Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works sales totaled 520.7 thousand tons, down by 2.7% YoY.

According to the customs statistics, in January-September sales reached 5.97 million tons, up by 4.6% YoY.

Deliveries to Russian customers dropped by 0.5% YoY, to 4.1 million tons, while exports grew by 17.8%, to 1.87 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)