Russia: ZEMZ starts producing stainless slabs

The rolling shop No. 1 of Zlatoustovsky Electrometallurgical Works has started producing 150×680 mm and 150×700 mm slabs of 12X18H10T steel.

The metal will be supplied to the Volgograd Iron and Steel Works “Krasniy Oktyabr”.

“Such wide slabs have been produced at the ZEMZ 1150-mill for the first time”, the company noted. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: AMT invests $6 million in quality improvement

ArcelorMittal Temirtau is finishing the first stage of MES (Manufacturing Execution System) project implementation valued at over $6 million. The project is being implemented in the continuous-cast department, bars shop and sheet-rolling shop No. 1. The second stage is planned for 2018-2019. The system will be implemented in sheet-rolling shops Nos. 2 and 3, hot-galvanizing,…


Russia: Revda Works pipe output up in January-September 2017

Revda Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works has supplied 25 tons of LAMsh77-2-0.05 pipe for an oil-processing plant. Soon another two batches of pipes will be supplied. In January-September Revda Works produced 451 tons of LAMsh77-2-0.05 pipe, up 7.5-fold YoY. According to the company, the growth has to do with the favorable market situation and marketing strategy.…


Russia: TAGMET finishes PQF mill repairs

The pipe-rolling shop of Taganrog Iron and Steel Works has completed the scheduled modernization and repair of the PQF mill, which produces seamless hot-deformed pipes. The repair will result in the decrease of maintenance time and quality improvement. For the first time since the mill has been put in operation the company has replaced beams…


Ukraine: Pinchuk gets elite real estate in London for Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Combine

Victor Pinchuk has received elite real estate in London from Igor Kolomoyskiy and Gennady Bogolyubov within an amicable settlement of the court process on Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Combine. Pinchuk accused Kolomoyskiy and Bogolyubov of the breach of agreements while privatizing the plant and demanded $2 billion. He claimed that in mid-2000s gave the…