Ukraine: Mariupol Ilyich and Azovstal pass SASO audit

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Azovstal have successfully passed the SASO certification audits necessary to continue exporting metal to Saudi Arabia. The audit showed that the companies were controlling the quality when fulfilling orders. The SGS Ukraine representatives inspected the steel manufacture, as well as documents to produce metal and make samples. Metinvest…

Ukraine: Metinvest Mariupol plants expand product range

In January-June Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Azovstal mastered the manufacture of 27 new rolled metal types. In particular, Azovstal manufactured new products in the plate-rolling shop. The company started producing 10G2FBU strips with the thickness of 10 to 55 mm to be used in the manufacture of large diameter pipes. According to…

Ukraine: Metinvest to modernize Mariupol Ilyich mill-1700

Metinvest enterprises are able to satisfy the local demand for galvanized metal with thickness less than 0.3 mm, Metinvest Holding marketing director Roman Kurashev said, commenting Russian and Chinese duties. “First of all, we will commission a modernized hot-rolling mill-1700 at Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, and thus will be using hot-rolled metal with…

Ukraine: Metinvest gets loan to modernize Mariupol Ilyich rolling mill

Metinvest has concluded a loan agreement in order to purchase equipment to modernize the hot-rolling mill-1700 at the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works. The equipment will be supplied by Primetals Technologies Austria GmbH. The loan has been provided by Oesterreichische Kontrollbank Aktiengesellschaft. The reconstruction will increase the 1700-mill capacity from 1.36 million tons per…