Ukraine: Zaporizhstal resumes BF4 operation

Zaporizhstal has put into operation the blast furnace No. 4 after capital repairs.

Investments in the project totaled some 100 million UAH.

The repair lasted for 15 days.

The capacity of the blast furnace is 1.1 million tons of pig iron per year. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal passes QMS audits

Zaporizhstal has successfully passed the quality management system audits for the correspondence to the international standards.

Bureau Veritas Certification Ukraine LLC awarded the company a new quality certificate.

Moreover, the European Fund for Quality Management also audited the company.

Zaporizhstal has become the best Ukrainian company according to the fund. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal hosts international conference

Zaporizhstal has hosted the 45th edition of the international scientific and technical conference. 300 young specialists from Ukrainian metal and mining companies, scientific centers, high schools and foreign metal companies participated in the event. They presented their reports and innovative ideas in 11 sections: sinter-blast furnace, steel smelting, metal rolling, social and youth politics, environment…

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal replaces CFO

Sergey Rozhok has been appointed the financial director of Zaporizhstal. Previously he has worked for PWC and Syngenta. According to the company statement, his task is to improve operational efficiency of the enterprise, strengthen the company positions on the market and continue implementing the program of environmental modernization. Natalia Mikhayskaya, who has been acting financial…

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal modernizing teaching base for future metallurgists

Under the project to modernize the teaching program Zaporizhstal has equipped a special classroom for the crane operators.

The students now have a unique opportunity to study at the interactive Pascal bridge crane simulator.

Investments in the classroom creation totaled 400 thousand UAH. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal buys school kits

Zaporizhstal together with Zaporozhogneupor, Zaporozhkoks and Zaporozhye Casting-Mechanical Works under the annual program “First time to school” handed stationary kits to 5500 pupils, the children of their employees. Altogether the stationary kits cost 3.1 million UAH. The children who went to school for the first time received their first school bags with stationary kits. Children…

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal pays 1.9 billion UAH of taxes in H1 2018

Zaporizhstal has entered the top-100 largest taxpayers in January-June according to the State Fiscal Service.

In 6 months the company has transferred some 1.9 billion UAH to the budgets of all levels, including over 331 million UAH to the local budget.

Last year Zaporizhstal paid 3.2 billion UAH of taxes. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal presents environment-protection measures

Zaporizhstal has presented its environment-protection measures at the 2nd International Environment Forum. The environment protection department director Inna Kholina described measures taken by the works to decrease water consumption and water discharge. “The large-scale program on decreasing environment pressure on the region allowed us in 2017 to reduce water intake by 10% and decrease used…