Ukraine: to reduce emissions AMKR applies innovative method of coke oven batteries repair

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has applied an innovative method of coke oven batteries Nos. 1-2 repair. It is based on ceramic welding of deep cracks with subsequent injection of powder mixtures to seal small cracks in the refractory brickwork of coke ovens. Such a method to reduce emissions is already being used in Europe, but in…

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Ukraine: Electrostal idle in October 2019

In January-October Electrostal decreased continuous cast billet manufacture almost 4-fold YoY, to 73 thousand tons. In January-September output dropped 3.3-fold. Since then the company has not produced anything. In October the works was idle. In September 1 thousand tons of billets were produced, and then the company ceased operation due to unfavorable situation on metal…

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Ukraine: Zaporizhstal appoints new CEO

Zaporizhstal shareholders have appointed Alexander Mironenko a new CEO instead of Rostislav Shurma. Mironenko came to Metinvest in 2007 from Smart-Holding. In 2007-2010 he worked at Promet Steel (Bulgaria), and in 2010-2019 in the Metinvest operational direction. He has been a member of the supervisory boards at Yenakievo By-Product Coke Enterprise and Promet Steel, and…

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