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)

Russia: CherMK enters active phase of hydraulic roll screwdown repair

Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works has started construction works within the project to modernize hydraulic roll screwdowns of edging stands and horizontal stands of the mill-2000 in the sheet-rolling shop No. 2. Investments in the project total 1 billion rubles. At present the general contractor is constructing foundation pits for the pump stations and prepares…

Russia: CherMK electricity output up in H1 2018

In January-June Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works produced 2251 million kW-h of electricity, up by 1% YoY.

“The increase allowed driving the consumption of our own electricity to 77.2% of the total amount, which is one of the best results in the industry”, Severstal Russian Steel CEO Vadim Germanov said. (Ukrainian metal)