Russia: Severstal-Balakovo to produce briquettes

Severstal – Bar Works Balakovo is constructing a line to produce briquettes of steel and pig iron swarf.

Investments in the construction total some 145 million rubles.

The manufacture of the first briquettes is scheduled for late March.

Machinery was delivered by ATM, Austria. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal-Balakovo masters manufacture of unique rebars

Severstal – Bar Works Balakovo has mastered the manufacture of A600C rebars (ArmaNorma). The rebars with the diameter of 10-40 mm for ferroconcrete structures correspond to GOST 34028-2018 and TU 14-1-5596-2010. “The new rebars are corrosion-resistant, which is provided for by the chemical elements contained in the steel. The ArmaNorma guarantees a longer life time…

Russia: Severstal-Balakovo sets steel ladle record

Severstal – Balakovo Bar Works has set another record of the average ladle steel smelting resistance.

The record of 171 smeltings (with average being 128) was set in Q1.

The new record has exceeded the previous of 121 smeltings, which was one of the best results for mini-mills. (Ukrainian metal)