Russia: Izhstal sales up in 2019

In 2019 Izhstal sold some 48 thousand tons of metal products to car manufacturers, up by 11% YoY. The main customers were GAZ, UAZ, MAZ, Minsk Tractor Works and Kamaz. “The share of car manufacturers in our sales exceeds 19%. We value our partner relations with them and are prepared to enhance them”, Izhstal sales…

Russia: Izhstal repairs shearing press

Izhstal has capitally repaired its hydraulic shearing press. The stable operation of the machinery will provide the electric arc steel shop with quality raw materials. The capacity of the Metso Lindemann shearing press is 29 to 64 tons per hour depending on the type of scrap. The specifically prepared scrap is then used to produce…

Russia: Izhstal output up in September 2019

In September Izhstal increased steel and rolled metal output. In particular, steel manufacture grew by 3% YoY, to 18.3 thousand tons, and rolled metal – by 4.5%, to 29.8 thousand tons. The company has mastered the manufacture of 800 steel grades. It can produce rolled metal with round (6.5-200 mm), square, hexagonal and strip sections.…

Russia: Izhstal repairs steel-smelting complex

Izhstal has capitally repaired the steel-smelting complex to produce structure, alloyed and stainless grades of steel. The complex consists of an arc-furnace, a continuous casting machine and machinery for off-furnace steel treatment. Its capacity is 300 thousand tons of castings per year. The complex manufactures more than 80% of Izhstal steel. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Izhstal modernizing foundry capacity

Izhstal has increased the power capacity of its foundry shop. This will increase the quality products output. The company has commissioned a new cable track for its steel-smelting furnaces. The length of the track was 1200 meters. Over 20 tons of cable have been laid. Izhstal plans to buy additional molding machines and the cold…

Russia: Izhstal passes QMS audit

Izhstal has received a positive report of international auditors on the efficiency of its quality management system, which increases the company competitiveness on the Russian and foreign markets. The audit has been carried out by TUV SUD. The company specialists have inspected electric arc and rolling shops, the material purchasing process, personnel management system, etc,…