Donetsk Electrometallurgical Plant to restart operations

According to Mr Alexander Babikov head of the company supervisory board, Ukraine Donetsk Electrometallurgical Plant, the mini mill previously known as ISTIL intends to restart its production operations in the second half of September. Mr Babikov said in September Donetsk Electrometallurgical Plant plans to produce 63,000 tonnes of square billets of which 50,000 tonnes will…

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Azovstal Steel held ecological tree planting campaign

Azovstal Steel Plant operating under umbrella of Metinvest Group held an ecological tree planting campaign in the Generation Park of Ordzhonikidze District in Mariupol. The campaign was held as a part of the events dedicated to the plant’s 76th anniversary. Among the participants were representatives of the city management, employees of the plant representatives of…

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Khartsyzsk Pipe releases August performance update

Khartsyzsk Pipe Plant, which is under Metinvest Group umbrella, produced 61,370 tonnes of big diameter pipes in August. In August the plant continued producing the pipes of the following diameter 1. 1,0675.9 mm 0 with external and internal anticorrosion coating 2. 1,2202.5 mm 6 with external anticorrosion coating. 3. 21,4205.7 mm and 1,4206.8 mm, 10G2FB…

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Azovstal steel roll output in 8 months dips by 33pct YoY

Interfax reported that the Metinvest holding’s Azovstal, one of Ukraine leading steelmakers saw roll output contract 33% oY to 2.564 million tonnes in January to August 2009 compared to the same period of 2008, including 446,800 tonnes in August. Crude steel production fell 33.6% to 2.781 million tonnes in the period, pig iron output declined…

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