Russia: Evraz ZSMK sales down in 2018

In 2018 Evraz ZSMK shipped 6.1 million tons of metal via railroad, down by 2.6% YoY.

This is also one of the lowest results in the past 7 years.

Deliveries to local customers dropped by 0.2%, to 1.5 million tons, the lowest in 9 years.

Exports fell by 3.8%, to 4.14 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Evraz ZSMK starts building new substation

Evraz ZSMK has started building a new electricity substation with the capacity of 252 megawatt.

It will cover the needs of the plant taking into account some major development projects.

The construction is expected to cost 1 billion rubles.

The substation is scheduled to be constructed in Q4 2019. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ZSMK sales down in October 2018

In October ZSMK shipped 439.3 thousand tons of metal via railroad, down by 22.4% YoY.

In 10 months sales grew by 1.2%, to 5.22 million tons.

Domestic customers received 1.62 million tons, down by 6.4%, while exports grew by 5.1%, to 3.6 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Evraz ZSMK steel sales down in September 2018

In September Evraz ZSMK sold 323 thousand tons of metal, down by 39% YoY.

According to the railroad statistics, in 9 months sales grew by 4.1% YoY, to 4.78 million tons.

Deliveries to Russian customers reached 1.47 million tons, down by 6.2% YoY, while exports grew by 9.4%, to 3.31 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Evraz ZSMK scrap purchases down in H1 2018

In June, according to the railroad statistics, Evraz ZSMK received 176.3 thousand tons of scrap, down by 3.9% YoY.

In 6 months scrap deliveries reached 597.7 thousand tons, down by 16.3% YoY.

The company occupies the fourth place in the industry on scrap deliveries via railroad. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Evraz ZSMK produces high-strength rails

Evraz ZSMK has produced a trial batch of rails of the new category – DT400 IK.

The rails can be used under the most sever conditions.

Previously such rails were not produced in Russia.

After all the certification documents are received, a batch of rails will be sent for tests. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Evraz ZSMK assembling ladle crane

Evraz ZSMK has started assembling a new ladle crane in its converter shop No. 2. The machinery has been produced by Uralmashzavod. The representatives of the customer were present at the machine-building works during the control assembly and testing. The machinery works faultless. The main units of the crane have been shipped to Evraz ZSMK.…

Russia: Evraz ZSMK modernizes arc furnace

Evraz ZSMK has finished reconstructing its electric arc furnace. Investments totaled 300 million rubles.

The reconstruction will decrease manufacturing expenses, while improving productivity.

Time to produce steel will also decrease, and the output will go up by 100 thousand tons, to 931 thousand tons per year. (Ukrainian metal)