Russia: Volgograd Electrometallurgical Works to be commissioned in 2020

An industrial cluster is being created in Volgograd on the territory of the Khimprom works. In 2020 Volgograd Electrometallurgical Works will start operating there. The plant will produce ferrosilicon. At first the company will manufacture 24 thousand tons per year, but there are already plans to increase capacity. Some 150 jobs will be created. Investments…

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Russia: MMK implements digitalization program in partnership with Deloitte CIS

Deloitte CIS has completed an assessment of MMK’s digital maturity and transformation potential as part of MMK’s digitalization strategy. The joint team applied Deloitte’s global experience to analyze MMK’s current digital initiatives and future potential. Currently, as part of the company’s Industry 4.0 initiative, MMK is implementing more than 20 projects, dozens have been completed…

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Russia: Altai-Koks embarks on equipment assembly for stamp charging

NLMK Group, a global steel company, has embarked on the assembly of main process equipment to implement the stamp charging technology at its operating coke oven battery at Altai-Koks, a leading Russian manufacturer of metallurgical coke. Instead of the conventional top charging method, stamped charging involves feeding compacted coal briquettes into the oven horizontally. Stamping…

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