Ukraine: AMKR gets AvtoKrAZ truck tanker to transport coke gas condensate

AvtoKrAZ and Everlast have produced a truck tanker for ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih.

The tanker is used to transport and temporarily store coke gas concentrate.

The volume of the tank is 10 cubic meters.

This is the first time that AMKR has ordered machinery from AvtoKrAZ. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR upgrades petrol distribution station for mining and railway machinery

PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has completed the construction of the servicing terminal at the Karyernaya railway station, intended to fill the diesel locomotives, railway cranes for tracks repairing and refueling trucks with diesel. The latter delivers fuel from the station to the open pits to fill dump trucks, drilling rigs, excavators and other large-sized machinery…

Ukraine: Chief Procurement Officer appointed at AMKR

Virdy Bikram has been appointed the Chief Procurement Officer, PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih. In this position, Bikram is responsible for supply of raw material resources, equipment for investment and strategic projects, materials and services. Virdy Bikram: “I am glad to join PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih’s team. I believe that my diverse experience in management and…

Ukraine: German manufacturers visit AMKR

The delegation of the Federal Republic of Germany has visited PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the biggest mining and metallurgical company of Ukraine. The visit took place on October 26 as a part of business visit to Ukraine of the representatives of German industrial companies united by non-government organization German Eastern Business Association. At the plant…

Ukraine: AMKR runs international competition for drivers

PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has run an open international competition on professional skills of drivers. Seven teams took part in the competition. There were teams of Zaporizhstal, Poltava Mining Complex, Kryvbass Belaz Service JV, and teams of Ukrainian and Kazakhstan Companies of ArcelorMittal Group. PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has been running such competitions for drivers…

Ukraine: Mittal to invest $1.5 billion in AMKR development

ArcelorMittal intends to invest some $1.5 billion in the development of its Kriviy Rih plant.

This year $400 million will be invested.

In 2006-2017 investments totaled $4.5 billion.

Earlier AMKR has completed the scheduled reconstruction of the blast furnace No. 7, and commissioned 450 open cars. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: environmental equipment is under AMKR special control

PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has completed almost all capital repairs of aspiration systems and GCPs planned for 2018. Vladislav Bashinskiy, Director of Central Repair and Maintenance Department (CRMD), described the most large-scale repairs. – First of all, please, tell us how the plant determines, which environmental facilities require repair? – For this purpose a system…

Ukraine: AMKR cargo transportation up in January-August 2018

In January-August Ukrzaliznytsia increased transportation of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih cargo by 25% YoY. “Last year the AMKR throughput totaled 2.223 billion ton-km, but this year – 2.775 billion ton-km, up by 552 million ton-km”, Ukrzaliznytsia CFO Andrei Ryazantsev said. At the same time earlier AMKR CEO Paramjit Kahlon claimed that its throughput dropped by 25%…

Ukraine: AMKR provides special equipment for installation of Volodymyr the Great

The monument of Volodymyr the Great, the Baptist of Kievan Rus, was installed on the pedestal in Kriviy Rih. For this purpose, PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih provided its special equipment – Liebherr automobile crane, load-carrying capacity of which was 90 tons and the boom length was 52 meters. The new eight-meter monument is cast of…

Ukraine: AMKR finally appoints CFO

Sergey Plichko has been appointed chief financial officer, chief accountant of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih.

He has been the acting CFO and CA since February 17, 2017.

Plichko has been appointed since September 21 for an indefinite term. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR CEO on main reasons affecting investment climate

Chief Executive Officer of PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih and member of the Board of European Business Association (EBA) Paramjit Kahlon mentioned five main challenges foreign investors faced with in Ukraine in his opinion. “First thing required for stable performance of big international companies is investor-friendly attitude within the whole period of their activity. They should…

Ukraine: AMKR wins VI professional skill competition among the railway personnel of the steel companies

Teams of Zaporizhstal, Azovstal, Yunikas-ТК, LTD (Kriviy Rih) and two teams of PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih – Transport Department of Steel Plant and railway transport Department of Mining Department – took part in the sixth professional skill competition among the railway personnel. Andrey Kindrat, director of the transport department, PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih: “Mining and…

Ukraine: AMKR medical center available to all citizens

Two polyclinics of Steel Plant and Mining Department of PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih started providing medical services to citizens of Kriviy Rih in September. About 140 medical services are available to the citizens. The citizens can pass medical research, ultrasonic diagnosis, X-Ray, to get the recommendations of cardiologist, gynecologist, neuropathist, ophthalmologist, otolaryngologist and dermatologist. In…

Ukraine: Artyom Filipyev appointed General Legal Counsel of AMKR

Artyom Filipyev has been appointed General Legal Counsel of PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih. He will be responsible for enforceability of PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih within laws of Ukraine, protection of interests of the company in economy, land and property. Prior to new appointment, Artyom Filipyev worked on the position of the Legal Director, PrJSC Consumers-Sklo-Zorya…

Ukraine: AMKR renting land in accordance with the law

The land in Shyrokivskiy district of Dnipropetrovsk region for construction of tailing pond is in state ownership and possession was delivered to PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih legitimately, explained Yuriy Martynyuk, General Legal Counsel of Legal Administration of the company. – Not all people are aware of this issue. Please explain, what was in the beginning?…

Ukraine: IndustriALL Global Union and management of ArcelorMittal plants meet

Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal plants in Ukraine and Kazakhstan Paramjit Kahlon met for the first time the representatives of global trade union federation (IndustriALL Global Union) in Kyiv. The meeting was held with participation of main trade unions of Kazakh and Ukrainian plants of the group. IndustriALL Global Union / FES unites the trade…

Ukraine: AMKR upgrading beneficiation plants

PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih keeps modernizing equipment. Section No. 9 of magnetic separation area was commissioned at OBP-2. 13 new separation units manufactured by Finnish company “Metso” were installed to replace 54 old ones, which enabled to reduce power consumption by 73 kW/h per day. There are five magnetic separation sections at OBP-2 in total.…

Ukraine: EBRD representatives visit AMKR

Senior Environment Adviser of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Robert Adamczyk and Senior Manager for Sustainable Development and Corporate Responsibility of ArcelorMittal Аlan Knight paid a two-day working visit to ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih. At the end of 2017 EBRD approved opening of a credit line for ArcelorMittal at 350 million euros to finance…