Russia: CherMK commissions coil-rewinding machine

Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works has assembled and put into operation an APR-650 coil-rewinding machine with the capacity of 650 thousand tons per year.

The machine is scheduled to reach its design capacity in Q3.

Over 30 jobs have been created.

In May employees were trained by LDM (Italy) specialists. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: CherMK sales up in April 2019

In April, Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works increased sales by 2.4% YoY, to 780 thousand tons.

In January-April sales dropped by 0.4%, to 3.3 million tons.

Sales to domestic customers grew by 25%, to 2.24 million tons, while exports fell by 30.4%, to 1.05 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: CherMK finishes EPWR repairs

Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works repair personnel together with subcontractors have completed the capital repair of one of the electric pipe-welding rigs.

The machine produces welded pipes with the diameter of 12 to 38 mm for construction industry.

The repair lasted for 5 days, 11 hours less than planned. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: CherMK finishes 5000-mill repair

Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works has carried out a scheduled repair of its 5000-mill in the sheet-rolling shop.

The repair lasted for 6 days.

Investment in the project totaled 94 million rubles.

The preparation for the repair began in late 2018. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: CherMK to repair 25 km of railroad

In 2019 Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works intends to repair 25 km of railroad.

21 km will be reconstructed using ferroconcrete assembled rails and sleepers.

Investments in the project will amount to 550 million rubles.

All the railroads (440 km) are expected to be repaired within 10 years. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal chooses contractors for CherMK BF3 construction

Severstal has chosen contractors to carry out construction work of the blast furnace No. 3 at the Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works. The chief contractor is Domnaremont, a part of Severstal Russian Steel. Other three subcontractors are UralDomnoRemont from Yekaterinburg, USP from Moscow and Chermetecologia from Cherepovets. The blast furnace is expected to be blown…

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)