PrJSC Dniprovsky Metallurgical Plant (DMZ, formerly Evraz-DMZ), part of DCH Steel from DCH Group of businessman Oleksandr Yaroslavsky, in January-June this year increased the output of finished rolled products 12 times compared to the same period last year – up to 117,500 tonnes from 10,000 tonnes. According to the company, in January-June of this year, DMZ also increased the production of pig iron to 151,400 tonnes from 18,000 tonnes (an increase of 8.4 times) and steel up to 144,000 tonnes from 13,000 tonnes (11 times more). Coke production increased by 5.3% compared to the same period last year, to 242,200 tonnes.
DMZ in June 2021 increased the production of pig iron in comparison with the same period last year by 38%, to 24,700 tonnes, steel – by 102.2%, to 27,100 tonnes, rolled products – by 100.9%, up to 21,500 tonnes. Coke production remained at the level of 40,000 tonnes.
The metallurgical workshops of the DMZ resumed work after a downtime in May-June 2020, before that, for seven months, the plant produced only coke-chemical processing products.
The plant specializes in production of steel, cast iron, rolled products and products from them. In 2020, the plant reduced steel output by 66% compared to 2019 – to 175,000 tonnes, pig iron – by 67.3%, to 160,000 tonnes, rolled products by 68.4%, to 140,000 tonnes.
On March 1, 2018, DCH Group signed a purchase agreement of Evraz DMZ.